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No zombies allowed: Beijing set to regulate wearing horror make-up on trains
Chinese doctor, drunken patient plunge to death in elevator shaft in latest attack on medical staff

Staff at a local hospital in central China took to the streets on Sunday to mourn the death of their colleague, an orthopaedic surgeon who was killed during a row with a drunken patient at the weekend.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Chinese doctor, drunken patient plunge to death in elevator shaft in latest attack on medical staff

Staff at a local hospital in central China took to the streets on Sunday to mourn the death of their colleague, an orthopaedic surgeon who was killed during a row with a drunken patient at the weekend.

Seeking a lesbian wife: pressured Chinese gays turn to online dating for ‘cooperative marriage’

Staying single is often not an option for gays and lesbians in mainland China. A solution? Marry each other for convenience.

22 Feb 2015 - 9:31PM
Seeking a lesbian wife: pressured Chinese gays turn to online dating for ‘cooperative marriage’

Staying single is often not an option for gays and lesbians in mainland China. A solution? Marry each other for convenience.

Outcry in Beijing as transport authorities ban Uber-like services

Media commentators and online users are waging a war against Beijing’s new transport policy after officials launched a campaign to crack down on paid transport services booked via mobile apps or online without proper taxicab licenses.

13 Jan 2015 - 7:24PM
Outcry in Beijing as transport authorities ban Uber-like services

Media commentators and online users are waging a war against Beijing’s new transport policy after officials launched a campaign to crack down on paid transport services booked via mobile apps or online without proper taxicab licenses.

Beijing officials crack down on Uber-like car services

Beijing officials have launched a crackdown on Uber-like transport services – allowing commuters to hire rides at the click of a button on their smartphone – in what they call a campaign against “unlicensed taxis”.

7 Jan 2015 - 7:43PM
Beijing officials crack down on Uber-like car services

Beijing officials have launched a crackdown on Uber-like transport services – allowing commuters to hire rides at the click of a button on their smartphone – in what they call a campaign against “unlicensed taxis”.

China set to spend hundreds of millions revamping Qing royal tombs

China is set to spend more than 700 million yuan in an effort to revamp the Eastern Qing Tombs, a royal mausoleum complex from the country’s last imperial dynasty northeast of Beijing, a report said on Wednesday.

18 Dec 2014 - 11:23AM
China set to spend hundreds of millions revamping Qing royal tombs

China is set to spend more than 700 million yuan in an effort to revamp the Eastern Qing Tombs, a royal mausoleum complex from the country’s last imperial dynasty northeast of Beijing, a report said on Wednesday.

China to launch ‘world’s largest’ coastguard patrol vessel

China is expected to soon launch its largest coastguard patrol vessel, which could give Beijing a considerable edge in its disputes with Japan over a group of uninhabited rocks in the East China Sea.

17 Dec 2014 - 11:20AM
China to launch ‘world’s largest’ coastguard patrol vessel

China is expected to soon launch its largest coastguard patrol vessel, which could give Beijing a considerable edge in its disputes with Japan over a group of uninhabited rocks in the East China Sea.

'We have lagged too far behind': China hits back at US calls to stop island project

State-run newspaper Global Times hit back on Monday to demands by Washington that China halt its reclamation projects in the disputed waters of South China Sea, urging the US to “stay out of it”.

25 Nov 2014 - 9:07AM
'We have lagged too far behind': China hits back at US calls to stop island project

State-run newspaper Global Times hit back on Monday to demands by Washington that China halt its reclamation projects in the disputed waters of South China Sea, urging the US to “stay out of it”.

Environmental complaints drop 30pc ahead of Apec summit, Beijing authorities say

Environmental complaints dropped 30 per cent ahead of the Apec summit, as harsh curbs to create "Apec blue" skies to impress visiting world leaders delivered stunning results.

13 Nov 2014 - 8:30PM
Environmental complaints drop 30pc ahead of Apec summit, Beijing authorities say

Environmental complaints dropped 30 per cent ahead of the Apec summit, as harsh curbs to create "Apec blue" skies to impress visiting world leaders delivered stunning results.

Lack of regulation behind spate of food and medical scandals, says People’s Daily

Communist Party mouthpiece the People’s Daily has blamed the lack of proper legislation in China as the main cause behind a string of food safety, medical malpractice and academic fraud scandals.

7 Nov 2014 - 10:12PM
Lack of regulation behind spate of food and medical scandals, says People’s Daily

Communist Party mouthpiece the People’s Daily has blamed the lack of proper legislation in China as the main cause behind a string of food safety, medical malpractice and academic fraud scandals.

