Volunteerism stands strong one year later – and has even won support from local authorities normally wary of grass-roots movements.
US envoy Stephen Bosworth is visiting Beijing, Seoul, and Tokyo, after Pyongyang rejected six-party dialogue and threatened to test another nuclear bomb.
A gargantuan task – some 2 million are said to need psychological care – is complicated by stigmas attached to mental illness.
Lin Zhao, who was executed in 1968, challenged history and Mao.
Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso ended a two-day trip to Beijing Thursday. Both countries affirmed their desire to cooperate but avoided troublesome topics.
With nod from China, it will attend next month's World Health Assembly, but only as an "observer."
The longtime rivals signed deals Sunday on boosting cross-strait flights, joint-crime fighting, and financial cooperation, but steered clear of politics.
Activists must tread softly to avoid antagonizing Beijing, butthere’s much at stake in this rapidly developing country.
Ahead of the Summit of the Americas, Spain has been quietly bolstering a common transatlantic agenda.