China will open a laboratory in Hainan province in November that will focus on the use of marine resources in the South China Sea, a provincial official said.
Japan summoned Chinese diplomats Saturday to protest after six Chinese coast guard vessels approached disputed East China Sea islands accompanying a fleet of hundreds of Chinese fishing boats.
A mainland Chinese human rights activist was on Friday given a three-year suspended prison sentence for subversion, a court said, in the fourth such case this week as authorities crack down on dissent.
In halting televised confessions and emotional courtroom testimony, Chinese lawyers and activists held in a government crackdown have voiced the same ominous message
Geologists have found the first evidence for China's Great Flood, a 4,000-year-old disaster on the Yellow River that led to birth of the Xia dynasty and modern Chinese civilization, researchers said Thursday.
A mainland Chinese lawyer was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday in the third in a series of subversion trials demonstrating the mainland's ruling Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) determination to silence independent human rights activists and government critics.
A mainland Chinese legal rights activist was sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison on subversion charges Wednesday, in the second in a series of cases underscoring the mainland's ruling Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) determination to rein in critics.
The mainland's Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is to impose tighter controls on its youth wing, state media reported, in what analysts said was a move to undermine a powerful political faction allied to mainland executive chief Li Keqiang.
A key figure in Hong Kong's "Umbrella Revolution" has been blasted as a U.S.-backed agent intent on sowing dissent and discord in a new propaganda video from the mainland Chinese authorities.
Mainland China's navy has fired dozens of missiles and torpedoes during exercises in the East China Sea that come amid heightened maritime tensions in the region, underscoring Beijing's determination to back up its sovereignty claims with force if needed.