'Gray' income could make up 12 percent of the economy, a think tank says.
The sentence comes amid growing public anger over the behavior of elite children.
Netizens and lawyers slam the sentence as unfair.
The parents want compensation for emotional and physical damage inflicted on their daughters by a schoolteacher.
The founder of a rights website is warned off posting anything related to disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai.
The 16-year-old has been 'hard hit' by his detention under China's crackdown on online rumors.
But will the productions throw off the ideological yoke of the ruling Chinese Communist Party?
The highly political nature of the trial rendered the judicial process meaningless, experts say.
He gets a more severe punishment than most analysts had expected.
The 16-year-old from Gansu is the first person punished under new 'anti-rumor' regulations.
Police in Wuhan probe a second blast as a court deliberates the case of Beijing airport bomber Ji Zhongxing.
Anti-graft campaigners get scant cheer and no evening of moonlit poetry.
Observers expect a guilty verdict but the severity of his punishment remains in question.
Authorities hold several campaigners who had questioned Beijing's rights record.
Chinese cities sound air-raid sirens to mark the beginning of Japanese occupation.
Chinese netizens are mostly unimpressed by Beijing's Syria stance.
Workers at the former state-run steel mill in northeastern China say they haven't been paid for five months.
Police hold two Chinese businessmen with outspoken views and large social media followings.
Analysts say the plan will require tough law enforcement to implement, and leaves out some crucial details.
The reduction of charges has weakened public trust in the government's anti-corruption effort, analysts say.
Safety experts say toy pistols containing gunpowder should never have been stored in the neighborhood.
Growing social pressures make suicide the leading cause of death in young people.
Chen Guangfu says he plans to sue over his loss of connection.
Activists and Internet giant Yahoo welcome Shi Tao's release.
Zhang Anni is staying at the home of a women's rights activist in the U.S. after fleeing house arrest in China.
Authorities in Guilin launch an investigation after a suspected suicide bombing.
Li Biyun's verdict is postponed after her supporters demand to witness the hearing.
Lawyers say Beijing's 'war on rumor' targets online information the government doesn't like.
Dozens are detained for using the Internet to 'stir up ethnic tension.'
Zhang Anni has been prevented from attending school as a new academic year begins.