Xi Jinping's wide-ranging address laid out a confident vision for a more prosperous China and its place in the international community, stressing the importance of wiping out corruption and curbing industrial overcapacity.
A British human rights activist who has criticised the jailing of democracy campaigners in Hong Kong was barred Wednesday from visiting the semi-autonomous Chinese city.
China's top anti-corruption body has punished a former senior official based in Beijing's representative office in the Asian commercial hub of Hong Kong for what it called "serious disciplinary violations", the usual euphemism for corruption.
The Philippines apologised to China on Monday for a "grievous but purely unintentional" mistake after it displayed the logo of the defence ministry of Taiwan, not China, at an event last week marking Beijing's donation of 3,000 rifles to Manila.
The Philippines' military chief hailed the United States as his nation's ‘number one ally’ and announced a return of regular war games, following President Rodrigo Duterte's call for warmer ties.
Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to mark China's national day with a pro-democracy rally and voice growing fears that the city's liberties are under threat from Beijing.
A 5.5 magnitude earthquake rattled southwestern China's Sichuan province on Saturday, part of the country frequently struck by temblors, with initial reports of only minor damage.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Beijing on Saturday to discuss efforts to curb North Korea's nuclear ambitions and prepare President Donald Trump's upcoming visit to China.