Bloggers and their relatives are violently attacked and arrested.
The new pricing rules face a market test.
A former premier's aide writes on the need for post-quake transparency.
Output of the country's main fuel cools as economic growth slows.
Some lawmakers and ex-government officials accuse the State Department of favoring powers such as China and India.
A former top aide critiques the Chinese Communist Party's promises to build a 'learning-focused, creative, and service-oriented Party.'
Hot money flows distort growth reports.
A former top Communist Party aide says the people of China must be allowed to express their dreams for the country's future.
New tax policy puts homeowners on edge.
China's political transition is executed like a theatrical performance, a former top Communist Party aide says.
U.N. data on water targets mask underlying concerns in the region.
Price rumors stir fears of social unrest.
Xi Jinping's visit to Moscow reaps few energy gains.
A U.S. shows of force on the Korean peninsula draws battle cries from Pyongyang.
A former top Communist Party aide says only the Chinese people know if their political system is right for them.
The U.S. and EU crank up the pressure on Vientiane as concerns mount over the whereabouts of a social activist.
New policies pushed for cleaner fuel.
A former political aide to ousted late premier Zhao Ziyang says he dreams of a clean environment and the freedom to speak his mind.
A former aide to late ousted premier Zhao Ziyang offers China's new president some advice.
A tax hike on housing puts owners on edge.
The Burmese opposition leader is facing a deluge of criticism over a copper mine decision.
In war and poverty zones, Catholic priests are often on the front line and working with the poor and homeless.
Slower economic growth reduces energy waste.
Experts warn of the implications of domestic violence on International Women's Day.
A North Korea expert discusses Kim Jong-Il on the former leader's Feb. 16 birthday.
Tibetan poet and writer Woeser assesses what to expect from Xi Jinping.
Pollution puts pressure on the government.
Chinese corporate espionage poses a threat to regional security, some analysts say.
A former premier's aide analyzes the choices open to Chinese president-in-waiting Xi Jinping.
Mine safety improves but coverups continue.