Economists say China's growth rate is exaggerated.
The deadly crackdown on Tibetan protests this week highlights Beijing's hardline policy.
Reliance on Persian Gulf worries Beijing.
Will Burma's ex-military junta chief face justice for abuses committed under his rule?
Gone are the times when the self-governing island's politics was the butt of jokes.
China plans new incentives for appliance sales.
The Southeast Asian grouping moves at a snail's pace in its bid to devise a human rights charter.
Kazakhstan clash sparks Central Asian energy concerns.
Beijing improves monitoring but delays results until 2016.
Developments in North Korea, Burma, and China are expected to dominate the East Asia scene this year.