Chinese political dissident and artist Ai Weiwei has published a new book called "1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows." He took the time to discuss with The World's Carol Hills what it was like growing up as the son of a dissident poet.
In the 30 years since the end of the Tiananmen Square protests, political reforms and human rights are still missing from Chinese society. Some students and workers are still trying to change that.
Mao Zedong's 'Little Red Book' is an icon. Curators Julie O'Yang and Fernando Eloy have created a similar book — a yellow one — of quotes from Chinese President Xi Jinping.
China's ruling Communist Party on Sunday set the stage for President Xi Jinping to stay in office indefinitely, with a proposal to remove a constitutional clause limiting presidential service to just two terms in office.
The Chinese Communist Party just wrapped up its big once-every-five-years political meeting in Beijing. President Xi Jinping was the man of the hour.
President Xi Jinping was formally handed a second term Wednesday, with no clear successor emerging in a revamped ruling council, cementing his grip on power and setting the stage for him to dominate China for decades to come.
Hong Kong's "Umbrella Revolution seems to only get bigger as the days go by. At the center of the protests, demonstrators say they're not planning on leaving any time soon, even as their demands to Beijing remain unclear.
China still officially reveres Mao Zedong, but it no longer pays much attention to his teachings.
Mexico looks to have NSA-like plans in mind with its new telecommunications reform proposal. And that's not sitting well with some of the country's youth. Plus, the pro-Russia eastern regions of Ukraine have turned out to be a dangerous place for independent reporters. And a film controversy in China, in today's Global Scan.
The rhetoric of apology in China today is nuanced and coded. Though some people seem genuinely contrite for their actions during the vigilante violence of the Cultural Revolution, they are careful not to blame the government.