Beijing probes top official of China Resources unit

Chinese authorities are investigating the president of Hong Kong blue-chip stock China Resources Power, the company said, as a corruption probe into its state-owned parent expands.

China rejects Taiwan's complaint about breach of airspace

China has rejected Taiwan`s claim that two Chinese military aircraft had breached Taiwan`s airspace four times, saying it was a "routine flight".

Four arrests as Macau police halt unofficial democracy poll

Four people were arrested as police shut down voting facilities in Macau after activists ignored strong objections from Beijing and held an unofficial referendum on electoral reform, the event organiser said.

China executes 8 for Xinjiang `terrorist attacks`

Beijing: China executed eight people for "terrorist attacks" in the violence-wracked northwestern region of Xinjiang, state media said on Saturday.

China makes ID mandatory for Xinjiang bus tickets

Police officials in China`s troubled Xinjiang province have ordered that bus tickets be purchased by passengers under their real names with ID cards, starting next month in an attempt to prevent terror attacks.

Hong Kong legal body votes to oust its pro-Beijing president

The Hong Kong Law Society has sent a strong rebuke to Beijing after it passed a vote of no confidence in its own president, who backed a controversial white paper reaffirming China`s control over the city.

China inaugurates new Tibet rail link close to Sikkim

China on Friday inaugurated its second railway line in Tibet, built at a cost of USD 2.16 billion, close to Indian border in Sikkim, enhancing mobility of its military in the remote and strategic Himalayan region.

Hong Kong lawyers take stand for independence from Beijing

Hong Kong`s Law Society has passed an historic vote of no-confidence in its president over pro-Beijing comments, revealing a determination by the traditionally conservative lawyers to confront perceived threats from China to the legal independence in the free-wheeling, global financial hub.

40 workers rescued from flooded China mine, 16 still trapped

Forty workers trapped in a flooded coal mine in northeast China`s Heilongjiang province were on Friday rescued, as efforts are on to pull out 16 other miners.

Xi touted as new Deng Xiaoping by Chinese official media

As President Xi Jinping consolidated his power to emerge as a strong reformist leader, China`s official media has started comparing him with late Deng Xiaoping, who had overturned Mao Zedong`s rigid Communist ideology.

Chinese ex-military leader under graft investigation: Report

A former high-ranking Chinese military leader is under investigation for allegedly taking bribes, a Hong Kong-based watchdog said on Tuesday, coming on the back of the nation`s much-publicised anti-corruption drive.

Don`t see China as a rival, US to India

The US on Saturday said India does not need to choose between its ties with Washington and China and should avoid seeing Beijing as a rival.

In rare move, Canada accuses Chinese of trying to hack govt network

Canada on Tuesday took the unusual step of singling out Chinese hackers for attacking a key computer network and lodged a protest with Beijing, raising tensions at a time when Ottawa wants to boost oil sales to China.

Canada says China hacked science agency computers

Canada accused China on Tuesday of hacking into the computers of its research and development arm, which Beijing strongly denied.

Nine killed in flash floods in China

Nine people have been killed in flash floods in southwest China`s Yunnan province, the ministry of civil affairs said Tuesday.

Cleanliness, punctuality Modi`s mantra: Chinese daily

New vigour is sweeping through Indian government offices after Narendra Modi became the prime minister with ministers conducting surprise checks to see if bureaucrats are in their seats in time and offices being kept clean and tidy to give an air of efficiency, a Chinese daily said Tuesday.

India, China admit to intrusion by Chinese herdsmen in Ladakh

India and China on Monday admitted to intrusion by Chinese herdsmen into Ladakh last week but both the sides sought to play it down saying the issue was resolved amicably through a flag meeting.

China to hold military drill

China will conduct a military exercise off its southeast coast starting July 29, the defence ministry said Sunday.

In Chinese shadow, Hong Kong fights for its future

As skyscrapers around Hong Kong harbour erupted into a reverie of laser beams and giant digital displays during their synchronised nightly light show, one innocuous 28-story building near the water`s edge had stayed dark for months, clad in bamboo scaffolding for a face-lift.

Top one percent control a third of China`s wealth: Report

The top one percent of households in Communist-ruled China control more than one third of the country`s wealth, while the bottom 25 percent control just one hundredth, official media said, citing an academic report.