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  • Sep 2, 2014
  • Updated: 4:52am

A top Communist Party leader said yesterday that severe corruption and a "problematic" political scene had prompted a reshuffle in coal-rich Shanxi province.

2 Sep 2014 - 4:06am

The absolute power of the top party officials on the mainland is the major reason so many are corrupt and changes are needed to dilute their influence, analysts have cautioned.

Updated 2 Sep 2014 - 4:50am

Satya Nadella could face his stiffest test yet as Microsoft's chief executive when he visits the mainland later this month amid efforts by the world's largest software company to resolve its anti-...

2 Sep 2014 - 4:49am

A knifeman stabbed three children to death and wounded five more plus a teacher before killing himself in a rampage at a primary school in Hubei province yesterday.

Updated 2 Sep 2014 - 4:23am

Three prestigious mainland universities have vowed to strengthen ideological control over students and teachers, according to statements in the latest issue of Qiushi, the Communist Party journal...

1 Sep 2014 - 11:15pm

Pregnant mothers seeking C-sections filled hospitals in Guangdong last weekend as the August 31 cut-off date for children enrolling in mainland primary schools neared, Nanfang Daily reported on...

1 Sep 2014 - 3:27pm

Thirteen suspects who smuggled nearly 500 Chinese nationals out of the country would be prosecuted soon, state media quoted police in southern Guangdong province as saying.

1 Sep 2014 - 1:55pm


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The People's Liberation Army (PLA) would soon take delivery of a new generation of the country's aerial drone, state media reported.

1 Sep 2014 - 5:14am

The Communist Party promoted Jilin Governor Bayanqolu to be the province's new party chief, Xinhua reported. Bayanqolu, an ethnic Mongolian, will take over from Wang Rulin.

1 Sep 2014 - 6:27am

The mainland's top legislature passed an amendment to the Budget Law yesterday, paving the way for more local governments to sell bonds directly to raise funds for public projects.

1 Sep 2014 - 5:14am

Macau casino croupiers began an unprecedented campaign of industrial action for better working conditions - the first such move in the former Portuguese enclave's history.

31 Aug 2014 - 11:28am

The party boss of Shanxi province will be sidelined and replaced by his Jilin counterpart, making him the most senior leader to be tangled in a wide-ranging anti-graft campaign in the resource-...

31 Aug 2014 - 3:33am

President Xi Jinping has called for the country's military to make technical and strategic "innovations" and to narrow the gap with other powers as new trends in warfare emerge.

31 Aug 2014 - 3:54am

Softly spoken and easily embarrassed, Teng Biao has a reserved, childlike gentleness. Yet few people have his moral courage to speak up for what they believe in, particularly when there is a price...

31 Aug 2014 - 4:49am

The world could be just two years away from the first serious showdown between a robot and a top-flight ping-pong player with a mainland breakthrough in high-speed vision in robots.

31 Aug 2014 - 4:49am

When Macau chief executive Dr Fernando Chui Sai-on's father, Chui Tak-seng, died in 1984, the former Portuguese enclave was a very different place than it is today.

31 Aug 2014 - 2:01pm

Dour and uncomfortable in the public glare, Fernando Chui Sai-on cuts a considerably less charismatic figure than Edmund Ho Hau-wah, his hard-nosed predecessor as Macau chief executive.

31 Aug 2014 - 1:59pm

Uygur student Adili Maimaiti Ture, 23, is nicknamed the "Cut Cake Prince" online because he and his business partners recently donated five tonnes of the traditional Xinjiang candy (qie gao) to...

1 Sep 2014 - 1:00pm

Taiwan plans to spend NT$74.8 billion (HK$19.4 billion) in the next nine years to acquire anti-missile systems to boost its aerial defences against Beijing, a lawmaker and media said on Saturday...

30 Aug 2014 - 7:17pm

China today ordered its journalists to learn “Marxist news values” and uphold the principles of news as prescribed by the ruling Communist Party – the latest step in President Xi Jinping’s...

30 Aug 2014 - 5:28pm

Taiwanese actor Ko Chen-tung will face a criminal investigation when he returns to the island, after serving 14 days in detention in Beijing for drug offences, according to Taiwan prosecutors.

30 Aug 2014 - 6:26am

Top executives at state-owned enterprises (SOEs) will have their salaries cut and perks reduced, the central government announced yesterday.

30 Aug 2014 - 4:45am

The busiest Communist Party department during President Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign has obviously been its top corruption buster, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI).

30 Aug 2014 - 6:30am

A former party chief of Yunnan province and two high-ranking Shanxi officials are under investigation for corruption - the latest targets of an anti-graft campaign launched by President Xi Jinping...

30 Aug 2014 - 6:28am

Veteran leftist Deng Liqun has made a rare return to the limelight by writing a letter to commemorate five Xinjiang martyrs who aided the communists in the region 65 years ago.

30 Aug 2014 - 3:37am

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

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


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