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CPC expels former Shaanxi official

[2014-08-06 13:13]

A former senior official in northwest China's Shaanxi Province has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and removed from public office following a graft investigation.

Former Yunnan vice governor expelled from CPC

[2014-08-06 11:36]

Shen Peiping, former vice governor of southwest China's Yunnan province, was expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and dismissed from public office for graft probe.

Philippines jails 12 Chinese fishermen

[2014-08-06 07:03]

Twelve Chinese fishermen received prison sentences ranging from six to 12 years by a Philippine Palawan regional court after the group's vessel rammed into Tubbataha Reef Natural Park in April last year.

China, India ties shift to high gear

[2014-08-06 07:03]

The engine driving Sino-India ties has been turbo-charged recently and the neighbors, once wary of even talking to each other, are now discussing multibillion-dollar deals, working together for Asian prosperity and transforming their relationship, India's ambassador to China said.

Timing, wording of Japan's defense white paper raise serious questions

[2014-08-06 07:03]

The timing of the release of Japan's defense white paper, just one day before the anniversary of the dropping of the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, may raise a few eyebrows.

China stands firm against Japanese defense paper

[2014-08-06 07:02]

Japan's annual white paper on defense has incorporated the latest reinterpretation of its constitution granting the country the right to practice collective self-defense.

Corruption rife in real estate industry, inspections find

[2014-08-05 21:46]

Excessive corruption in real estate was found during routine inspections of official conduct nationwide, China Economic Weekly reported on Tuesday.

Former vice governor of Jiangxi probed for bribery

[2014-08-05 10:46]

Yao Mugen, former vice governor of East China's Jiangxi province is under investigation for alleged bribe-taking, the Supreme People's Procuratorate said in a statement Tuesday.

Diplomat dismisses calls for construction freeze in S. China Sea

[2014-08-05 06:50]

A senior Chinese diplomat has shrugged off calls from Washington and Manila for a freeze on construction in the South China Sea, saying the proposals are "very unrealistic and completely unnecessary".

Seaplane about to enter trial production

[2014-08-05 07:38]

China expects to test-fly next year its first domestically developed seaplane, which is intended to be the world's largest amphibious aircraft, according to an executive at the company working on it.

International backing will help Chinese rangers protect tigers

[2014-08-05 06:50]

Chinese rangers at two conservation zones have joined the Ranger Federation of Asia, a move that will help protect the wild tiger population.

Post-'90 tourists flocking to Tibet

[2014-08-05 06:50]

Every July and August, Pemashung, the sales manager of the Tibet Postal Hotel, sees many tourists from different cities gathering in Lhasa, capital of the Tibet autonomous region. That period, the best for sightseeing, is the peak season for Tibet's tourism industry.

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