The former aide to a late, ousted Chinese premier calls on President Xi Jinping to grant an amnesty to the terminally ill jailed Nobel laureate.
Debate rages over export of industrial overcapacity.
Pledges mount along with economic risks.
Non-conventional means of expanding into contested or international waters worries neighbors and naval experts.
Experts see little change in state controls.
Degraded marine environment in a source of protein for millions of people finally gets attention from China after years of destructive activities.
Inspectors find emissions violations at two-thirds of companies.
A veteran dissident jailed after the 1979 Democracy Wall movement and the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests looks back 28 years to a summer that ended in bloodshed.