When Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged to "safeguard the rights of people in line with law" in his New Year address, Xu Liangju was in a cell for seeking government action over the killing of her teenage son.
China on Friday proposed trilateral cooperation involving India and Sri Lanka for regional stability as the new government in Colombo sought to re-balance its ties with China, preferring to follow a "non-aligned" policy.
China`s footballing stars of the future need to start being trained from birth, the government said on Friday as President Xi Jinping signed off on a new plan to boost the country`s much-maligned efforts at the sport.
China is likely to remain concerned about potential unrest or terrorist acts in Xinjiang and Tibet regions leading to renewed human rights abuses, a top American offical told lawmakers here on Thursday who expressed concern over massive Chinese military modernisation.
British naturalist David Attenborough has joined 70 other high-profile figures to mount pressure on China for a ban on ivory trade to save elephants, especially in Africa, as the country remains the biggest centre for ivory products.
A police chief in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen has been sacked after colleagues roughed up a group of reporters who had tried to report on a group of officers feasting on a giant salamander, an endangered animal in China.
China on Monday expelled a former vice chairman of the top political advisory body from ruling Communist Party of China for graft, abuse of power and ordered trial against him, as the anti-graft campaign by President Xi Jinping claimed more scalps of senior party leaders.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's Harvard-educated daughter has made her first public appearance since her father took power in 2013 as she joined her parents in visiting a remote village where Xi began his political career.
President Xi Jinping will make his first official visit to Pakistan this year, China's foreign minister said here on Thursday though he did not confirm whether the trip would take place next month on Pakistan's National Day which the Chinese leader is expected to attend.