China has fired or demoted 357 local government officials for poor performance as it deals with the fallout from a nationwide public health scandal over the sale of improperly handled vaccines.
Mainland authorities have revoked the license of one of China's most celebrated human rights lawyers, he confirmed Thursday, in the latest move to suppress critics of the mainland's ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
Chinese women are being taken on a roller-coaster ride by social media, getting bombarded on one side by extreme expectations about physical beauty while
A judge ruled against a gay couple in mainland China's first same-sex marriage case that attracted several hundred supporters to the courthouse Wednesday in a landmark moment for the country's emerging LGBT rights movement.
China's top geneticists say the country should set its own standards and regulations on human genome research, state-run media reported Wednesday, as ethical debate erupted over a Chinese study on modified human embryos.
Beijing summoned diplomats from the Group of 7 industrialized countries to protest a statement from their foreign ministers criticizing mainland China's island-building activities in the disputed South China Sea, the mainland external affairs agency said Wednesday.
The world's first museum dedicated to China's Tiananmen Square crackdown is to close its doors in Hong Kong, with organizers saying they believe they are being targeted for political reasons.
Mainland China is "strongly dissatisfied" with a Group of Seven statement calling for restraint in disputed waters, the mainland's external affairs agency said Tuesday, as worries grow in Asia over Beijing's territorial and military ambitions.
Renowned British cosmologist Stephen Hawking entered the universe of Chinese social media with a big bang on Tuesday, with his first post to the country's Twitter-like Weibo service garnering him more than a million followers the same day.
A judge on Wednesday ruled against a gay couple in China's first same-sex marriage case that was seen as a landmark moment for the country's emerging LGBT rights movement.