Associated Press in Beijing

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Outcry as Chinese woman considers illegal abortion at 8 months fearing draconian one-child policy means her husband would lose job
120 songs so 'obscene' that China banned them
Beijing lashes out at Washington’s ‘pirate-style sense of insecurity’
Fire chiefs and poultry plant bosses jailed for 2013 Jilin fire that killed 121
Chinese prosecutors charge former mayor of Nanjing with accepting ‘massive bribes’

Ji Jianye -  accused of using his Communist Party and government positions to receive massive bribes - is one of the highest-ranking officials caught in President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption drive.

17 Dec 2014 - 7:43PM

Ji Jianye -  accused of using his Communist Party and government positions to receive massive bribes - is one of the highest-ranking officials caught in President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption drive.

Chinese prosecutors charge former mayor of Nanjing with accepting ‘massive bribes’
Seven Chinese students of outspoken Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti jailed for separatism
China ratifies Constitution Day holiday to enhance rule-of-law campaign

China’s legislature has designated December 4 as Constitution Day amid a drive to strengthen the authority of the country’s legal system.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

China’s legislature has designated December 4 as Constitution Day amid a drive to strengthen the authority of the country’s legal system.

China ratifies Constitution Day holiday to enhance rule-of-law campaign
New US Air Force commander seeks air-safety dialogue with China

The US Air Force’s new commander in the Pacific says she is hoping to continue a dialogue with Beijing on avoiding dangerous airborne encounters that have added to regional tensions.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

The US Air Force’s new commander in the Pacific says she is hoping to continue a dialogue with Beijing on avoiding dangerous airborne encounters that have added to regional tensions.

New US Air Force commander seeks air-safety dialogue with China
Beijing eases state-owned monopoly on credit cards

Visa, Mastercard and other foreign credit card companies may gain greater access to the market in the mainland following Cabinet announcement

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Visa, Mastercard and other foreign credit card companies may gain greater access to the market in the mainland following Cabinet announcement

Beijing eases state-owned monopoly on credit cards
China launches experimental moon orbiter

China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country’s first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface in 2017.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country’s first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface in 2017.

China launches experimental moon orbiter
China urges corruption fugitives living abroad to return in exchange for lenient treatment
Landslide in northwest kills 19 road workers in dormitory
China's 'rotten meat' scandal firm sacks 340 people at Shanghai plant

A US supplier said on Monday it is laying off most of the workforce of a Chinese subsidiary accused of selling expired meat to McDonald’s, KFC and other major restaurant chains.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

A US supplier said on Monday it is laying off most of the workforce of a Chinese subsidiary accused of selling expired meat to McDonald’s, KFC and other major restaurant chains.

China's 'rotten meat' scandal firm sacks 340 people at Shanghai plant
PLA lets foreign press attend monthly briefing for first time in bid for greater transparency

Members of foreign press were finally permitted to attend the ministry’s monthly news briefing on Thursday - a small milestone in increasingly confident military’s efforts to project transparent image.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Members of foreign press were finally permitted to attend the ministry’s monthly news briefing on Thursday - a small milestone in increasingly confident military’s efforts to project transparent image.

PLA lets foreign press attend monthly briefing for first time in bid for greater transparency
17 coal miners reported trapped underground following blast in Xinjiang region
China court jails Christian pastor for 12 years

Zhang Shaojie, pastor of the Nanle County Christian Church in Henan province, was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Friday in what supporters say is a crackdown aimed at curbing fast-growing religious activity, his lawyer said.

 

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Zhang Shaojie, pastor of the Nanle County Christian Church in Henan province, was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Friday in what supporters say is a crackdown aimed at curbing fast-growing religious activity, his lawyer said.

 

China court jails Christian pastor for 12 years
China lawyers demand access to activists detained ahead of Tiananmen anniversary
Australia seeks release of Chinese-born artist held in Beijing

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says Sydney will "do what we can to release him" after reports 52-year-old Tiananmen veteran and Australian citizen Guo Jian had been detained in Beijing.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says Sydney will "do what we can to release him" after reports 52-year-old Tiananmen veteran and Australian citizen Guo Jian had been detained in Beijing.

Australia seeks release of Chinese-born artist held in Beijing
Official Chinese media outlet uses racial slur 'banana' to insult departing US envoy
China tightens regulations covering online video sites
Chinese official 'traded influence for jade in cash-free graft case'
Shandong court sentences man to death for making and selling ‘gutter oil’
China saw a drop in mining deaths last year, official figures show
Shanghai zookeeper mauled to death by tiger
Smog descends again on northeast China, closing roads, airport
Chen Guangcheng’s family to visit him in US
Beijing to adopt emergency measures to combat smog
Japan, North Korea talks extended
Sichuan mine blast inquiry blames ‘chaotic’ management
Wen urges action on Europe debt crisis