Xie Dan is the latest to be targeted among several would-be election candidates in the city and across the country.
Orders issued in Gulja are also being reported elsewhere in the region, as the government clamps down further on the ethnically troubled region.
Family members say police have given them little information following the raid at a gathering in the city last week.
WHO official reckons hundreds of thousands of people die from using antibiotics that are no longer effective against bacteria.
Former teacher Wang Qingying said he had been tortured and mistreated while in the police-run detention center ahead of his trial in Guangdong.
Chinese internet users who try to access overseas news sites are warned by new browser messages that they are entering a 'fraudulent website.'
A trade and security commission also recommends banning Chinese state-owned companies from buying U.S. firms, citing security concerns.
Beijing pastor Xu Yonghai says restrictions are far tighter on religious believers than they were a few years ago, and travel bans are on the rise.
Yang Xiuzhu's return is trumpeted as a major triumph for President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign.
The feature-length documentary about the Occupy Central movement had its planned Hong Kong premiere canceled by the Asia Society.
The city's High Court says the newly elected pair are disqualified after making protest oaths at their swearing-in.
The ruling Chinese Communist Party sends a stark warning to anyone else who may think of trying to oppose it.
The authorities are trying to create an 'atmosphere of terror' to stop rights activists from standing for election.
Young women are being fast-tracked into combat roles to boost the military's public image, sources say.
If a court disqualifies eight members of the city's Legislative Council, it will among to 'nothing less than a coup,' a lawmaker warns.
Chinese former vice security minister Meng Hongwei could mean Beijing now finds it much easier to pursue peaceful dissidents overseas, groups say.
The head of the logistics company judged responsible for the Aug. 12, 2015 explosions is handed a suspended death sentence.
The city's High Court has been asked to disqualify the members of its Legislative Council following a ruling from Beijing on oaths.
The awards highlight the "great personal risks" taken by journalists and bloggers in the country to try to report the truth to their fellow citizens, the awarding body says.
Rights activists say they would have favored Hillary Clinton's tougher stance on China.
Another new law requires any films shown in China to be in line with 'socialist core values' and 'national dignity and honor.'
Residents of Shandong's Peijiaying village ready for pitched battles over allegations of official corruption.
Sixtus Leung and Yau Wai-ching are barred from taking up their seats in the Legislative Council after Beijing says they 'declined' to take oaths of allegiance.
Constitutional scholar and former local-level lawmaker Yao Lifa 'disappears' after trying to register as an independent candidate.
Thousands of people face off with police until the early hours of Monday as Beijing says an intervention over pro-independence lawmakers is 'timely and necessary.'
The city's lawyers plan to march in silent protest at the decision, which they say undermines due legal process in the former British colony.
Smog warnings are issued for Beijing, Tianjin, and other areas, as the government names and shames the worst-offending local governments.
Meng Han is the only one of a number of labor activists to be sent to jail following a crackdown last December.
Many fear Beijing may step in and issue a decree before the court has chance to rule on the status of two pro-independence lawmakers.
Protesters take to the streets, while an invasion by two banned pro-independence lawmakers once again brings the city's legislature to a halt.