Premier Li Keqiang sought yesterday to reassure some of the world's biggest internet companies that the mainland would embrace market competition and a level playing field to foster its internet...
China has secured its biggest overseas engineering contract with a deal worth almost US$12 billion to build a railway in Nigeria.
The National Bureau of Statistics revealed the official estimate of its strategic petroleum reserves for the first time yesterday, taking steps to improve transparency in its energy development...
Beijing police had handed over the case of human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang to prosecutors after pressing a total of four charges against him, his lawyer said yesterday, confirming fears that he...
One of the country's most senior former military officers hoarded more than a tonne of cash and also precious jade in his basement, a magazine reported yesterday, the latest details to emerge from...
A shake-up of urban planning could make it harder for residents to move to the mainland's biggest cities if it comes with tougher population controls, according to experts.
A kitchen hand suspected of knifing to death six nurses and a guard in a hospital dormitory in Hebei province has a history of mental illness.
- Yes: 77%
- No: 23%
A court in Inner Mongolia says it will reopen a 1996 murder case as early as next month after years of petitioning by parents of the convicted killer and activists.
A school bus that crashed in Shandong province killing 11 kindergarten pupils and their driver had been carrying twice as many passengers as it was legally allowed to.
The head of Hebei province’s organisation department – a former Shanxi official – is being investigated on suspicion of corruption.
Guangdong's booming illicit drug trade and large population of addicts have made it a top target in a new nationwide police crackdown.
The internet has become a significant player in the national economy, a senior leader told the inaugural World Internet Conference, being hosted by China's cyberspace regulator.
The State Council fleshed out its plans for energy use yesterday, with a commitment to cap annual coal consumption at 4.2 billion tonnes in seven years. It was 3.61 billion tonnes last year.
The "family photos" of state leaders attending last week's whirlwind of regional summits certainly offered clues to the power plays behind the scenes and to the hierarchy of nations.
The French International School in Beijing has announced an ambitious anti-smog design for its new campus, which is due to be completed by the end of next year.
Beijing issued its first yellow pollution alert since the Apec summit when the capital was choked in thick smog today.
President Xi Jinping hailed China's warmest-ever relations with Australia after a successful state visit yesterday that his counterpart Tony Abbott called among "the most remarkable days of my...
The Beijing municipal government is moving ahead with plans to let public hospitals sell franchises to the private sector so that patients can get access to a wider range of quality services.
Eleven nursery school children packed into a minibus were killed when it collided with a truck in Shandong province yesterday, state media reported.
China will boost oil exploration, use less coal and more natural gas, build more nuclear plants and develop renewable energy under a new seven-year development plan.
A new high-speed railway line is set to connect Guangzhou and Shanghai in just eight hours by the end of this year, according to Guangzhou Railway Group.
Police failed to search for a stolen Alaskan Malamute dog which was later sold and cooked by a restaurant, the businessman who owned the expensive breed has said.
China on Wednesday mourned the death of Japanese film star Ken Takakura, in a rare expression of cultural affinity between the Asian rivals.
Authorities have arrested almost 24,000 suspects on drug offences and have investigated more than 100,000 users in the past 50 days alone.
Couples who leave the countryside for a better life in the city are increasingly taking their children with them, a report has found.
The Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog has warned its probes are to become more "targeted and focused" ahead of the latest round of inspections of state-owned enterprises.
China has stepped up its war on graft by joining the International Anti-Corruption Academy, an Austria-based global institute that provides education and training to members on how to combat...