China's Parliament Expands Use of In Absentia Trials Targeting 'Absconders'
But lawyers say political refugees who flee the country to evade persecution could also be targeted under the revised law.
China Stops More Than 100 Christians From Boarding Planes For Overseas Event
The Protestant church-members had been invited to a training event in South Korea, but police say they pose a potential threat to state security.
China's Ruling Communist Party Wages Ideological War on University Campuses
The administration of President Xi Jinping is showing the hallmarks of an extreme right-wing nationalist regime under a single strongman, analysts say.
Malaysia to Host China, Thailand in Naval Drills
The trilateral exercises in the Strait of Malacca are the first of their kind.
China Tries Internet Czar, 'Father of Great Firewall' For Bribery
Lu Wei, 58, pleads guilty to taking bribes at his trial in the eastern city of Ningbo, state media reports.
New Zealand Lawmaker Reports China-Linked Political Donation to Police
The accusation that the National Party tried to hide the source of a US $66,000 donation prompts calls for government vigilance.
Two Held Amid 'Riots' After Forced Eviction, Detentions in China's Jiangsu
Local residents accuse the government of bringing in criminal gangs to carry out forced evictions and demolitions.
China's Man in Macau Dies in Fall From Building After Suffering 'Depression'
Zheng Xiaosong's death comes on the eve of a visit to the region by President Xi Jinping, and after the investigation of his predecessor in Xi's ongoing anti-corruption campaigns.
Thousands March in Taiwan Over Independence, 'Bullying' From Beijing
The ruling party tells its members not to attend the independence rally, calling instead for a campaign to protect the island from Beijing's attempts to subvert its democracy.
Lawyer Withdraws From Wang Quanzhang's Case, Citing Injuries, 'Fall'
Rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang loses his defense attorney following three years' incommunicado detention amid a crackdown by the ruling Chinese Communist Party.
Hong Kong's Leader Lauds 'Integration' With China as Bridge Opens
The world's longest sea-bridge is declared open in a brief utterance by Chinese president Xi Jinping.
Some Bilateral Projects Halted, but Malaysia-China Ship Deal Sails On
Fast, light vessels are needed to patrol the country’s extensive coastline, defense officials say.
Four Still Held For Subversion Over Tiananmen Massacre Liquor
Four people were indicted for 'incitement to subvert state power' in March, but their case has been repeatedly postponed under a new law.
Thousands Protest Industrial Waste Processing Plant Plan in China's Guangdong
Villagers fear nearby drinking water and fish farms will be contaminated by the processing center.
World's Longest Sea-Bridge Opens With Delays, Glitches on All Sides
Critics say the bridge is a costly prestige project that will put a strain on the public purse for decades.
Indonesian Presidential Contender Might Review China-funded Projects if Elected-Spokesman
Prabowo Subianto is running against Joko Widodo, the incumbent who has cultivated ties with Beijing.
Maoists Call on China's Official Union to Stand up For Workers
A Maoist group formed to support the struggle of workers in a Guangdong factory to form an independent union hits out at the ruling Chinese Communist Party's official union.
Woman Held After Kindergarten Knife Attack in China's Chongqing
Fourteen children are injured in the latest in a string of violent attacks on schools and kindergartens.
Chinese State Media Reporter Charged with Assault After Fracas
China's foreign ministry throws its support behind a journalist who was escorted from a Conservative Party debate on Hong Kong freedoms last month.
China Replaces Head of Peking University With Communist Party Chief
The move comes amid the tightening of ideological controls and surveillance on university and school campuses.