A system to prevent data fraud was initially set for 2016.
Scores of dissidents, bloggers and others have been jailed and some have been beaten by thugs doing government bidding.
Trade risks rise over forced technology transfer, with product demand in China shaped by government policies.
More attention needed to the steady flow of Chinese ships, coast guard vessels, and maritime militia vessels into disputed waters.
Central bank chief Zhou Xiaochuan prepares to step down.
Lower targets may lead to sustainable growth, but reform leaves some conflicts unresolved.
Rohingya insurgent group’s month-long humanitarian ceasefire expired on Oct. 9.