Associated Press in Beijing

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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.

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.

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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.

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
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.

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
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

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
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.

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
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
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.

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
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.

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
20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
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.

 

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
20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
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.

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.

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