Hanscom Smith, the United States consul general in Shanghai, confirmed Tuesday that his same-sex spouse, Eric Lu, is Taiwanese.
A Chinese transgender man said he was disappointed but will continue to fight for equality after a labor arbitration panel on Tuesday rejected his complaint that he was fired unfairly, in China's first transgender job discrimination case.
Internet giant Baidu, mainland China's equivalent of Google, must change how it displays search results, regulators said Monday, following an outcry over the death of a student whose family used it to seek a cancer cure.
China's trade shrank in April in a sign government stimulus is failing to jolt the world's second-largest economy out of a prolonged slowdown.
Rescuers on Sunday searched for 33 construction workers missing in a landslide at the site of a hydropower project following days of heavy rain in southern China. Eight other workers were pulled out alive, officials and state-run media reported.
A collision between a fishing boat and a cargo ship in the East China Sea has left 17 missing and two dead, mainland Chinese state media said Saturday.
The sister of a prominent imprisoned Chinese political activist said Friday she fears her brother is seriously ill and is urging the authorities to allow him access to better medical treatment, in what an international rights group said is the latest example of China routinely denying political prisoners adequate care.
A heavily Muslim Chinese province has demanded strict adherence to a ban on religion in schools after a video circulated online in which a kindergartener recites verses from the Quran.
Mainland China's military has dispatched ships and planes -- even constructed new islands to assert its maritime claims. Now it's deploying a new set of tools to uphold Chinese sovereignty: Magicians, singers and actors.
Trade between the world's two biggest economies is mutually beneficial, Beijing said Wednesday after presumptive U.S. Republican Party presidential nominee Donald Trump accused mainland China of "rape."