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  • Jul 30, 2014
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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...

30 Jul 2014 - 3:35am

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.

30 Jul 2014 - 3:39am

Microsoft, the US technology giant, is under investigation in China for allegedly breaching antitrust regulations, the country’s market regulator confirmed on Tuesday.

29 Jul 2014 - 10:14pm

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...

29 Jul 2014 - 5:40pm

The public trial of a foreign couple linked to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is set for August 8, a Shanghai court said on Tuesday.

29 Jul 2014 - 4:56pm

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.

Updated 30 Jul 2014 - 4:24am

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.

Updated 30 Jul 2014 - 3:51am

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Chinese officials painted a rectangular running track at a stadium as they rushed preparations for a visit by their superiors.

29 Jul 2014 - 7:39pm

Mainland business authorities are investigating Microsoft, the US technology giant confirmed yesterday, with reports that the focus was on antitrust behaviour.

29 Jul 2014 - 9:31am

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.

29 Jul 2014 - 2:22pm

Deteriorating security in Syria and Iraq poses a severe risk to China, with the two countries becoming a training ground for "terrorists" from Xinjiang, a senior Chinese diplomat said.

29 Jul 2014 - 8:36am

A United States-based meat supplier whose Shanghai subsidiary is at the centre of a food safety scandal has promised sweeping changes to its management structure.

29 Jul 2014 - 5:55pm

Hundreds of police took down a church's cross yesterday in Wenzhou, known as "China's Jerusalem" because of its many houses of worship, amid a crackdown on church buildings.

29 Jul 2014 - 7:35pm

On Hainan Island, a fishing boat captain has one hi-tech piece of equipment: a navigation system that gives him a direct link to the Chinese coastguard should he run into bad weather or a...

29 Jul 2014 - 4:43am

President Xi Jinping's name has graced the pages of the Communist Party's flagship newspaper more frequently than any other leader since Mao Zedong, according to Hong Kong researchers.

29 Jul 2014 - 4:42am

Food imports should be increased so the country can dedicate more of its scarce water supplies to energy production, especially in arid but coal-rich regions like Xinjiang and Ningxia.

29 Jul 2014 - 7:54pm

A commentary published by the military's mouthpiece yesterday reflects the increasing assertiveness of the PLA. It cautioned that diplomats could not be expected to achieve any goal that could not...

29 Jul 2014 - 3:46am

The state-owned firms are still mainland university graduates’ first choice for employment, a recent survey shows, with 35.9 per cent of respondents preferring to work for them, Beijing Youth...

28 Jul 2014 - 7:08pm

Chinese President Xi Jinping has encouraged more incentives to sharpen military combat capacity and called on fewer accolades for administrative organs and officials.

28 Jul 2014 - 7:13pm

Anti-graft authorities have begun their latest round of inspections in Tibet, with a focus on high-ranking cadres and those expecting promotions.

29 Jul 2014 - 7:43pm

The yellow alert for flight delays at airports in Shanghai and Hangzhou has been lifted as weather in the region cleared up, the mainland’s civilian air traffic authority said in an update on its...

28 Jul 2014 - 7:12pm

Government employees should be banned from using iPhones, a web entrepreneur has suggested in a Global Times commentary.

28 Jul 2014 - 2:25pm

OSI Group, a meat supplier to McDonald’s, said it would recall all products made by its Shanghai plant.

28 Jul 2014 - 5:28pm

Passengers on flights that abandoned landing at Taiwan's Magong Airport around the time TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 crashed say they had never encountered such bad weather while flying.

28 Jul 2014 - 7:02pm

World experts have urged the Chinese government to step up protection against viral hepatitis, described by the WHO as a largely neglected silent killer that claims 1.4 million lives across the...

28 Jul 2014 - 7:25pm

Genetically modified (GM) rice, which is illegal to sell or grow commercially on the mainland, has been found on sale in a large supermarket in Wuhan.

28 Jul 2014 - 8:31am

The mainland's Defence Ministry has broken its silence about widespread flight delays, saying bad weather and not military drills were to blame.

28 Jul 2014 - 8:44am
 

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