The Chinese government is holding chief editors of news websites personally liable for content, months after several portals posted material that was seen as embarrassing to President Xi Jinping.
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi was to meet mainland Chinese executive chief Li Keqiang on Thursday in her first major foreign trip since becoming the country's de facto leader, with a suspended Beijing-backed dam project set to dominate talks.
China launched the world's first quantum satellite Tuesday, state media reported, in an effort to harness the power of particle physics to build an "unhackable" system of encrypted communications.
The U.S. Army chief of staff told Chinese officials during a visit Tuesday that China should not feel threatened by American ally South Korea's decision to deploy a powerful U.S. missile defense system.
Growing Chinese anger at South Korea over a U.S. anti-missile defense system bodes ill for everything from pop star appearances to United Nations action against North Korea's nuclear and missile threats.
A city in eastern China city on Wednesday suspended preliminary work on site selection for a nuclear fuel reprocessing facility following days of protests by area residents that underscored a growing willingness by the public to oppose projects seen as threatening lives and property.
Residents of a city in eastern China have protested for a third day against possible plans to build a nuclear fuel reprocessing center, a protester and a city employee said Tuesday, as police announced a ban on public gatherings.
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.