Chinese City Desperately Seeks Mayor

Ever since Mayor Liu Zhijie was forced to resign over the landslide at the Tashan iron ore mine which killed 300 miners in September 2008, the city of Linfen in Shanxi Province has been hard-pressed to find anyone willing to...

Shanghai Mayor Retains Position

From AP via Shanghai’s mayor won a second five-year term Wednesday, cementing his political survival after a wide-ranging corruption scandal brought down the city’s Communist Party boss. Han Zheng, 57,...

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