This chart shows the global ranking of Radio Free Asia’s target countries in terms of press freedom. The chart is based on an annual index Reporters Without Borders compiles each September which ranks countries based on questionnaires completed by a variety of independent sources.
On Sept. 11, the Chinese media reported dairy farmers had begun adding melamine to diluted milk as a way to boost protein count with production costs on the rise.
This map shows the locations of large scale protests in China since Oct. 13, 2008. The protests, which involved several hundred people or more, were organized to demand government intervention in issues ranging from land disputes to toxic dumping and pollution.
Photos trace the Tibetan writer Woeser's life from girlhood to the present day.