• Thu
  • Sep 18, 2014
  • Updated: 7:24pm

China’s top naval commander has vowed to keep intercepting US spy planes but said China doesn't want a repeat of the 2001 mid-air collision incident which left a Chinese pilot dead.

Updated 18 Sep 2014 - 6:51pm

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.

Updated 18 Sep 2014 - 6:58pm

A Chinese man who had 3D-printed skull portion surgically embedded in his head has completely recovered, prompting doctors to call the operation a 'success'.

18 Sep 2014 - 5:12pm

The number of US dollar billionaires in China has risen by 33, to 190 in the last 12 months - but the country still has just a third the number of super-rich than the US, a new report reveals.

18 Sep 2014 - 4:45pm

US tech giant is hiring a head of law enforcement in Beijing to deal with user data requests from the government after it began storing private data on Chinese soil for the first time.

Updated 18 Sep 2014 - 6:55pm

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Uygur academic Ilham Tohti denied allegations that he engaged in separatism as he went on trial on Wednesday in the far western region of Xinjiang.

17 Sep 2014 - 7:08pm

Jaycee Chan has been formally arrested on drug charges, nearly a month after he was caught smoking marijuana in Beijing.

18 Sep 2014 - 12:19pm

A deputy chief of the government of Inner Mongolia is the latest official to come under a corruption cloud, with the Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog announcing that he was under...

18 Sep 2014 - 9:06am

A newborn baby that was abandoned on a filthy Dongguan riverbank managed to survive a night of Typhoon Kalmaegi’s lashing rains and winds, before he was found.

18 Sep 2014 - 9:39am

The Beijing municipal government has set up a committee to crack down on “immoral” media practices after recent graft scandals resulted in the detention of top mainland journalists.

18 Sep 2014 - 5:31am

Xu Liqiang said he encountered a strong competitor – a fellow pilot in his early 30s from the Jinan military zone – during the largest air force drill in the history of the People’s Liberation...

17 Sep 2014 - 2:08pm

Jiangsu province witnessed its biggest-ever drug bust recently, seizing more than 2,000kg of drugs and arresting 16 people, state broadcaster CCTV reported.

17 Sep 2014 - 5:11pm

President Xi Jinping should find the “handshake across the Himalayas” a lot warmer than usual when he starts his India trip today.

17 Sep 2014 - 9:40pm

Taiwan displayed how its fighter jets and early warning aircraft could land, refuel and take off on a closed highway, in a scenario simulating a PLA attack that wiped out the island’s air force...

17 Sep 2014 - 10:33am

Typhoon Kalmaegi slammed into southern China yesterday, causing floods and power failures and bringing regional air traffic to a standstill.

17 Sep 2014 - 8:29am

Nearly 100 million mainland Chinese went abroad last year, 15 million more than in 2012. And more than 20,000 Chinese businesses have set up operations in about 200 countries.

17 Sep 2014 - 8:35am

The market for foreign teachers on the mainland today is akin to a gold rush: opportunities abound, regulations are few and there is scope for big profits for anyone wishing to make a quick buck...

17 Sep 2014 - 3:53pm

Sanya is considering building a new airport by reclaiming land from the sea, to cope with the massive influx of tourists to the southern resort, according to a mainland media report.

17 Sep 2014 - 5:08am

China Mobile will focus on selling cheaper phones, with the world's largest carrier saying it didn't know when Apple's iPhone 6 would be available to its mainland customers.

17 Sep 2014 - 5:04am

President Xi Jinping arrived in Sri Lanka where he will launch construction of a Chinese-backed US$1.4 billion port city as he promotes his vision of a “maritime silk road”.

16 Sep 2014 - 5:54pm

Four Macau casino workers are believed to be under police investigation after they took part in a string of protests for better pay and benefits.

17 Sep 2014 - 7:20pm

An ethnic Uygur academic has been kept in shackles and refused warm clothing ahead of his trial in Xinjiang , his lawyer said, in a case that has drawn concern over judicial and human rights...

17 Sep 2014 - 4:20am

A top mainland prosecutor has rejected a warning from academics that high-level officials who have fallen in the anti-corruption campaign will join forces to seek retribution.

17 Sep 2014 - 5:41pm

Rural Chinese are almost twice as likely to be suffering financially than their urban counterparts, according to the first ever Gallup-Healthways Global Well-Being Index, offering a glimpse into...

16 Sep 2014 - 5:56pm

Sources who have been drawn into antitrust investigations with China's National Development and Reform Commission paint an alarming picture of a "culture of intimidation" under the leadership of...

16 Sep 2014 - 2:08pm


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