Ji Shulong is taken away by police as her husband is released from detention, as the the country welcomes in the Year of the Dog.
If China is allowed to name features now, it will someday claim the entire area, one expert says.
Sun Zhengcai stands accused of bribery, but political analysts say he plotted to challenge the political supremacy of President Xi Jinping.
A photograph is posted to social media purporting to show the widow of late Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo browsing in a bookstore, but her friends say she still hasn’t been in normal contact.
Former chief secretary Anson Chan calls on ordinary people to ‘stand up and be counted’ in defense of the city’s judicial independence.
An open letter says the Church’s holiness and moral integrity could be damaged if it does a deal with a regime committed to ongoing religious persecution.
Xu Qin, who runs the China Human Rights Observer website, has been an outspoken supporter of many other rights activists and lawyers in recent months.
Nineteen people are dead and more than 60 left injured by the crash as the drivers’ union accuses the bus operator of lying about training.
Analysts say Gui’s attacks on Swedish diplomats are similar to a string of recent televised ‘confessions.’
Philippines could host exercises on South China Sea, foreign department source says.
Lee Ching-yu, wife of jailed Taiwan democracy activist Lee Ming-cheh, is hoping to exert pressure on Beijing via the European Parliament.
Duan Weihong’s detention could be part of a behind-the-scenes power struggle waged via the president’s anti-corruption campaign.
Shi Tingfu marked the bloodshed that ended the 1989 student movement in Beijing by wearing a tee-shirt and making a public speech.
The charges against Sun Lin are linked to posts and retweets he sent, and to his shouting 'Down with the Communist Party!' at a party meeting.
Rescue work is being hampered by continuing aftershocks, as dozens remain missing and buildings list precariously in Hualien County.
The Paris-based group Reporters Without Borders hits out at Apple’s willingness to comply with Beijing’s requests.
Gui Minhai is being held under “coercive measures” by Chinese authorities, sparking an international outcry.