Politics & Society

China to build school on disputed islands

China plans to build a school on the disputed Paracel Islands,

China's top Taiwan official to make first trip to island

Mainland China’s top official for Taiwan affairs will make his first visit to the island,

China accuses Japan over warplane incident

China on Thursday accused Japan over trying to deceive the international community following an inc

PBOC announces measures to help exporters

The People's Bank of China has promised a broad range of policy measures aimed at supporting the co

Beijing asserts total authority over Hong Kong

Beijing asserted its total political control over Hong Kong in a white paper issued by the State Co

NDRC official plays down expectations for emissions cut

A senior government official on Monday downplayed the prospects of China enacting imminent cuts to

Official says China ready for India border settlement

China is prepared to resolve its border disputes with India,

Guangdong catches over 1,000 "naked officials"

More than 1,000 “naked” officials have been caught and punished in an investigation in Guangdong pr

May exports jump 7%

China's exports gained 7% in May from a year earlier,

China and India hold first formal talks since Modi win

India and China on Sunday held their first formal talks since Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi t

China seeks to cap fossil fuel emissions for first time

China is working to cap its greenhouse gas emissions for the first time,

Video shows Chinese vessel colliding with Vietnamese boat

Video footage has emerged of the maritime collision on May 26 that resulted in the sinking of a Vie

CCTV: Jiangsu dropped Windows 8 earlier this year

China's Jiangsu province dropped purchases of computers running Microsoft's (MSFT.NASDAQ) Windows 8

Beijing suspends FTZ applications amid frenzy

The central government has suspended applications for new free-trade zones,

Citic Pacific gets approval for $37bn buyout of parent

Independent shareholders have approved Citic Pacific's (0267.HKG) plan to buy out the assets of its

CCTV executive detained in graft probe

China's top prosecutor is investigating a senior executive at state broadcaster CCTV on suspicion o

Google services blocked ahead of protest anniversary

Some Google services are being disrupted ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen square crac

Malaysia PM presses for code of conduct in South China Sea

Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak urged for a rapid conclusion to the long-stalled drafting of a

Looking for a pickup, Qihoo 360 keeps it on the low

Market roundup: May 30, 2014

China orders tech ministry to self-report corruption

China's top anti-corruption body told the Ministry of Industry and Information (MIIT) that it must

China's slowdown is a bit too much for Li Keqiang to bear


China initiates crackdown on mobile messaging

China has initiated a month-long crackdown on mobile phone messaging services such as WeChat,

China State Grid open to 'non-state' investment

The State Grid Corp of China will open two of its business sectors to new investors,

Vietnam accuses China of sinking boat near disputed oil rig

Guangdong to relax household registration system

Guangdong province plans to loosen rules for the hukou household registration system,

CCP expels senior SOE power official for graft

The deputy general manager of Power Construction Corporation of China, Huang Baodong, has been expe

Urumqi attack exposes Chinese intelligence failings

The attack that killed 31 people in an Urumqi market last Thursday highlighted failings in the Chin

Vietnam PM considers legal action against China

Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said he was considering legal action against China after a

Explosions in Urumuqi market kill 31

Explosions in Urumuqi, the capital of China's restive Xinjiang region, killed 31 people early this

China to allow local government bond sales

China's top economic planning body signaled it would let local governments directly sell municipal


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