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The tigers' cage: inside China's Qincheng prison

Many of China's most well-known politicians have been kept prisoner in Qincheng's secretive prison, thought to still keep its inmates in solitary confinement.

8 Jul 2015 - 1:54AM

Many of China's most well-known politicians have been kept prisoner in Qincheng's secretive prison, thought to still keep its inmates in solitary confinement.

The tigers' cage: inside China's Qincheng prison
At least 10 Chinese residents injured after suspected gas explosion at block of flats

Rescue workers are now at the partially collapsed building in Huludao City, Liaoning province, after the 5am blast on Friday, thought to have been caused when a liquified gas tank ignited

12 Jun 2015 - 12:12PM

Rescue workers are now at the partially collapsed building in Huludao City, Liaoning province, after the 5am blast on Friday, thought to have been caused when a liquified gas tank ignited

At least 10 Chinese residents injured after suspected gas explosion at block of flats
Disgraced vice president of China’s largest bulk shipping firm charged wife’s spa treatments to company
Passenger sues Beijing subway operator after his leg was broken by rush-hour crowd
Chinese water police find man in dinghy in restricted area of Three Gorges Dam
Chinese police detain kindergarten staff after ‘children pricked with needles as punishment’

Investigation launched as two teachers and a nurse at the same Beijing kindergarten held after parents find needle marks on their children's bodies

9 Jun 2015 - 5:56PM

Investigation launched as two teachers and a nurse at the same Beijing kindergarten held after parents find needle marks on their children's bodies

Chinese police detain kindergarten staff after ‘children pricked with needles as punishment’
Children of Beijing cancer victim, 78, throw the wedding banquet she never had
‘Protected’ Ming dynasty royal bridge disappears in Shanghai
Chinese finance minister resumes talks with Japanese counterpart after three-year delay

Finance Minister Lou Jiwei and his Japanese counterpart Taro Aso met in Beijing yesterday in a move that reopened talks for economic cooperation after more than a three-year delay due to tensions between the two countries.

8 Jun 2015 - 7:48PM

Finance Minister Lou Jiwei and his Japanese counterpart Taro Aso met in Beijing yesterday in a move that reopened talks for economic cooperation after more than a three-year delay due to tensions between the two countries.

Chinese finance minister resumes talks with Japanese counterpart after three-year delay
Eastern Star captain says ship hit by strong gust and capsized as it turned to face wind
Speculation abounds over cause of China's Eastern Star ferry disaster

The Dongfangzhixing, or Eastern Star, was carrying more than 450 passengers and crew when it capsized in the Jianli section of the Yangtze River in Hubei province on Monday night.

4 Jun 2015 - 9:19AM

The Dongfangzhixing, or Eastern Star, was carrying more than 450 passengers and crew when it capsized in the Jianli section of the Yangtze River in Hubei province on Monday night.

Speculation abounds over cause of China's Eastern Star ferry disaster
Close calls with tragedy on the Yangtze River
Rescuer cancels wedding to search for survivors of Chinese ferry disaster
'World's first' facial recognition ATM unveiled in China

Mainland researchers have developed the first automated teller machine with facial recognition technology.

1 Jun 2015 - 11:31AM

Mainland researchers have developed the first automated teller machine with facial recognition technology.

'World's first' facial recognition ATM unveiled in China
Taipei girl, 8, dies a day after her throat was slit by school prowler

An eight-year-old Taipei girl has died almost a day after her throat was slashed by an intruder to her school , the island's Central News Agency reported.

1 Jun 2015 - 6:13PM

An eight-year-old Taipei girl has died almost a day after her throat was slashed by an intruder to her school , the island's Central News Agency reported.

Taipei girl, 8, dies a day after her throat was slit by school prowler
British Chinese volunteer fighting alongside Kurds against ISIS in Syria becomes a weibo hero
China breaks up ‘181 terrorist groups’ in Xinjiang
China’s aviation authority to produce blacklist of passengers behaving badly on flights
PLA Navy to show off stealth frigate in return to Asian military expo

PLA Navy to show off stealth frigate in return to Asian military expo

19 May 2015 - 8:17AM

PLA Navy to show off stealth frigate in return to Asian military expo

PLA Navy to show off stealth frigate in return to Asian military expo
Shells fired from Myanmar injure five civilians in China’s Yunnan province
China's local governments lay down rules to punish laidback officials

China's local governments lay down rules to punish laidback officials

12 May 2015 - 8:49AM

China's local governments lay down rules to punish laidback officials

China's local governments lay down rules to punish laidback officials
China's commercial banks told to turn on the lending taps for small businesses

The mainland's banking regulator on Friday urged commercial banks to boost lending to small businesses and the rural sector.

9 May 2015 - 9:51AM

The mainland's banking regulator on Friday urged commercial banks to boost lending to small businesses and the rural sector.

China's commercial banks told to turn on the lending taps for small businesses
China doubles tax on cigarettes to stub out smoking
China to cut e-commerce red tape, back entrepreneurship and ease market access

New State Council guidelines are third time in a week that central authorities have promised to nurture growth of online businesses amid the economic downturn

10 May 2015 - 1:01AM

New State Council guidelines are third time in a week that central authorities have promised to nurture growth of online businesses amid the economic downturn

China to cut e-commerce red tape, back entrepreneurship and ease market access
Bo Xilai’s police chief Wang Lijun kept ‘blackmail list’

Wang Lijun, the former police chief who served under the jailed Chongqing Communist Party chief Bo Xilai, allegedly kept a dossier of government officials’ secrets to intimidate and blackmail them.

30 Apr 2015 - 11:43PM

Wang Lijun, the former police chief who served under the jailed Chongqing Communist Party chief Bo Xilai, allegedly kept a dossier of government officials’ secrets to intimidate and blackmail them.

Bo Xilai’s police chief Wang Lijun kept ‘blackmail list’
Beijing students favourite pastimes: ‘sleeping and surfing the net’
A quarter of Chinese SOE executives investigated for corruption work in energy sector

From November 2012 to April, 124 top officials in state-owned enterprises held on suspicion of corruption, 13 per cent working in infrastructure, 12 per cent in telecoms

 

28 Apr 2015 - 5:55PM

From November 2012 to April, 124 top officials in state-owned enterprises held on suspicion of corruption, 13 per cent working in infrastructure, 12 per cent in telecoms

 

A quarter of Chinese SOE executives investigated for corruption work in energy sector
Chinese medical team arrives to help Nepal quake victims

A 58-member medical team sent by the Chinese government arrived in Nepal yesterday to help with relief efforts after massive earthquake struck the Himalayan region on Saturday.

28 Apr 2015 - 2:13AM

A 58-member medical team sent by the Chinese government arrived in Nepal yesterday to help with relief efforts after massive earthquake struck the Himalayan region on Saturday.

Chinese medical team arrives to help Nepal quake victims
'I couldn’t believe how violently the road was shaking': Chinese tourists recount horrors of Nepal earthquake
Beijing eyes bigger arms exports after Pakistan deal, experts say

Vows by China and Pakistan to deepen security and defence ties will reinforce Beijing's ambitions to increase its arms exports, which could create unease among some countries in the region, especially India, security experts say.

26 Apr 2015 - 9:37AM

Vows by China and Pakistan to deepen security and defence ties will reinforce Beijing's ambitions to increase its arms exports, which could create unease among some countries in the region, especially India, security experts say.

Beijing eyes bigger arms exports after Pakistan deal, experts say