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China launches fresh drive against corruption
Beijing, July 31 : China's top anti-graft agency has sent 13 inspection teams across the country in its fresh crackdown on official misconduct.
Muslim priest killed in China, two arrested
Beijing, July 31 : At least two suspects were shot dead and another arrested after an imam of China's largest mosque was murdered in a city in the country's restive Xinjiang region, police said Thursday.
Canada spy agency says China hacked into NRC computers
London, July 30 : Canadian Treasury Board says Chinese spies hacked into the systems of a top Canadian government research organization.
Violent clashes in China's Xinjiang region leave dozens dead
London, July 30 : Recent violence in China's Xinjiang region has left dozens of people dead or injured, state media says.
India among countries to face 'insurmountable' water crisis by 2040
Washington, July 30 : A research focusing on four different case studies in France, the United States, China and India respectively has recently revealed that it might be impossible to continue to produce electricity and meet the demand of clean drinking water worldwide by 2040.
China launches 'anti-monopoly probe' into Microsoft
London, July 30 : The Chinese authorities have reportedly launched an anti-monopoly investigation into US-based technology giant Microsoft.
Mosque imam killed in China's Xinjiang
Beijing, July 31 : The imam of China's largest mosque has been killed in a city in the country's Xinjiang region that has witnessed simmering violence over the past one year, often attributed to its ethnic population.
China to punish those growing or selling GM crops
Beijing, July 31 : In a move to prevent illegal sales and growing of genetically modified (GM) crops, which are prohibited in the country, Chinese authorities have vowed zero tolerance and harsh punishment against offenders.
China's yuan weakens
Beijing, July 31 : The value of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, weakened by 30 basis points to 6.1675 against the US dollar in its central parity Thursday, authorities said.
Chinese graduate kills masseur to pay off debt
Shanghai, July 30 : A debt-ridden college graduate in China has been detained for allegedly murdering a woman who offered massage service at her downtown home.
China's yuan weakens
Beijing, July 30 : The value of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, weakened by 30 basis points to 6.1645 against the US dollar in its central parity Wednesday, authorities said.
China's former minister investigated for corruption
Beijing, July 29 : The Communist Party of China (CPC) Tuesday announced a probe into allegations of "grave violations of discipline" against former public security minister Zhou Yongkang, the highest-ranking official to be investigated in decades.
Nine killed in flash floods in China
Beijing, July 29 : Nine people have been killed in flash floods in southwest China's Yunnan province, the ministry of civil affairs said Tuesday.
Heavy casualties reported in China knife attack
Beijing, July 29 : Dozens of civilians were killed and a number of others injured in a knife attack in China, police said Tuesday.
IOC names Yao Ming as ambassador for Nanjing Youth Olympics
Geneva, July 29 : The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has named Yao Ming as the latest Ambassador for this summer's second Youth Olympic Games (YOG) taking place in Nanjing, China.
Man strangles lover's son to hide affair
Beijing, July 29 : A man in China strangulated his lover's son to death after the 12-year-old came to know of their extra marital affair.
China's yuan strengthens
Beijing, July 29 : The Chinese yuan strengthened 7 basis points to 6.1615 against the US dollar in its central parity Tuesday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.
China wants peace cooperation between UN, regional organisations
United Nations, July 29 : China has called for enhanced peacekeeping cooperation and coordination between the UN and regional organisations to maximise their respective advantages.
China launches Microsoft probe
Beijing, July 28 : China Monday launched an official investigation in the offices of Microsoft across the country for reasons not yet specified, media reports said.
Chinese search engine Baidu mulling Google-like 'self-driven' car
Washington, July 28 : Chinese search engine Baidu, widely known as Google of China, is reportedly planning its own 'self-driven' car, matching up with the tech giant Google.
China to produce its own 'Avatar'
Beijing, July 28 : China is preparing to produce its own 3D fantasy movie, based on romantic folklore, to make it an epic on par with the US blockbuster science-fiction movie "Avatar".
Chinese incursion will continue unless there is clear demarcation: ...
New Delhi, July 27 : Defence Expert Uday Bhaskar on Sunday said that incidents of Chinese incursion into India territory will continue unless there is a clear demarcation of border between India and China.
Typhoon Matmo claims 13 lives in China
Beijing, July 27 : Typhoon Matmo has killed 13 people in China and affected more than 2.5 million residents in at least eight provinces of the country.
Chinese gambit: On an ancient route to modern greatness
By Tarun Basu : People's Daily, China's iconic newspaper known to the world as the voice of the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC), is constructing in the heart of Beijing a 32-storey office tower that will have 140,000 square metres of working space with new-media ventures alone occupying seven ...
Typhoon Matmo kills 13 in China
Beijing, July 27 : Thirteen people have been killed and about 2.5 million civilians affected as Typhoon Matmo swept through eight provinces of China, officials said Sunday.
China's industrial profits up
Beijing, July 27 : Chinese industrial businesses saw their profits rise by 11.4 percent year-on-year in the first half of this year, official data showed Sunday.
China to boost infrastructure in Tibet
Beijing, July 26 : China has vowed to upgrade the transport infrastructure in Tibet and expand the existing network of rail, road and air routes within the next six years.
China executes a Japanese drug trafficker
Beijing, July 26 : China has executed a Japanese drug trafficker in the north-east city of Dalian.
BMW, Aston Martin to recall defective vehicles
Beijing, July 26 : BMW and Aston Martin Lagonda will recall autos in China over airbag and gearbox problems respectively, China's quality watchdog has said.
China pledges more support for Afghanistan's development
Kabul, July 26 : China would like to see a smooth transition of power in Afghanistan and will give more support for the country's reconciliation and economic development, China's newly-appointed Special Envoy for Afghan Affairs Sun Yuxi said here Friday.