About 300 Chinese people are fighting alongside the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, a Chinese state-run newspaper said on Monday, a rare tally that is likely to fuel worry in China that militants pose a threat to security.
The anti-corruption watchdog of China`s ruling Communist Party said on Friday it would send investigators to the country`s Parliament for the first time ever, in a demonstration of the party`s dominance over the organs of state.
China`s top Communist Party mouthpiece has branded the country`s former security czar, now being investigated for corruption, as a "traitor", likening him to several past turncoats who were all executed.
Bands of determined protesters and hundreds of wet tents pitched near Hong Kong government headquarters were all that remained on Wednesday of months` long pro-democracy protests in the final hours before police clear the main protest site.
A former top Chinese economic planning official was convicted of bribery Wednesday and sentenced to life in prison, the court said, after a former lover went public with a litany of accusations against him.
China`s military is investigating another top officer in its widening crackdown on corruption, a woman major-general with a senior post at an army university, financial news magazine Caixin reported on Thursday.
China has ordered a further crackdown on its domestic media, telling news organisations to sack illegally recruited employees and close local offices if they have too many of them, state news agency Xinhua reported.
More than 500 lawyers in China have signed a protest letter against a proposal to make insulting or defaming court personnel a crime, with a prominent advocate saying Friday it would restrict their freedom to defend their clients.
Lawyers in China fear a proposal to make insulting or defaming court personnel a crime will restrict their freedom to defend their clients, a prominent advocate said Friday, weeks after the Communist Party pledged to ensure the "rule of law".
China will take a "zero tolerance" approach to a wide range of environmental violations and has promised stronger action against regional governments that protect polluters or hinder inspections, according to a Cabinet document.
Seven students of prominent Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti have been tried in secret for separatism, a lawyer said Wednesday, days after the professor lost his appeal against a life sentence for the same offence.
Seven people, including six nurses, were stabbed to death at a hospital dormitory in northern China on Thursday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, the latest in a string of attacks on medical workers.
The ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) has asked its members to continue calling each other as 'comrade' after they failed to find an alternative word for it despite the term having dubious linkages to the gay community.