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  • Apr 19, 2014
  • Updated: 6:07pm

A vice-president of China’s fourth largest bank has resigned after he was investigated by the Communist Party’s top discipline body but cleared over suspicions of corruption, Chinese media...

19 Apr 2014 - 2:23pm

The death toll from a flooded coal mine in southwest China has risen to 20 with the recovery of another 14 bodies nearly two weeks after the accident, state media reported.

19 Apr 2014 - 11:56am

The PLA Daily yesterday published two full pages of speeches by 17 generals vowing allegiance to their commander-in-chief, President Xi Jinping, the third such campaign by the official military...

19 Apr 2014 - 3:41am

Scientists are researching whether so-called solar chimneys, which rise half a kilometre or even higher from the earth, might produce enough clean energy to help reduce the mainland's chronic air...

19 Apr 2014 - 3:26am

Dongguan authorities are considering reducing licence rental fees for taxis after many cabbies went on strike yesterday.

19 Apr 2014 - 3:43am

Today's Poll

  • Yes: 32%
  • No: 68%
3 Apr 2014
  • Yes
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Total number of votes recorded: 908

A county government in Hunan province admitted it asked an administrating city government to grant bail for a local businessman detained for allegedly trafficking ivory because they didn’t want...

18 Apr 2014 - 5:32pm

China’s obscenity watchdog busted three popular online literature sites this week amid a recent clean-up campaign aimed at rooting out pornographic content on the internet, mainland media reported...

18 Apr 2014 - 6:04pm

Weibo Corp executives on Thursday toasted the Chinese social media firm’s debut at Nasdaq’s New York headquarters.

18 Apr 2014 - 6:55pm

Engineers are desperately trying to revive China's crippled lunar rover Jade Rabbit as fears grow that its mission could be over.

18 Apr 2014 - 9:48am

Large colonies of micro-organisms – some capable of causing serious disease – have been discovered inside pipelines carrying drinking water to homes in most major mainland cities, the South China...

18 Apr 2014 - 5:06pm

Zhejiang authorities have arrested the owner of a clinic who allegedly helped pregnant women find out the sex of their fetuses by sending their blood samples to Hong Kong for tests.

18 Apr 2014 - 7:17am

A two-year delay in the completion of the HK$67 billion high-speed railway connecting Hong Kong with Shenzhen and Guangzhou will have a serious impact on the Pearl River Delta, government advisers...

18 Apr 2014 - 4:46pm

The central government's top anti-corruption agency said yesterday it was investigating Song Lin, chairman of the state-owned conglomerate China Resources Holdings.

18 Apr 2014 - 12:24pm

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has forged a deal with Shanghai Media Group (SMG) to make its content available online.

18 Apr 2014 - 2:37am

The world's largest shoemaker caved in to some demands by striking workers yesterday, but the four-day labour stoppage involving tens of thousands of employees continued to brew over company...

18 Apr 2014 - 3:29am

The mainland's workforce is growing more restive as it shrinks. The number of strikes so far this year is up by nearly a third, the biggest surge in protests since the global financial crisis,...

18 Apr 2014 - 3:16am

The mainland's anti-graft watchdog has hit back at suggestions that its corruption crackdown is in fact a political witch-hunt in disguise.

18 Apr 2014 - 3:16am

The government has raised new fears over the safety of the mainland’s home-grown food after admitting that nearly one-fifth of the nation’s soil – including 19.4 per cent of its crop-growing areas...

18 Apr 2014 - 3:32pm

The Forbidden City is spending 440 million yuan to increase security, improve conservation and help build another museum in the suburbs, a mainland newspaper reported.

18 Apr 2014 - 3:16am

Air China has upgraded its in-flight wi-fi system to allow travellers to surf the net with broadband speed at 32,000 feet.

18 Apr 2014 - 9:05am

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 - 6:10pm

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

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


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