The United States is "disturbed" by reports of the disappearance of five Hong Kong booksellers from the Chinese semi-autonomous city, a U.S. State Department spokesman said Friday.
A gargantuan gold-painted statue of Communist China's founding father Mao Zedong has suddenly been demolished, apparently for lacking government approval, state media said Friday, days after images of it went viral.
The mystery surrounding five missing Hong Kong booksellers known for titles banned in mainland China deepened after one purportedly wrote a letter saying he was fine and helping with an investigation on the mainland, prompting his wife to drop a missing person's report.
Hong Kong's leader said he was "very concerned" Monday over the disappearance of five booksellers known for publications critical of the mainland Chinese authorities after a prominent lawmaker accused mainland security officers of kidnapping the men.
Rescuers have dropped provisions to four Shandong province mine workers trapped for 10 days in a wrecked gypsum mine and are slowly drilling a route to save them, mainland state media said Monday.
A Hong Kong lawmaker said Sunday he believes Chinese security officers kidnapped five publishing company employees who have gone missing in the city, possibly because of a planned book about the former love life of mainland Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
A missing Hong Kong employee from a publisher of books critical of China was "assisting in an investigation," his wife said Saturday, as police also probe the disappearance of his colleagues.
A Hong Kong employee of a publishing firm known for producing books critical of the Chinese government has gone missing, his wife said Friday, following the earlier apparent disappearance of four colleagues.
Mainland China's godfather of rock Cui Jian says his basic message of personal freedom hasn't changed in his new album, even if the world has.
A mainland Chinese publisher has recalled the latest Chinese-language translation of a work by Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore, after it drew sharp criticism in India that it is too vulgar and strays too far from the original text.