Author: Mengyu Dong
Mengyu Dong grew up in Beijing, where she developed a keen interest in roller-blading, ink painting, and Chinese politics. She now primarily focuses on media coverage of political and social issues in China. Her first personal anthology, A Cello without Strings, published in 2011, includes her commentaries on Chinese politics, literature and history. Mengyu is currently studying political science at University of California, Berkeley.
Wang Guoqiang, former party chief of a city in northeast China’s Liaoning province, has fled to the United States with his family members and, reportedly, with millions of dollars too. From BBC: Local officials said Mr Wang, who was being investigated for corruption, had been removed from his post, it [the People’s Daily] said. Several reports cited 200m yuan ($31.5m;
The Associated Press reports that U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is to visit China next week, amid an ongoing territorial dispute over parts of the South China Sea: The Chinese Foreign Ministry says Clinton will be in China Sept. 4-5. The United States said two weeks ago that China should not use bilateral talks to attempt to “divide and conquer” nations with competing
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