Authorities in the rebel Chinese village hold two village deputy chairmen as relatives dispute official turnout figures.
Residents of Guangdong's Maoming city fear the new plant will damage their health through pollution.
At least 10 tigers have been slaughtered in Guangdong to entertain the rich, reports say.
Activists protesting for their release are themselves detained by police.
The policeman made a tidy income from removing posts for unofficial clients, media reports say.
Environmental officials call on the local government to punish those who pump untreated waste into the lake.
Children at a Lanzhou city kindergarten are given antivirals without their families' knowledge.
The activists are pursuing complaints over the loss of their farmland to development.
Students 'paralyze' parliament by occupying the legislature's buildings the past week.
He fears the government will crack down on leaders of a protest over lost farmland after Wukan elections at the end of the month.
Beijing calls on Malaysia to make all data and evidence available to Chinese officials.
A mass poisoning incident at a kindergarten in Yunnan, meanwhile, leaves two children dead and six in hospital.
The lawyers had been trying to secure the release of inmates in an unofficial detention center.
Some fear pro-democracy candidates will be shut out of the next election, as the city's press says it is 'under siege.'
Local leaders say the authorities are refusing to accept nominations or public debate ahead of elections.
Activists and netizens hit out at lax government enforcement.
She says she may be in imminent danger of arrest for failing to report to police.
They had tried to track down those responsible for Cao Shunli's condition while she was in a Beijing detention center.
Newspapers accuse US of 'double standards,' saying Putin's actions are understandable.
Parents in northeastern Jilin province block a road in protest as lawyers call for a change in the law.
Yang Semao is unable to hold a planned open meeting and candidates' debate.
Her lawyer says the Chinese authorities must be held accountable for her death.
Official media say the row stemmed from a personal dispute between two Uyghur vendors.
Entrenched attitudes and corruption at local level mean laws will continue to be flouted, analysts say.
They say their children's kindergarten gave them anti-viral medicine without consent.
Photos of alleged 'debris' and reports that the Boeing 777 continued its flight are dismissed.
They remain among the world’s top 'Enemies of the Internet' based on an annual survey by a press freedom watchdog.
The next generation of 'public opinion managers' will receive grades and official certification.
The votes will pick the members of an organizing committee for elections to replace the rebel Chinese village's leaders.
The government regulator says it would need a broadcasting license.