South China Morning Post’s Keira Lu Huang reports the investigation of two senior officials at the online subsidiary of state mouthpiece People’s Daily. The probe is said to focus on alleged extortion, rather than recent coverage of stories such as the Tianjin explosions or stock market slide.
The president Liao Hong, 52, was a founding member of the website, according to his public profile. He has been working at the newspaper and its digital department for 19
August 27, 2015 5:00 PM