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  • Dec 19, 2014
  • Updated: 8:42pm
Xinjiang terrorist cases must be dealt with ‘harshly and quickly’, says China’s top judge

Zhou Qiang's remarks will fuel the concerns of rights groups and exiles about lack of due process in the handling of such trials.

19 Dec 2014 - 4:55pm
Worker at Forbidden City in Beijing faces execution for stabbing two of his bosses to death

A court in Beijing has sentenced a former employee at the Forbidden City, the former imperial palace in the centre of the capital, to be executed for stabbing two of his supervisors to death in...

19 Dec 2014 - 3:44pm
Worker at Forbidden City in Beijing faces execution for stabbing two of his bosses to death

A love-struck young “Romeo” from China tried, but failed to woo his “Juliet” – a female university student – by flying a luxury brand bag up to her window fixed to a camera drone.

19 Dec 2014 - 5:38pm
Worker at Forbidden City in Beijing faces execution for stabbing two of his bosses to death

The captain of an airliner that crashed in Heilongjiang province in northern China four years ago, killing 44 people, has been jailed for three years.

19 Dec 2014 - 1:23pm
Worker at Forbidden City in Beijing faces execution for stabbing two of his bosses to death

Photographs posted online of an 80-year-old Chinese man buying a diamond ring for his wife have been hailed as “the most romantic thing” by hundreds of mainland microbloggers.

19 Dec 2014 - 3:37pm
Beijing Zoo boss who put 8 million yuan fortune down to part-time taxi driving is jailed for life for corruption

Former deputy chief of China’s Beijing Zoo, who claimed he earned 8 million yuan (about HK$10 million) from part-time jobs, including working as a taxi driver, is jailed for life for corruption....

19 Dec 2014 - 7:02pm

A Chinese woman came to blows with a Beijing subway inspector after she tried to enter a station without getting her bag checked by security officials, mainland media reports.

19 Dec 2014 - 4:30pm

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Documentary produced by China's top anti-corruption watchdog offers glimpse of the luxurious lifestyle of disgraced former Guangzhou party secretary Wan Qingliang.

19 Dec 2014 - 3:04pm

The authorities are investigating a senior policeman for his role in the wrongful execution in 1996 of a teenager who was exonerated this week for the rape and murder of a woman.

19 Dec 2014 - 1:03pm

Road injuries have emerged as the third-leading cause of death in China, compared with eighth in the developing world and ahead of a range of cancers, according to a global study in The Lancet...

19 Dec 2014 - 9:05am

China is preparing to flex its financial strength amid the economic crisis in Russia as it closely watches how the slump of the Russian rouble affects cooperation.

19 Dec 2014 - 12:18pm

The grandfather of an eight-year-old Chinese boy with HIV says he had no choice but to sign a petition backed by 200 residents calling for the boy to be banished.

19 Dec 2014 - 7:22am

China's ambitions to attract more overseas students have been hampered by its lecturers' poor English proficiency and a lack of international courses, mainland education experts say.

19 Dec 2014 - 5:49am

Taiwan's Ministry of Justice is considering releasing former president Chen Shui-bian from prison for medical treatment.

19 Dec 2014 - 5:49am

Exporters in the Pearl River Delta are bracing for fallout from Russia's currency plunge.

19 Dec 2014 - 5:36am

China's Communist Party’s top anti-graft agency has revealed that Fridays and the weekend are officially good days for revealing big news about corrupt senior officials.

18 Dec 2014 - 5:13pm

Prosecutors said deadly gas explosions in Taiwan earlier this year were caused by multiple human errors as they charged 12 people over the blasts, including the head of a chemical company and...

18 Dec 2014 - 5:16pm

Heads of state in authoritarian countries with controlled media fare well in survey, according to a US-based research centre

18 Dec 2014 - 4:44pm

Chinese expatriates in Russia are snapping up popular electronic and luxury goods and then reselling them to cash in on the weakening rouble.

Apple gadgets, such as the iPhone and iPad, as...

18 Dec 2014 - 8:51pm

The former police chief of a major city in northern China has been charged with corruption after being sacked for allowing his drink-driving son, who attacked a policeman, to be set free, state...

18 Dec 2014 - 3:28pm

Modernisation of farming in China will top the agenda at the government’s annual key agricultural policy meetings due to be held on Monday and Tuesday, mainland media reported.

18 Dec 2014 - 2:15pm

A senior official at the telecommunications giant China Unicom is under investigation for alleged corruption.

18 Dec 2014 - 12:24pm

As the price flew skywards, an audience of middle-aged Chinese men erupted into cheers before the auctioneer slammed his hammer down at a record-breaking 2 million yuan – US$320,000.

18 Dec 2014 - 2:23pm

Financial regulators have called top bankers in Macau to a key meeting next month as part of a Beijing-inspired dirty-money crackdown that has rocked the city's casino sector.

18 Dec 2014 - 8:27am

A Chinese tourist has died after falling from a hot-air balloon in Turkey when a strong gust of wind caught the craft as it came in to land yesterday.

18 Dec 2014 - 7:37am

A vice-president of state-owned conglomerate China Resources (Holdings) has been in detention for at least a month as part of a graft investigation, a source and mainland media reports said.

18 Dec 2014 - 7:43am

The flagship mouthpiece of the People's Liberation Army dismissed speculation the graft crackdown in the military was on its last legs and accused interest groups of standing in the way.

18 Dec 2014 - 1:50am
 

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