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  • Aug 30, 2014
  • Updated: 8:12am

Taiwanese actor Ko Chen-tung will face a criminal investigation when he returns to the island, after serving 14 days in detention in Beijing for drug offences, according to Taiwan prosecutors.

30 Aug 2014 - 6:26am

Top executives at state-owned enterprises (SOEs) will have their salaries cut and perks reduced, the central government announced yesterday.

30 Aug 2014 - 4:45am

The busiest Communist Party department during President Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign has obviously been its top corruption buster, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI).

30 Aug 2014 - 6:30am

A former party chief of Yunnan province and two high-ranking Shanxi officials are under investigation for corruption - the latest targets of an anti-graft campaign launched by President Xi Jinping...

30 Aug 2014 - 6:28am

Veteran leftist Deng Liqun has made a rare return to the limelight by writing a letter to commemorate five Xinjiang martyrs who aided the communists in the region 65 years ago.

30 Aug 2014 - 3:37am

Today's Poll

  • Yes: 74%
  • No: 26%
24 Aug 2014
  • Yes
  • No
Total number of votes recorded: 281

In the latest attempt to raise the profile of its Hong Kong-style free port, Shanghai has unveiled ambitious plans to create a clutch of international commodity trading platforms in its free-trade...

29 Aug 2014 - 11:10am

A technology that envelopes an underwater vessel in a large bubble, allowing it to travel at supersonic speeds underwater has attracted tremendous interest around the world - and caused some...

29 Aug 2014 - 9:10am

Intensive military cooperation between China and Russia is set to raise the eyebrows of their wary neighbours. One of the developments being closely watched is the negotiations over the sale of...

29 Aug 2014 - 11:56am

The Defence Ministry has vowed to take action against military surveillance by the United States off China's coast as it rejected Washington's claim that a Chinese fighter jet recklessly...

29 Aug 2014 - 11:55am

A farmer whose skull was crushed in a fall from the third storey of his home was due to undergo surgery to receive a titanium replacement, made using a 3D printer.

29 Aug 2014 - 9:44am

Plans to set up physical polling stations for Macau's unofficial referendum on democracy this weekend have been scrapped after police forced the closure of all five voting spots last Sunday.

29 Aug 2014 - 3:33am

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou pledged yesterday that the island's relations with the mainland would not be harmed by allegations that a senior Taiwanese official had leaked secrets to Beijing...

29 Aug 2014 - 5:04am

The heads of leading film festivals and organisations including the Berlinale, Rotterdam and New York condemned China for shutting down the Beijing Independent Film Festival last Saturday.

29 Aug 2014 - 2:14pm

Anti-Japanese dramas will flood Chinese TV screens from next month until the end of October as authorities have ordered major satellite broadcasters across the nation to feature shows of patriotic...

28 Aug 2014 - 7:21pm

Standard Dictionary of Modern Chinese's third edition features definitions for 'particulate', 'wealth management' and new take on 'tuhao' for 'rich who are lacking in correct values'

29 Aug 2014 - 2:17pm

More than 100 medical staff in China’s Yunnan province went on strike yesterday, protesting patients’ violence against them, state media reported.

29 Aug 2014 - 2:18pm

China’s top prosecutor Cao Jianming says preventing wrongful convictions is the biggest task facing China’s legal supervisory body.

28 Aug 2014 - 4:21pm

China’s top judge says foreigners will be regularly allowed into courts to listen to cases, state media reported today, as the government embarks on legal reform at a time of public discontent...

28 Aug 2014 - 12:37pm

China has called on Japan to break from its aggressive past and win the trust of its Asian neighbours, the day after news that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had honoured Japanese war criminals from...

28 Aug 2014 - 1:44pm

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...

28 Aug 2014 - 10:27am

For the first time in 33 years, someone from outside the ranks of Guangdong cadres has been named the Communist Party secretary of its biggest city, Guangzhou.

28 Aug 2014 - 11:20am

President Xi Jinping said China and Vietnam should take appropriate steps to address their conflicts as he held talks with a senior Vietnamese politician.

28 Aug 2014 - 11:09am

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.

28 Aug 2014 - 4:40am

Guangdong is seeking to expand business links with Southeast Asian countries as part of a national initiative to forge new trade ties with nations in the region, says the chief of the province's...

28 Aug 2014 - 1:21pm

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...

28 Aug 2014 - 1:35pm
 

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