Competition will be fierce for household registrations in the largest cities.
Residents of Weizhou island say the government also obstructed their attempts to help themselves.
The former security chief is suspected of 'serious breaches' of discipline, the ruling Chinese Communist Party says.
Media commentators say surveillance of journalists and hacker attacks on news sites are now 'commonplace.'
Courts are increasingly refusing to accept lawsuits, while the majority of cases fail, experts say.
U.S. academics say the institutions largely run themselves, and limit what can be taught in their classrooms.
A novel about a not-so-utopian future recalls the democracy movement of 1989.
A death sentence is overturned as support grows for laws to protect abuse victims.
He had repeatedly challenged government policies and actions in Yunnan.
Minor adjustments to the policy will not reduce abortions or human smuggling, rights group says.
The Shanghai-based activist says the police owe him 17 computers.
Rights groups say the public is confused over the law on trade in endangered animal parts.
She and her family fled after being denied permission to board a flight in Beijing.
AIDS activist Wan Yanhai says the segregation of HIV-positive inmates in China's prisons will fuel discrimination.
Wang Peng was told to get out after he tried to highlight what he says are unfair population controls.
Critics say the guards won't stop people taking revenge on an 'unjust society.'
A leaked judgment jailing Huang Wenxun for four years fuels fears for two of his fellow activists.