• Sun
  • Oct 26, 2014
  • Updated: 2:33pm

The photographs, taken over 20 years ago, show a farm visit, a factory tour and a dinner with members of an ethnic minority.

26 Oct 2014 - 6:03am

Two years in and some corrupt cadres remain undeterred by the Communist Party's sweeping crackdown, according to the nation's top graft-buster.

26 Oct 2014 - 4:09am

Beijing will revive anti-pollution measures used for the 2008 Olympics for next month's Apec summit, ordering a 40 per cent cut in the output of contaminants in the capital.

26 Oct 2014 - 6:03am

Mainland censors will track and penalise individual and group internet users for "illegal activity and dishonest behaviour" under a new centralised "credit" system.

26 Oct 2014 - 6:03am

It's not unusual for nightlife venues to push the boundaries of taste with gory Halloween theme nights - but Macau's biggest club has been accused of seriously crossing the line.

26 Oct 2014 - 9:55am

Xiong Yang, 54, is a water-treatment engineer who is passionate about preserving vital rivers.

26 Oct 2014 - 6:03am

A Chinese study on how tobacco use damages the brain has also stumbled upon evidence heavy smoking can boost concentration and imagination - something scientists say could shed light on why many...

26 Oct 2014 - 6:03am


Today's Poll

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China has pledged 500 million yuan (HK$630 million) to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea to battle the Ebola epidemic - its largest round of aid yet to help contain the spread of the deadly virus...

25 Oct 2014 - 10:07am

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Taipei on Saturday for Asia’s largest gay rights parade, with many urging parliament to push through a controversial bill recognising same-sex...

25 Oct 2014 - 7:08pm

With less than two weeks until world leaders arrive for the AsiaPacific Economic Cooperation summit, Beijing has stepped up pollution monitoring as it tries to lift the veil of smog choking the...

25 Oct 2014 - 2:59am

China's top diplomat will visit Vietnam next week as part of efforts to ease tension over maritime disputes in the South China Sea ahead of talks on a code of conduct for the waters.

25 Oct 2014 - 3:48am

The Kuomintang is fighting a tough campaign for local elections in Taiwan next month in a vote seen as the prelude to the 2016 presidential poll.

25 Oct 2014 - 4:02am

Public funds allocated to agriculture projects have become a "growth area" for corruption as China has invested heavily in rural regions over the past decade, recent anti-corruption investigations...

25 Oct 2014 - 3:48am

Scammers posing as members of elite anti-corruption agency the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection swindled nearly 90,000 yuan (HK$111,000) from a man in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, the...

24 Oct 2014 - 8:11pm

Doctors have decided to surgically remove three life-threatening sewing needles which have pierced dangerously close to the heart of an 11-month-old girl – and leave nine more alone amid fears...

24 Oct 2014 - 5:00pm

Police in Shaoxing, Zhejiang province have arrested more than 120 people and seized around 1,300 relics in relation to 144 cases of tomb raiding.

24 Oct 2014 - 9:06pm

A Canadian couple accused of spying near China’s sensitive border with North Korea has been kept in near isolation for more than 80 days, their son said, and they have repeatedly been denied...

24 Oct 2014 - 5:28pm

Guangzhou's non-government sector fears an imminent clampdown after city authorities said they were considering new measures against "illegal" social organisations.

24 Oct 2014 - 9:16am

The Communist Party vowed to stop interference in the courts and to ensure the constitution was upheld as it wrapped up an annual agenda-setting gathering of the Central Committee on Thursday.

24 Oct 2014 - 6:30pm

The Communist Party ended its fourth plenum with pledges to rule the country according to the constitution and to better protect citizens' rights.

24 Oct 2014 - 6:45pm

China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country’s first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface in 2017.

24 Oct 2014 - 12:28pm

Beijing will remain shrouded in smog until tomorrow, forecasters have warned.

24 Oct 2014 - 5:45am

China wants closer military ties with Tehran, Defence Minister Chang Wanquan told the visiting head of the Iranian navy, state media reported. He reaffirmed the nations' diplomatic ties despite...

24 Oct 2014 - 5:55am

That there was no announcement of the fate of disgraced Zhou Yongkang or of personnel changes in the army leadership in the communiqué issued at the end of the Communist Party's fourth plenum...

24 Oct 2014 - 6:01am

Dozens of suspects were detained at a hotel and a night club in Dongguan last week for alleged involvement in the sex trade, local police said.

Police launched a sudden raid on the hotels...

23 Oct 2014 - 7:36pm

Four farmers in Henan province passed off South Korean banknotes as US dollars in a currency exchange swindle that targeted elderly people, local state media have reported.

24 Oct 2014 - 8:54am

President Xi Jinping is likely to oversee the Central Politics and Law Commission in an effort increase transparency and cut police interference as China aims to become a country governed by rule...

23 Oct 2014 - 7:14pm


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