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  • Jul 14, 2014
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A total of 858 violations of the Communist Party’s austerity measures were uncovered in Xinjiang during the first half of the year, the autonomous region’s own anti-graft watchdog says.

14 Jul 2014 - 7:46pm

A mainland news portal accused a leading anchor with China Central Television (CCTV) of possible internal trade using his own company, which is connected with the television station.

14 Jul 2014 - 6:57pm

Prosecutors have filed charges against British investigator Peter Humphrey and his American wife, after the couple were detained last year following work they did for GlaxoSmithKline.

14 Jul 2014 - 6:26pm

Two foreign business investigators for the scandal-besieged drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline have been prosecuted in Shanghai on charges of illegally acquiring private information.

14 Jul 2014 - 3:53pm

More than 100 flights in and out of Shanghai’s two international airports were delayed or cancelled today. Officially, the reason given by a customer service representative for Pudong and Hongqiao...

14 Jul 2014 - 6:53pm

Police detained more than 100 people in a number of soccer gambling cases involving more than 18 billion yuan (HK$23 billion) during the World Cup.

14 Jul 2014 - 3:48pm

Samsung said on Monday it had temporarily suspended business with one of its suppliers in China after finding “evidence” of possible illegal child labour at the plant.

14 Jul 2014 - 3:11pm


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Two Hong Kong-funded air pollution studies in the Pearl River Delta region have not been fully disclosed to the public because Guangdong authorities object to releasing "confidential information"...

14 Jul 2014 - 7:12am

Anti-graft inspectors have found evidence of corruption among party officials in Xinjiang in the mining, natural resources and land sectors.

14 Jul 2014 - 8:38am

President Xi Jinping has departed for a visit to four South American countries, including Brazil, to build ties in a resource-rich region traditionally considered the backyard of the United States...

14 Jul 2014 - 12:24pm

Reducing traffic in the Pearl River Delta by half could be one of the most effective means of combatting regional smog, according to a cross-border air pollution study.

14 Jul 2014 - 8:13am

At least 30 per cent of annual vehicle purchases must be of "new energy" models by 2016, all central government departments and mainland city administrations have been told.

14 Jul 2014 - 9:09am

Taiwan has started using unmanned surveillance aircraft to spy on mainland China to reduce the risk to its pilots from an increased deployment of mainland missiles.

13 Jul 2014 - 10:23pm

A leading anchor with China Central Television was taken away for investigation on Friday, mainland media reported. Rui Chenggang's sudden departure left an empty seat beside his co-host.

13 Jul 2014 - 11:13am

The United States wants China and rival countries to voluntarily halt actions aggravating territorial disputes in the South China Sea.

13 Jul 2014 - 10:22am

Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party may agree to put its pro-independence stance on hold, paving the way for possible talks with Beijing.

13 Jul 2014 - 9:41am

China and the United States are finding it harder to accommodate each other, many observers believe, despite both nations putting a positive spin on the outcome of annual high-level talks.

13 Jul 2014 - 10:31am

Apple has rebutted a report by state media which claimed a feature in the iPhone that tracks a user's location could be a national security threat.

13 Jul 2014 - 9:47am

The latest round of PLA promotions shows President Xi Jinping is moving ahead with overhaul of the army's leadership, analysts say. Xi promoted four lieutenant generals to the rank of general on...

13 Jul 2014 - 10:26am

Lu Shunling, 80, could have lived the twilight of her life cocooned in luxury, with two villas in the heart of Shanghai  that she inherited from her tycoon father, shipping magnate Lu Jiankang.

13 Jul 2014 - 5:53am

US authorities say a bus carrying mostly Chinese tourists flipped on its side on a busy road in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, leaving eight people needing hospital treatment.

13 Jul 2014 - 6:21am

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced that he would be welcoming Chinese president Xi Jinping for an official visit “in the next days.”

The Chinese leader will be making a stop...

12 Jul 2014 - 12:52pm

US authorities have charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into the computer systems of US companies with large defence contracts, including Boeing, to steal data on military projects,...

12 Jul 2014 - 12:36pm

Most original programmes on the news channel of Guangdong TV will be produced and broadcast in Putonghua from September, sources inside the network said, a move that is causing outrage among...

12 Jul 2014 - 7:29am

A feature in Apple's iPhone that tracks a user's location could be a national security threat, state media reported yesterday.

12 Jul 2014 - 5:01am

Prosecutors have been handed the case of a former deputy director of the economic panel under the top political advisory body, seven months after the Communist Party investigated and expelled him...

12 Jul 2014 - 2:39am

Only last week Beijing was choked with the worst smog in months, yet the air quality in the capital has actually improved in the first six months of the year, municipal environment authorities say...

12 Jul 2014 - 12:56pm


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