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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
President Xi Jinping's efforts to exert China's influence on the world stage mirror those of the former paramount leader, who would be 110 today.
Chinese military officers were likely to square up to the United States in talks at the Pentagon over the rules of behaviour between the two countries' armed forces.
Chinese investors planning to emigrate to the US on an investment scheme will have to wait to apply, as the quota for Chinese has been reached for the current fiscal year.
Taiwan's air force scrambled fighter jets to track two mainland PLA surveillance planes that intruded on the island's air defence zone, the island's military said.
Hong Kong is replete with mysteries, ancient and modern: when will the West Island Line open? Did Song dynasty rulers shelter here?
A state-run newspaper called for 'coercive measures' against pro-democracy demonstrators, as China’s rubber-stamp legislature mulls the election method for the city’s chief executive.
A senior Chinese official known as close to President Xi Jinping may visit Japan next month in a move aimed at improving Sino-Japanese relations, sources said on Tuesday.
The central government will not back down from its stance over Hong Kong’s political reform, and authorities can handle any street protests blocking roads in Hong Kong’s financial district,...
US tech giant targeted in antitrust probe, raising prospect of China revisiting the software bundling issue at the heart of past antitrust complaints against the firm in the West.
Chinese scientists have equipped a patient with a special robotic arm that she could successfully control – using just the power of her thoughts – to play 'rock, paper scissors'.
A Chinese mother a huge bundle of joy on her hands, having recently given birth to a 6.3kg baby – one of the heaviest in recent years, reports said on Tuesday.
Hopes that tiny panda paws would be seen in the world’s first live-broadcast cub delivery were dashed on Tuesday when Chinese experts suggested the “mother” had a phantom pregnancy.
Chinese authorities have retracted a statement they made on Thursday pointing to record-sized marijuana plantations in northern China.
A former top auditor of the state-owned China Resources Group has been detained for allegedly violating state secrecy laws.
A senior Vietnamese Communist Party official arrives in China today as the two countries seek to repair ties badly strained by the deployment of a Chinese oil rig in the South China Sea.
The mainland's second-richest man, Zong Qinghou, has urged the government to cut taxes and spending to boost economic growth, according to a financial news site.
The encounter between a PLA fighter jet and a US Navy surveillance aircraft off China's southern coast last week underlined mutual suspicion about strategic objectives in Asia.