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  • Apr 17, 2014
  • Updated: 5:27pm

Hebei is pushing forward with research on how to reduce pollution in the northern province, including possibly through a joint-effort with neighbours Beijing and Tianjin to limit the number of...

17 Apr 2014 - 4:12pm

China’s air pollution could be intensifying storms over the Pacific ocean and altering weather patterns in north America, according to scientists in the US.

17 Apr 2014 - 12:48pm

A Chinese court jailed a blogger for three years on Thursday, state media reported, the first person to be sentenced in a government-led crackdown on so-called internet rumours.

17 Apr 2014 - 1:27pm

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation announced on Thursday a deal to make its content more available in China in what is believed to be the most extensive access granted to any western...

17 Apr 2014 - 3:57pm

When US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel visited China last week, he was given an unprecedented tour of the Liaoning aircraft carrier in a gesture of friendliness - but also received a blunt public...

17 Apr 2014 - 8:51am

Syria has reached a “critical moment” as the world awaits news of fresh peace talks, China’s foreign minister told the warring nation’s opposition leader Ahmad Jarba in Beijing on Wednesday.

17 Apr 2014 - 12:46pm

China has angrily hit back at mainstream US media that accused Beijing of dragging its feet in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370.

17 Apr 2014 - 8:15am


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The bank's legal and compliance department has looked into reports related to Helen Yang, also known as Yang Lijuan, an investment banker based in Hong Kong, sources familiar with the matter said...

17 Apr 2014 - 11:20am

Ancient paintings of fornicating Chinese couples and phalluses made of stone are among items that Dutch art collector Ferdinand Bertholet hopes will help China reconnect with its sexually charged...

17 Apr 2014 - 10:33am

About a third of the air pollution in China’s smog-hit capital comes from outside the city, official media reported on Wednesday, citing a pollution watchdog.

16 Apr 2014 - 6:01pm

Lanzhou authorities will add a second water source for the Gansu city of more than 3 million after supervision at the main supplier was found lacking following a contamination scandal, state media...

16 Apr 2014 - 11:55am

The United States and China have held “productive” talks on North Korea, the US State Department said on Tuesday, part of stepped-up international diplomacy after Pyongyang warned of plans to...

16 Apr 2014 - 11:33am

Two employees of Hong Kong-based Phoenix television and a job applicant filed suit Tuesday against the company in New York after allegations of sexual harassment against its former bureau chief....

16 Apr 2014 - 6:07pm

China has cancelled a multinational naval parade to mark the 65th anniversary of the PLA Navy later this month because of the continuing search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.

16 Apr 2014 - 7:52am

The newly established National Security Commission formally came into operation yesterday with Communist Party chief Xi Jinping presiding over its first meeting.

16 Apr 2014 - 9:35am

Chen Yizi, a former aide and senior policy adviser to disgraced Communist Party chief Zhao Ziyang, died at his home in Los Angeles on the eve of yesterday's 25th anniversary of the former party...

16 Apr 2014 - 3:37am

State-owned China Film Group Corporation (CFGC) has made an "eight-figure" equity investment in upcoming Hollywood productions - the first time the entertainment giant has funded movies made there...

16 Apr 2014 - 6:18am

The government is set to pass law changes that will give it more powers to shut polluting factories, punish officials and place protected regions off-limits to industrial development, scholars...

16 Apr 2014 - 9:00am

Wang Lin needed a change. The crushing air pollution and gridlock traffic in his hometown of Hangu, an industrial district in the northern metropolis of Tianjin , made him anxious and sometimes...

16 Apr 2014 - 4:13am

The announcement, reported by Xinhua yesterday, echoed statements by neighbouring Hebei province and Beijing, and is in line with last year's central government plan to restrict new manufacturing...

16 Apr 2014 - 4:14am

A Lanzhou court has said residents cannot sue the city's main water supplier over excessive levels of carcinogenic benzene found in the water supply, mainland media reported.

16 Apr 2014 - 3:54am

An estimated 40,000 workers downed tools at seven Yue Yuen factories in the city, according to some of the workers taking part in the stoppages. The company said more than 1,000 staff stopped...

17 Apr 2014 - 9:45am

Uygurs, reportedly in their hundreds, have taken to the streets in a Xinjiang county to protest the shooting of a 17-year-old student, allegedly by police officers, during a traffic incident.

16 Apr 2014 - 4:17am

Beijing said it had lodged a protest with the United States over a visit by Washington’s environmental protection chief to Taiwan this week. Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina...

15 Apr 2014 - 10:25pm

The gang cheated more than 500 victims out of 1.7 million yuan (HK$2.1 million), using corrupt doctors to inflate drug prices and prescribe large amounts of medicines, police said.

15 Apr 2014 - 5:48pm

A deputy county chief in Guangxi died of alcohol poisoning after dining with colleagues on the first day on the job, mainland media have reported.

16 Apr 2014 - 10:03am

During a tour of training base, president says joint effort crucial to nation's defence

15 Apr 2014 - 5:51pm


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