Under a formal agreement, Beijing has to tell Hong Kong within 14 days whether or not it has detained a Hong Kong resident.
A woman in Shenzhen has died after being infected with the highly contagious H5N6 bird flu virus. She died days after she was admitted to hospital, Hong Kong’s Health Department said today.
French reporter Ursula Gauthier has warned of dark days to come for journalists working on the mainland. Beijing made Gauthier leave after she criticised government policy in mainly Muslim Xinjiang province.
The misery behind China’s national anthem, March of the Volunteers, and what its growing presence means for Hong Kong
Few national anthems around the world can match the misery of China’s March of the Volunteers, which began even before the song came into being.
After announcing in late October 2015 that the one-child policy will be relaxed, the central government has finally made the new policy official.
Rescuers dug out the first survivor of the Shenzhen landslide disaster early on Wednesday morning after three days of searching, state media reported.
Prosecutors in eastern China have filed a lawsuit against a county-level environmental protection department, accusing it of "failing to fulfil its regulatory duties" in its supervision of a local sewage firm.
The leaders of Taiwan and China have not met for talks in more than 65 years, but on Saturday, after two years of planning and preparation, all of that changed.