This weekend, Hong Kong saw fierce clashes between protesters and police, who for the first time...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 14, 2013
Following the announcement last week of Bo Xilai’s appeal against a life sentence for...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 28, 2013
The Global Times reports on a reward offered for information about the 6-year-old boy whose eyes...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 6, 2012
Lai Changxing, a Fujian native, has been pursued by the Chinese government on criminal charges of corruption, smuggling, and bribery for more than a decade. He left the mainland for Hong Kong in 1991, proceeding on to Vancouver...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 29, 2010
The Chinese government recently announced that it would further reduce exports of coveted rare earth minerals in the coming year. And now the New York Times reports that much of the mining of such elements is done by gangsters...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 14, 2010
The former police chief of Chongqing has been sentenced to death in the corruption crackdown in the city. The Guardian reports: The case of Wen Qiang has been the biggest in a series of gang prosecutions in the south-western...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 3, 2009
AP has the latest on the corruption crackdown in Chongqing, with the sentencing of the “godmother” of the criminal underworld, who reportedly kept a luxury villa and “a stable of 16 young lovers,”...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 10, 2009
Reuters reports: Police in southern China have broken up a ring that operated as an underground bank to illegally send around 10 billion yuan ($1.46 billion) abroad since 2004, state media said on Monday. Eight of the 11 people...
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