High levels of pollution are forcing mainland China to act. Today, schools are keeping children inside and factories and construction sites were told to reduce work as the Chinese capital Beijing was blanketed in thick, choking smog.
Audrey Jiajia Li was a prominent TV journalist in China, but she quit before getting fired for complying with the official line. Now seeks freedom of speech on social media - but still lives with fear.
Whenever the situation on the Korean Peninsula gets tense, calls ring out for China to mediate. Beijing, it is said, should put pressure on its neighbor. But China has its own opinion.
US President Donald Trump has asked his trade office to examine the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property in China. It is the first direct trade measure by his administration against Beijing.
Trump has ordered a review of Chinese trade practices that force foreign firms to partner with Chinese firms. This comes shortly after he praised Beijing for its support of harsher UN sanctions on North Korea.
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