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Protests reignited by shocking images appearing to show unarmed man being beaten by officers

Democracy protests have been reignited by footage which appears to show a group of plain-clothes police officers carrying out a violent and sustained attack on an unarmed and restrained protester.
Thursday, 16 October, 2014, 8:41am47 comments More on Occupy Central

Ex-security tsar Zhou Yongkang's fate to be decided at party plenum

The Communist Party's powerful Central Committee will decide whether to expel and prosecute former security tsar Zhou Yongkang when the party plenum gets under way on Monday.
16 Oct 2014 - 7:52amMore on Zhou Yongkang

Ebola fears blamed for poor turnout at mainland's largest trade fair

The number of buyers attending the mainland's largest trade fair was down significantly on the first day of its autumn session, with the downturn attributed to fear of Ebola and global economic gloom.
16 Oct 2014 - 8:53am2 comments

Younger Xi speaks out in article to defend reputation of reclusive actress wife

President Xi Jinping's younger brother revealed publicly yesterday for the first time that the woman once dubbed the "military's first beauty" and who vanished from the limelight six years ago was his wife.
16 Oct 2014 - 4:59am

Test takers vie for more than 22,000 public service jobs in China

The central government will offer a record number of national public service positions next year, according to the organiser of the official entrance exam.
16 Oct 2014 - 5:13am

OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 18: Full coverage of the day's events

Review Civic Party vice-chairwoman Tanya Chan says Ken Tsang was slapped and hit with a hard object in police custody after an alleged beating by officers was caught on camera and aired on television.
16 Oct 2014 - 8:49am864 comments More on Occupy Central

China’s top economic adviser focuses on growth and restructuring during trip to Jiangsu province

Top economic policy adviser Liu He focused on China’s economic growth and restructuring during a three-day trip to Jiangsu province that ended on Friday in preparation for a key meeting on next year’s policies.
16 Oct 2014 - 8:54am

Guangzhou taxi drivers strike over licence fees, black cabs

Taxi drivers in Guangzhou went on strike yesterday as the Canton Fair opened, with some claiming that more than two-thirds of the city's cabbies had joined the industrial action.
16 Oct 2014 - 4:53am

Still chance of talks between Xi and Abe, says diplomat

There was a significant opportunity for a first meeting between Chinese and Japanese leaders at a regional gathering near Beijing next month, but the ball was in Tokyo's court, China's envoy to Japan said.
16 Oct 2014 - 8:52am1 comment

LIVE: Night of anger, scuffles and pepper spray in Hong Kong after alleged police beating

New Good morning and welcome to our ongoing live coverage of Hong Kong's Occupy movement.
16 Oct 2014 - 8:54am2 commentsMore on Occupy Central

Beijing 'not behind leak of CY deal'

An authoritative source in Beijing dismissed speculation the central government was behind the leak of documents on a multimillion-dollar deal that plunged Leung Chun-ying in a political and legal crisis.
16 Oct 2014 - 8:49am4 comments More on Leung Chun-ying

Artists should raise public morality, Xi tells arts forum

16 Oct 2014 - 4:53am1 comment

Hongkongers are 'overworked, overstressed and overwhelmed'

16 Oct 2014 - 7:38am2 comments

Mainland liaison office rebukes Taiwan over ‘irresponsible comments’ on Hong Kong protests

16 Oct 2014 - 3:42am15 comments

Image problem for police as video of officers beating protester is beamed around the world

16 Oct 2014 - 8:48am8 comments

Is Jakarta's great sea wall doomed to fail before it even starts?

16 Oct 2014 - 4:28am

Seventeen dead and nearly 150 missing as avalanche hits Annapurna trekking circuit in Nepal

16 Oct 2014 - 3:13am

New Bangkok 'Super Tower' to be tallest in Southeast Asia at 615 metres

16 Oct 2014 - 8:51am1 comment

The nightmare scenario: a mutating Ebola that spreads easier

16 Oct 2014 - 4:32am1 comment

Coalition united against Islamic State but divided on Syria and the Kurds

16 Oct 2014 - 3:56am

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Protesters must give up this battle to continue their war for democracy

16 Oct 2014 - 8:04am5 comments

Jean Tirole, winner of Nobel prize for economics, is patron saint of regulators

16 Oct 2014 - 8:07am

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Triads infiltrated camps of Occupy supporters and detractors, say police

Clifford Lo Up to 200 gangsters from two major triads across the city were mobilised to infiltrate the camps of supporters and detractors of the Occupy protests during chaos in Mong Kok more than a week ago, police said.
13 Oct 2014 - 5:36pm12 comments

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Is Jakarta's great sea wall doomed to fail before it even starts?

