A powerful tornado killed 51 people and destroyed large numbers of buildings Thursday in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu, state media reported.
Residents of a village in southern China where police have been deployed took to the streets Sunday to protest the detention of the village's democratically elected leader and historic seizures of land.
Hong Kong lawmakers say residents have been left "petrified" by explosive revelations from a city bookseller about his detention in mainland China and have slammed Beijing for violating freedoms.
Angry protesters gathered in Hong Kong Friday after a city bookseller broke silence to reveal how he was blindfolded, interrogated and detained in China for eight months for trading titles critical of Beijing.
A Hong Kong bookseller known for selling titles critical of Beijing told Thursday how he was blindfolded and kept in a tiny cell by the mainland Chinese authorities after going missing eight months ago.
A member of a kidnap gang that abducted a Hong Kong heiress for a multimillion U.S. dollar ransom was jailed for 12 years Thursday after what the judge described as a "terrible ordeal" for the victim.
Cosmetics giant Lancome closed some of its outlets in Hong Kong Wednesday as protesters gathered at a major mall after the company cancelled a concert featuring a local singer critical of China.
A Hong Kong protester told Wednesday how he was kicked and punched during pro-democracy rallies in 2014 as seven police officers stood trial over the attack, which was captured on film and beamed around the world.
Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong was acquitted Tuesday over an anti-China protest in the first of a series of cases against him to reach a verdict.
French cosmetics company Lancome has sparked a backlash in Hong Kong after it canceled a promotional concert featuring a singer known for pro-democracy views, with many accusing it of caving to political pressure from Beijing.