Bao Mengmeng, 16, had reportedly crossed the border during last week's National Day holiday after being denied permission to leave China to study in Australia.
An unsuspecting tourist is billed thousands of yuan for a seafood dinner in a picturesque seaside town.
The award is seen by some as a slap in the face for China's government-controlled scientific establishment.
Activists are being closely watched on the fifth anniversary of the announcement of the veteran dissident's 2010 Nobel Peace Prize.
The lawyers say the state-run All China Lawyers' Association is unconstitutional and doesn't represent their interests.
Li Xinhua's ribs were broken during a beating by police officers.
Shanghai-based activist Feng Zhenghu has been prevented from leaving China on grounds that his doing so would 'harm state security.'
Some 2,000 staff and students march in academic robes after an outspoken law professor is voted down for a leadership role.
The government points to a rise in solved crimes, but dissidents call the cameras a way to keep tabs on the population.
Commentators say the revival is likely a reaction to recent volatility in China's financial sector.
Activists say local governments are detaining petitioners in their hometowns, meaning that fewer now make it as far as the capital.
A former judge who resigned publicly from the ruling Chinese Communist Party brings his family to the US.
Police say they aren't treating the explosions as an act of terrorism.
The ministry of public security is getting ready to implement a draft cybersecurity law.
Two other prominent activists are being denied meetings with their lawyers, however.
The explosions rip through several public buildings, leaving chaos, death, and injury in their wake.
The top Chinese envoy in Kuala Lumpur refuses to answer questions over his alleged interference in domestic politics.
Activists and former student leaders pay tribute to Jiang Peikun, who lost a teenage son in the 1989 massacre.
Both men are members of the banned opposition China Democracy Party and plead 'not guilty' to the charges.
Protesters converge on government offices amid a sea of yellow umbrellas to mark the anniversary of clashes with police.
They hit out at President Xi Jinping's speech as vague, saying the government has failed to deliver on promises made to women 20 years ago.
Anti-Beijing chants can be heard as the two leaders speak to reporters at the White House.
Democratic Party founder Martin Lee says the US has a responsibility to support the city's traditional freedoms and democratic aspirations.
Local Christians say 18 people have been detained over widespread opposition to the demolition of crosses in Zhejiang province.
Activists and family members have been meeting with U.S. officials in a bid to put more pressure on Beijing during the U.S. trip.
Seven officers were arrested for the beating of a pan-democratic party member but have yet to be brought to trial.
They slam China’s rights record while the president talks up foreign investment.
Li Tingting says that local police put pressure on her landlord to have her evicted.
Li's move is the tip of the iceberg as big players seek a safer economic and political environment for their wealth.
Xi Jinping will be looking to project an image of a powerful and competent leader to boost his political standing back home.