Another farmer has been crushed to death in China in a dispute with a mining company on Wednesday – the third such case in a week, mainland media reported on Friday.
Chinese authorities have arrested a village chief and eight other people over clashes surrounding a land deal that provoked residents’ fury, as officials sought to end a stand-off over the dispute...
Dozens of farmers in Hainan Island’s capital Sanya knelt in front of the city’s government offices last month to protest against a court ruling on a 1991 land seizure they felt was unjust.
China’s cabinet vowed on Wednesday to tighten laws on the expropriation of farmland, warning that the problem risked fuelling rural unrest and undermining the country’s food security.
A city in central Henan province says it will push ahead with grave demolitions after the levelling of millions of tombs sparked outrage.
The Beijing Municipal Health Bureau aims to survey 130,000 residents over the age of 45 by March to determine their risk of having a stroke, the capital's third leading cause of death, the Beijing...
Farmers and villagers in Myanmar are risking the fury of the authorities by standing up to big business in a test of new rights unthinkable during decades of military rule.
Discovery Bay residents are gearing up for a fight over what they claim is an illegal land grab on a popular hiking and cycling trail for an alleged luxury housing development.
Kenyan gunmen shot dead 11 people in a revenge attack following a massacre last month in which 52 people were killed in the remote southeastern Tana region, Red Cross officials said on Friday.
A Chongqing woman was in intensive care yesterday after allegedly being pushed into a running cement mixer during a dispute over illegally seized land.