Politics & Society

Sinopec exec removed amid ongoing government investigation

China's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection's (CCDI) month-long investigation into the sta

Protests take a limited toll on Hong Kong's economy

The HSBC purchasing managers' index for Hong Kong released Wednesday showed private sector activity

Ma Ying-jeou to step down as KMT chairman

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou announced he would officially step down as chairman of the ruling 

China's state-owned would-be GE still plagued by inefficiencies

Sinomach, the state-owned Chinese company instrumental in Beijing's technological buildup and home

Media regulator plans to teach China's artists “correct view”

China’s top film and television regulator has announced plans to send artists to grass-roots commun

KMT premier steps down as party trounced in Taiwan elections

Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang (KMT) party lost seats across the island in local elections Saturday, in

The booming business of the Buddhist "life release" ceremony

Dangerous Dharma

State researchers say China wasted $6.8tn in investment since 2009

China has wasted US$6.8 trillion in investment since 2009,

Hong Kong police clear Mong Kok protest site, arrest student leaders

Hong Kong police have cleared pro-democracy protesters from the area of Mong Kok they have been occ

China may go through US courts to catch 'economic fugitives'

China may sue citizens suspected of committing economic crimes who have fled to the US,

Mercedes drivers wealthiest among China's luxury car owners

Mercedes-Benz owners have the highest average household assets of any luxury car owners in China at

Shanghai stocks' pre-rate-cut rally draws suspicions of insider trading

An unusual rally among Shanghai-listed stocks just before China's central bank cut interest rates l

New discipline commission inspections to focus on Sinopec

Inspectors from the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection have launched probes into a number

Draft regulations seek national indoor smoking ban

The State Council released the latest draft of a ban on smoking in public spaces for public consult

On the sunny side

Keeping one's chin up during a downturn

Slowed growth, rising wages squeeze China's private enterprises

Government policies encouraging rapid wage growth to boost consumption are clashing with attempts t

Drug busts net 24,000 suspects as meth flows continue

China's Narcotics Control Bureau claims it has nabbed 24,000 suspects in the course of a high-profi

Why health hazards continue to spring from China's poisoned soil

Metastasized growth

Handshakes & half-measures

Exhuming the ghosts of an APEC passed

Photo gallery: Far corners, up close

Faces of Yunnan

Abe, Xi share a tepid handshake at last

With a profoundly awkward handshake Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jin

Obama announces new suite of US-China visa term extensions

US President Barack Obama announced a visa agreement allowing Chinese and US citizens to obtain bus

APEC Blue(s)

We pick a peck of APEC pieces

Inspection team finds pre-APEC anti-pollution measures unimplemented

A government inspection team has found that many measures to curb pollution ahead of the upcoming A

Op-ed: To understand Beijing now, go back to Paris then

Betrayal at Versailles

Promises, promises

Do our eyes deceive us?

Taiwan food tycoon indicted on 139 charges

Taiwan food tycoon Wei Ying-chun has been indicted on 139 counts of fraud regarding the use and sal

State Grid Shanghai's general manager detained by corruption watchdog

The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection announced Wednesday that the general manager of St

China plans signing of anti-corruption deal at APEC

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced Wednesday that Beijing would agree to a deal to fight co

Q&A: Chinese football and fandom

A league apart

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