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Did Law Rule in Yu Huan’s Sentence Reduction?

In February, Yu Huan from Liaocheng in Shandong received a life sentence for stabbing several loan sharks—one fatally—who were harassing his mother. The case prompted a popular outcry, both over the harshness of the punishment and the alleged negligence of police officers who had previously left...

Liang Jing: Issues Raised by the Guo Wengui Affair

Armed with his Twitter and YouTube accounts and a collection of corruption allegations against top Party, business, and media leaders in China, exiled billionaire Guo Wengui has for months been engaged in a heated publicity battle with Beijing. Guo, also known by the name Miles Kwok, is a real est...

Shenzhen to pursue B&R opportunities

(China Daily) Major companies in Shenzhen are expanding to cope with growth opportunities thrown up from the Belt and Road Initiative. International projects are opening up for businesses in industries such as infrastructure, logistics,... Read more ...

Malaysia seeks new master developer for Bandar Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will be accepting proposals for a new master developer for Bandar Malaysia from Jul 5, after a US$1.7-billion deal to develop the major property project fell through in May this year.  In a statement announcing its request for proposals on Friday (Jun 23), Malaysia's ......

China Buying International Silence on Human Rights

Last week offered one demonstration of the application of China’s growing economic leverage to political ends with the transfer of diplomatic recognition by Taiwan’s longstanding ally Panama from Taipei to Beijing. (Read more on the shift in a subsequent ChinaFile discussion.) This week ...