Beijing indefinitely postpones enforcement of a new regulation that prompted an international outcry and threats of legal action.
Washington, human rights groups, and fellow writers are calling on China to free a leading dissident now facing charges of subversion.
A Chinese reporter wins a major award for coverage of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.
Don’t curb the Internet, designer and commentator Ai Weiwei says: It’s China’s best hope.
China's latest bid to control online content sparks outrage, and a high-profile call for a Web boycott.
A large-scale protest erupts over a mysterious death in central China.
A new protest over land development erupts in violence in northeast China.
A Party official in the central Chinese province of Hubei denies allegations he issued death threats to an activist opposing the government in a land dispute.
Asian health officials gear up for an expected surge in H1N1 cases.
An outspoken "Tiananmen mother" has a plan for her son's ashes, 20 years after his death.
Computer users are up in arms about a Web filtering system the government says must be installed to protect young people from harmful content.
A first-ever Gay Pride week shows how far China has come since decriminalizing homosexuality 12 years ago, and how far it has to go.
The 20th anniversary of China's deadly 1989 crackdown brings tight security and quiet calls for an official reckoning with the past.
Former leaders of Beijing's June 4, 1989 pro-democracy movement say newfound prosperity in China has led to complacency among the country's brain trust.
Chinese authorities go on high alert ahead of the 20th anniversary of a crackdown they want the world, and the Chinese people, to forget.
A former teacher who famously splattered paint on Chairman Mao’s portrait at the height of 1989 protests describes a failure of leadership among protesters—and how prison abuse scarred the friend who joined him in that act of vandalism.