The wife and children of a jailed Chinese activist are granted U.S. asylum.
The Chinese author of a novel about the Cultural Revolution wins a coveted Asian literary award.
Chinese rights lawyers and petitioners were closely watched and prevented from meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama during his visit to Beijing.
Netizens split over the visiting U.S. president's calls for China to open up online.
The China-based brother of U.S. President Barack Obama is about to publish his own memoir.
Hong Kong youths are abusing drugs earlier, and many cross into China to get them.
The owner of a shack in eastern China vows to stave off developers.
Exiled Chinese writers launch a poetry collection and call on Beijing to allow their return.
Two groups of petitioners in China protest their loss of pensions.
Residents of a northern Chinese mining town gather to protest a rise in heating costs.
China’s literati call for increased freedom as the country honors its journalists.
Chinese netizens take aim at their government's online controls.
U.S. legislators raise rights issues ahead of President Barack Obama's first state visit to China.
China's longtime investment in Africa is paying off in access to the continent's mineral wealth.
They spoke up for greater freedoms in China and then traveled abroad. Now they can’t get home.
A celebrated Chinese scientist is remembered.
Writers protest alleged infringements, in a move that could signal a major shift in China’s intellectual property rights climate.
The writings of an outspoken critic of China’s early Communist policies go to a Western university.
Chinese truckers lose goods to gangs of sword-wielding robbers.
China has a new means of taking aim at rights defenders, legal experts say.
Prize-winning photos document the pace—and the price—of China’s economic growth.
Violence erupts again over development of Chinese farmland.
Chinese authorities make an unusual arrest in the Mongolian capital.
Chinese dissidents and officials clash at the storied Frankfurt Book Fair.
Police restrict mourners from marking the birthday of a Chinese Communist Party reformer.
An interview with Xu Zhiyong, a mild-mannered Chinese legal activist detained and then, surprisingly, released.
A Chinese firm may seal a new deal in Africa despite corruption allegations.
Hired thugs attack villagers protecting a collectively owned mine in central China.
A Chinese court hands down stiff sentences in restive Xinjiang, but will they prompt a backlash?
The lawyer of a Chinese democracy activist is asking tough questions of Hong Kong.