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Sichuan Tycoon Reportedly Detained in Ongoing Crackdown

Wu Bing, a Sichuan-based tycoon linked to the oil industry and embattled former security chief Zhou Yongkang, has reportedly been detained in Beijing, according to the South China Morning Post: Wu, who also goes by the name Li Ruochen and Wu Yongfu, is chairman of Hong Kong-registered Zhongxu Limited and the behind-the-scenes owner of various businesses, including Zhongxu Investment

September 8, 2013

Blast Outside Guilin School Kills Two

A blast outside a school in Guilin has killed two people and injured at least 18 others. From Xinhua: The injured, including 10 students, were all hospitalized and one of them is in critical condition, according to local public security bureau. The rest of the injured are adults who were accompanying the students to school or passing by the site. Witnesses told Xinhua the explosion

September 8, 2013