Xi, who greatly admires Deng, wanted to become a leader in a similar vein, who could lead China into a new era of reform and growth, said sources including senior officials and "princelings".
Corporate sleuth Peter Humphrey believes he worked for the public good by helping victims of crime, according to a letter seen by the Post that he wrote to his son Harvey from prison.
The decades-old distinction between urban and rural dwellers in the mainland's widely hated hukou, or household registration system, is to end.
By going after retired senior officials, President Xi Jinping has broken the Communist Party's unwritten tradition of not prosecuting a top leader once he has stepped down from power.
The nation's largest manufacturer of bear bile is looking at synthetic alternatives, a move welcomed by animal activists.
When inspectors visited Shanghai Husi earlier this summer, the production line appeared in good order, with fresh meat being handled by properly attired workers and supervisors keeping a watchful...
In the early 1980s, Sheldon Lavin, a banker-turned-burger tycoon, returned from a trip to China with big plans for his food-processing company OSI Group.
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An outspoken Uygur academic has been formally charged with separatism amid continuing anti-government violence in Xinjiang.
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...
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...
Geologists have discovered the largest gold deposit so far in China’s northwest Xinjiang region, according to state media.
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.
Beijing yesterday announced an official investigation into former security chief Zhou Yongkang, shattering the decades-old political taboo of not prosecuting the highest ranking Communist Party...
Dozens of people, ethnic Han and Uygur, were killed or injured in at least one terror attack in the restive Xinjiang region early on Monday, state media reported late last night.
Together with another airport in Pudong, at least 71 flights from the two Shanghai airports were cancelled as the People's Liberation Army began an exercise on the southeast coast.
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.
China will use targeted measures to achieve reasonable growth, the ruling Politburo has said.
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.
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...
Microsoft, the US technology giant, is under investigation in China for allegedly breaching antitrust regulations, the country’s market regulator confirmed on Tuesday.
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...
The public trial of a foreign couple linked to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is set for August 8, a Shanghai court said on Tuesday.
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.
The founder of Crazy English, Li Yang, has converted to Buddhism, according his posts on Weibo.
Chinese officials painted a rectangular running track at a stadium as they rushed preparations for a visit by their superiors.
Mainland business authorities are investigating Microsoft, the US technology giant confirmed yesterday, with reports that the focus was on antitrust behaviour.
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.