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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...

Casualties after van drives into people in north London

LONDON: A van collided with a number of pedestrians in London on Monday (Jun 18), resulting in a number of casualties, the Metropolitan Police said. The incident took place on Seven Sisters Road in north London at 12.20am. One person has been arrested. https://twitter.com/TRobinsonNewEra/status .....

China Detains Chairman of Anyang Amid Crackdown on Financial Industry

Anbang Insurance Group announced this week that its chairman Wu Xiaohui has temporarily stepped down due to “personal reasons.” The announcement came following domestic media reports that Wu was detained by authorities on Friday in Beijing and taken in for questioning. Wu’s detenti...

On the Foreign Front….

The little roads through these hills are gorgeous....我覺得巴拿馬其實是在幫台灣 ("I feel Panama is actually helping Taiwan")-- a Taiwanese friendOn Twitter, Aaron Wytze (@aaronwytze ) has been reporting that the Chinese press is saying night markets in Taiwan are collapsing du...