Commentators point to the rapid rise in the relative status of China's national language, Mandarin, in the city's schools.
Beijing hits out at Delta Airlines, Marriott International and fashion chain Zara for listing the democratic island as a 'country.'
U.S. firm will be paid millions of dollars if it finds wreck of flight MH370.
The Golden Lampstand Church had a history of disputes with the government.
A Catholic church is torn down in Xi'an city, while a Protestant church in Xinjiang is closed to worshipers.
Written appeal says the speeches and writing of "The Butcher" fell within his constitution rights.
The collision could lead to environmental devastation off the coast of the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu, an environmentalist warns.
Li Yanxiang has been refusing food for more than a month, and her husband says her life is likely in danger.
Justice Secretary Rimsky Yuen departs amid a furor surrounding a recent decree by China's parliament that parts of a railway station in Hong Kong will come under its jurisdiction.
The suicide comes amid popular protests against the rerouting of a state highway through village land, disturbing family graves.
Toutiao, which was suspended briefly by China's internet censors, launches a nationwide recruitment drive for 2,000 editors.
Former party school professor Zi Su's case has been sent to the Chengdu Intermediate People's Court, where he will now likely stand trial for 'subversion of state power.'
Zhang Weichu, whose brother died in police custody, loses a bid for compensation after the hospital that employed her terminates her contract.
Managers at Toutiao are called in by cyberpace regulators 'for a chat,' before vowing to promote the spirit of President Xi Jinping's 19th party congress.
The student accused her former PhD supervisor of trapping her in a room and trying to have sex with her, leaving her in tears.
Many say the promises of a 'high degree of autonomy' are now meaningless, as China's parliament rules that parts of the city will fall under Chinese law.
Hua Yong has been told to leave his studio in Beijing's Songhua Artists' Village, where he has lived and painted for a decade.
Police detain a group of activists who travel to Wuhan to inquire after Zhao Suli, incommunicado since her initial detention alongside husband Qin Yongmin in 2015.
Hong Kong's legal profession is up in arms over a 'decision' by China's parliament that claims to form a legal basis for mainland Chinese police to operate in the city.
Opening times are limited, and protests and demonstrations require a permit in advance, according to new restrictions on the public space.
The ruling Chinese Communist Party can't tolerate attacks within its own ranks on the image of late supreme leader Mao Zedong, but fears possible opposition from the left.
Opposition voices say the city's status as a separate jurisdiction will soon be a thing of the past, as Beijing issues a direct ruling on a long-debated controversy.
Wu Gan is handed the harsh jail term after refusing to 'confess' to subversion charges based on social media tweets.
Christian rights group ChinaAid said it helped Li Aijie flee China via Thailand after she faced threats and abuse from officials and from within her own family.
Activists say the law is a further bid by the ruling Chinese Communist Party to prevent public challenges to its official version of history.
The move prompts a public outcry, with activists saying the government is trying to eradicate the ethnic minority group’s cultural identity.
Former Chaoyang district police chief Gao Yan is cited in connection with the death in a police detention center of rights activist Cao Shunli.
Newly declassified diplomatic cables from May and June 1989 add harrowing details of the bloodshed as reported via secret sources.
The questioning and searching of four New Party members is reportedly linked to suspicions that they fed information to a convicted mainland Chinese spy, local media say.