Controversial clandestine unit sows fear as Beijing's anti-corruption sweep rolls up dissidents outside the nation's borders
Mass defection of regime-run restaurant staff to South Korea spurs ideological tightening that inconveniences workers and employers
After the main protest ends peacefully, police fire pepper spray at a later, 'unauthorized' group.
Dozens are forced to board buses and are taken away from the downtown area by police as President Xi Jinping warns that graft could topple the party.
Officials at lower levels take bribes from traffickers, coerce labor on state-ordered building projects.
Locals discover the bodies of the five residents along with those of two unidentified others in shallow graves in an area where armed conflicts have occurred.
But doubts remain over the size of the payment and Hanoi's reaction to a disaster that polluted miles of coastline.
Police issue an arrest warrant for anti-eviction activist Jin Zhongqi who had complained about intrusive surveillance by state security police.
No reason is given, but lawyers and activists say the court likely feared being surrounded by diplomats and reporters.