The family of former DW journalist Gao Yu has voiced concerns over her health, as her heart condition worsens in prison. The outcome of her appeal for leaking state secrets, due this week, has been delayed.
A court in Singapore has sentenced a teenage blogger to four weeks in jail for posting offensive images online. However, the court released him after taking into account time already spent in custody.
A shoe factory has collapsed in eastern China, killing and injuring a number of people, according to state media. The cause of the accident is unclear.