Politics & Society

Former head of state asset regulator charged with bribery, abuse of power

State prosecutors have charged former head of China's state-owned assets regulator Jiang Jiemin wit

Foreign cloud services could see backlash from activist activities

Activists' use of cloud computing to allow unapproved data to slip past China's Internet filtration

France, Germany, Italy to join China-led infrastructure bank

France, Germany and Italy have followed Britain in joining the China-led Asian Infrastructure Inves

Struggle sessions

Life here's an ordeal, but you're never alone

US criticizes UK for 'accommodation' in joining new China-led bank

The US has criticized the UK for preparing to announce it will become a founding member of the Chin

China Academy of Sciences member calls for national CO2 cap

Wang Yi, advisor to China's climate negotiation team and China Academy of Sciences member, has call

House view: If you must spend, spend wisely

Urban infrastructure

Mergers planned for state-owned enterprises in strategic industries

Beijing is planning to consolidate China's state-owned sector in strategically important industries

Factory workers in Guangdong strike over arrears, benefit restrictions

Protests by 5,000 workers at a shoe factory in Dongguan, Guangdong striking to protest housing bene

Ministry proposes raising retirement age in China

China's ministry of human resources and social security has proposed raising the statutory retireme

Op-ed: The five consumer groups buying fake brands in China—and what to do about them

Dupes, wannabes and insouciants

Russia, China to seal agreement on gas pipeline this year

Russia and China will finalize a pipeline deal later this year that will allow Russia to choose bet

Outside the box

We try our hand at a few new reportorial beats

One year on, no new fronts in China's war on pollution

Premier Li Keqiang's report on pollution, delivered at the opening of the National People's Congres

Over 56% of China firms surveyed saw more payments overdue in 2014

56% of Chinese companies surveyed reported an increase in overdue payments, 

Legislative official calls for tighter regulation of NGOs on security grounds

The spokeswoman for China's largely rubber-stamp legislature, Fu Ying, said on Wednesday the countr

China's wealthy well-represented among legislative delegates

Of the 1,271 people identified as the richest in China, a record 203 are delegates to China’s Natio

Hip to hypocrisy

A veritable cavalcade of contradictions

China's farmers still cash-starved as banks clean balance sheets

Official calls for China's major banks to lend to farmers have been effectively undone by other off

SOE regulators tells firms no pay raises without higher profit targets

The State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) has told the companies it

Li Keqiang's brother leaves leadership role at China's state tobacco monopoly

Li Keming, younger brother of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, has been removed from his position as vic

New round of graft investigations slated for major SOEs

The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection is planning to launch a fresh wave of inspections

White House files WTO case against China export subsidies

US trade representative Michael B.

Xi to visit US in September; fugitive repatriation talks in August

Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping held phone talks on Wednesday in which the latter accepted a

Chinese hackers hit blue-chip firms through Forbes site

Chinese hackers exploited the Forbes website late last year in order to launch attacks on blue chip

China struggles to protect both forests and farmers

Growth vs growth

Some 70 listed Chinese firms hit by anti-graft campaign in 2014

J.P. Morgan emails show connections behind hiring of minister's son

Going full-throttle

Things just keep happening, and we couldn't be happier

China-funded port city project in Sri Lanka continues under new president

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