Politics & Society

Mainland stock exchanges suspend circuit breaker after disastrous first week

The Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges announced late Thursday night that they were suspending a

North Korea nuclear bomb test presents new dilemma for US-China relations

North Korea announced on Wednesday it had completed its first nuclear bomb test in four years, like

Microsoft under increased scrutiny from Chinese regulators

China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce has announced it is seeking answers to "majo

Dalian Wanda to buy controlling stake in Legendary Entertainment

Real estate conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group will acquire a controlling stake in US movie studio Leg

CSRS considers rules to extend ban on sales by major shareholders

The China Securities Regulatory Commission is considering rules "to regulate share sales by major s

Taxi drivers on strike in Shenzhen over competition from car-hiring apps

Taxi drivers in Shenzhen went on strike Monday to protest competition from car-hiring services,

Fax says missing Hong Kong publisher in China "cooperating with the authorities"

A faxed message from missing Hong Kong publisher Lee Bo to a colleague has surfaced stating that he

Op-ed: China's dating site market suffers from some chronic trust issues

If you aren't the one

PLA appoints commanders for three new military wings

The People's Liberation Army has appointed three commanders following the official launch of two ne

Military confirms China's second carrier as South China Sea spats continue

China is building its second aircraft carrier using only Chinese designs and technology,

Philippines to join China's AIIB as founding member just before deadline

The Philippines has announced it will join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank shortly before

US diplomats kept China off list of countries failing to combat slavery

Extrajudicial networks of detention facilities that use torture and forced labor are still thriving

Authorities blame cruise ship catastrophe on bad weather

Authorities are blaming the June sinking of a cruise ship on the Yangtze River that killed 442 peop

Beijing pushes SOEs to hire veterans as it cuts 300,000 soldiers

Beijing will assess annually whether state-owned enterprises have met an existing requirement to re

China Telecom chairman detained in corruption investigation

Cheng Xiaobing, chairman of state-owned China Telecom Corp., was detained has been detained for "se

China's legislature approves controversial anti-terrorism law

China's legislature on Sunday approved a new anti-terrorism law, a draft version of which critics h

Start date for China's two-child policy set for Jan. 1, 2016

Lawmakers have officially approved reforms allowing all couples in China to have two children begin

New mainland IPO approval process moves ahead in legislature

The standing committee of China's rubber-stamp National People's Congress has officially endorsed a

Philippines, Japan work to counter China's maritime territorial claims

China's neighbors are taking measures to counter its territorial assertions in the South China Sea:

Guotai Junan chief executive reappears after month-long absence

Guotai Junan International's missing chairman and chief executive, Yim Fung, has reappeared after "

Police raid firm responsible for landfill behind Shenzhen landslide

Police have raided the office of the firm responsible for the landfill behind a landslide that left

Exclusive: Monthly data detail China's often soft-handed anti-corruption campaign

Power in a cage?

Party leaders approve economic blueprint for 2016

Party officials have approved an economic blueprint for the year ahead that calls for reducing indu

Dump behind deadly Shenzhen landslide ordered closed five months ago

Documents published online by authorities in the Guangming New District of Shenzhen show a waste du

Prosecutors in Shandong first to sue environmental protection ministry

Prosecutors in Shandong have filed a lawsuit against a county department of China's environmental p

China copper smelters agree to possibility of more production cuts

Executives from nine major Chinese copper smelters have confirmed they are open to additional produ

Shenzhen landslide kills 91, destroys 33 buildings

A landslide hit an industrial district in the City of Shenzhen Sunday, destroying at least 33 build

Party investigating CSRC officials on suspicion of leaking market rescue moves

The party's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection is probing officials at the China Securiti

Local media report layoffs coming for 11,000 workers at Wuhan Iron & Steel

Local media are claiming Wuhan Iron & Steel Group, one of China’s largest steel mills, is plann

Fanya Metals Exchange founder missing since October

Shan Jiuliang, founder of the troubled Fanya Metals Exchange has not been seen since October 15,

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