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Four jailed ex-police officers waive right to appeal in Heywood murder

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

New regulation sees ban on skipping unlucky numbers on buildings

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

Claims for China's household wealth just don't add up

Researchers in China have been coming up with some truly eye-popping numbers lately.

21 Aug 2012 - 7:19am

Troubled lighting maker NVC hit by production woes

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

Spot where killer Zhou Kehua was shot by police in Chongqing is a tourist attraction

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

Slain fugitive in Chongqing told lover about robbery plans

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

China's Olympic stakes go beyond its medal count

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

Rain-damaged roads cost billions

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

5.4m yuan offered for capture of killer

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 composition on Great Wall in Beijing

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: Reuters

13 Aug 2012 - 9:04am