Xi's ideology may be linked to poverty reduction, and will likely supersede his predecessors' in prominence, analysts say.
Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow are handed jail terms of up to eight months after the government called for harsher penalties linked to a prior public order offense.
Taghirsyz Dawutkhan was tortured for a confession and jailed with no access to a lawyer, his friends say.
Wong says the same judges who jailed 13 activists this week after they had served their initial sentences will hand down a verdict in his case.
Churches are raided, believers harassed and jailed, U.S. State Department says.
The department of justice retrospectively defines their protest as a riot, sending 12 people to jail for more than a year.
Gao Zhisheng, recently under house arrest in the northern province of Shaanxi, hasn't been seen or heard of since Sunday, amid growing fears for his safety.
Activists say the authorities are embarrassed that they have been unable to wring a 'confession' from Wu Gan, who has previously reported being tortured in police detention.
Analysts say denials by Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) mask a deeper reality of political pressure and self-censorship.
A retired doctor who blew the whistle on the compulsory doping of Chinese athletes seeks political asylum with her family in Germany, citing fears for her life and health.
The government wants to see the removal of all ‘terrorist content, fake news and pornography’ from WeChat, Sina Weibo and Baidu’s Tieba forum.
Friends say they are worried about Gao Zhisheng's health and safety under close surveillance by China's state security police.
Stranded tourists 'still waiting for transportation' as temperatures fall and rescue teams dig through landslides all along rescue route.
Ethnic minority Kazakh residents of China's Xinjiang say the authorities are continuing to issue restrictions targeting their community.
Local residents and tourists alike slept out on the street for fear of being trapped, as the area was rocked by aftershocks.
While Beijing has vowed to enforce a ban on North Korean exports worth more than US $1 billion, President Xi Jinping faces vested interests closer to home.
Residents of the southeastern port city of Xiamen say they will likely gain nothing from President Xi Jinping's maritime Silk Road trade strategy.
Xi Jinping recently placed a rising political star under investigation for graft, while analysts say there are signs of a nascent personality cult around the country's president.
Overseas minority leaders hit out at the extension of Chinese control under the guise of anti-terrorism operations.
But Southeast Asian bloc indirectly chides China for its expansion efforts in sea region.
Dozens of people are detained and injured after police attack protesters who staged a sit-in on contested grasslands.
Content related to political opposition, pornography, and 'illegal religion' are forbidden to members of the ruling Chinese Communist Party.
The authorities appear to be building a 'home jail' to silence lawyer Xie Yang, who was allowed out on probation after doing a deal with police.
Taiwan lodges a diplomatic protest after more than a dozen of its citizens were sent to China.
The Baby Q chatbot told users it doesn't love the ruling Chinese Communist Party, and that its "Chinese dream" is to emigrate to the United States.
Lu Yuyu is handed the jail term after refusing to plead guilty to 'picking quarrels and stirring up trouble' by a court in the southwestern province of Yunnan.
The ever-broadening crackdown on VPNS will likely jeopardize businesses' information security strategies, one industry analyst says.
The man is among several detained at a beach near Jiangmen, amid growing calls for the release of Liu's widow Liu Xia.
Detainees, who include an imam, are being targeted over connections with Kazakhstan and for discussing emigration on social media.
Activists say the authorities want her out of the spotlight until international interest wanes.