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  • Aug 29, 2014
  • Updated: 9:07am

President Xi Jinping will hold talks with Barack Obama after an Apec summit in China in November. The meeting may be held in an informal setting similar to the talks between the two at Sunnylands...

29 Aug 2014 - 5:07am

In the latest attempt to raise the profile of its Hong Kong-style free port, Shanghai has unveiled ambitious plans to create a clutch of international commodity trading platforms in its free-trade...

29 Aug 2014 - 3:06am

A technology that envelopes an underwater vessel in a large bubble, allowing it to travel at supersonic speeds underwater has attracted tremendous interest around the world - and caused some...

29 Aug 2014 - 4:59am

Intensive military cooperation between China and Russia is set to raise the eyebrows of their wary neighbours. One of the developments being closely watched is the negotiations over the sale of...

29 Aug 2014 - 3:06am

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...

Updated 29 Aug 2014 - 8:40am

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 - 6:01am

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


Today's Poll

  • Yes: 73%
  • No: 27%
24 Aug 2014
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Total number of votes recorded: 275

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'

28 Aug 2014 - 5:33pm

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

28 Aug 2014 - 4:22pm

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

China’s top judge has said the ruling Communist Party’s decision to investigate former senior leader Zhou Yongkang demonstrates clearly that no party member is above the law.

27 Aug 2014 - 2:58pm

The Agricultural Bank of China’s president became the first among the mainland’s big five state banks to openly advocate a salary-reduction plan for top executives in state-owned enterprises.

27 Aug 2014 - 1:24pm

The president of China Resources Power and a Shanxi tycoon, believed to be the biggest beneficiary of a controversial coal investment, have been detained by authorities.

27 Aug 2014 - 10:01am

Top prosecutors have ordered greater scrutiny to ensure corrupt officials and law-breaking business executives do not use money or exert power to avoid serving their full sentences.

27 Aug 2014 - 11:43am

A 70-year-old Japanese politician stood trial in Guangzhou on drug charges punishable by death, with his lawyers arguing he did not know he was carrying more than 3kg of meth.

27 Aug 2014 - 9:08am

Kurdish militants abducted three Chinese workers in Turkey’s southeast after the rebels attacked the thermal energy plant where they work, Xinhua said on Monday.

27 Aug 2014 - 1:58pm


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