Chinese Envoy Hopes for ‘Win-Win’ in Talks over Stalled Malaysian Rail Project
Malaysia’s prime minister, who stopped the project last year, says it might be revived on a smaller scale.
Indonesia Freezes Taiwan Intern Program after Report Alleges Mistreatment of Students
Legislator alleges students, including Muslims, were forced to work in factories and were fed pork.
China to Ban 'Harmful' Apps From Primary Schools to College Campuses
Schools and teachers are ordered to check students' smartphones for content, links, or functions that could 'violate educational rules.'
Wife of Detained Rights Lawyer Rejects Blame From China's Top Prosecutor
Wang Quanzhang's wife says the authorities are to blame for illegally holding him for three-and-a-half years without access to a lawyer.
Taiwan Rejects Beijing's 'Unification' Plan, Calls on China to Democratize
Political commentators react with warnings about the erosion of Hong Kong's promised autonomy, rights and freedoms by Beijing.
Hong Kong Protest Group Hits Back at Criticism of Pro-Independence Banners
Hong Kong's government bans 'activities promoting or advocating' independence for the city from a square outside its headquarters.
Forced Labor Used Businesses in China's Xinjiang as Part of Camp System: Sources
Several ethnic Kazakh women have been returned to a "re-education" camp after refusing to sign exploitative contracts in a textile factory.
Thousands Call For Reform, Protest 'Suppression' in Hong Kong on New Year's Day
The march comes as dozens of overseas Chinese dissidents call on the world to wake up its memories of the 1989 pro-democracy movement on Tiananmen Square.
China Holding More Than 800 Political Prisoners in 2018: Report
Rights groups highlight incommunicado detention, the risk of torture, and the mass incarceration of Muslims in camps as areas of particular concern.
Dozens Detained As Muslims Resist Mosque Closures in China's Yunnan
More than 100 riot police descend on three independently run mosques in Yunnan's Weishan county, clashing with local Muslims who tried to resist.
Marxist Students Detained, Manhandled by Security Guards at Peking University
Students are targeted after protesting the 'reorganization' of their group by school authorities, a Maoist group says.
Wife of Detained Chinese Rights Lawyer Hits Out at 'Show' Trial
Li Wenzu is prevented by security guards from approaching the Supreme People's Court in Beijing, where she had hoped to make a complaint.
'It is Very Frustrating That They Keep Misrepresenting Taiwan's Status': Interview
The foreign affairs minister for the democratic island of Taiwan talks about the island's independent status as 'a reality that can't be erased.'
China Jails Nanjing Blogger For Subversion Over Retweets, Slogan
Sun Lin retweeted a number of social media posts judged by the authorities to be subversive, as well as shouting 'down with the Communist Party' at a local meeting.
Thai Court Acquits Chinese Dissident of Immigration-Related Charges
Wu Yuhua and her husband, Yang Chong, are close to getting asylum elsewhere, lawyer says.
Chinese Police Detain Marxist Student Leader on Mao's Birthday
The detention of Qiu Zhanxuan comes amid a nationwide crackdown on left-wing students who supported a Shenzhen labor movement.
Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Tried in Secret on Subversion Charges
Fellow activists say Wang Quanzhang refused to plead guilty and fired his state-appointed lawyer as soon as the trial opened.
Protestant 'House Churches' Raided in China on Christmas Eve
A ban on the public celebration of Christmas is being implemented in some locations but not in others, Christians say.
Tianjin Trial of Chinese Rights Lawyer to be Held Behind Closed Doors
Wang Quanzhang's wife Li Wenzu is under surveillance at home, while state security police say the trial will be held 'in secret.'
Hong Kong Activists Send More Than 1,000 Cards to Political Prisoners
Activists mail Christmas cards to jailed dissidents in a bid to put pressure on the authorities for their release.