• Thu
  • Sep 18, 2014
  • Updated: 11:32am

China and Asean members have called for a stronger mechanism to resolve trade disputes under their economic pact.

18 Sep 2014 - 4:16am

President Xi Jinping has chided Chinese tourists, saying that they should behave themselves better when travelling abroad.

18 Sep 2014 - 9:28am

The mainland's efforts to name and shame its filthiest power stations and impose tough new emission standards are the leading weapons in President Xi Jinping's war on pollution.

18 Sep 2014 - 4:54am

In the southern county of Boluo in Guangdong, thousands of people marched on Saturday, with some returning the next day, to protest about a planned incinerator.

18 Sep 2014 - 4:16am

Uygur academic Ilham Tohti denied allegations that he engaged in separatism as he went on trial on Wednesday in the far western region of Xinjiang.

17 Sep 2014 - 7:08pm

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Jiangsu province witnessed its biggest-ever drug bust recently, seizing more than 2,000kg of drugs and arresting 16 people, state broadcaster CCTV reported.

17 Sep 2014 - 5:11pm

President Xi Jinping should find the “handshake across the Himalayas” a lot warmer than usual when he starts his India trip today.

17 Sep 2014 - 9:40pm

Taiwan displayed how its fighter jets and early warning aircraft could land, refuel and take off on a closed highway, in a scenario simulating a PLA attack that wiped out the island’s air force...

17 Sep 2014 - 10:33am

Typhoon Kalmaegi slammed into southern China yesterday, causing floods and power failures and bringing regional air traffic to a standstill.

17 Sep 2014 - 8:29am

Nearly 100 million mainland Chinese went abroad last year, 15 million more than in 2012. And more than 20,000 Chinese businesses have set up operations in about 200 countries.

17 Sep 2014 - 8:35am

The market for foreign teachers on the mainland today is akin to a gold rush: opportunities abound, regulations are few and there is scope for big profits for anyone wishing to make a quick buck...

17 Sep 2014 - 3:53pm

Sanya is considering building a new airport by reclaiming land from the sea, to cope with the massive influx of tourists to the southern resort, according to a mainland media report.

17 Sep 2014 - 5:08am

China Mobile will focus on selling cheaper phones, with the world's largest carrier saying it didn't know when Apple's iPhone 6 would be available to its mainland customers.

17 Sep 2014 - 5:04am

President Xi Jinping arrived in Sri Lanka where he will launch construction of a Chinese-backed US$1.4 billion port city as he promotes his vision of a “maritime silk road”.

16 Sep 2014 - 5:54pm

Four Macau casino workers are believed to be under police investigation after they took part in a string of protests for better pay and benefits.

17 Sep 2014 - 7:20pm

An ethnic Uygur academic has been kept in shackles and refused warm clothing ahead of his trial in Xinjiang , his lawyer said, in a case that has drawn concern over judicial and human rights...

17 Sep 2014 - 4:20am

A top mainland prosecutor has rejected a warning from academics that high-level officials who have fallen in the anti-corruption campaign will join forces to seek retribution.

17 Sep 2014 - 5:41pm

Rural Chinese are almost twice as likely to be suffering financially than their urban counterparts, according to the first ever Gallup-Healthways Global Well-Being Index, offering a glimpse into...

16 Sep 2014 - 5:56pm

Sources who have been drawn into antitrust investigations with China's National Development and Reform Commission paint an alarming picture of a "culture of intimidation" under the leadership of...

16 Sep 2014 - 2:08pm

At least eight people were killed after a runaway truck smashed into a bus stop in Hebei province on Tuesday.

The six-wheeler truck lost control of its brakes and ploughed into waiting...

16 Sep 2014 - 5:47pm

A Chinese earthquake official refuted a report by a leading scientific journal that hinted possible links between a fatal quake last month and gigantic reservoirs.

16 Sep 2014 - 5:50pm

Typhoon Kalmaegi made landfall in Hainan on Tuesday morning and is expected to hit Guangdong province as local governments issued high-level emergency response alerts.

16 Sep 2014 - 6:26pm

China enlisted backing from the Maldives to create a "maritime Silk Road for the 21st century" as President Xi Jinping launched his three-nation South Asia tour in the island nation yesterday.

16 Sep 2014 - 5:26pm

New environmental standards have tightened the emission of dioxins across the mainland by a factor of 10 in response to rising public fears over incinerating household waste.

16 Sep 2014 - 9:04am

Around half of China's rich aim to move to another country within the next five years, according to a Barclays Wealth report.

16 Sep 2014 - 7:10am


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