Wu Guisheng, husband of tortured activist and asylum-seeker Huang Yan, is held for questioning by Guangzhou police.
Dozens of Americans are believed to have been prevented from leaving China in recent years.
Pyongyang seems to be heading in the direction of economic reforms, for which it will require Beijing's economic aid.
Regulator wants less 'feudal superstition' on the small screen and more stories about ordinary Chinese people.
Police target anyone supporting Guo Wengui's criticisms of the ruling Chinese Communist Party.
Reports indicate that the first critical phase of Taishan No. 1 reactor went ahead after safety inspectors highlighted major issues at the plant.
Plans recently approved by city lawmakers will erode the 'high degree of autonomy' promised by Beijing, a U.S.-based rights group says.
Commentators say the local government contributed to the spread of the disease by failing to report it in a timely manner.
Zhang Liumao's death in police custody in 2015 is being contested as highly suspicious by his family.
The ruling Chinese Communist Party has stepped up the use of ‘student information officers’ on campuses at home and abroad under the rule of President Xi Jinping.
US senators are calling for a concerted strategy to counter the newly emerging 'sharp power' of the Chinese Communist Party.
Ye Qiming is being held on charges of 'picking quarrels and stirring up trouble' after he took issue with Xi's promises of greater openness.
Five directly elected members of LegCo are taken away after protesting president's refusal to address a point of order during the second reading of a controversial bill.
The ruling Chinese Communist Party is keen to see denuclearization, but stands to lose regional influence if its Stalinist neighbor gets too liberal.
The authorities are apparently worried about a nebulous online activists' network called the Xinghua Club.
Edward Leung's sentence has been criticized as part of a pattern of politically motivated jailings in recent years.
Most drivers now work via an app that treats them as independent contractors, but fees haven't risen to cover business costs.