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  • Oct 25, 2014
  • Updated: 11:17am

China has pledged 500 million yuan (HK$630 million) to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea to battle the Ebola epidemic - its largest round of aid yet to help contain the spread of the deadly virus...

25 Oct 2014 - 10:07am

With less than two weeks until world leaders arrive for the AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation summit, Beijing has stepped up pollution monitoring as it tries to lift the veil of smog choking the...

25 Oct 2014 - 2:59am

China's top diplomat will visit Vietnam next week as part of efforts to ease tension over maritime disputes in the South China Sea ahead of talks on a code of conduct for the waters.

25 Oct 2014 - 3:48am

The Kuomintang is fighting a tough campaign for local elections in Taiwan next month in a vote seen as the prelude to the 2016 presidential poll.

25 Oct 2014 - 4:02am

Public funds allocated to agriculture projects have become a "growth area" for corruption as China has invested heavily in rural regions over the past decade, recent anti-corruption investigations...

25 Oct 2014 - 3:48am

Scammers posing as members of elite anti-corruption agency the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection swindled nearly 90,000 yuan (HK$111,000) from a man in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, the...

24 Oct 2014 - 8:11pm

Doctors have decided to surgically remove three life-threatening sewing needles which have pierced dangerously close to the heart of an 11-month-old girl – and leave nine more alone amid fears...

24 Oct 2014 - 5:00pm


Today's Poll

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  • Very good: 4%
  • Good: 2%
  • Not very good: 4%
  • Poor: 74%
16 Oct 2014
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Total number of votes recorded: 37,541

The Communist Party vowed to stop interference in the courts and to ensure the constitution was upheld as it wrapped up an annual agenda-setting gathering of the Central Committee on Thursday.

24 Oct 2014 - 6:30pm

The Communist Party ended its fourth plenum with pledges to rule the country according to the constitution and to better protect citizens' rights.

24 Oct 2014 - 6:45pm

China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country’s first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface in 2017.

24 Oct 2014 - 12:28pm

Beijing will remain shrouded in smog until tomorrow, forecasters have warned.

24 Oct 2014 - 5:45am

China wants closer military ties with Tehran, Defence Minister Chang Wanquan told the visiting head of the Iranian navy, state media reported. He reaffirmed the nations' diplomatic ties despite...

24 Oct 2014 - 5:55am

That there was no announcement of the fate of disgraced Zhou Yongkang or of personnel changes in the army leadership in the communiqué issued at the end of the Communist Party's fourth plenum...

24 Oct 2014 - 6:01am

Dozens of suspects were detained at a hotel and a night club in Dongguan last week for alleged involvement in the sex trade, local police said.

Police launched a sudden raid on the hotels...

23 Oct 2014 - 7:36pm

Four farmers in Henan province passed off South Korean banknotes as US dollars in a currency exchange swindle that targeted elderly people, local state media have reported.

24 Oct 2014 - 8:54am

President Xi Jinping is likely to oversee the Central Politics and Law Commission in an effort increase transparency and cut police interference as China aims to become a country governed by rule...

23 Oct 2014 - 7:14pm

Twenty four suspects were paraded in public in front of 5,000 spectators during a public trial in China – despite laws banning the display of defendants, according to Modern Express newspaper.

23 Oct 2014 - 6:41pm

China, in an effort to streamline bureaucracy, has scrapped over 130,000 of the many “leading groups” that operate at all levels of governments across the nation, state media reported on Thursday...

23 Oct 2014 - 4:31pm

With a self-deprecating warning that 'my Chinese is very bad', Mark Zuckerberg launched into a Q&A in Putonghua.

23 Oct 2014 - 4:55pm

Graft-busters on the mainland are closing the net around a powerful family headed by Ling Jihua, for long the right-hand man of former president Hu Jintao.

23 Oct 2014 - 4:26pm

China on Thursday deployed more than 1,200 troops and scrambled fighter jets in response to an unauthorised flight near Beijing airport by what turned out to be a mapping drone, state-run media...

23 Oct 2014 - 1:08pm

Expatriates in Asia are most likely to earn more than a quarter of a million US dollars a year, an HSBC survey said, and even more so if they work in mainland China.

23 Oct 2014 - 6:14pm

China will send a spacecraft close to the moon in the next few days to test technology for use on a more ambitious mission to the earth's nearest neighbour.

23 Oct 2014 - 4:38am

Guangdong has given the all-clear to 43 people under observation for Ebola amid growing efforts by mainland health authorities to prevent an outbreak.

23 Oct 2014 - 8:21pm

Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso held an informal meeting with Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli yesterday, telling him the first official meeting between their top leaders should be held next month...

23 Oct 2014 - 8:18pm

China has installed 17 sets of submerged buoys in “key marine areas” of the western Pacific ocean, state media said, a move that could exacerbate territorial tensions in the region.

22 Oct 2014 - 4:34pm

Facebook and Tsinghua University are looking forward to closer cooperation in future, Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg and the university’s president said in a meeting on Tuesday.

22 Oct 2014 - 5:17pm


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