Beijing restores tax breaks and other perks for Chinese exporters. It's worried that declining exports mean more social unrest.
The financial crisis, war on two fronts, and, above all, the US election make 2008 historic.
Its warships and special forces are due in the Gulf of Aden by Jan. 6.
Beijing marked warming ties with Taiwan by sending two pandas, Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan, to the Taipei Zoo.
Chongming Island’s planned community remains a gleam in the eye. But China is making progress on green design codes.