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  • Sep 22, 2014
  • Updated: 12:03pm

A 22-year-old Tibetan man has burned to death in China’s Gansu province in what appears to be the first self-immolation in more than five months.

22 Sep 2014 - 11:25am

At least two people were killed and many more injured in a series of explosions in China’s restive western region of Xinjiang on Sunday, state media reported.

22 Sep 2014 - 10:59am

Tropical storm Fung-Wong pounded Taiwan with torrential rain and gales, claiming one life and forcing the cancellation of dozens of flights and ferry services.

22 Sep 2014 - 8:35am

President Xi Jinping will promote two People's Liberation Army generals closely associated with him in a move to deepen the anti-corruption drive and speed up reform in the world's largest...

22 Sep 2014 - 7:22am

The lack of extradition treaties and law enforcement agreements with foreign countries are the major challenges mainland detectives face as the hunt for corruption suspects abroad gatheres pace,...

22 Sep 2014 - 4:00am

President Xi Jinping said 'democracy is not a decoration' as he delivered a speech to the government's political advisers.

22 Sep 2014 - 9:16am

A senior official in Henan has been placed under investigation, the Communist Party's anti-corruption agency announced. Qin Yuhai, 61, was being investigated for "serious violations of party...

22 Sep 2014 - 5:18am

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Coastal provinces and Taiwan raised their storm alerts and braced for the arrival of Severe Tropical Storm Fung-Wong, after the storm deluged parts of the Philippines.

21 Sep 2014 - 9:05am

Beijing and New Delhi failed to make progress on resolving their decades-old border dispute during President Xi Jinping's visit to India last week, despite high public expectations in China of a...

21 Sep 2014 - 5:29am

The delays keep piling up. China's first large passenger jet, the C919, will not make its maiden flight until next year. Third-generation nuclear reactors in Zhejiang, the first of their kind in...

21 Sep 2014 - 5:29am

Macau's growing taxi problem has given rise to a name-and-shame Facebook page with more than 2,000 members sharing their horror stories.

21 Sep 2014 - 9:17am

At first Richie Wang didn't know anything about coffee beans. But as a high-school student in the United States, he worked as a part-time waiter at an Italian restaurant, and it was there that he...

21 Sep 2014 - 5:29am

A large group of Japanese business leaders will start a six-day visit to China in hopes of building closer economic ties between the two neighbours and improving soured bilateral relations.

21 Sep 2014 - 5:56am

China has imposed a record fine of three billion yuan (HK$3.78 billion) on British pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for bribing doctors to use its drugs.

20 Sep 2014 - 3:24am

The former president of a China-Singapore venture which held assets of 20 billion yuan (HK$25 billion) was under investigation for suspected corruption, the authorities said yesterday.

20 Sep 2014 - 7:53am

China’s Cyperspace Administration has closed nearly 1.8 million accounts on social networking and instant messaging services since it launched its anti-pornography campaign in April, state news...

20 Sep 2014 - 1:23pm

Zhang Gaoli is expected to announce "new developments" in China's efforts to tackle climate change when he addresses a UN climate summit in New York next week.

20 Sep 2014 - 8:08am

Guangzhou police busted a crime network that made and sold top-tier counterfeit Louis Vuitton products, seizing a haul with a potential street value of about 1 billion yuan (HK$1.26 billion).

20 Sep 2014 - 3:59am

Chinese troops have begun pulling back from the disputed border with India, sources said on Friday, as President Xi Jinping wrapped up a rare summit in New Delhi overshadowed by the stand-off at...

19 Sep 2014 - 6:38pm

Five people were killed and 10 others were badly injured in an explosion at a Xiamen apartment building this morning, suspected to have been caused by a gas leak.

19 Sep 2014 - 7:01pm

Former Taiwanese president Lee Teng-hui left for Japan on Friday for a seven-day vacation, triggering speculation on whether he would visit the controversial Yasukuni war shrine.

19 Sep 2014 - 2:55pm

A top executive of Zhongjin Gold, a subsidiary of China National Gold Group, has been placed under investigation.

19 Sep 2014 - 6:43pm

China’s trial of Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti on separatism charges completed its two days of evidence on Thursday, and his lawyer said a verdict might come next week in a case that has drawn...

19 Sep 2014 - 1:03pm

The mayor of Ziyang city in Sichuan province has been placed under investigation by the discipline inspection department, the Southern Weekly reported last night, quoting several anonymous sources...

19 Sep 2014 - 7:59pm

Beijing is closely watching and assessing the impact of Scotland's referendum on independence from the United Kingdom.

19 Sep 2014 - 7:35am

Yanhuang Chunqiu magazine was ordered by the authorities to switch its organisational affiliation, prompting renewed fears that the publication may be subjected to tightened censorship.

19 Sep 2014 - 8:02pm

China's top internet regulator has called on Asean members to help build a regional information superhighway and help evolve international technical standards for the internet.

19 Sep 2014 - 10:27am
 

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