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  • Jul 24, 2014
  • Updated: 4:19pm

People quarantined inside a section of a town in Gansu province finally can move about as they please, as the quarantine, caused by a man who died of pneumonic plague, was lifted last night

24 Jul 2014 - 1:59pm

China plans to extend a railway line linking Tibet with the rest of the country to the borders of India, Nepal and Bhutan by 2020 once an extension to a key site in Tibetan Buddhism opens.

Updated 24 Jul 2014 - 3:46pm

A 28-year-old Chinese man pleaded guilty on Wednesday of attempting to smuggle military technology obtained from undercover US agents out of the United States to China.

Updated 24 Jul 2014 - 3:47pm

China is dredging navigation channels in a disputed area of the South China Sea in a move analysts say shows Beijing's increasingly assertive stance over its claims to sovereignty in the region....

24 Jul 2014 - 9:23am

The chief of British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline, Sir Andrew Witty, reiterated on Wednesday that his company had a “zero tolerance” attitude to the corrupt sales practices it is being...

24 Jul 2014 - 1:29pm

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If the Communist Party is to continue ruling the world’s most populous nation, it will have to win “eight new types” of battles, cautions a top party scholar.

24 Jul 2014 - 9:55am

A county in Beijing is setting up an anti-corruption team to keep an eye on cadres so that they behave themselves away from work.

23 Jul 2014 - 3:50pm

A mainland author of popular historical novels is helping China’s top anti-graft watchdog in its efforts to promote its wide-ranging investigation into corrupt officials.

23 Jul 2014 - 6:47pm

Typhoon Matmo on Wednesday was downgraded to a tropical storm as it made landfall in heavily populated Fujian province after crossing Taiwan overnight causing only minor damage.

23 Jul 2014 - 9:02pm

Twelve mainland airports, many of them among the busiest, will be hit by widespread delays until the middle of next month because of what are believed to be PLA military exercises.

23 Jul 2014 - 5:20pm

The Qinghai-Tibet Railway’s spur line from Lhasa to Shigatse may be open to traffic next month, with the completion of track tests on Tuesday, People’s Daily reported.

23 Jul 2014 - 4:54pm

Chinese reports about a giant inflatable toad have been deleted from the internet after social media users compared the puffed-up animal to former Communist Party chief Jiang Zemin.

23 Jul 2014 - 3:52pm

China's involvement in Africa will face complications because Western nations are stepping up their military presence on the continent, Chinese think tank says.

23 Jul 2014 - 11:47am

Last month was the world's hottest June since records began in 1880, US government scientists said, as authorities warned that temperatures in southern China could top 40 degrees Celsius today.

23 Jul 2014 - 4:34am

Part of a city in Gansu province remained sealed off yesterday after the death of a local man from pneumonic plague last week.

23 Jul 2014 - 4:15pm

Shanghai authorities are investigating 22 restaurants and food distributors, including McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Burger King, Papa Johns and 7-Eleven, that bought meat from Husi Food.

23 Jul 2014 - 3:59pm

Wenzhou in Zhejiang province is known as China's Jerusalem. One million of the city's eight million legal residents are Christian. Huge crosses rise towards the sky on many of the city's more than...

23 Jul 2014 - 9:55am

The first church in Wenzhou was founded by a one-legged Scotsman named George Stott and his wife, Grace.

23 Jul 2014 - 5:07am

E-commerce giant said the background of investors mattered less to the company than the market, after The New York Times revealed political connections of some shareholders.

23 Jul 2014 - 10:39am

A veteran Guangzhou-based journalist said he was sacked for writing a column for Hong Kong media following Beijing's introduction of a rule banning mainland reporters from contributing to overseas...

23 Jul 2014 - 7:13pm

Exactly half of all the Chinese consumers who took part in an online poll today say they no longer trust Western fast-food companies following the new scandal surrounding rotten meat.


22 Jul 2014 - 6:07pm

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23 Jul 2014 - 10:52am

The National People’s Congress’ Standing Committee's inspection group to battle crimes committed against children report on findings in five provinces and Chongqing municipality.

22 Jul 2014 - 4:01pm

Mouldy bread was sent to victims of Typhoon Rammasun in Hainan province in the latest scandal involving mainland relief efforts.

22 Jul 2014 - 2:57pm

As mobile phones become the top way to access the internet on the mainland, rights activists are worried that online censorship may extend to mobile web applications.

22 Jul 2014 - 12:13pm


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