Lu Wei, China’s former chief internet censor, who  is being investigated for corruption. Photograph: Larry Leung/EPA

China’s former chief internet censor Lu Wei is being investigated for graft, the Communist Party said, becoming the latest high-profile victim of the (...)

A man stands by a display cabinet of the Causeway Bay bookshop in Hong Kong. Photograph: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Image

-As pressure grows on Hong Kong’s coveted autonomy from mainland China, four local booksellers kidnapped by mainland police confessed that they illega(...)

China’s internet watchdog has shut down the social media accounts of a high-profile property developer, Ren Zhiqiang. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

China’s internet watchdog has shut down the social media accounts of a high-profile property developer, Ren Zhiqiang, who has posted articles critical(...)