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  • Jul 23, 2014
  • Updated: 3:33pm

Chinese reports about a giant inflatable toad have been deleted from the internet after social media users compared the puffed-up animal to a former Communist Party chief.

23 Jul 2014 - 2:16pm

A county in Beijing is setting up an anti-corruption team to keep an eye on cadres so that they behave themselves away from work.

23 Jul 2014 - 2:03pm

A mainland author of popular historical novels is helping China’s top anti-graft watchdog in its efforts to promote its wide-ranging investigation into corrupt officials.

23 Jul 2014 - 12:11pm

Twelve mainland airports, many of them among the busiest, will be hit by widespread delays until the middle of next month because of what are believed to be PLA military exercises.

Updated 23 Jul 2014 - 3:29pm

China's involvement in Africa will face complications because Western nations are stepping up their military presence on the continent, Chinese think tank says.

23 Jul 2014 - 11:47am

Today's Poll

  • Yes: 80%
  • No: 20%
22 Jul 2014
  • Yes
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Total number of votes recorded: 503

E-commerce giant said the background of investors mattered less to the company than the market, after The New York Times revealed political connections of some shareholders.

23 Jul 2014 - 10:39am

A veteran Guangzhou-based journalist said he was sacked for writing a column for Hong Kong media following Beijing's introduction of a rule banning mainland reporters from contributing to overseas...

23 Jul 2014 - 4:35am

China is braced for the arrival of a second typhoon in as many weeks, as Typhoon Matmo churns northwest towards the heavily populated coast of Fujian.

23 Jul 2014 - 2:00pm

Exactly half of all the Chinese consumers who took part in an online poll today say they no longer trust Western fast-food companies following the new scandal surrounding rotten meat.


22 Jul 2014 - 6:07pm

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23 Jul 2014 - 10:52am

The National People’s Congress’ Standing Committee's inspection group to battle crimes committed against children report on findings in five provinces and Chongqing municipality.

22 Jul 2014 - 4:01pm

Mouldy bread was sent to victims of Typhoon Rammasun in Hainan province in the latest scandal involving mainland relief efforts.

22 Jul 2014 - 2:57pm

As mobile phones become the top way to access the internet on the mainland, rights activists are worried that online censorship may extend to mobile web applications.

22 Jul 2014 - 12:13pm

A plane from Shanghai to London was forced to make an emergency landing in Russia on Monday after a technical issue was detected.

22 Jul 2014 - 2:31pm

Starbucks has become the latest international chain to withdraw products from its shelves in the wake of the rotten meat scandal that has shaken China's fast food industry.

22 Jul 2014 - 8:35pm

The detention of a relative of Ling Jihua, a former senior aide to ex-president Hu Jintao, has led to speculation the authorities may be building a case against Ling himself.

22 Jul 2014 - 7:13am

Sending quilts to people affected by natural disasters is a routine practice even in summer, the scandal-plagued Red Cross Society of China said yesterday.

22 Jul 2014 - 5:58pm

The number of young male workers with no history of health problems who died suddenly in their sleep has risen sharply over the past decade in the manufacturing hub Dongguan, research shows.

22 Jul 2014 - 5:16pm

President Xi Jinping and his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro have agreed to upgrade ties between their two countries. Xi was in the Venezuelan capital Caracas on the third leg of his Latin...

22 Jul 2014 - 1:35pm

Eric Sautede's last day as a professor at the University of Saint Joseph was July 11. Bill Chou Kwok-ping, a political scientist at the University of Macau, is waiting to be told when a 24-day...

23 Jul 2014 - 10:52am

Government officials should not be afraid of initiating political reforms, as these pose the least risk for themselves and ensure the most stable political future, one of the mainland's leading...

22 Jul 2014 - 5:47am

Two internet users have been placed in detention for allegedly fabricating and circulating “anti-graft-related” claims in the latest crackdown against internet “rumour mongers”, mainland media...

21 Jul 2014 - 7:01pm

A man wielding a kitchen knife killed a one-year-old boy and injured two other children on Monday morning in the southern province of Guangdong, Xinhua reported.

21 Jul 2014 - 5:44pm

Taiwan's main opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has put off a decision on a controversial proposal to "freeze" its long-held call for nationhood.

21 Jul 2014 - 5:30am

A major storm that is forecast to become a typhoon is churning its way across the Pacific on a path that could see it batter Taiwan as soon as Wednesday.

22 Jul 2014 - 12:57pm


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