Police detain hundreds of people suspected of rioting over alleged mishandling of a teenage girl's death.
Chinese police detain a teacher who openly criticized the construction of schools that collapsed in the Sichuan earthquake.
Hundreds of relatives and supporters march to government offices in the Chinese city of Qianjiang to call for a probe into the beating to death of a 13-year-old student.
A Tibetan monk makes a bold request for an inquiry into alleged police graft after a large sum of cash goes missing during a search of his monastery in China's remote western province of Qinghai.
A young undergraduate in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang describes how authorities dismantled a grassroots organization he founded to educate people about AIDS.
An Inner Mongolian dissident who became a Mongolian citizen is released after six months in Chinese custody.
Authorities in Beijing have extended the detention of Christian publisher Shi Weihan by a further two months while the police gather evidence against him, his wife says. Shi has been detained without charge since March.
Chinese authorities in the western province of Qinghai have drastically shortened the planned Olympic torch relay, changing the route to avoid the hometown of the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, amid tight security in Tibetan-populated areas.
An exile group and local officials say authorities in China's restive northwest have demolished a mosque.
Surging inflation, a sinking stock market, and spreading labor strikes all signal trouble for Vietnam's economy.
Residents of a village near the southwestern Chinese city of Chongqing are up in arms over plans to build a chemical plant that will use a known carcinogen.
China has brought forward the progress of the Olympic torch through two of its most politically sensitive regions, imposing tight security on the relay route. Travel agents in Lhasa say thousands of people have booked into hotels in the city to cheer the event.
Burmese authorities have detained another noted personality after he aided victims of the devastating Cyclone Nargis.
As grieving parents seek to commemorate their lost children one month after the Sichuan earthquake demolished school buildings, authorities are blocking them from returning to the site to perform traditional offerings.
“My main agenda is to promote understanding between Uyghurs and Han Chinese,” an Uyghur professor says after authorities shut down his Web site.
Five Tibetans are arrested for protesting in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan, amid sporadic demonstrations against Chinese rule.
China sacks 15 officials for malpractice over their response to the May 12 Sichuan earthquake, as grieving parents attempt to take the government to task over the collapse of a huge number of school buildings in the province.
In an increasingly diverse and divided China, experts cite a new key distinction: those who are burdened by the expectations of others, and those who follow their own paths.
Farmers in central China are in a tense standoff with officials who want to bulldoze their fields, as evicted Shanghai residents accuse a large property developer of illegally detaining them.
Nearly three months after massive Tibetan protests in western China, authorities haven't extinguished the unrest.
Burmese cyclone survivors and healthcare workers say the junta is still diverting aid.
Parents across southwestern China are struggling to hold local officials accountable for allegedly shoddy construction standards in school buildings that collapsed during the May 12 earthquake.
Burmese authorities detain the country's best-known comedian as he returns from a major aid effort in cyclone-devastated areas.
Nineteen years after Chinese troops fired on protesters in and around Tiananmen Square, a prominent Beijing lawyer says police grabbed him as he left his office to commemorate the 1989 crackdown.
Thailand has returned another group of ethnic Hmong sheltering in a refugee camp to neighboring Laos. The Hmong say they chose to return once it became clear that resettlement in third countries wasn’t an option.
A private group run by several prominent Burmese is turning attention to the psychological trauma suffered by the millions of victims of Tropical Cyclone Nargis.
Never mind that state media still demonize anything marginally capitalist. In North Korea, nothing shouts "status" like a smuggled kitchen appliance.