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Jackie Chan's son Jaycee charged with drug crime by Chinese prosecutors

Jaycee Chan, son of kung fu movie star Jackie Chan, has been formally charged with a drugs offence, which means he is almost certain to face trial.

Updated 22 Dec 2014 - 5:39pm
Two more senior Chinese officials from the ‘Shanxi Gang’ expelled after graft probe

The Communist Party on Monday concluded their corruption investigations into two senior officials known as part of the so-called “Shanxi Gang”, paving the way for the pair to face trial.

22 Dec 2014 - 4:16pm
Two more senior Chinese officials from the ‘Shanxi Gang’ expelled after graft probe

Jailed Chinese Politburo member Bo Xilai’s luxury French villa – which a mainland court has promised to confiscate – has been put up for sale for about HK$66 million, the Global Times reported.

22 Dec 2014 - 12:09pm
Two more senior Chinese officials from the ‘Shanxi Gang’ expelled after graft probe

Several surgeons at a Chinese hospital have been punished by health officials after taking group photos in an operating theatre - while a patient was still undergoing surgery.

22 Dec 2014 - 3:33pm
Two more senior Chinese officials from the ‘Shanxi Gang’ expelled after graft probe

More than 300 Chinese cancer patients sign petition supporting fellow sufferer Lu Yong, who is being prosecuted for helping more than 1,000 patients buy a generic cancer drug not registered in...

Updated 22 Dec 2014 - 5:42pm
China's anti-graft officials could monitor assets of officials using new centralised real estate database

China new centralised database for real estate registration will make property transactions easier, but also help the country’s anti-graft crackdown to monitor the personal assets of officials.

22 Dec 2014 - 4:57pm

Wang Lixin, the anti-corruption chief of China National Petroleum Corporation - who earlier was said to be helping anti-corruption officials with their inquiries - has been removed from his post,...

22 Dec 2014 - 1:29pm


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People snapped up rail tickets as bookings opened for the Lunar New Year's Eve services, but there was limited enthusiasm for the debut of the new high-speed sleeper services.

22 Dec 2014 - 8:12am

The debt problems of failing "zombie" companies that local governments keep ticking over with undeserved support could come to life as the economy slows next year, a senior official has warned.

22 Dec 2014 - 5:57am

China will support Russia in tackling its economic difficulties, while proposing greater use of the yuan to ensure safe and reliable trade between the two countries, senior Chinese officials say...

22 Dec 2014 - 5:57am

Nasa announced last week that its rover had found methane gas on Mars, and now a Chinese-led team of scientists has reported finding an organic, coal-like substance in a meteorite knocked off the...

22 Dec 2014 - 12:42pm

The used underwear, which belonged to women in Yulin City, China, had been stolen by a male resident and hidden above ceiling tiles in his residential building's stairwells.

22 Dec 2014 - 9:34am

President Xi Jinping has urged Macau to put its gambling house in order by exerting greater control over the casino industry which has turned the city into the world's biggest gaming location.

21 Dec 2014 - 3:56am

China has arrested an American aid worker based near its border with North Korea, a sign authorities are increasingly sensitive about activities by foreigners in the region.

21 Dec 2014 - 3:24am

A war of words between the bosses of several major Chinese companies highlights a lack of intellectual property protection and business ethics on the mainland, industry experts say.

21 Dec 2014 - 5:35am

Chinese scientists hope a pioneering surgery that helped paralysed dogs walk again will one day enable millions of people confined to wheelchairs regain control of their legs.

21 Dec 2014 - 10:27am

Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement has inspired the younger generation in Macau to press for universal suffrage in their own city, young locals joining a pro-democracy rally say.

21 Dec 2014 - 11:22am

When Qiao Qiao was admitted into the Beijing Film Academy, he thought his future held the promise of glamour, fame and wealth.

21 Dec 2014 - 5:35am

Wang Jianlin, chairman of Dalian Wanda Group and one of the richest man on the mainland, is positioning his entertainment empire as a challenger to global leader Disney.

21 Dec 2014 - 3:56am

Macau should resolve its deep-rooted social conflicts and put more effort into its youth policy, President Xi Jinping said as he attended celebrations for the 15th anniversary of the city's...

20 Dec 2014 - 8:52am

The missile has an estimated range of 12,000km and can carry up to 10 warheads, which separate from the rocket body and target individual cities.

20 Dec 2014 - 3:03pm

China will double the volume of its imports of agricultural produce from Thailand next year, expanding its purchases of rice and rubber.

20 Dec 2014 - 5:33am

The wife of a prominent human rights lawyer arrested in June has written an open letter to President Xi Jinping pleading for his release and voicing concern over the "inhuman torture" he faced in...

20 Dec 2014 - 7:25am

More than 3,000 officials have been stopped from studying for MBAs and other expensive courses as part of the authorities' crackdown on corruption and wasteful government spending.

20 Dec 2014 - 5:21am

Earlier this month, Beijing official Li Gang described Macau as a place where if you don't like the Basic Law you will be "despised like a rat on the street".

20 Dec 2014 - 3:37am

The captain of a plane that crashed in Heilongjiang province four years ago, killing 44 people, has been jailed for three years.

20 Dec 2014 - 5:25am

Authorities must crack down "harshly and quickly" on cases involving terrorist attacks, national security and social stability in Xinjiang, the mainland's top judge has said.

20 Dec 2014 - 5:27am


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