Tang Yongming



Murder At the Drum Tower

Newsweek takes a look at the life of Tang Yongming, who murdered an American tourist on the Drum Tower in Beijing and then jumped to his death during the summer Olympics, and argues that the pressures that drove Tang to commit...

An Ordinary Man, a Senseless Knife Attack

From Caijing Magazine: Workers at a Hangzhou instrument gauge factory in eastern China’s Zhejiang Province remember Tang Yongming as an ordinary colleague who liked to joke and play cards at a local tea house. Tang could be...

A Stabbing Rooted in Loss and Despair

The New York Times looks at the life of the man who is blamed for killing an American tourist in Beijing for the Olympics: The killing has provoked hand-wringing and heated debate on the Internet. Some people fretted that it...

American Murdered in Beijing as Olympics Kick Off

Marianne Barriaux reports in AFP, via Yahoo News: An American relative of a US Olympic coach was killed and another injured in a stabbing attack in Beijing on Saturday, officials said, raising security fears as the Games got...



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