The Lao government has accused the Chinese investor of appropriating state property, but the Guizhou-based company's chairman says the raid was an 'armed robbery.'
A U.S.-based right group hits out at the city's government under chief executive Carrie Lam for failing to stand up for its citizens' rights.
Meanwhile, police in Beijing detain one of Zhang Liumao's sisters after she travels to the capital to help a lawsuit for a fellow activist.
Police say they have arrested the perpetrator, and that an investigation is currently under way.
Zi Su, a veteran ideologue for the ruling Chinese Communist Party, accused President Xi Jinping of building a personality cult harking back to the Mao era.
Jiang Tianyong's family have called on the authorities to reveal details of the medications he is forced to take twice a day in jail.
Huang Qi has been in pretrial detention for one year and seven months, amid fears he may die in detention.
The city is now under security lockdown, with a strong police presence in the former protest area.
The Hong Kong Christian Council's survey of sexual abuse and harassment among churches calls for better prevention strategies.
Riot police move in and beat up more than 2,000 sleeping protesters, leaving hundreds injured, and detaining others in public buildings.
Wu Guisheng, husband of tortured activist and asylum-seeker Huang Yan, is held for questioning by Guangzhou police.
Many argue that the plan to allow mainland Chinese law to be enforced at a high-speed railway station to speed up immigration checks is unconstitutional.
Veterans are traveling from across China, coming out in solidarity after the beating of elderly petitioners who demanded better pensions.
Sixty-seven percent of respondents said they identify primarily as 'Hong Kongers,' rather than as Chinese.
Dozens of Americans are believed to have been prevented from leaving China in recent years.
Pyongyang seems to be heading in the direction of economic reforms, for which it will require Beijing's economic aid.
Regulator wants less 'feudal superstition' on the small screen and more stories about ordinary Chinese people.
Police target anyone supporting Guo Wengui's criticisms of the ruling Chinese Communist Party.
Reports indicate that the first critical phase of Taishan No. 1 reactor went ahead after safety inspectors highlighted major issues at the plant.
Plans recently approved by city lawmakers will erode the 'high degree of autonomy' promised by Beijing, a U.S.-based rights group says.
Commentators say the local government contributed to the spread of the disease by failing to report it in a timely manner.
Zhang Liumao's death in police custody in 2015 is being contested as highly suspicious by his family.
The ruling Chinese Communist Party has stepped up the use of ‘student information officers’ on campuses at home and abroad under the rule of President Xi Jinping.
US senators are calling for a concerted strategy to counter the newly emerging 'sharp power' of the Chinese Communist Party.
Ye Qiming is being held on charges of 'picking quarrels and stirring up trouble' after he took issue with Xi's promises of greater openness.
Five directly elected members of LegCo are taken away after protesting president's refusal to address a point of order during the second reading of a controversial bill.
The ruling Chinese Communist Party is keen to see denuclearization, but stands to lose regional influence if its Stalinist neighbor gets too liberal.
The authorities are apparently worried about a nebulous online activists' network called the Xinghua Club.
Edward Leung's sentence has been criticized as part of a pattern of politically motivated jailings in recent years.
Most drivers now work via an app that treats them as independent contractors, but fees haven't risen to cover business costs.