The rumour spread like wildfire: was it possible that Jack Ma, one of China’s greatest success stories, was planning to leave the mainland for good?
China's family planning authorities are pursuing the acclaimed film director Zhang Yimou for allegedly violating the country's one-child policy.
China has been granted a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council despite its record of refusing inspections by human rights monitors.
David Beckam has stepped into a new role as the ambassador for Chinese football.
Dams on the Salween River could damage ecosystems, displace people and lead to potentially catastrophic seismic events, warn environmental groups.