A multibillion-dollar scheme to build a huge sea wall to combat flooding in Jakarta has some wondering whether such an ambitious plan will ever be completed in a country with a history of corruption and failed megaprojects.
16 Oct 2014 - 4:28am



The nightmare scenario: a mutating Ebola that spreads easier

The Ebola virus circulating in West Africa is already different from previous strains. Some scientists are concerned that alterations in the virus that occur as that pathogen continues to evolve could pose new dangers.
16 Oct 2014 - 4:32am1 comment More on Ebola Virus

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Kindergartens warned over 'advanced' lessons; girl, 13, back home after romance plans dashed

16 Oct 2014

Honest client rights 1 million yuan bank bungle; Wealthy married woman claims bully boyfriend stole car and valuables

15 Oct 2014
Ethnic tensions

Pregnant police officer among eight killed in Xinjiang stabbing spree: reports

14 Oct 20142 comments

YouTubers react to Occupy Central with summaries, spoofs and songs

14 Oct 2014

'London' cabs ply Shanghai streets; Traditional medicine put to test

14 Oct 2014

Chinese art professor caught kissing students sparks public outrage

13 Oct 20143 comments

Teacher held in Beijing over rape claim; Fake spring water in Henan; Hunan customs seizes iPhones

13 Oct 2014

Anonymous group of hackers release data from Chinese government sites

13 Oct 20142 comments

Global Times warns Taiwan against 'morbid nostalgia' for Chiang Kai-shek era

11 Oct 20141 comment

Deleted article on Jimmy Lai sheds light on Chinese censors' media spin

11 Oct 20143 comments

Breastfed baby gets drunk; Grandpa kills child smuggler

11 Oct 2014

New Internet rules allow websites to be sued for defamation in China

11 Oct 2014

Chinese traders sell cocaine, meth and fake identities in ‘deep web’ markets

13 Oct 20141 comment

Pet peeve turns into online family feud; gambling addict jailed for 1.4 billion yuan fraud

10 Oct 2014



Slowing China inflation fans concerns over global growth

Mainland inflation hit its lowest in nearly five years in the latest sign that the Chinese economy might be slowing and adding to the worldwide economic gloom, triggering a stocks sell-off in the US and Europe.
16 Oct 2014 - 5:25am

CICC chairman set to join Asian infrastructure bank

A day after losing its chief executive, sources said China International Capital Corp (CICC) is set to lose its chairman. Jin Liqun will resign as chairman after about one year in the job.
16 Oct 2014 - 6:11am



Demand for land in first-tier mainland cities remains strong

Mainland developers' appetite for land in first-tier cities remains positive despite mounting liquidity risks amid a wider property market downturn.
16 Oct 2014 - 5:44am

DJ John Digweed still chasing the thrill of new music

DJ John Digweed still gets a thrill from new tunes, even if he has to wade through hours of bad stuff to unearth them.
15 Oct 2014 - 11:04pm

Janice Vidal's fuller figure has unfairly made her the subject of ridicule in the press

15 Oct 2014

In The Judge, Iron Man star Robert Downey Jnr takes a more realistic role

15 Oct 2014

US Navy treats Google Glass addict

Scientists have treated a man they believe to be the first patient with internet addiction disorder brought on by overuse of Google Glass.
16 Oct 2014 - 4:06amMore on Google

Study suggests that humans on Mars may start to die after just 68 days

16 Oct 2014

Email vulnerable to 'Poodle' attack, Google warns

16 Oct 20141 comment




Ernie Els is happy to be back where the dream began

Almost two decades ago, a skinnier and hungrier Ernie Els turned up in Hong Kong with stars in his eyes and big plans to conquer the world. And he did that, going on to win four majors, the last in 2012 at the Open Championship in Britain.
15 Oct 2014 - 10:06pmMore on Hong Kong Open 2014



In The Judge, Iron Man star Robert Downey Jnr takes a more realistic role

Robert Downey Jnr leaves the superhero world of Iron Man behind to join veteran actor Robert Duvall in a film that brings fractured family relationships to the fore.
15 Oct 2014 - 11:07pm

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