Wenzhou businesswoman Lin Haiyan was sentenced to death last week for illegal fundraising, highlighting China’s use of capital punishment for non-violent crimes. From Dinny McMahon at The Wall Street Journal: According to...
Apr 20, 2012
China’s Supreme People’s Court has rejected the death sentence passed on Wu Ying, a Zhejiang entrepreneur who at 25 was known as the country’s sixth richest woman, but was later convicted of fraudulent...
Feb 25, 2012
At China Real Time Report, Tom Orlik arms “panda-loving” readers for battle against gloomy forecasters of bursting investment bubbles, real estate collapse, shadow banking catastrophe, dwindling workforces and...
Oct 18, 2008
From Reuters: China has jailed five people for their part in running an illegal currency exchange business that handled billions of yuan in swaps between Hong Kong and the country’s south, state media reported Saturday....
Aug 15, 2007
From The Economist: JUST over two years after a big unlicensed bank was last found in China, another surfaced this week. Last time the bank was based in Shanghai and operated in a small number of provinces. This time the illegal bank, which is based across the border from Hong Kong in Shenzhen, is on […]
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