Students attend their colleges' opening assemblies wearing yellow ribbons in support of next week's strike.
Guo Feixiong's lawyers say they refused to appear in court after officials withheld several disks of evidence from them.
They want diversity training and open acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students.
Geng He says her husband needs to be reunited with his family in California.
A pro-Beijing group calls on students and staff to inform on those boycotting class in protest over a recent election ruling.
Local people march to government offices to complain over 'stinking gases' in residential areas.
Workers at a Taiwan-owned factory say their moon festival bonus has been slashed by 70 percent.
Guo Feixiong and Sun Desheng are scheduled to stand trial in Guangzhou on public order charges.
Relatives say their loved ones have been denied visits, lawyers and mooncakes ahead of the festival.
Wang Long says his Internet service provider is in breach of its service contract.
Zhang Lin is found guilty of public order charges by a court in Anhui province.
Corruption is widespread among state-controlled media organizations, analysts say.
A key member of the Occupy Central movement quits, claiming he is not under pressure from Beijing.
Analysts blame a recent switch to a catchment-based selection system for elementary schools in major cities.
Two activists and a rights lawyer are released 'on bail.'
Officials say no one who opposes Beijing can be considered as a candidate, while politicians say no real choice is being offered.
The move comes after new rules against spreading 'political news' via the Internet.