The smartphone maker says penalty may impact 'survival.'
A veteran political commentator hits out at concerted attempts by Hong Kong and Chinese officials to smear law professor and democracy campaigner Benny Tai.
The government promises eased rules for automakers and financial services.
Doubts about Russian oil deal shake confidence in China's commitments.
Sand dredging has damaged the environment in Cambodia and Vietnam by disrupting sediment flows and fishing grounds.
The government claims air quality gains despite increased coal use.
Bao Tong, former top aide to late ousted premier Zhao Ziyang, pens a polemic against Chinese President Xi Jinping's signature ideology.
The penalties so far pose minimal threat to the country’s growth, China experts say.