A crucial document setting the Communist Party's direction for the next five years came to light yesterday after general secretary Hu Jintao convened a meeting of the elite Politburo.Tuesday, 23 October, 2012, 3:38pm 4 comments
A swirling miasma of speculation, doubt and anxiety has led to growing uncertainty ahead of China's most important leadership change in a decade.15 Oct 2012 - 10:42am
The Communist Party's former propaganda chief died of an unspecified illness in Beijing yesterday morning at the age of 83, according to state media reports.23 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
A woman who was forced to have a late-term abortion last month, in a case that sparked a nationwide outcry, has reached a settlement with the local government responsible by accepting 70,600 yuan (HK$86,640) in cash compensation.12 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Ever since that rain-soaked night 15 years ago when Hong Kong quick-stepped its way both back and forward in history, residents of this 'barren rock'' have faced the same question with monotonous regularity when they travel abroad: 'Has the place changed much since the handover?'29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Yet another blind man is in the news. If the story of the first shocked the world, what happened to the second only fuelled our outrage.16 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
A top policy adviser to the government's economic planning agency says the Deng-era approach to reform has run its course and that the window of opportunity for moving to a rule-based system is limited.3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
So just who is Deng's closest political bedfellow?
Which political leader would Deng Xiaoping be in terms of his political philosophy: Lee Kuan Yew, Chiang Kai-shek, Benito Mussolini, Augusto Pinochet or the Kangxi Emperor?17 May 2012 - 12:00am
Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...
Henry Tang on air after his post-defeat holiday15 May 2012 - 12:00am
Deng sought co-operation over islands
The gist of Philip Bowring's erudite article ('Island mentality ignores history', April 22) is the 'fact that China has a long record of written history does not invalidate other nations' history as illustrated by artefacts, language and genetic affinities, the evidence of trade and travel'.29 Apr 2012 - 12:00am