Chinese state security officials detain a journalist who recently disappeared after completing a documentary on labor abuses, the photographer’s sister and a close friend say.
Relief teams flew in helicopters and dynamited through landslides Sunday to reach some of the most isolated communities.
China is practicing a new degree of transparency in contrast to its 2003 SARS debacle, which devastated the government’s credibility at home and abroad.
A photo of China’s new first lady in younger days, singing to martial-law troops following the 1989 bloody military crackdown, flickers across Chinese cyberspace.
Peng Liyuan’s attire has sparked a flurry of excitement over an independent homegrown label, in a country where political figures are more frumpy than fashionable.
The new leader will need cautious manoeuvring to consolidate his power and build support from a public that is increasingly clamoring for change.
Once feted with banquets of lobster and shark fins, China politicos now serve themselves at drab buffets, staying in guesthouses instead of luxury hotels
A dispute over censorship at a Chinese newspaper presents a political challenge for China’s leaders, as it has sparked demands for media and democratic reforms.
China’s Communist Party brings its pivotal conclave to a close in largely choreographed steps a day before unveiling its leaders for the coming decade.
China accuses the Dalai Lama of allying with Japanese right-wingers in an island dispute and blamed him for glorifying a wave of self-immolations among Tibetans.
Many Chinese attempting to bring local complaints directly to central government in an age-old tradition are detained as authorities worry about the Communist Party Congress.
A victory by protesters against the expansion of a chemical plant proves China’s authoritarian government is scared of middle-class rebellion and will potentially give in.
Thousands of protesters refuse to disperse despite local Chinese government officials pledging not to expand a petrochemical factory over pollution fears.
China approves new nuclear power plants in order to reduce reliance on oil and coal, ending the moratorium imposed after Japan’s Fukushima disaster last year.
Beijing flexes some maritime muscle in its dispute with Japan over a chain of uninhabited islands by holding naval exercises in the East China Sea.
A Chinese court sentences the former police chief who exposed a murder by a Chinese politician’s wife to 15 years in prison.
The wife of a disgraced Chinese politician receives a suspended death sentence for the murder of a British businessman.