Liaoning TV host Liang Hongda ran an expose that concluded model worker and soldier hero Lei Feng was 'an ordinary young man.'
Activists fear the government may simply be trying to whitewash the problem by controlling smog reports more tightly.
Ye Haiyan has refused to stay quiet on social media and recently posted an essay criticizing the Maoist left.
The warnings come as a new opinion poll shows that some 40 percent of young Hong Kong people don't oppose independence.
Zhao Ziyang was a reform-minded liberal who fell from grace during the 1989 democracy movement on Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
Wang Ling and her son Miao Juyou arrive in Bangkok to apply for resettlement after two fellow petitioners die in Henan.
State news agency suggests total control of domain names may be on the cards in new draft regulations.
Xi Jinping appears to fear that social unrest could undermine Communist Party rule ahead of a major political congress later in the year.
A newspaper with close ties to the ruling party says Tillerson's comments were unprofessional and that Beijing won't be intimidated.
Hong Kong second-in-command Carrie Lam resigned on Thursday, signaling her intention to run for the city's top job in elections in March.
The clashes are sparked by a dispute over suspected official corruption surrounding an urban redevelopment project in the southern city.
Human Rights Watch says President Xi Jinping ‘has embarked on the most intense crackdown since the Tiananmen era.’
The report comes as police in Hong Kong and Taiwan arrest 10 people in connection with attacks on pro-independence politicians.
The ruling Chinese Communist Party is concerned that 'geographical information' could be leaked that would endanger national security.
A new investigative group will gather evidence of rights abuses that could see the U.S. assets of perpetrators frozen.
California State University historian Song Yongyi says the Chinese president has 'big dreams' but may not be able to realize them.
Some 500 herdsmen petition for subsidies they are entitled to for setting aside grassland from grazing.
Experts say the political system puts too much pressure on those with the technical know-how to stop accidents from happening.
Pastor Yang Hua is the latest of several employees and followers of the unofficial Huoshi house church to be detained or jailed.
Beijing has seen repeated red alerts triggered by hazardous levels of air pollution in recent days, prompting widespread public anger.
The move comes after protesters with Maoist groups beat up at least three of Deng Xiangchao's supporters outside the university where he taught.
Jiang Tianyong's whereabouts remain unknown, and the authorities have refused visits from lawyers or family, putting him at risk, the group says.
The move comes as the regulation of foreign-funded non-goverment groups is handed over to the Chinese police.
The head of the Communist Party's graft-busting division is trying to establish his legacy as his retirement nears, analysts say.
Thousands of people head south during the New Year holiday to breathe fresh air and glimpse the sun for the first time in weeks.
Analysts say the speech reveals a strong sense of insecurity about his authority in his administration.
The headquarters of the Migrant Workers Home non-government group loses all heating in sub-zero temperatures after officials and police smash up its furnace.
The veterans say a government promise to improve their straitened circumstances by Jan. 1 has now expired with no action taken.
Xu Youchen is sentenced to death for allegedly killing a policeman, while his wife gets a three-year jail term on public order charges.
Tianwang volunteers lose access to their content management system, while Canyu.org may have been subjected to a hacker attack.