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  • Nov 23, 2014
  • Updated: 2:42pm

A Chinese-French film about blind masseurs and Chinese actor and director Chen Jianbin scooped the most accolades at Taiwan’s 51st Golden Horse movie awards, considered the Chinese-language...

23 Nov 2014 - 12:07pm

The United States has urged Beijing to stop its reclamation projects in the South China Sea, as a report provided more details on a massive island being built in the disputed waters.

23 Nov 2014 - 8:48am

Rapid economic development of China's coastal regions, which produce 60 per cent of the country's gross domestic product, has also enclosed once lush wetlands with a string of seawalls, raising...

23 Nov 2014 - 6:51am

China appreciates Fiji's efforts to help the government chase corrupt mainland officials and their illegal assets, President Xi Jinping said during his official visit to the South Pacific nation...

23 Nov 2014 - 6:51am

The theme of last month's fourth plenum was the "rule by law" - but President Xi Jinping wants it to be complemented by the "rule of virtue".

23 Nov 2014 - 6:51am

A Qingdao man who was recruited by a foreign spy to take photos of mainland military bases has been apprehended and awaiting sentencing.

23 Nov 2014 - 6:51am

Baijiu, the "white liquor" always served at Chinese business banquets, is familiar to foreigners but few of them like its fiery taste.

23 Nov 2014 - 7:00am


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Gao Yu, one of the mainland’s most respected and outspoken journalists, has defended herself in court against allegations she revealed state secrets.

22 Nov 2014 - 3:20am

A Chinese court on Friday rejected an appeal against a life sentence handed to a prominent scholar from the mostly-Muslim Uygur minority, as a 70-year-old journalist stood trial in a deepening...

22 Nov 2014 - 6:07pm

Stephen Schwarzman, one of the most powerful dealmakers on Wall Street, says one thing that could help to improve Sino-US relations, in particular among the general public, is to make it easier...

22 Nov 2014 - 3:22am

Basic American interests are at stake in the Asia-Pacific as the regional military balance tilts in China's favour, a US Congress report has warned.

22 Nov 2014 - 3:11am

President Xi Jinping arrived in Fiji yesterday as he seeks to broaden China's economic and strategic clout in the South Pacific, building on trade ties that flourished after then-army chief Frank...

22 Nov 2014 - 4:32am

China, which does nothing in small doses, is planning an environmental makeover in keeping with the political, cultural and market revolutions it has pursued over the past six decades.

22 Nov 2014 - 4:27am

The central government has called for more commercial investment in farming to modernise production and ensure food security, but agribusiness bosses have reacted cautiously to the news.

22 Nov 2014 - 5:43pm

The obesity epidemic is now so widespread it is hurting economies as much as war and terrorism, new research reveals.

22 Nov 2014 - 4:27am

A Korean-American living on the border of China and North Korea has been detained by Chinese authorities, US officials have confirmed.

21 Nov 2014 - 7:22pm

A boom in online shopping has prompted the Chinese government to beef up anti-counterfeiting measures aimed at electronic retailers.

21 Nov 2014 - 4:31pm

A Qianhai authority engineer accused of taking bribes worth HK$240,000 in return for granting construction contracts, says he had four accomplices.

21 Nov 2014 - 6:57pm

Six “urban wind passages” are to be created in Beijing to help cool the capital and disperse its notorious smog – which remains at hazardous levels this morning following a code yellow warning on...

21 Nov 2014 - 2:12pm

Premier Li Keqiang sought yesterday to reassure some of the world's biggest internet companies that the mainland would embrace market competition and a level playing field to foster its internet...

21 Nov 2014 - 4:38pm

China has secured its biggest overseas engineering contract with a deal worth almost US$12 billion to build a railway in Nigeria.

21 Nov 2014 - 8:46am

The National Bureau of Statistics revealed the official estimate of its strategic petroleum reserves for the first time yesterday, taking steps to improve transparency in its energy development...

21 Nov 2014 - 7:28pm

Beijing police had handed over the case of human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang to prosecutors after pressing a total of four charges against him, his lawyer said yesterday, confirming fears that he...

21 Nov 2014 - 9:34am

One of the country's most senior former military officers hoarded more than a tonne of cash and also precious jade in his basement, a magazine reported yesterday, the latest details to emerge from...

21 Nov 2014 - 7:30pm

A shake-up of urban planning could make it harder for residents to move to the mainland's biggest cities if it comes with tougher population controls, according to experts.

21 Nov 2014 - 4:46am

A kitchen hand suspected of knifing to death six nurses and a guard in a hospital dormitory in Hebei province has a history of mental illness.

20 Nov 2014 - 7:52pm

A quack doctor who believes water causes disease and has had at least 16 patients die from his treatment was released early from prison only to kill again.

20 Nov 2014 - 4:49pm


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