Under pressure over trademark, Alibaba says it won’t monopolise ‘Double Eleven’ brand

Alibaba has sparked a new round of controversy over its registration of the trademark “Double Eleven” – a highly successful one-day promotion event it launched on November 11, 2009.

7 Nov 2014 - 9:32PM
Under pressure over trademark, Alibaba says it won’t monopolise ‘Double Eleven’ brand

Alibaba has sparked a new round of controversy over its registration of the trademark “Double Eleven” – a highly successful one-day promotion event it launched on November 11, 2009.

Mainland visitors flock to Hong Kong despite Occupy protests

Mainland tourists have been undeterred by Hong Kong’s ongoing Occupy Central protests and have not cancelled future travel plans to the city, although some remained disapproving of the “Umbrella Movement” after visiting protest sites in Mong Kok, Admiralty and Causeway Bay.

6 Nov 2014 - 2:55PM
Mainland visitors flock to Hong Kong despite Occupy protests

Mainland tourists have been undeterred by Hong Kong’s ongoing Occupy Central protests and have not cancelled future travel plans to the city, although some remained disapproving of the “Umbrella Movement” after visiting protest sites in Mong Kok, Admiralty and Causeway Bay.

Top general and Xi ally slams corruption in PLA

General Liu Yuan – an ally of president Xi Jinping who sources say may be promoted to a senior military position soon – launched a fierce criticism against corruption in the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in recent comments published by the Chinese military’s official mouthpiece.

4 Nov 2014 - 6:57PM
Top general and Xi ally slams corruption in PLA

General Liu Yuan – an ally of president Xi Jinping who sources say may be promoted to a senior military position soon – launched a fierce criticism against corruption in the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in recent comments published by the Chinese military’s official mouthpiece.

Tigers and Flies: the Chinese Communist Party's anti-corruption campaign
Disgraced entertainers banned from CCTV’s annual Spring Festival Gala

China’s state broadcaster CCTV banned artists who have criminal records, or who are “morally flawed”, from appearing in its flagship Spring Festival Gala next year.

31 Oct 2014 - 9:28PM
Disgraced entertainers banned from CCTV’s annual Spring Festival Gala

China’s state broadcaster CCTV banned artists who have criminal records, or who are “morally flawed”, from appearing in its flagship Spring Festival Gala next year.

Retrial may start for man wrongly executed for murder, rape

A court in China’s Inner Mongolia may start a retrial for a 19 year-old man who was wrongly executed 18 years ago for murder and rape, according to newspaper Fazhi Wanbao.

31 Oct 2014 - 7:12PM
Retrial may start for man wrongly executed for murder, rape

A court in China’s Inner Mongolia may start a retrial for a 19 year-old man who was wrongly executed 18 years ago for murder and rape, according to newspaper Fazhi Wanbao.

Beijing hospital successfully removes 12 needles from infant girl

Doctors have successfully removed all 12 needles deliberately inserted into the body of an 11-month-old girl, who was rushed to a Beijing hospital last week after a Shandong hospital was unable to undertake the risky operation.

28 Oct 2014 - 9:34PM
Beijing hospital successfully removes 12 needles from infant girl

Doctors have successfully removed all 12 needles deliberately inserted into the body of an 11-month-old girl, who was rushed to a Beijing hospital last week after a Shandong hospital was unable to undertake the risky operation.

Founder of China's best known vocational school embroiled in domestic abuse scandal

Lan Rongxiang, controversial founder of China’s best-known vocational school Lanxiang, has been drawn into a scandal over allegations of domestic violence and accusations that he was the mastermind behind a fight in which his father-in-law was beaten up.

25 Oct 2014 - 7:42AM
Founder of China's best known vocational school embroiled in domestic abuse scandal

Lan Rongxiang, controversial founder of China’s best-known vocational school Lanxiang, has been drawn into a scandal over allegations of domestic violence and accusations that he was the mastermind behind a fight in which his father-in-law was beaten up.

Chinese baby girl has 12 sewing needles deliberately inserted into her body

An 11-month-old girl was rushed to Beijing by high-speed train after 12 sewing needles were discovered inside her body at a provincial hospital – just one month after four other needles were found inside her.

28 Oct 2014 - 8:52PM
Chinese baby girl has 12 sewing needles deliberately inserted into her body

An 11-month-old girl was rushed to Beijing by high-speed train after 12 sewing needles were discovered inside her body at a provincial hospital – just one month after four other needles were found inside her.

New Internet rules allow websites to be sued for defamation in China

China’s Supreme Court announced new rules on Thursday that would allow websites to be sued for defamation and breach of privacy.

11 Oct 2014 - 12:00PM
New Internet rules allow websites to be sued for defamation in China

China’s Supreme Court announced new rules on Thursday that would allow websites to be sued for defamation and breach of privacy.

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