Authorities in Xingping, in China's northern Shaanxi province, have launched a major campaign to evict villagers from their homes to make way for the expansion of a chemical plant.
Up to 20 people are in hospital after violence erupted in a dispute between villagers and mine employees in Chongqing.
Cab drivers in the central province of Hubei are the latest in a string of disputes that have brought China's ubiquitous taxi services to a standstill.
Local officials and residents say a curfew has been imposed on Longnan city following two days of violence between police and protesters.
Hubei-based petitioner Guo Dajing has called for international pressure after he was detained at an unofficial detention center and severely beaten.
More than 100 people are arrested in Gansu after a massive riot over land.
After the arrest of Nanjing-based political activist and blogger Guo Quan, authorities ask questions about his opposition party.
A foreign ministry spokesman in Beijing describes allegations of Chinese spying as "sheer fabrication."
Some say controls over China's Internet look set to get even tighter, as authorities arrest a prominent Nanjing blogger.
Police move in to quell rising protests in China's former industrial boomtown as hundreds of workers at a closed factory gather to demand three months' back pay.
Residents of Du'an Yao autonomous county in southwestern China face down local officials and riot police over a proposed property development.
Many among the millions of people made homeless by China's devastating May 12 earthquake are facing winter without temporary housing, bedding, and heating equipment.
Bereaved parents say authorities in Sichuan are preventing them from holding memorials for children who died in the massive May 12 earthquake.
Residents of a workers' apartment building belonging to a state-owned company in southwest China are reeling after their homes were demolished in the middle of the night, according to online accounts.
Hundreds of thousands of Chinese migrant workers are heading home as jobs dry up, while Beijing announces a stimulus package.
One woman is injured and a man detained after police clash with islanders staging a sit-in in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang.
A senior official from Beijing returns home from Taiwan after historic talks with the island's president Ma Ying-jeou sparks violent clashes.
People in China wonder, online and out loud, what the U.S. presidential election means for them, and for the world.
Hundreds of thousands of migrant workers in China's formerly booming coastal cities are heading home amid factory closures and labor disputes sparked by the global downturn.