A North Korea expert says nuclear and missile tests highlight world concerns over proliferation.
Official reports may understate inequalities.
Pyongyang's defiant nuclear test poses a dilemma to the new Chinese leadership.
Government promises slower growth to fight smog.
A former premier's aide analyzes the Chinese president-in-waiting's vow to fight corruption and keep power reined 'within a cage of regulations.'
An American-led trade liberalization model faces a tough sell in Asia.
Reliance on foreign oil grows as production lags.
A former premier's aide says the ruling Chinese Communist Party must reflect on its own mistakes before it can progress.
Air crisis follows consumption-led growth.
A high-level corruption probe in the telecom sector is a gauge of the government's seriousness in adopting reforms.
Generating surplus may follow slower economic growth.
Vietnam’s unrelenting campaign to muzzle dissent raises human rights fears in Southeast Asia.
A former premier's aide says a country's best leaders don't treat people as 'props.'
A former premiere's aide criticizes China's censorship policies as unconstitutional.
Economic reforms are needed for long-term goals.
A former premier's aide says the Southern Weekend anti-censorship protests show China is still far from constitutional rule.
China 'unnecessarily' offended neighboring countries last year, causing likely obstacles to its 'peaceful rise.'
A former premier's aide questions Beijing's assertion that 'the Internet isn't outside the law' in China.
End of price cap is portrayed as a major reform.
In a new book, author Melanie Kirkpatrick describes an underground railroad carrying North Koreans to freedom.