The Chinese government's higher limit for 2020 may reflect greater coal use.
Based on formulas that China uses for the energy content of 'standard coal,' the country may have burned over 3.8 billion tons of raw coal last year.
A former aide to a late, ousted Chinese premier takes aim at authorities' ever-tighter censorship of public discussion.
False media and official reports give distorted views of situations that need to be better understood, a North Korea expert says.
Worries over industrial capacity plan grow, with job losses feared in construction, steel, and coal.
Dozens of high-ranking officials and military officers have been purged in recent years, with many believed to have been executed.
Chinese Communist Party use of Shugden to attack the Dalai Lama has turned a religious dispute into a political one.
Central bank spends to support sagging yuan, but experts say capital flight is not a complete explanation for the RMB's woes.
Dimming prospects for gas defy push for cleaner fuel to meet one of the government's main environmental goals.
Reductions in overcapacity may finally be made, but downsizing could cost millions of jobs.
Government says little about achieving five-year goal.
A political commentator takes aim at the Hong Kong government's refusal to win trust and build consensus.
A political commentator draws parallels between the Chinese president and late supreme leader Mao Zedong.
Foreign hedge funds bet on big devaluation to come.
The government has put in place a dual-purpose plan to protect oil companies and the environment.
North Korean diplomats spent much of 2015 cultivating foreign relations, only to see this work made void by the Jan. 6 nuclear blast.
Plunging energy prices devalue huge deal of strategic and political importance for Beijing and Moscow.
Beijing's crisis responses raise investment fears as many steps are seen as doing more harm than good.
A former top Chinese official remembers an ousted premier who died on Jan. 17, 2005.
China adds even more polluting plants despite the country's present power glut.
The stakes are high for both the US and Asian nations bordering vital sea lanes where territory is disputed and military conflict possible.
A Chinese commentator analyzes the recent viral popularity of a Chinese Internet meme.
Abrupt walkout by Moranbong Band underscores to Chinese the mercurial nature of North Korea.
Provincial data fraud may point to negative growth, experts say.
China's state petroleum monopoly faces pressure after years of losses on imported gas.
The Communist Party's suppression of dissidents is more complete than at any other time in history.
Dissident writer and Tibet scholar Wang Lixiong describes how China managed to divide Tibetan society.
The government pegs its hopes on the country's service sector.
A former aide to a late, ousted premier says the Chinese revolution did little to improve life for the country's poorest people.
Leading emitter joins global accord as it drives development abroad.