Vietnamese Catholics get high-level support for protests calling on the government to return expropriated Church land.
Phone service for relatives and associates of a jailed blind activist is curtailed before the Paralympics open.
China's 1-trillion-yuan ($147-billion) earthquake recovery plan for Sichuan poses challenges for the country's economy, experts say.
China has already spent billions of dollars on material aid for Sichuan earthquake victims. Now a U.S.-based foundation wants to help survivors through art.
Nearly six months after a Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule, authorities are releasing some Buddhist monks from detention in Golmud.
See how children working with the International Child Art Foundation around the world depict their experience of natural disasters, and favorite sports.
Former top Communist Party aide Bao Tong says the processes governing fair play and equal treatment according to the rules of the game will have a big impact on Chinese society.
Sichuan parents are barred from protesting during a visit by China's prime minister.
Mrs. Lang, 22, agreed to enter an arranged marriage with a wealthy Chinese man in hopes of providing for her impoverished family in Vietnam. But that wasn't how it turned out.