The blasts came as the government says it will punish officials responsible for a massive factory blast in August.
The 14-year-old had scribbled a flower in chalk on the democracy movement's former "Lennon Wall."
Existing laws need updating, but analysts say even these rules aren't being enforced.
He is jailed for 'running an illegal business,' although he lost money on the project, his lawyer says.
A small occupation near the city's legislature has been slowly expanding ahead of a government consultation on political reform.
Authorities close a loophole, cutting off Chinese users who prefer to use overseas servers.
Wang Zang had posted a defiant selfie with an umbrella in support of Hong Kong's democracy movement.
They will be paid to deliver at least five reports of 'illegal online information' daily, a recruiting advertisement says.
The woman held up a placard saying that 'God is calling' Xi Jinping, who heads an officially atheist county.
The move is part of a nationwide drive by President Xi Jinping to encourage traditional Chinese culture.
Rights groups expect further sentences to be handed down to the regime's critics during the holidays.
The sentences handed down o a former chief secretary and a property tycoon spark fears of further unseen graft.
The investigation of an aide to former president Hu Jintao suggests a strong political motivation, analysts say.
The local government is worried about the spread of Protestant beliefs in the eastern city of Wenzhou.
Tie Liu is being charged with running an illegal business and a public order offense.
The authorities are 'very nervous' over the visit, which marks the 15th anniversary of the 1999 handover to China.
Protestant congregations are mounting a round-the-clock guard on their churches amid an ongoing demolition campaign.
The teachers say they have nothing to live on in retirement and no health care coverage.
Police detain at least two people who showed up in support of four practitioners accused of public order charges.
Hada says his family has no income, is vulnerable to retaliation and subject to police "conditions."
Vietnam appears to have adopted the 'China model' of press censorship, a report says.
Dozens of activists who planned to visit Lin Zhao's tomb in Suzhou are prevented from doing so by a heavy police presence.
The city's chief executive says the movement is over, as police launch a probe of protest leaders.
The three are handed jail terms of up to two years on public order offenses.
Smaller protests and sit-ins continue following police clearance of the main pro-democracy camp.
Many say they want the Occupy Central campaign to continue in another form, in a continuing bid for fully democratic elections.
Zhang Lin's daughter Anni fled to California with her sister after being held under house arrest and barred from school in China.
Hada is under guard, and has been cut off from communication with the outside world.
Police swoop on activists as rights groups list more than 80 Chinese prisoners of conscience.
Further allegations of vote-rigging dog village elections near Laizhou city in the eastern province of Shandong.