Burma's information minister slows hoped-for media reforms.
China's electricity rates may rise as inflation falls.
Officials admit fault in air quality reports.
The U.S. diplomatic offensive in Asia packs an economic, military, and political punch.
Leaders at the East Asia Summit ignore Beijing's objections and raise the South China Sea dispute.
Analysts say Burma cannot wait on reforms after winning the ASEAN chair.
The world's most populous nation accounts for 41 percent of world carbon dioxide rise.
The U.S. moves to counter China's influence in Asia.
Officials warn shortage will last through spring.
Chinese investments come under greater scrutiny in Africa.
President Sang's visit to Manila comes amid bellicose commentaries on the South China Sea.