Zhang Wuzhou stood trial this week by video-link on charges of "picking quarrels and stirring up trouble.'
US National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien tells Philippine officials that Washington will help Manila defend its interests in the South China Sea.
The dissidents' families are under pressure from the authorities not to speak publicly about their loved ones.
The US says it is deeply concerned, and calls the arrest of Wan Yiu-sing an assault on freedom.
The move is aimed at providing a faster response to encroachments by Chinese and Vietnamese fishing fleets, Indonesia's navy chief says.
Guided missiles and other weapons systems will be used to combat extremists in Mindanao and to defend the Philippines' interests in the disputed regional waterway.
Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow, and Ivan Lam face jail terms of up to three years for their role in a peaceful protest last year.
Global fashion brands have little hope of seeing anything in Xinjiang that the authorities don't want them to see, activists say.
Leaders from 21 APEC nations also agreed to ensure equitable access to affordable COVID-19 vaccines.
Geng Xiaonan has been denied visits from her defense lawyers and faces more serious charges than when she was first arrested.
The ruling Chinese Communist Party is in the third year of a nationwide campaign that charges rich people with serious crimes and confiscates their assets.
The raid comes after officials and the university management warned that graduating students' use of protest slogans was in breach of the draconian law.
A journalists' association calls on police officers to start displaying their ID numbers immediately.
Hong Kong companies form part of a network of concerns linking Iranian state employees, Chinese nationals and arms dealing.
The Malaysian developer backed by state-owned PowerChina had failed to complete the project and must now return the land on which it would have been built.
The arrests came after charges were dropped against a pro-China lawmaker accused of assaulting a pro-democracy lawmaker.
The Netherlands is one of the biggest exporters to ASEAN countries within the EU, behind Germany.
A top Chinese official in charge of Hong Kong says it's time the city put patriotism ahead of freedom, democracy, and human rights.