Singtao Daily gives a comprehensive report today that Li Wangyang, a June 4 democracy movement leader who was imprisoned for 21 years, was found dead in a bizarre manner in a hospital in Hunan. He looked to have died of suicide, hanging on a piece of white cloth, but his feet had not left the … Continue reading »
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has reiterated recently that the US attaches great importance to its relations with China, and its plan to increase its navy presence in the Pacific is not directed at Beijing. Beijing says it welcomes a US return to the Asia-Pacific region, but has stepped up its military buildup as soon … Continue reading »
Anne Gonschorek and Jessica Dowse show a China beyond the guide books. Join them to meet interesting characters and learn about Chinese culture first hand.
Facebook’s $16 billion initial public offering could pale in comparison to this upcoming one from China. As Dow Jones Newswires reports Wednesday, China National Nuclear Power Co. is planning to raise money in a Shanghai IPO to fund five projects worth 173.5 billion yuan (US$27 billion). The company didn’t disclose the amount it plans to … Continue reading »