One city warns about sunspots. The other, about political tensions.
Lessons from California, even though they are discouraging ones
Chinese journalists take a surprising, and possibly very significant, stand against censorship.
China's best-known activist for civil liberties and rule of law, now exiled in the United States, explains why he is optimistic about China's "inevitable" emergence as a democracy that respects its people's rights.
A government often looks weakest and most nervous when it is huffing itself up to look 'strong'
On the Tiananmen Incident memorial at Hong Kong's Victoria Park
What the governments of the world's two leading powers are on the lookout for.
Google reveals some of what it has learned about how China's censorship system works.
Can a "world-class" country wall itself off from the world? A test case might be at hand.
Yet again the official Chinese media assuage our concerns
The Chinese government decides than an Al-Jazeera correspondent has gone too far.
A state-run Chinese newspaper publishes a very daring item. Click to see it while it's still online
A bad idea, whose time should not come
Is a former president dead? The Chinese government can't, or won't, say.
Action: Google releases new social-connection product. Reaction: China instantly bans it.
A lot of the news out of China is good. But not all of it.
A Chinese-American who says: I have tried so hard to understand the Western world. Why won't it try to understand me?
The Peking Duck vs the Global Times: an enlightening confrontation
What's the best way for artists to have an impact?