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China arrests US aid worker over NGO activities helping North Koreans

China has arrested an American aid worker based near its border with North Korea, his lawyer said today, in a sign that authorities are increasingly sensitive about activities by foreigners in the...

20 Dec 2014 - 12:39pm
Xi Jinping calls on Macau to resolve 'deep-rooted conflicts'

Macau should resolve its deep-rooted social conflicts and put more effort into its youth policy, President Xi Jinping said as he attended celebrations for the 15th anniversary of the city's...

20 Dec 2014 - 8:52am
Xi Jinping calls on Macau to resolve 'deep-rooted conflicts'

The missile has an estimated range of 12,000km and can carry up to 10 warheads, which separate from the rocket body and target individual cities.

20 Dec 2014 - 12:00pm
Xi Jinping calls on Macau to resolve 'deep-rooted conflicts'

China will double the volume of its imports of agricultural produce from Thailand next year, expanding its purchases of rice and rubber.

20 Dec 2014 - 5:33am
Xi Jinping calls on Macau to resolve 'deep-rooted conflicts'

The wife of a prominent human rights lawyer arrested in June has written an open letter to President Xi Jinping pleading for his release and voicing concern over the "inhuman torture" he faced in...

20 Dec 2014 - 7:25am
Thousands of government officials in China prevented from taking expensive MBA courses

More than 3,000 officials have been stopped from studying for MBAs and other expensive courses as part of the authorities' crackdown on corruption and wasteful government spending.

20 Dec 2014 - 5:21am

Earlier this month, Beijing official Li Gang described Macau as a place where if you don't like the Basic Law you will be "despised like a rat on the street".

20 Dec 2014 - 3:37am

Opinion

Today's Poll

  • Yes: 23%
  • No: 77%
18 Dec 2014
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Total number of votes recorded: 299

A love-struck young “Romeo” from China tried, but failed to woo his “Juliet” – a female university student – by flying a luxury brand bag up to her window fixed to a camera drone.

19 Dec 2014 - 5:38pm

Photographs posted online of an 80-year-old Chinese man buying a diamond ring for his wife have been hailed as “the most romantic thing” by hundreds of mainland microbloggers.

19 Dec 2014 - 3:37pm

Former deputy chief of China’s Beijing Zoo, who claimed he earned 8 million yuan (about HK$10 million) from part-time jobs, including working as a taxi driver, is jailed for life for corruption....

19 Dec 2014 - 7:02pm

A Chinese woman came to blows with a Beijing subway inspector after she tried to enter a station without getting her bag checked by security officials, mainland media reports.

19 Dec 2014 - 4:30pm

A family in southeast China set up 16 billboards along a busy main road to publicise and celebrate their son’s 16th birthday, a mainland newspaper reported.

19 Dec 2014 - 5:53pm

Cadre in Shaanxi province in northern China photographed appearing to nod off during a packed meeting

19 Dec 2014 - 2:13pm

Documentary produced by China's top anti-corruption watchdog offers glimpse of the luxurious lifestyle of disgraced former Guangzhou party secretary Wan Qingliang.

19 Dec 2014 - 3:04pm

The authorities are investigating a senior policeman for his role in the wrongful execution in 1996 of a teenager who was exonerated this week for the rape and murder of a woman.

19 Dec 2014 - 1:03pm

Road injuries have emerged as the third-leading cause of death in China, compared with eighth in the developing world and ahead of a range of cancers, according to a global study in The Lancet...

19 Dec 2014 - 9:05am

China is preparing to flex its financial strength amid the economic crisis in Russia as it closely watches how the slump of the Russian rouble affects cooperation.

19 Dec 2014 - 12:18pm

The grandfather of an eight-year-old Chinese boy with HIV says he had no choice but to sign a petition backed by 200 residents calling for the boy to be banished.

19 Dec 2014 - 7:22am

China's ambitions to attract more overseas students have been hampered by its lecturers' poor English proficiency and a lack of international courses, mainland education experts say.

19 Dec 2014 - 5:49am

Taiwan's Ministry of Justice is considering releasing former president Chen Shui-bian from prison for medical treatment.

19 Dec 2014 - 5:49am

Exporters in the Pearl River Delta are bracing for fallout from Russia's currency plunge.

19 Dec 2014 - 5:36am

China's Communist Party’s top anti-graft agency has revealed that Fridays and the weekend are officially good days for revealing big news about corrupt senior officials.

18 Dec 2014 - 5:13pm

Prosecutors said deadly gas explosions in Taiwan earlier this year were caused by multiple human errors as they charged 12 people over the blasts, including the head of a chemical company and...

18 Dec 2014 - 5:16pm

Heads of state in authoritarian countries with controlled media fare well in survey, according to a US-based research centre

18 Dec 2014 - 4:44pm

Chinese expatriates in Russia are snapping up popular electronic and luxury goods and then reselling them to cash in on the weakening rouble.

Apple gadgets, such as the iPhone and iPad, as...

18 Dec 2014 - 8:51pm

The former police chief of a major city in northern China has been charged with corruption after being sacked for allowing his drink-driving son, who attacked a policeman, to be set free, state...

18 Dec 2014 - 3:28pm

Modernisation of farming in China will top the agenda at the government’s annual key agricultural policy meetings due to be held on Monday and Tuesday, mainland media reported.

18 Dec 2014 - 2:15pm
 

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