Environmental groups say government pollution figures aren't to be trusted, and that officials failed to heed warnings about the chemical industry.
Lee Ming-cheh has been subjected to 'mistreatment' and deprived of family visits, letters or books, a rights group says.
Police say Wei Zhili has been 'brainwashed' into supporting the rights of migrant workers in occupational injury cases.
Weighing 163 kilos (353 pounds), stash was concealed in Chinese biscuit cans, authorities say.
Conservationists want to discuss their concerns about how project could further imperil an endangered orangutan species.
But Taiwan observers say a last-minute meeting between the heads of two states with no diplomatic relations is highly unlikely.
Confidence and trust is lowest among young people, who commentators say feel cheated of their chance to help build the city's future.
The subway operator apologizes and says it will retrain security personnel to improve customer experience.
Democrats, including House speaker Nancy Pelosi, call on the FBI to investigate a Chinese businesswoman pictured at a party with the US president.
Cross-border kidnappings, the jailing of democracy protesters and the banning of a political party indicate the erosion of civil and political rights, a U.S. report finds.
Official Chinese media repeat Islamophobic themes in the wake of the massacre, saying 'Muslims can't integrate.'
Rights activists say China is actively working to undermine the council's ability to do its job.
“It’s been happening a lot,” National Election Commission chief says.
Li Jiabao hit out in a social media broadcast at the Chinese president's indefinite rule and called on Beijing to implement democratic reforms.
Officials dismiss widespread criticism of arbitrary detentions, disappearances, and torture under the ruling Chinese Communist Party.
In annual rights report, Washington also finds impunity for abuses of Muslim Rohingya in Myanmar, and government critics in Cambodia.
Wang's lawyer says his client's appeal against his prison sentence for 'subversion' can't proceed without records or case files.
An experimental school in Sichuan sees multiple cases of food-poisoning, while students in Hubei say they weren't entered for a crucial exam.