Beijing may be moving to tighten censorship and protect state-owned companies.
Experts say fewer than 70 now speak the language of China's Qing Dynasty rulers.
Retired Party officials and press-freedoms monitoring groups call for an end to strict media controls.
Many, but not all, Chinese activists detained by police have returned home after Nobel prize ceremony.
Bigger Web squeeze is expected in China as new problems arise.
A pro-democracy group demands China release jailed laureate Liu Xiaobo on his 55th birthday.
Did Chinese authorities fabricate a statement from an outspoken milk scandal parent?
Killing triggers a flurry of critical online comments.
A Chinese writer gains official recognition in spite of his earlier involvement in pro-democracy movements.
A new survey shows that Chinese are finding it hard to cope with rising prices and slow income growth.
Analysts see a new seriousness in shared U.S. and Chinese concerns over Korea, but predict less progress on trade.
Abnormalities among newborn babies is a serious problem in China, but details are scarce.
Colleagues dispute officials' explanation of the attack.
Local authorities in China kept teachers at a low pay grade without benefits or pensions.
But abuses continue as local officials strive to meet targets.
Nostalgia for China's imperial period is misplaced, author says.
One of China's 'most promising' young poets has not returned after being forcibly detained ahead of Human Rights Day.
Chinese authorities force thousands to sign agreements not to participate in "forbidden" religious activities.
A formerly jailed democracy advocate says that political change is inevitable in China.
But India looks set to strengthen trade ties with China during the Chinese premier's visit.
Mentally disabled workers in China endured beatings, hazardous conditions, and long hours without pay.
A Mongolian activist is thought to be under house arrest after his release from a Chinese prison.
Chinese rights activists speak out about the restrictions they endured during the Nobel award ceremony.
An independence activist in China’s Inner Mongolia remains in prison after his scheduled release date.
An empty seat marks the absence of this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, who is languishing in a Chinese prison.
Beijing protests a U.S. resolution in support of a jailed Chinese Nobel prize recipient.
Chinese police in Inner Mongolia take into custody the last member of a jailed independence activist's family.
But messages sent to the account of Mao Xinyu are waylaid by China's elaborate censorship mechanism.
Chinese authorities pressure two rights groups and several well-known activists ahead of the Nobel Prize ceremony.
Chinese authorities hold a group of activists who planned to host a conference on human rights.