Four former top Chongqing police officers have waived their right to appeal after receiving jail sentences of five to 11 years for helping to conceal the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.Tuesday, 21 August, 2012, 3:23am
Developers will not be able to skip "unlucky" numbers such as four, 13 and 14 in the registration of Beijing addresses after a new regulation comes into effect on Saturday.21 Aug 2012 - 3:23am
Researchers in China have been coming up with some truly eye-popping numbers lately.21 Aug 2012 - 7:19am
Troubles continue to plague NVC Lighting Holding, the Hong Kong-listed firm that issued an announcement on Tuesday listing a host of problems including resignations and disputes with its former chairman Wu Changjiang.18 Aug 2012 - 3:10am
The spot where suspected serial robber and killer Zhou Kehua died in a blaze of gunfire this week has become a local tourist attraction in Chongqing , but the macabre interest has raised some eyebrows for being distasteful.17 Aug 2012 - 4:49am
The fugitive who triggered one of the largest police manhunts in years would regularly exchange text messages and phone calls with his 20-year-old girlfriend about robberies he planned to stage.
The detail was one of many to emerge yesterday about Zhou Kehua , who was suspected of killing at least 10 people in a robbery and shooting spree since 2004.16 Aug 2012 - 4:23am
Inevitably, the London Olympics, in particular the opening and closing ceremonies, are being compared to the Games staged in Beijing four years ago, when China dazzled the world.15 Aug 2012 - 2:04am
Sections of nearly all national expressways in Gansu province have suffered dangerous subsidence following two months of heavy rain, forcing the government to spend billions of yuan on urgent repairs.
Tens of thousands of maintenance workers have had to be mobilised to complete all repairs by the end of next month, the provincial transport department said.14 Aug 2012 - 7:50pm
The reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspected serial killer totalled 5.4 million yuan (HK$6.61 million), as the manhunt for one of the country's most-wanted fugitives enters its fifth day.14 Aug 2012 - 4:15am
German pianist Stefan Aaron plays his orange piano yesterday on the Great Wall in Beijing. Before his performance in China, Aaron played his piano at 4,206 metres on the peak of the Alphubel mountain in Switzerland. In these unusual places, he performs different new songs tailored to the locations, according to local reports.
Photo: Reuters13 Aug 2012 - 9:04am
With the number of migrant workers rising and their financial and welfare situation poor, policymakers must address the problem to maintain social stability, experts warned after a new report on their situation.15 Aug 2012 - 11:08pm
I learnt a valuable lesson about national and moral education yesterday: empty your e-mail inbox before you criticise the China model.
In yesterday's paper I imagined what a suitably patriotic textbook might have to say about China's model of economic development.27 Aug 2012 - 9:13pm
Beijing will officially launch a national emblem for border control and coastal defence on Wednesday as part of the country's overall effort to strengthen sovereignty claims over the disputed territories.30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
The central government's announcement on Thursday that Gu Kailai , the wife of disgraced politician Bo Xilai, and a family aide had been charged with the 'intentional homicide' of British businessman Neil Heywood is the clearest signal yet that the authorities intend to have resolved the Chongqing scandal before the once-in-a-decade leadership change scheduled for this autumn.30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
A residential site in Shanghai sold at auction for 1.64 billion yuan (HK$2.01 billion) after a fierce bidding among 11 developers, despite a State Council warning of possible tightening in property curbs.27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am