It is believed to be the first such action by voters in local elections.
A Chinese political dissident is free after a lengthy prison term.
Activists in China are placed on police watch.
His political influence should not be underestimated, analysts say.
Some call for another Cultural Revolution in a bid to wipe out corruption but their idea finds scant support.
Chinese authorities detain supporters of a rights lawyer under house arrest.
The passing of a technology visionary prompts an outpouring of emotion from China's Internet users.
Chinese authorities duck questions on lead-poisoned children.
Chinese authorities thwart a second attempt by supporters to visit a rights lawyer under house arrest.
Chinese authorities lift a ban on prison visits by a prominent dissident’s family members.
China's upcoming Party plenum will debate how to better control the flow of information.
Several rights campaigners who tried to make the first visit were beaten by security agents.
The Chinese government aims to authorize detentions without informing family members.
Chinese authorities block election bids by independent candidates.
Chinese authorities may have repeatedly beaten a Mongolian writer in custody.
Chinese farmer gains unexpected win against government-backed candidate.
Plans include a manned flight by next year.
Chinese authorities shut down an internationally ridiculed award one year after its launch.
Security tightened ahead of National Day holiday.
Netizens say Chinese authorities are out of touch with reality when it comes to transportation safety.
Railway officials order an investigation into the death of a passenger on an express train in southern China.
Accident in China comes two months after a fatal high-speed rail crash.
Chinese academics say the woman who discovered an antimalarial treatment is entitled to her prize.
Family planning officials brutalize women, demolish homes.
A planned arms sale to Taiwan is unlikely to significantly affect U.S. relations with China.
Residents are furious as land grabbed by the government remains idle for years.
A woman who blames a hospital for her son's illness is held after petitioning China's health ministry.
The incident highlights the psychological pressures heaped on Chinese children to excel at school.
Chinese police detain activists seeking to promote independent candidates for local elections.
Chinese residents say workers hired to demolish buildings on disputed land act with impunity.