Graft-busters on the mainland are closing the net around a powerful family headed by Ling Jihua, for long the right-hand man of former president Hu Jintao.
Expatriates in Asia are most likely to earn over a quarter of a million US dollars a year, an HSBC survey said, and even more so if they work in mainland China.
China will send a spacecraft close to the moon in the next few days to test technology for use on a more ambitious mission to the earth's nearest neighbour.
Guangdong has given the all-clear to 43 people under observation for Ebola amid growing efforts by mainland health authorities to prevent an outbreak.
Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso held an informal meeting with Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli yesterday, telling him the first official meeting between their top leaders should be held next month...
China has installed 17 sets of submerged buoys in “key marine areas” of the western Pacific ocean, state media said, a move that could exacerbate territorial tensions in the region.
Facebook and Tsinghua University are looking forward to closer cooperation in future, Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg and the university’s president said in a meeting on Tuesday.
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China will soon start building its second locally designed aircraft carrier in Shanghai, according to a Canadian report.
China put 2,400 people to death last year, a US-based human rights group said yesterday, shedding rare light on a statistic Beijing considers a state secret.
Hebei province will idle more than 800 polluting factories for nearly two weeks to stop smog shrouding Beijing as world leaders visit the capital for next month's Apec summit.
The head of a lard supplier in Taiwan was formally charged yesterday with deliberately selling adulterated cooking oil.
Chen Ziming, the veteran pro-democracy activist and one of the leading figures in the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989, has died, a close friend said.
China is aiming to raise the value of its sports industry to 5 trillion yuan by 2025, the State Council, the mainland’s cabinet, announced on Monday.
Two Taiwan air force jets collided mid-air during a routine training flight in southern Taiwan on Tuesday, killing one pilot, the air force said.
The Ministry of Culture said it is reforming the evaluation criteria for art and literature awards to assess works’ “social benefits” in a response to President Xi Jinping’s landmark speech on...
The World Health Organisation has praised China’s response to combat Ebola as the mainland’s health and immigration authorities remain on alert against the disease.
A new English-language magazine released by al-Qaeda describes China’s restive Xinjiang region as an “occupied Muslim land” to be “recovered [into] the shade of the Islamic Caliphate”.
China's corporations and billionaires have lagged behind in contributions to fighting the Ebola epidemic in West Africa despite vast economic ties to the region, the World Food Programme (WFP)...
China has turned a strategically important reef into probably the biggest island in the Spratlys, Chinese scholars say, and the expansion is expected to continue.
China is seeking Australia's cooperation to track suspects wanted for corruption amid media reports police in Australia are about to apprehend Chinese fugitives and seize their assets.
The rule of law does not conflict with the Communist Party's rule because the country's legal system was established by the ruling party, a mainland scholar says.
City leaders are propelling the construction wave of landmark buildings on the mainland, choosing designs that convey an image of prosperity and power, architecture scholars say.
President Xi Jinping's landmark speech on arts and culture last week signalled his intention to revive Maoist ideology over the sector and to tighten censorship of art and literature, analysts...
The Communist Party is unlikely to ever open all the files on its recent painful past, including the Cultural Revolution and Great Leap Forward, and sees no need to reassess those periods, a...
A nine-year-old boy had his arm bitten off by a black bear after attempting to feed the animal through the bars of its cage at a zoo in central China.
China has donated US$6 million to help stave off food shortages in the three African countries worst affected by the Ebola virus, the World Food Program announced Monday, part of Beijing’s growing...
Mainland media has revealed details of President Xi Jinping’s “fox hunt” for criminal fugitives abroad which was launched several months ago.