Policemen probed over assault on journalists

2015-01-28 15:13:41

15 policemen in Guangdong province are under investigation after allegedly beating undercover journalists covering an official dinner that apparently flouted the country's ban on extravagant meals.

Beijing reports measles outbreak

2015-01-28 14:13:17

Beijing's disease control and prevention center has reported an outbreak of measles in downtown Beijing.

Officials probed for leaking secrets to Dalai group

2015-01-28 13:26:54

Tibetan officials who are suspected of providing intelligence to the Dalai Lama's separatist forces are being probed.

Palace Museum planning to cap number of visitors

2015-01-28 08:16:48

The Palace Museum in Beijing unveiled a plan on Tuesday to control the number of visitors after dealing with overwhelming crowds for years.

Expatriates to be lured for startups

2015-01-28 07:43:15

China is aiming to attract more expatriates to start businesses in the country, amid efforts to lure international talent and entrepreneurship, a senior official said on Tuesday.

Alibaba founder opens college for entrepreneurs

2015-01-28 07:38:48

Alibaba founder Jack Ma and seven other entrepreneurs opened a school for business startups in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, on Monday.

Invitation extended to attract overseas talent

2015-01-28 07:38:48

Hong Kong is hoping to become even more attractive as a hub of innovation for overseas talent, based on its strategic location at the heart of Asia and as the gateway to the Chinese mainland.

Couples urged to have more children

2015-01-28 06:21:48

Family planning officials in Shanghai have called on the city’s residents to have more babies as an unexpectedly small percentage of couples have sought permission for a second child.

Prison officers probed after prisoner fraud case

2015-01-27 21:50:52

Three prison guards have been put under investigation for suspected negligence and abuse of power after being implicated in a prisoner's fraud racket, the Supreme People's Procuratorate revealed on Tuesday.

Parade will commemorate victory over Fascism

2015-01-27 16:01:49

A military parade will be held on the 70th anniversary of the Anti-Fascist War on Sep 3, the first to be staged other than on National Day and the first since President Xi Jinping took office in 2012, People's Daily reported.

Odd, weird ways graft accused try to escape

2015-01-27 15:46:15

As the anti-graft campaign expands, it may become difficult for officials involved in illegal activities not to picture the day the investigators would come knocking on their door.

Blocking VPN is for Internet safety: Official

2015-01-27 11:49:00

The moves to block virtual private network services are for the "healthy development" of the Internet, said a top official from the industry watchdog.