An infant and an 81-year-old are among those released from a privately run Chinese detention center.
Authorities in southeastern China withdraw a ban on dogs after netizens slam the directive.
China says there is no direct evidence to link it to a global cyber-spying initiative.
The inclusion of a section on the South China Sea may have triggered anger.
Beijing tightens the screws on a blind campaigner for women's rights issues.
Analysts suggest a wide-scale hacking operation may have originated in China.
China slams the Philippines for constructing a military structure on an island in disputed waters.