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China Considered Drone Strike Against Drug Lord

China mulled the use of drone-delivered explosives to kill a wanted drug lord, who was later captured and sentenced to death for the murder of 13 Chinese sailors on the Mekong river in 2011. The plan was revealed in a...

Getting Meth in China

Currently traveling in China, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof writes that while authorities are quick to crack down on political speech online, it is not difficult to by drugs, guns or prostitutes via the Internet:...

Good Fences: Myanmar’s Border with China

While North Korea rattles its sabre to China’s north-east, The Economist reports on another potential flashpoint to the south, where Myanmar’s government appears poised to resume hostilities against local ethnic...

China Jails Environmentalist Wanted in U.S.

Justin Franchi Solondz, an American who is wanted by the FBI for eco-terrorism, has been sentenced in China to three years in prison for manufacturing drugs in Dali, Yunnan. The New York Times reports: Mr. Solondz’s journey...

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