Mainland China's defence minister has urged preparations for a "people's war at sea" to counter offshore security threats and safeguard sovereignty, state media reported Tuesday.
A Chinese court issued a three-year suspended prison sentence to a human rights activist charged with subversion of state power after a brief trial Tuesday, the first publicly acknowledged hearing in a secrecy-shrouded yearlong case involving hundreds of rights activists.
A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer detained over a year ago in a sweeping crackdown has been released on bail, Hong Kong media said Monday, as it showed her praising her jailers.
China "cannot tolerate" accusations that its investment in a British nuclear plant threatens that country's security, state media said Monday, after London surprisingly delayed the giant project.
Beijing has confirmed it is investigating a Japanese suspected of "endangering China's national security," following Japanese reports that he had been detained, the latest irritant in relations between the two nations.
Face down in the dirt with an iron post impaling his rump, Chinese Olympic mascot Huanhuan has seen better days.
The niece of a prominent Tibetan religious leader has fled China and arrived in exile in northern India to reveal what her family says is the truth about the man's death in a Chinese prison.1 Comment
Rights groups on Tuesday called for Chinese authorities to stop forced demolitions at one of the world's biggest Tibetan Buddhist institutes, saying the move was an attempt to "severely restrict" religious freedoms.
Failure to properly handle sensitive issues between the U.S. and China could "very likely disturb and undermine" their military-to-military relations, a top Chinese official told U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice Monday.
Former top Chinese military leader Guo Boxiong was sentenced Monday to life in prison for accepting bribes, the official Xinhua news agency said -- the latest high-profile conviction in President Xi Jinping's crackdown on corruption.