Politics & Society

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,

PBOC researchers forecast 6.8% GDP growth in 2016

The research bureau of the People's Bank of China has forecast national economic growth of 6.8% for

US State Department clears $1.83bn weapons sale to Taiwan

The US State Department notified Congress Wednesday it had approved the sale of US$1.83 billion in

Alibaba said to be in talks to buy Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao

Alibaba Group Holding has been in talks to purchase Hong Kong's Cantonese-language newspaper Mi

Chinese jade miners double down in Myanmar after elections

Chinese mining firms have redoubled work in Myanmar's jade-rich northern hills following the electi

China's commerce ministry approves Shell takeover of BG

Royal Dutch Shell said its acquisition of BG Group has been approved by China's Ministry of Commerc

China arms makers break into industry's global top ten

State-owned China North Industries and Aviation Industries have joined the ranks of the world's ten

Fosun Group chair reappears for conglomerate's annual meeting

Guo Guangchang, the billionaire chair of Fosun Group, reappeared on Monday for the privately-held c

UnionPay launches mobile payment app to compete with Alibaba, Tencent

State-run bank-card monopoly China UnionPay has formally launched its own payment app, Quick Pass,

South China Morning Post sale to Alibaba raises coverage concerns

Alibaba Group has confirmed it will purchase the Hong Kong-based English-language newspaper South C

Fosun says founder assisting authorities with investigation

Fosun International said its Chairman Guo Guangchang was assisting auth

Gone missing

Seems nobody can find anything (or anyone)

Fosun International shares halt trading after chairman reported to be missing

Chinese conglomerate Fosun International suspended trading of its Hong Kong-listed arm on Friday mo

Beijing's pollution "red alert" no match for region's coal-fired factories

Cities across smog-ridden northern China went about business more or less as usual on Wednesday, un

137 ICBC employees punished for banquets, travel, "optional" gatherings

137 employees at the Industrial & Commercial Bank of China have been reprimanded for violating

Cisco exec dodges questions on ceding equipment controls to Beijing

Cisco Executive Chairman John Chambers declined to say whether the world's top router and switching


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