A former teacher who famously splattered paint on Chairman Mao’s portrait at the height of 1989 protests describes a failure of leadership among protesters—and how prison abuse scarred the friend who joined him in that act of vandalism.
The memoir of a Chinese leader comes out in time for the 20th anniversary of the crackdown that coincided with his ouster.
Residents of a strategically located village find themselves at odds with troops sent to pressure them into a land deal.
Accusations fly after a protest over alleged graft turns violent.
An aide to China's late ex-premier discusses the legacy Zhao Ziyang left behind, and how it might still change China.
Parents of missing children in China call for a more thorough investigation as the number of kidnappings grows.
Two men jailed for a high-profile act of vandalism in 1989 get U.S. asylum and treatment for trauma suffered in prison.
A former aide releases the memoirs of China's late premier, shattering an official silence on the June 1989 crackdown.
Villagers in a land dispute in eastern China clash with police.
China confirms its fourth case of A/H1N1 flu, including two people who showed symptoms of the virus in Hong Kong.
Authorities tighten security as bereaved parents try to mark the anniversary of a devastating earthquake.
Citizens frustrated by official corruption have a new weapon on their side: the Web.
A Mexican jet has landed in Hong Kong to retrieve Mexican nationals held in quarantine for H1N1 virus.
Thousands of children go missing in China every year, and parents say officials have so far done little to help recover them.
Workers have staged demonstrations for money they say their factory owes them, vowing to take their protest to Beijing.
As the 20-year anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown approaches, Chinese netizens find ways to work around government censorship.
Comments by a Beijing professor enrage petitioners, who descend on his office and prompt a police crackdown.
Chinese parents are banding together to search for children who have been stolen and sold as slave laborers, saying police haven't acted quickly or thoroughly enough.
The anniversary of the death of ousted Communist Party chief Hu Yaobang ushers in a politically sensitive period for Beijing, 20 years after massive protests triggered by his funeral.
China unveils an ambitious plan to extend health care to all its citizens, even in the country's poorest and most remote areas.
China launches a national plan to improve the civil, economic, and political rights of its citizens over the next two years.
A cyber-espionage researcher calls on China to open a probe into attacks he says are being launched from within the country.
A group of pensioners who suffered after being branded 'rightists' five decades ago asks to be rehabilitated.
Hand, foot, and mouth disease is highly contagious and could still spread, officials say.
According to a new directive from provincial police, security cameras are now compulsory in public areas, with fines for noncompliance.
Is China's crackdown on 'indecency' aimed at online pornography—or dissent?
Villagers in China's southern province of Hainan are staging a round-the-clock vigil to protect the bones of their Muslim ancestors in tombs dating back to the Tang dynasty, they say.
A Shanghai-based director plans a Broadway-style multimedia musical based on Karl Marx's political tome, 'Das Kapital.'
Campaigners demand Chinese authorities release information on Gao Zhisheng's whereabouts and treatment.
A subtly subversive online spoof in China prompts an apparent backlash, and netizens are angry.