Though perhaps impolite to his Chinese hosts, the vice president's calls for transparency and accountability were necessary and politically valuable.
Intended to save the Communist Party from itself, Wang Qishan's crackdown may ultimately undermine it.
The California meeting of the American and Chinese presidents was a positive development in the relations between the two sides.
As its recent experience in Kunming shows, Beijing can handle environmental protests. But is this approach sustainable in the long term?
The outgoing leader's hints at what the future might have in store for China's all-powerful Communist Party
News flash for Beijing: Washington isn't the puppet master you seem to think.
As the country's leadership transition approaches, Chinese commentators are pushing a hawkish approach to the U.S.
Though China is one London's top performers, many back home are wondering if it's worth the price tag and the foreign criticism.
Controlling information and news is becoming more difficult in this changing nation.
Both problems face real challenges, but those don't necessarily include one another.
There's more at stake here for China's political future than the fate of this one neo-Maoist.
Every year, local governments appropriate land from 4 million rural Chinese.
This small Chinese town, taken over by protesters in December, has seen its situation decline as international attention wanes and the government digs in
Ron Paul would likely be Beijing's top pick for president
Eventually the siege will end but the fundamental challenge to Beijing will not
American outreach to China's neighbors has Beijing on the defensive
The U.S. wants to be a Pacific power, and so far it's on the right track
Officials and thought leaders in India are increasingly wary of these two global powers, which are both taking an interest in the country
Whatever the case, the U.S. should be careful not to become overly alarmist or overly sanguine
Gary Locke has become a minor celebrity in China for his modest, unassuming lifestyle, drawing the apparent ire of state-run outlets