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.
Police in mainland China helped Indonesian counterparts bust cybercrime syndicate.
President Xi's call for total loyalty from the People's Liberation Army is intended to send a warning to his critics within party ranks, analysts say.
Users say the move is part of a long-term strategy to limit what Chinese internet users can see online
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Writer Yu Jie says the ruling Chinese Communist Party's influence on speech far beyond its borders is growing all the time through various formal and informal channels.
The new president of Interpol is a vice minister of public security in China, which is increasingly pursuing 'suspects' overseas.
Environmental writer Zheng Yi says Chinese officials are already well used to converting widespread environment destruction into cash and then fleeing overseas.
A yawning privilege and funding gap between China's richest and poorest regions is once more prompting calls for the abolition of the household registration system.
Parents are up in arms, saying the government is in breach of its own laws on the compulsory education of primary school children.
Many use the seashore as the focus of their commemoration, in a reference to the burial of Liu's ashes at sea last weekend.
Internet service providers in Xi’an are being ordered to keep personal files on any social media account holder with more than 30,000 followers.
Nairalt Borjigin says his imprisonment is symbolic of resistance of herding communities to Chinese government-backed encroachment on their lands.
Researchers say the ruling Chinese Communist Party is able to target images and video on its homegrown chat app with far greater accuracy.
Netizens and commentators say President Xi Jinping is likely a little sensitive about comparisons with the cuddly, yet fictional, bear.
Fellow activists have been held for trying to attend his funeral, and questioned after posting banned photographs of the pro-democracy activist on social media.