While some Chinese cities have freed up access to education for out-of-town children, Beijing hasn't followed suit.
The sign barring service to Japanese, Vietnamese, and Filipinos comes down after an online uproar.
Taiwan commemorates a 1947 massacre while China refuses to acknowledge its Tiananmen crackdown.
More than 100 evade surveillance to complain about their lack of promised welfare payments.
Activists hope the new leadership will ratify a UN covenant on basic freedoms and constitutional rights.
The activists had called on local officials to reveal publicly details of their wealth.
The activist is one of several local residents who tweeted challenges about polluted waterways.
Activists in China are angry about what they see as a threat to the environment from Pyongyang's nuclear test.
Petitioners from across China fear they will be forcibly returned to their hometowns.
But environmentalists doubt grilling meat contributes much to the city's air pollution.
A Hong Kong university which attracts many students from mainland China says it is concerned over 'hijacking.'
Police cite 'difficulty in obtaining a U.S. visa' as a reason for the decision.
Rights lawyers say he is being tried under laws that did not exist at the time the murder took place.
A local environmental department denies responsibility for river pollution exposed in an online dare.
A job advertisement sparks satire about animals and the Chinese Communist Party.
The denial comes after a report alleges Chinese military involvement in the theft of commercial secrets.
A new report says coal, cars, cooking and weather create poor air quality in the Chinese capital.
Chinese authorities restrict moves by the public to unmask officials with large property portfolios.
A pro-Beijing politician is pessimistic about plans for universal suffrage in Hong Kong.
Local authorities in China are accused of protecting polluting companies.
Chinese man sets himself ablaze after developers evict his family and destroy his home.
Authorities in Beijing and Shanghai round up petitioners during the Chinese Lunar New Year.
A former Shanxi official gets a warm reception from business leaders and Chinese Communist Party members upon his release from jail.
Chinese commentators and netizens say they see North Korea's atomic blast as a threat to their own country.
Chinese authorities are kicking campaigners out of an extrajudicial detention facility in Beijing ahead of the holidays.
Chinese officials apologize for the 'mistake' after a public outcry.
China's former powerful security point-man comes under fire for bringing 'tragedy' to many.
Chinese villagers blame an 'illegal' mine for illnesses and a polluted water supply.
China's fallen 'princeling' is influencing national politics from beyond the government.
Targets of attacks describe efforts traced to China as 'persistent.'