The Copenhagen climate conference exposed conflicts between China and smaller developing nations.
In one of the least reported stories of the year, Mongolia is forging ahead with battles for democracy and against corruption.
On the eve of the trial of pro-democracy activist Liu Xiaobo, Bao Tong, former aide to ousted late premier Zhao Ziyang, calls for more freedom of expression in China.
A new pipeline from Central Asia serves China’s political goals.
China's environment will restrict economic growth, despite resistance to carbon caps, experts say.
Read RFA president Libby Liu's commentary on media freedom in China published by the Huffington Post on December 10, 2009.
As the global climate conference opens in Copenhagen, analysts fear China’s carbon target will be hard to verify.
China presses into Central Asia with the opening of its first import gas pipeline from Turkmenistan.
Prospects for a U.S.-China agreement on climate change are still uncertain.
U.S.-China trade disputes are on the rise, but experts say broader tensions may ease.
Experts see little chance for a U.S.-China strategic breakthrough following a visit from a top Chinese military official.
A prominent Chinese physicist takes aim at Beijing’s Uyghur policies.
China says it will cooperate with the International Energy Agency to improve data.
New carbon targets for the United States and China could stabilize greenhouse trends, energy agency says.
Though some export controls may be eased, security concerns regarding China remain.
On the 60th anniversary of Chinese Communist Party rule, Bao Tong, former aide to ousted late premier Zhao Ziyang, says China needs competitive elections.
But do its plans include greater transparency and international cooperation?
China's pledge to curb global warming emissions has raised verification concerns, experts say.
The U.S.-China dispute over tire exports is unlikely to lead to a trade war, experts say.
China’s Central Asia gas pipeline project is increasingly at risk amid ethnic unrest in Xinjiang.
The effects of the worldwide recession and recovery may change U.S.-China relations for years, economists say.
Lead poisoning cases in China have raised concerns about the government's ability to protect the public, advocates say.
China may face import tariffs over failure to impose greenhouse gas curbs.
China's press and the public are raising doubts about the government's claims of economic growth.
Major changes in U.S. restrictions on exports to China are unlikely following dialogue meetings, experts say.
China’s National Bureau of Statistics blasts charges that its reporting of economic growth is inaccurate.
China's death rate in coal mines drops as production pressure eases.
China's separate subsidy programs may work at cross-purposes with power-saving goals.
China's energy risk grows with reliance on Xinjiang.
China denies falsifying data, but toughens law.