The ruling Chinese Communist Party under President Xi Jinping is trying to set up a 'new world media order,' Reporters Without Borders says.
Both countries drop a further point, bringing them close to the bottom of a 180-country annual survey by Reporters Without Borders.
More than 80 percent of journalists working in the city say growing pressure from Beijing has affected press freedom.
Jiang Yanyong, who also blew the whistle on the SARS epidemic, had written to President Xi Jinping calling for a public reckoning with the 1989 bloodshed.
Several protesters are taken to hospital with injuries after riot police break up a blockade.
Gao Zhisheng has been forcibly disappeared for more than 600 days, and his family just wants him to be allowed home.
President Xi Jinping makes his first trip to the southwestern megacity since the jailing of two of its party bosses once seen as his rivals.
O. Sechenbaatar was supporting local herders from Heshigten Banner who are protesting loss of access to traditional grazing lands.
Prime minister expects Malaysia to see other economic benefits as rail link construction will resume.
The sons and daughter of Hu Yaobang, whose death sparked the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989, remain under close surveillance, a rights group says.
The plan is a bid to channel the energies of millions of unemployed and highly educated young people who might oppose the ruling party.
Lhamjab A. Borjigin says he refused to plead guilty to separatism charges at a closed-doors trial in Shiliinhot city.
Authorities in China's Liaoning postpone the trial of detained rights attorney Li Yuhan amid growing concerns for her health.
Lester Shum says the plan to hand over a chunk of prime central waterfront to the People's Liberation Army breaks a promise that it would be used for public recreation.
Presence of USS Wasp shows Washington’s commitment to military ties with Manila, U.S. official says.
Authorities have razed a church at Qianyang known for 'holy water' claimed to have healing properties.
The State Department calls on Beijing to allow Chen to travel to the US with his family to study on a fellowship.
President Tsai Ing-wen also moots a bilateral trade deal to make the island less economically dependent on China.