Milk powder claiming to be from Holland was investigated last year but not removed from the shelves.
Lawyers say the charges are retaliation for international campaigns in support of Liu Xiaobo and Liu Xia.
An official investigation finds "no pollution" in river water, although activists report frequent fish die-offs.
The movement is launched as a high-ranking Chinese official further dashes hopes of full and direct elections.
Residents of Wuhan say replacement housing promised several years ago has yet to materialize.
Chinese university researchers collaborated with an army cyber-espionage unit, papers show.
Netizens pass around a photo of the fully formed fetus which was expelled following a lethal injection.
Netizens laud Peng Liyuan's style as she accompanies Xi Jinping overseas.
Chinese authorities are asked to explain the potential threat to public health.
The iconic Songzhuang contemporary arts community is due to be razed to the ground.
Anti-mine protesters in Yunnan say they fought off armed police, while farmers in Guangxi say all their land has been taken.
But high turnout in the 2012 Hong Kong elections boost the city into the 'flawed democracy' category.
Protestant groups say the government aims to wipe out underground churches.
The U.S. Treasury Secretary stuns ordinary Chinese by eating cheaply at a regular restaurant.
The Tibetan monk's monastery in Qinghai province also faces a crackdown.
Many can't afford quality care in a system staffed by overworked or uncaring doctors, report says.
Official accounts don't stand up to scrutiny, according to an expert in biochemistry.
The family of the forced evictee calls for a probe into his death.
A Beijing-based activist is detained and beaten after tweeting about 'coronation day.'
Chinese Catholics are divided between those under state control and those loyal to Rome.
The online poll is an informal snapshot of public sentiment, analysts say.
Analysts say the new administration will struggle to contain mounting anger over corruption and pollution.
The activists had tried to hand in a letter at the Great Hall of the People during a parliamentary session.
Public anger over environmental pollution is at an all-time high.
Analysts say China's Communist Party is preoccupied with holding onto power at a time of popular anger.
Chinese and environmentalists hit out at a lack of transparency in the incident.
A bitter dispute over farmland in Guangdong highlights a losing battle fought by rural communities in China.
Chinese netizens sneer at official attempts to reassure the public over drinking water quality in Shanghai.
Supporters and camera crews are blocked from visiting Liu's home on International Women's Day.
Rich women hold top jobs but the picture is different lower down the social ladder.