But China still resists price demands.
The crusading Chinese lawyer is set to go abroad after failing to find justice at home.
A former China correspondent compares Panchen Lamas past and present.
World's biggest coal producer needs more fuel.
A 'cold blooded' murder of a Cambodian activist throws the spotlight on the plight of civil society in the region.
Fang Lizhi, who inspired a generation of Chinese students, was known as “China’s Sakharov.”
Widened band may not speed appreciation of currency.
Experts wonder how far Beijing will go in reining in North Korea if it fires another nuclear device.
Differences persist in growth figures reported at China's local and national levels.
Bao Tong analyzes China's anti-rumor campaign blocking online discussion of the political scandal surrounding ousted leader Bo Xilai.
Now is the time to cast aside doubts and caution and press for the early removal of almost all sanctions on Burma, a veteran Asia observer says.
China might have hushed up its latest political scandal if not for its U.S. and British connections.
Beijing faces a decision on U.S. sanctions on Iran.
Burma's president is expected to come under pressure from hardliners following the bruising election defeat of the ruling party.
Production targets seen as unrealistic.
Much has changed under Chinese rule over the last two decades in Tibet.
Will Beijing punish North Korea if it proceeds with the launch of a rocket in defiance of international condemnations?
The delayed price hike comes amid pledges for fast action on energy reforms.
A plan to forge regional economic integration in Southeast Asia faces various problems.
Effect may be felt throughout the economy.
Bao Tong, former aide to an ousted top Chinese official, says Wen does not deserve a passing grade.
China's outgoing government leaves problems unresolved.
Despite economic progress, human rights remain mostly elusive for women in Asia.
As foreign donors fall over themselves to help Burma, there is a very real danger of this leaving chaos in its wake.
The government falls short of efficiency targets.
Many wonder whether North Korea will give up its only bargaining chip after the latest U.S. deal with the hardline communist state.
The Chinese government targets officials for falsification.
Experts and survivors take a new look at China’s man-made famine.
The press in the Chinese territory shows that freedom of expression can make for better governance than the authoritarian democracy in some Asian nations.
There is growing evidence that hardliners in the ruling party are trying to scupper the opposition NLD’s campaign.