Pro-democracy politicians say the debarring of candidates represents an erosion of Hong Kong people's political rights.
The court also orders the retrieval of U.S.$10 billion of Wu Xiaohui's personal assets and any "illegal gains" from his activities.
Rules banning Chinese nationals from attending large-scale gatherings run by foreigners will be given a new lease of life.
Beijing is anxious not to be left out of any peace settlement on the Korean peninsula, analysts say.
The ruling Chinese Communist Party will offer 'consultations and rehabilitation' to those of its members who don't make the grade.
Sun's sentence comes after a heavily scripted trial at which he pleaded guilty, and during which few details were made publicly available.
Book-banning means independent booksellers can no longer sell to mainland China, while rising costs and smartphone use hit sales at home.
Alumni say the howls of protest are likely linked to growing political controls, and the suppression of a recent #MeToo campaign by students.
Ding Jiaxi is told he can’t board a plane to visit his wife and daughter by police citing 'national security.'
Zhu Chengzhi, who is well-known in China’s dissident community, may be under criminal detention after he visited the grave of a Mao-era dissident.
Existing surveillance and censorship networks already detect potential 'thought crimes' before they become public opinion.
The widow of late political prisoner Liu Xiaobo has been accused of no crime but is not allowed to leave her home.
The ruling Chinese Communist Party appears concerned that the pink icon is becoming a focus for satirical online memes that could target national leaders.
Ten years after the 8.0 quake devastated swathes of rural Sichuan, the families of child victims say the government has yet to deliver on its promises.
Local residents say they have been squeezed out of local leisure facilities, and accuse mainland Chinese tourists of dropping their trash at popular scenic spots.
An unprecedented series of wildcat disputes has spread across the country, prompting police crackdowns and detentions ahead of May 1.
Unions and protesting workers say the government pays scant attention to workers' needs, favoring employers at every turn.
Local authorities had set up roadblocks in the area and a police cordon around the grave of a woman executed for disagreeing with Chairman Mao.
Colleagues refuse to aid the 'investigation,' which comes after Wang Quanzhang has been in incommunicado detention for nearly three years.
Blockchain technology, developed to encode cryptocurrencies, can never be deleted or altered, unlike webpages or social media posts.
A public outcry at the destruction of the Mao Zedong Memorial Hall near Luohe city highlights how the Chairman's legacy still divides people in China.
Calls are growing for the release of Liu Chengkun, detained after he penned short stories police say were based on Pan.
Lam Wing-kei hopes to use the island, which has never been ruled by Beijing, as a base from which to oppose China's authoritarian regime.
Diao Weiming was also the manager of a 'revolutionary' travel agency leading commemorative tours to the isolated Stalinist regime.
Chinese and Hong Kong officials hint that calls for a democratic China could get politicians excluded from public life.
Rights groups are calling on the ruling Chinese Communist Party to enforce its own laws on gender discrimination in the workplace.
The authorities warned Yue Xin she 'may not graduate successfully' and forced her to delete anything related to the two-decades-old case from her devices.
Yu Wensheng had previously warned that any statements made by him in detention without a lawyer present couldn't be taken as genuine, his wife says.
Huang Qi's mother has appealed to the ruling Chinese Communist Party's disciplinary team to allow his release on medical parole.
Annual report finds worsening repression in Tibet and Xinjiang and arbitrary arrests of Cambodian politicians.