Malaysia Airlines says 153 of the 227 passengers on flight MH370 were Chinese.
Journalists say people aren't getting answers to key questions about the attacks through state media.
Parliament is asked to end the annual review process which allegedly targets rights lawyers.
Commentators say Beijing is unlikely to relax its hold on the nomination process for election candidates.
Many areas of the premier's traditional portfolio are being taken over by a power-hungry president, observers say.
Eyewitnesses say evidence of her protest was quickly cleared from the scene.
A newspaper backed by the ruling Chinese Communist Party names Zhou Yongkang for the first time.
A prominent website founder is jailed after he vowed to keep posting articles online during the parliament meeting.
The first year of Xi Jinping's presidency was a 'nightmare' for government critics, a rights group says.
Beijing could adopt an even harder line, spurred by public grief and outrage at the killing of innocent people, analysts say.
Beijing blames 'separatist forces' in Xinjiang for the attack.
The move comes amid fears that right-wing rhetoric in Japan will deny the massacre took place.
Speculation is mounting that a formal announcement could come soon.
But the U.S. report salutes 'the awesomely courageous acts of individuals' in expanding the cause of human rights.
The student is designated an 'unstable element' after joining demonstrations and trying to document corrupt practices by security guards.
The climate is worsening for anyone trying to complain about the government, activists say.
The man says heavy pollution has put his health at risk and caused him economic losses.
The attack has prompted renewed calls for the city's traditional freedoms to be protected.
Northern China has been choking under a smog blanket for days, sparking stinging online satire and criticism.
Her husband says the sentence shows might has triumphed over the rule of law.
They call on citizens to join a movement to protect freedom of expression in the territory.
Local officials say police in full riot gear were sent in because the dance had an 'ulterior motive.'
Liu Xia is denied permission to go overseas, but allowed to seek treatment at the hospital of her choice.
China's Communist Party accuses a multi-millionnaire businessman of "mafia-like" behavior.
Any recognition of North Korean defectors as refugees could saddle China with a humanitarian crisis.
Yao Wentian was detained after he received threats from Beijing about the highly critical book.
Wang says his detention by Hangzhou state security police last week was illegal.
Chinese veterans hold ceremony in border crossing in Pingxiang while Vietnamese activists chant slogans in Hanoi.
Bloggers hope that overseas pressure will help them tear down the "Great Firewall."
Activists use Valentine's Day to call for her release.