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Peter Humphrey believes his work as a corporate sleuth was for the public good, even though he will soon be tried in a Chinese court for illegally obtaining information, according to a letter seen...

30 Jul 2014 - 11:49pm

A strong desire to leave a legacy comparable to that of Deng Xiaoping and a sense of crisis over the survival of the Communist Party are driving President Xi Jinping's relentless fight against...

30 Jul 2014 - 11:48pm

Beijing subway passengers could face up to 10 days detention if they refuse to go through security checks, as the capital city beefs up such measures as more travellers visit during summer...

30 Jul 2014 - 5:18pm

Twenty-two attackers were shot dead and a further 41 arrested in a terror attack in Xinjiang on Monday in which at least 10 civilians died, according to sources and a report from a local party...

30 Jul 2014 - 5:56pm

Geologists have discovered the largest gold deposit so far in China’s northwest Xinjiang region, according to state media.

30 Jul 2014 - 11:55pm

A parachute can be reduced to the weight and size of a shirt, according to the Chinese scientist who developed the lightest material on earth with cutting-edge nanotechnology.

30 Jul 2014 - 5:24pm

With the launch of the formal investigation into former Politburo Standing Committee member Zhou Yongkang, President Xi Jinping has consolidated power in a way that eluded his predecessors.

30 Jul 2014 - 8:47pm

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  • Yes: 79%
  • No: 21%
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For nearly a decade, the burly son of a poor family in rural Jiangsu was one of the most powerful men in China, but now he is just a detainee at the mercy of the party’s anti-graft agency.

30 Jul 2014 - 9:10am

China will use targeted measures to achieve reasonable growth, the ruling Politburo has said.

30 Jul 2014 - 7:20pm

The photo in the corporate records of a Beijing energy investment firm shows Zhou Bin looking solemn and not unlike his father, former security tsar Zhou Yongkang.

30 Jul 2014 - 3:59pm

China's massive live-firing drills, while meant to be a warning to Japan for lifting its 60-year-old military ban, may instead serve to further Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cause to...

30 Jul 2014 - 7:55am

Microsoft, the US technology giant, is under investigation in China for allegedly breaching antitrust regulations, the country’s market regulator confirmed on Tuesday.

29 Jul 2014 - 10:14pm

Eight Chinese airports won't allow landings this afternoon due to PLA exercises in East China Sea, with capacity at Shanghai’s two airports cut by 75 per cent, mainland’s civilian air traffic...

29 Jul 2014 - 5:40pm

The public trial of a foreign couple linked to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is set for August 8, a Shanghai court said on Tuesday.

29 Jul 2014 - 4:56pm

China’s top anti-graft body has established a new office to go after corrupt officials who have fled abroad and retrieve their illicit funds, an official says.

29 Jul 2014 - 5:21pm

The founder of Crazy English, Li Yang, has converted to Buddhism, according his posts on Weibo.

29 Jul 2014 - 2:41pm

Chinese officials painted a rectangular running track at a stadium as they rushed preparations for a visit by their superiors.

29 Jul 2014 - 7:39pm

Mainland business authorities are investigating Microsoft, the US technology giant confirmed yesterday, with reports that the focus was on antitrust behaviour.

29 Jul 2014 - 9:31am

A San Francisco-based cybersecurity expert claims he has hacked and taken control of hundreds of highly automated rooms at a five-star Shenzhen hotel.

29 Jul 2014 - 2:22pm

Deteriorating security in Syria and Iraq poses a severe risk to China, with the two countries becoming a training ground for "terrorists" from Xinjiang, a senior Chinese diplomat said.

29 Jul 2014 - 8:36am

A United States-based meat supplier whose Shanghai subsidiary is at the centre of a food safety scandal has promised sweeping changes to its management structure.

29 Jul 2014 - 5:55pm

Hundreds of police took down a church's cross yesterday in Wenzhou, known as "China's Jerusalem" because of its many houses of worship, amid a crackdown on church buildings.

29 Jul 2014 - 7:35pm

On Hainan Island, a fishing boat captain has one hi-tech piece of equipment: a navigation system that gives him a direct link to the Chinese coastguard should he run into bad weather or a...

29 Jul 2014 - 4:43am

President Xi Jinping's name has graced the pages of the Communist Party's flagship newspaper more frequently than any other leader since Mao Zedong, according to Hong Kong researchers.

29 Jul 2014 - 4:42am

Food imports should be increased so the country can dedicate more of its scarce water supplies to energy production, especially in arid but coal-rich regions like Xinjiang and Ningxia.

29 Jul 2014 - 7:54pm

A commentary published by the military's mouthpiece yesterday reflects the increasing assertiveness of the PLA. It cautioned that diplomats could not be expected to achieve any goal that could not...

29 Jul 2014 - 3:46am

The state-owned firms are still mainland university graduates’ first choice for employment, a recent survey shows, with 35.9 per cent of respondents preferring to work for them, Beijing Youth...

28 Jul 2014 - 7:08pm
 

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