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  • Aug 30, 2014
  • Updated: 1:34am

What is China’s busiest department in the anti-graft campaign launched by President Xi Jinping? The natural first guess would be the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the Communist...

29 Aug 2014 - 6:26pm

Chinese police seize 70 kg of cocaine with a street value of US$6.5 million in shipping container in Shanghai after a tip-off by United States drug officials.

29 Aug 2014 - 4:45pm

A truck carrying 1 billion yuan (HK$1.26 billion) of cash from the central bank rolled over after it blew a tire on a highway in Heilongjiang province yesterday, but no one was hurt and no money...

29 Aug 2014 - 4:00pm

Rescuers are hunting for survivors after a mountain landslide kills at least 15 in China's Guizhou province

29 Aug 2014 - 6:19pm

Beijing’s traffic authorities have warned that the capital will encounter this year’s worst traffic jams starting next week and running through the month of September

29 Aug 2014 - 2:11pm

Today's Poll

  • Yes: 74%
  • No: 26%
24 Aug 2014
  • Yes
  • No
Total number of votes recorded: 281

The Defence Ministry has vowed to take action against military surveillance by the United States off China's coast as it rejected Washington's claim that a Chinese fighter jet recklessly...

29 Aug 2014 - 11:55am

A farmer whose skull was crushed in a fall from the third storey of his home was due to undergo surgery to receive a titanium replacement, made using a 3D printer.

29 Aug 2014 - 9:44am

Plans to set up physical polling stations for Macau's unofficial referendum on democracy this weekend have been scrapped after police forced the closure of all five voting spots last Sunday.

29 Aug 2014 - 3:33am

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou pledged yesterday that the island's relations with the mainland would not be harmed by allegations that a senior Taiwanese official had leaked secrets to Beijing...

29 Aug 2014 - 5:04am

The heads of leading film festivals and organisations including the Berlinale, Rotterdam and New York condemned China for shutting down the Beijing Independent Film Festival last Saturday.

29 Aug 2014 - 2:14pm

Anti-Japanese dramas will flood Chinese TV screens from next month until the end of October as authorities have ordered major satellite broadcasters across the nation to feature shows of patriotic...

28 Aug 2014 - 7:21pm

Standard Dictionary of Modern Chinese's third edition features definitions for 'particulate', 'wealth management' and new take on 'tuhao' for 'rich who are lacking in correct values'

29 Aug 2014 - 2:17pm

More than 100 medical staff in China’s Yunnan province went on strike yesterday, protesting patients’ violence against them, state media reported.

29 Aug 2014 - 2:18pm

China’s top prosecutor Cao Jianming says preventing wrongful convictions is the biggest task facing China’s legal supervisory body.

28 Aug 2014 - 4:21pm

China’s top judge says foreigners will be regularly allowed into courts to listen to cases, state media reported today, as the government embarks on legal reform at a time of public discontent...

28 Aug 2014 - 12:37pm

China has called on Japan to break from its aggressive past and win the trust of its Asian neighbours, the day after news that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had honoured Japanese war criminals from...

28 Aug 2014 - 1:44pm

A pilot project to set up wholly foreign-funded hospitals will be launched in seven mainland cities or provinces as part of reforms to improve services and introduce more competition in the...

28 Aug 2014 - 10:27am

For the first time in 33 years, someone from outside the ranks of Guangdong cadres has been named the Communist Party secretary of its biggest city, Guangzhou.

28 Aug 2014 - 11:20am

President Xi Jinping said China and Vietnam should take appropriate steps to address their conflicts as he held talks with a senior Vietnamese politician.

28 Aug 2014 - 11:09am

China is considering a proposal to set September 30 as 'Martyrs’ Day' in an attempt to promote patriotism at a time when people’s belief in communism seems to be fading.

28 Aug 2014 - 4:40am

Guangdong is seeking to expand business links with Southeast Asian countries as part of a national initiative to forge new trade ties with nations in the region, says the chief of the province's...

28 Aug 2014 - 1:21pm

Two phone calls between a 70-year-old Japanese politician accused of carrying illegal drugs and a business associate who handed him the suitcase in which the drugs were found were part of the...

28 Aug 2014 - 1:35pm

More than 30,000 tonnes of chicken feet laced with hydrogen peroxide were seized by authorities in Zhejiang province – in the latest wide-reaching food scandal to emerge in mainland China.

27 Aug 2014 - 4:11pm

China’s compulsory military training for students has come under the spotlight after brawl between Hunan students and their training officers left 42 people injured.

27 Aug 2014 - 6:06pm

The appointment of Harbin's veterinary boss as the city's new education chief has sparked social media debate about the practice of mismatching skills among mainland officials.

27 Aug 2014 - 3:02pm


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