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  • Jul 27, 2014
  • Updated: 12:46am

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

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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

Eleven Uygurs are working as part of an urban management force helping migrants from China’s far west Xinjiang region living in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou.

24 Jul 2014 - 7:42pm

Li Xiaolin has warned staff at the major power company she runs to stay out of trouble amid the widening anti-corruption campaign sweeping the country’s energy sector.

24 Jul 2014 - 6:48pm

Bus drivers in Beijing have been trained by SWAT officers on how to deal with arsonists, and knife-proof vests and pepper spray were distributed to 21 hospitals in the latest move to step up anti-...

25 Jul 2014 - 9:18am

Taiwanese officials have defended flight clearance given to a plane which crashed while trying to land during stormy weather, killing 48 people.

24 Jul 2014 - 5:14pm

Zimbabwean police have arrested a Chinese man in possession of ivory, gold and large quantities of ammunition, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

24 Jul 2014 - 5:01pm

Andrew Witty, reiterated that his company had a “zero tolerance” attitude to the corrupt sales practices it is being accused of in China and other countries.

24 Jul 2014 - 6:56pm

One of the survivors of the Taiwan plane crash clambered from the wreckage and ran to a nearby house to call her father for help, reports said.

24 Jul 2014 - 5:10pm

People quarantined inside a section of a town in Gansu province finally can move about as they please, as the quarantine, caused by a man who died of pneumonic plague, was lifted last night

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24 Jul 2014 - 4:28pm

A 28-year-old Chinese man pleaded guilty on Wednesday of attempting to smuggle military technology obtained from undercover US agents out of the United States to China.

24 Jul 2014 - 3:47pm

China plans to extend a railway line linking Tibet with the rest of the country to the borders of India, Nepal and Bhutan by 2020 once an extension to a key site in Tibetan Buddhism opens.

24 Jul 2014 - 5:41pm

China is dredging navigation channels in a disputed area of the South China Sea in a move analysts say shows Beijing's increasingly assertive stance over its claims to sovereignty in the region....

25 Jul 2014 - 4:23pm

A court in Yunnan has convicted a well-known microblogger on the charges of "illegal business practices" and "picking quarrels and provoking trouble".

24 Jul 2014 - 9:21am
 

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