Woman who helped 118 orphans now facing charges

BY CHINA DAILY Known for adopting more than 100 orphans and abandoned children, a once benevolent woman from Wu’an city, North China’s Hebei province, now faces charges for multiple alleged crimes including manipulating children to serve her own purposes. The city court will hold a hearing on May 23, according to Beijing News. Using the pseudonym of Li Lijuan, Li Yanxia claimed she had spent … Continue reading Woman who helped 118 orphans now facing charges

China formally arrests two Canadians over security concerns

BY CHINA DAILY China has formally arrested two Canadians who have been detained in December last year on suspicion of endangering national security, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Thursday. Michael Kovrig, a former Canadian diplomat, has been arrested by Chinese authorities in accordance with the law on suspicion of prying into state secrets and intelligence for overseas forces, Lu said at a regular news conference. … Continue reading China formally arrests two Canadians over security concerns

Former Interpol president prosecuted for bribery

BY CHINA DAILY A procuratorate in Tianjin has prosecuted former vice-minister of public security Meng Hongwei for graft, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate said on Friday via Sina Weibo. Meng, 65, once served as Interpol president, based in Lyon, France. He was elected at the organization’s 85th members’ meeting in Indonesia in 2016, becoming the first Chinese to take the post. He resigned in October 2018, … Continue reading Former Interpol president prosecuted for bribery

Suspect in killing found by facial tech

BY CHINA DAILY Shocking details of how a former student from a top Chinese university allegedly killed his mother in 2015-and then kept her rotting corpse from being discovered as he evaded the police for nearly four years-surfaced after his arrest on April 20. The man, now 24, managed to keep his whereabouts under the radar with the help of more than 30 ID cards … Continue reading Suspect in killing found by facial tech

Uni student, 24, suspected of killing mom arrested after three years on the run

BY SILVI WRITER A former Peking University student suspected of killing his mother has been captured after three years on the run, said a Fuzhou Public Security Bureau official on Thursday, China Daily reported. Wu Xieyu, 24, was caught at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport when boarding a plane on April 21, the newspaper reported, quoting sources close to the police. When they detained him, police … Continue reading Uni student, 24, suspected of killing mom arrested after three years on the run

Lawsuit against JD’s Liu may tarnish firm

BY CHINA DAILY The new lawsuit against Richard Liu Qiangdong, the billionaire founder and CEO of Chinese e-commerce giant JD, and his company filed by a University of Minnesota student might further shake investors’ confidence, and tarnish the image and reputation of the company, amid tougher competition from rivals such as Alibaba and Pinduoduo. The Chinese student from University of Minnesota, who claimed she was … Continue reading Lawsuit against JD’s Liu may tarnish firm

School kids suffered ill effects from eating moldy, rotten food in China

BY SILVI WRITER A latest food safety scandal has sparked outrage on China’s social media as primary school students in southwest China’s populous Sichuan Province suffered ill effects from eating moldy, rotten food. Some parents at the primary school affiliated to Chengdu No 7 High School Development School posted videos and photos on Tuesday of moldy food, including tomatoes, meat pies and rotten frozen meat … Continue reading School kids suffered ill effects from eating moldy, rotten food in China