Businesses fear unequal impact if some comply and others don't.
But critics charge that China's one-child policy creates abuses and a gender imbalance.
A local government in China turns down an applicant for a teaching job, saying teachers must be 'in good health.'
Chinese authorities shut down a human rights newsletter as the United States and China meet for talks.
China says its motives in assisting Africa are purely altruistic.
A rights group fears that Chinese authorities will mistreat a famous artist and other detainees.
Unofficial Christian church members are targeted in the latest Chinese clampdown.
A Chinese social critic detained by his government draws widespread support from abroad.
A Chinese activist's formal arrest follows a month in detention.
Truckers protesting rising costs block a port in mainland China's financial center.
A China-based attack targets a website calling for the release of artist Ai Weiwei.
China frees two activists as Beijing readies for the visit of several high-profile foreign officials.
Officials and activists say China must invest more in its waterways.
Activists in Hong Kong demand government oversight of a controversial power plant.
Local authorities are targeting petitioners before they can seek justice in Beijing.
China tries a pro-democracy writer amidst increased calls for the release of an activist artist.
Government propaganda machine restricts reporting, issues 'approved' copy.
Chinese authorities target a housing rights activist who has highlighted official wrongdoing.
A Chinese lawyer goes missing in a government crackdown on dissent.
Chinese authorities say an artist and government critic is being held only for 'economic crimes.'
Authorities in southern China seize village fields after residents reject compensation.
Chinese authorities target 'unofficial' church groups in a spreading crackdown.
Chinese authorities round up more bloggers and activists in spite of low attendance at 'Jasmine' rallies.
Little information is available on the well-being of three Chinese political activists.
The Chinese government detains more dissidents and targets online activists.
Economic growth may not be enough, experts say.
The State Department releases a list of human rights abuses in China.
But the government says detected amounts pose no threat to public health.
Chinese villagers say they are helpless as local authorities grab their farmland.
A Chinese housing activist and her husband are detained by police.