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  • Sep 15, 2014
  • Updated: 11:48am

Around half of rich Chinese aim to move to another country within the next five years to find better education and job opportunities for their children, according to a Barclays survey.

Updated 15 Sep 2014 - 11:47am

As water shortages continue to plague Beijing, unauthorised wells are becoming a common sight in the city - a solution that might ease supplies now but risk long-term damage, experts say.

15 Sep 2014 - 9:09am

The de facto head of Shanghai's free-trade zone is expected to step down, five separate sources have said, likely striking another blow to the already struggling economic project ahead of its...

15 Sep 2014 - 8:05am

Demonstrations against a controversial waste incinerator project continued in Huizhou in Guangdong yesterday ahead of today's close of the public consultation over the plan.

15 Sep 2014 - 7:58am

President Xi Jinping arrived in the Maldives on his southern Asia tour, with climate change, trade and tourism expected to be high on the agenda.

15 Sep 2014 - 5:44am

Rampant corruption at the municipal level in China could be the worst obstacle authorities face in their fight against graft, experts say.

15 Sep 2014 - 9:10am

Japanese actress and singer Yoshiko "Shirley" Yamaguchi, who was nearly executed in China at the end of the second world war, has died aged 94 after a life as dramatic as her films.

15 Sep 2014 - 4:48am


Today's Poll

  • Yes: 78%
  • No: 8%
  • Not sure: 14%
11 Sep 2014
  • Yes
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Total number of votes recorded: 190

China aims to become a world leader in nuclear power by 2020 under an ambitious scheme to be finalised by April.

14 Sep 2014 - 6:34am

Hundreds of staff working in Macau magnate Stanley Ho Hung-sun's casinos marched through streets to demand better salaries and more benefits.

14 Sep 2014 - 9:49am

Zhou Weishi, a key driver of the performing arts in China and a protégé of the late premier Zhou Enlai , has died in Beijing. He was 98.

14 Sep 2014 - 6:34am

Lan Jun was a civil servant and businessman before he joined the China Council for the Promotion of Nationalities Trade in 2006, a social institution that supports investment and better business...

14 Sep 2014 - 6:34am

Beijing IT geek Yao Mingyang was an early adopter of smart wristbands. He bought a fitness tracker called UP, made by California-based Jawbone, when it came on the Chinese market last year.

14 Sep 2014 - 6:34am

Britain will become the first Western government to issue an offshore bond in China's currency, finance minister George Osborne has said.

14 Sep 2014 - 6:34am

Investigators are probing the death of the first wife of Zhou Yongkang, China’s retired security tsar. That investigators are going to such lengths to discredit Zhou is one sign of the power...

13 Sep 2014 - 4:29pm

President Xi Jinping urged Central Asian states to step up the fight against religious extremism and cyberterrorism, Chinese state media said, as Beijing reaches for help across its borders in...

13 Sep 2014 - 1:40pm

An outspoken Chinese minority Uygur scholar accused of separatism will go on trial Wednesday in the country’s northwest, one of his lawyers said.

13 Sep 2014 - 4:32pm

A suspected Chinese jewellery thief accused of stealing millions of dollars worth of diamonds across the world has been arrested in Switzerland during another robbery, Interpol said on Friday.

13 Sep 2014 - 2:08pm

Canada has finally ratified a foreign investment protection agreement with China after a two-year delay in a step that may help ease tensions between the two countries and smooth the way for a...

13 Sep 2014 - 2:08pm

A lawyer representing the widow of a British businessman whose murder in 2011 led to the downfall of Communist Party heavyweight Bo Xilai said negotiations to settle the case were continuing.

13 Sep 2014 - 9:38am

China signalled yesterday that it was seeking to expand the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) to strengthen the regional group's security and economic role in Asia.

13 Sep 2014 - 4:14am

Three people were sentenced to death by a Yunnan court for their role in the attack at a Kunming rail station that killed 31 people and injured 141 in March.

13 Sep 2014 - 3:15am

Quality regulators have certified Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus for sale on the mainland but consumers have been left guessing when they will be able to get their hands on the new models.

13 Sep 2014 - 7:56am

Taiwan will begin removing all products linked to under-fire oil producer Chang Guann this Saturday over the “gutter oil” scandal, as authorities questioned a company executive over imports.

13 Sep 2014 - 8:40am

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong started his week-long visit to southern China with tours of key companies and projects in Guangzhou and Shenzhen today.

12 Sep 2014 - 7:44pm

Shanxi’s party leadership – heavily dented by President Xi Jinping’s graft crackdown – is breaking tradition by holding a provincial people’s congress outside the normal schedule to discuss urgent...

12 Sep 2014 - 6:29pm

Mainlanders were disappointed that they were absent from the second wave of Apple's iPhone 6 deliveries as 93 tonnes of the new iPhones were shipped out from plants in Henan to Chicago.

12 Sep 2014 - 6:33pm

A township official in Henan, who was detained three years ago for rushing the stage to embrace a popular military singer, has finally spoken out about the incident.

12 Sep 2014 - 10:39pm


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