In this file photo taken June 4, 2015, tens of thousands of people attend a candlelight vigil at Victoria Park in Hong Kong to commemorate victims of the 1989 military crackdown in Beijing. Mainland China's bloody 1989 military crackdown on the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests was a pivotal moment in the country's political development. And despite the Chinese Communist Party's efforts to erase memories of the event, every year its anniversary triggers heightened security and surveillance on the mainland, along with furtive commemorations by a handful of activists.
China's foreign minister berated a Canadian journalist on Wednesday for questioning Beijing's human rights record, saying she had "no right to speak" about the issue.
China's government won't interfere with fasting and other standard religious activities in the traditionally Muslim region of Xinjiang during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan that begins this month, officials said Thursday.
A 28-year-old transgender man who goes by the name of "Mr. C" has become the public face of the fight for job equality in China, where sexual and gender minorities are only beginning to emerge from virtual invisibility.
Mitsubishi Materials Corp., one of dozens of Japanese companies that used Chinese forced laborers during World War II, reached a settlement covering thousands of victims Wednesday that includes compensation and an apology.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping stressed the importance of "friendly relations" to a visiting North Korean official Wednesday, after the envoy reportedly told Chinese officials Pyongyang would continue its internationally condemned nuclear program.
Mothers of some of those killed in the bloody crackdown on China's 1989 Tiananmen pro-democracy movement are condemning the Chinese government for failing to account for their children's deaths and vowing to continue pushing for the truth ahead of this weekend's 27th anniversary of the events.
Members of the Asia News Network (ANN) met with mainland Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday, rounding up the day after selecting ANN's new chair and meeting with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) President Jin Liqun during the network's annual board meeting in Beijing.
Hualien Media International and The China Post Chairman George Hsieh (謝國樑) participated in the exchange of ideas concerning the future of the media with fellow editors from Asian countries at the Asia News Network's (ANN) annual board meeting in Beijing on Monday.
A top North Korean official made an unexpected visit to China on Tuesday in an apparent attempt by Pyongyang to mend frayed ties with its powerful neighbour, Japanese media reported.