Blind activist wants to remain in China to work for human rights, friend says.
U.S. officials would likely press for blind activist Chen Guangcheng to be reunited with family.
The issue can be complicated if blind activist Chen Guangcheng does not want to seek U.S. political asylum.
Blind activist Chen Guangcheng describes the oppression he and his family faced while under house arrest.
The blind activist is at the U.S. embassy in Beijing, according to a report.
Chinese activists want the disgraced former Party chief provided due legal justice and a fair trial.
Ex-officials of the rebel southern Chinese village are disciplined for corruption, but villagers demand stricter punishments.
A U.S. sculptor says the Taiwanese government broke its contract due to pressure from mainland China.
Accused of accepting bribes in a crackdown on corruption in the sport, Xie Yalong says his confessions were obtained by force.
A group of hired hands demolish a farming village in central China to make way for urban development.
At high environmental costs, impoverished communities turn to do-it-yourself rare earth mining.
Safety watchdogs say Chinese pharmaceutical companies are using a dangerous industrial chemical to produce capsules.
Chinese officials try to market the project to residents at a new site in Hainan.
A whistleblowing lawyer says sacked high-profile Chinese politician Bo Xilai targeted innocent businessmen.
Gender parity is cited in a report on Asian women as a good legacy of communism in China.
Dissident Ai Weiwei's lawsuit against tax authorities hits a snag.
China sends a military vessel to a disputed area also claimed by the Philippines.
A provincial official says 'a portion' of the lost farmland will be given back to Chinese residents of the rebel village.
Official media criticize the Indian missile launch and accuse the West of 'double standards.'
Chinese communities near the Three Gorges Dam face life-threatening geological disasters.
Official media say authorities will investigate the scandal surrounding the ousted leader and his wife who is suspected of murder.
China's southwestern city of Chongqing undergoes 'readjustment' following a political scandal.
Chinese villagers say pollution from a proposed power plant will destroy their livelihood.
Chinese villagers clash with local authorities over planned power lines.
Residents in northern China's Tianjin oppose the construction of a petrochemical plant.
Word of the disgraced official's fate may come before a change of China's leaders later in the year.
The atmosphere in the southwestern Chinese city is 'very tense.'
Riot police attack Chinese villagers opposed to the building of a coal-fired power plant.
All eyes are on China's Chongqing city amid a major political scandal, which one former official says may deepen.
The riots in the Chinese megacity are sparked by a decision to merge two districts.