The struggle to control prices has led to finger-pointing at the United States, economists say.
China calls for emergency talks as the U.S. and South Korea conduct joint military exercises following North Korea's attack on the South.
China's failure to clarify its link to a major diversion of online traffic on April 8 is an admission of guilt of some sort.
Power curbs lead to diesel shortages as businesses rely on generators to avoid shutdowns.
China's market-rattling, anti-inflation measures may take a toll on Asian growth.
Our correspondent found Burmese people realistic and hopeful after Suu Kyi's release
China's fuel subsidies contribute to world climate woes, energy analysis says.
Without a political vehicle, Burma's democracy icon may face an uphill task turning the tables on the generals.
By halting exports to Japan of the high-tech materials, China may have shot itself in the foot.
Many expect the military junta-backed party to win Burma's elections but are unsure of the political dynamic after the polls.
Amid a last-minute drive to fulfill its five-year energy plan, Beijing is debating new targets for 2020.