Activist and former independent candidate to the National People's Congress Liu Ping has been detained on suspicion of inciting subversion of state power after being taken away by state security officials last month.Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am
China’s deadly outbreak of H7N9 bird flu has spread to Fujian province in the country’s south, the government said on Friday, marking the second case in two days in a new location after Jiangxi confirmed its first case of the deadly virus.26 Apr 2013 - 11:14pm 2 comments
Qinghai party chief Qiang Wei is set to become the top Communist Party official in the eastern province of Jiangxi, two independent sources say, as part of the mainland's ongoing provincial leadership reshuffle.19 Mar 2013 - 5:03am
Corporal punishment in schools is still very much alive in many parts of China, particularly in the south.
While many see corporal punishment as a breach of children’s rights, others argue that it is an effective disciplinary tool.
Adding to the debate, two independent incidents that took place in Jiangxi and Wenzhou earlier this week caught media attention.25 Jan 2013 - 3:45pm
On his first inspection trip to the provinces since becoming No 2 in the Communist Party hierarchy last month, premier-in-waiting Li Keqiang mapped out some areas of future policy focus: housing, medical care and schooling for migrant workers and their families.29 Dec 2012 - 5:04am
A dozen local officials in rural eastern China have been suspended while authorities investigate the crash of an overloaded school van that killed 11 kindergartners.26 Dec 2012 - 1:28pm
Five members of a family - two of them Hongkongers - were killed yesterday when the van they were travelling in collided with a truck on a highway in Jiangxi province.8 Oct 2012 - 10:42am
The Chinese opera troupe performs: The Story of the Wooden Hairpin (left), Aug 3; various opera excerpts, Aug 4; and The Injustice Done to Dou E, Aug 5. In traditional stage language of central China with influences from regional dialects of Jiangxi with Chinese and English surtitles. 7.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 732515 Aug 2012 - 10:56pm
Brushing aside concerns over the rising debts of local governments on the mainland, Jiangxi province is planning to spend more than 100 billion yuan (HK$123 billion) on building expressways by 2015.7 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Environmental activists say a dam that has been proposed to tackle a severe water shortage in China's largest freshwater lake, which supplies drinking water to millions of people, will exacerbate droughts and deprive migratory birds of their habitat.1 Feb 2012 - 12:00am