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  • Jul 28, 2014
  • Updated: 12:01pm

Passengers on flights that abandoned landing at Taiwan's Magong Airport around the time TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 crashed say they had never encountered such bad weather while flying.

28 Jul 2014 - 10:12am

World experts have urged the Chinese government to step up protection against viral hepatitis, described by the WHO as a largely neglected silent killer that claims 1.4 million lives across the...

28 Jul 2014 - 8:23am

Genetically modified (GM) rice, which is illegal to sell or grow commercially on the mainland, has been found on sale in a large supermarket in Wuhan.

28 Jul 2014 - 8:31am

The mainland's Defence Ministry has broken its silence about widespread flight delays, saying bad weather and not military drills were to blame.

28 Jul 2014 - 8:44am

After a long, bureaucratic 18 months, Mike Norton had little reason to doubt that by this weekend he would finally welcome Joseph and Marianna, his new Chinese son and daughter, to their home the...

28 Jul 2014 - 8:36am

It may have been a sweltering 35 degrees Celsius outside one recent July day in Beijing, but for the 50 diners piled into one of the capital's trendiest new eateries, the spicy hot pot was the...

28 Jul 2014 - 4:48am

Opinion

Today's Poll

  • Yes: 67%
  • No: 33%
27 Jul 2014
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Total number of votes recorded: 214

While Japan's navy may have a qualitative advantage over China's, the much bigger People's Liberation Army is catching up, analysts say.

27 Jul 2014 - 10:08am

Every summer, about 100 farmers from Zhoukou in Henan province travel to part of the Qing River in northern Beijing to catch mosquito larvae, which is ground into feed for aquarium fish.

27 Jul 2014 - 5:38am

The central government has told retired military officers to return non-essential public housing after an investigation found “irregularities”, state media said on Saturday, as Beijing stepped up...

26 Jul 2014 - 5:32pm

More than 850 government workers in Guangdong have been forced out of their jobs as part of a crackdown on officials whose spouses and children have emigrated abroad.

26 Jul 2014 - 2:32pm

International experts were examining the site of the fatal TransAsia Airways crash in Taiwan on Saturday, as new evidence surfaced that the plane may have collided with nearby trees before...

26 Jul 2014 - 8:29pm

Chinese relatives of passengers of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 claim they were detained by Beijing police for nearly 24 hours after demanding to see the carrier's official video footage...

26 Jul 2014 - 2:24pm

Ma Ying-jeou yesterday ordered transport authorities to improve flight safety, as the head of airline TransAsia Airways apologised to relatives of victims killed when one of its planes crashed on...

26 Jul 2014 - 3:01am

The graft inquiry at China Central Television has expanded to a Beijing company co-owned by US public relations giant Edelman and one of its co-founders is cooperating with the investigation, the...

26 Jul 2014 - 2:55am

McDonald’s China says it will carry on using scandal-hit meat supplier OSI Group on the mainland because “it is riskier to find another local supplier”.

25 Jul 2014 - 5:38pm

The couple who founded Soho China have brushed aside criticism of their donation to Harvard University by saying that it would only fund students from poor Chinese families.

25 Jul 2014 - 7:00pm

July 28, 2014 marks the centenary of the outbreak of World War One. The story of hundreds of thousands of Chinese workers, the largest non-European labour contingent in the war, is only slowly...

27 Jul 2014 - 7:14pm

Airspace intrusion has caused nearly 100 aviation accidents and the permanent shutdown of more than 10 military airbases on the mainland in the past 20 years, says PLA.

25 Jul 2014 - 4:59pm

Five members of a religious cult have been indicted by Shandong prosecutors on charges of intentional homicide after a 35-year-old woman was beaten to death for refusing to give out her mobile...

25 Jul 2014 - 1:03pm

More than 100 grieving relatives and friends gathered at a funeral parlour on Penghu Island to pay their respects to their loved ones on board TransAsia Airways flight 222.

25 Jul 2014 - 6:45pm

Bereaved relatives of passengers killed when a TransAsia Airways plane crashed on Taiwan's resort island of Penghu have one question: who gave the go-ahead for it to take off in bad weather?

25 Jul 2014 - 9:30am

Military couple Tsai Pei-ju and Yen Wan-ju were on their way back to the navy base on Penghu Island where they are stationed when they boarded flight GE222 at Kaohsiung International Airport.

25 Jul 2014 - 6:03pm

Supporters of the local dialect of Guangdong are campaigning to name July 25 "Cantonese Day", it being the anniversary of boisterous street rallies four years ago in support of the language.

25 Jul 2014 - 5:59pm

Chinese authorities on Friday executed a Japanese man who had been sentenced to death in connection with smuggling a stimulant drug, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said.

25 Jul 2014 - 1:59pm

China has charged five people who were accused of being members of a religious cult for the intentional homicide of a woman at a McDonald’s restaurant, state media said on Thursday.

25 Jul 2014 - 12:52pm

The mainland's civil aviation regulator confirmed yesterday that PLA military exercises and the weather have caused widespread delays at 12 busy airports in the east of the country.

25 Jul 2014 - 9:06am
 

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