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  1. News - China

    Guangdong manhunt ends with arrest of man suspected of chopping schoolchildren

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 07:58am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Follow @SCMP_News Police in a Guangdong city said early on Wednesday that they had arrested a man accused of injuring six children and one woman with a butcher knife, ending a manhunt that gripped the province the evening before.  Maoming police shared dramatic photos of the arrest on its Sina Weibo microblog. The man, 32, surnamed Liao, has been described ...

  2. News - China

    Several arrests as Kunming protest over petrochemical plant ends

    Posted May 16th 2013, 11:59am by Staff Reporter

    ... place. Mayor Li answered about 15 questions from the crowd before he disappeared into a military building nearby. One source confirms the arrest of at least one person. Updated 5.28pm: Eight ... around. Gathering steam. Thousands on streets!! — Brian Eyler (@aikunming) May 16, 2013 God save Kunming! There are many people are arrested! twitter.com/helenwu29/stat… — Helen Wu (@helenwu29) ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    I thought I could do a better job, says man arrested for impersonating official

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 12:20pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... a nobody to the position of vice-ministerial level civil servant. Having inspected six Chinese provinces, held countless meetings and given speeches, Zhao was arrested for impersonating a national ... the right path," a local official told the daily in reaction to Zhao's arrest. They had enough money, his wife told the paper. Her husband's actions did not bring any financial ...

  4. News - China

    Taiwanese police arrest tomb raider

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 05:51pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Police in Taiwan have arrested a suspected grave robber thought to have stolen gold jewellery worth more than half a million dollars from hundreds of tombs across the island, a report said on Saturday. The man, identified only by his surname Cheng, was arrested in western Yunlin county on Friday after his car was caught on a surveillance camera ...

  5. News - China

    Japan arrests China fishing boat captain amid island row

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 05:21pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan’s coastguard arrested the captain of a Chinese fishing boat on suspicion of fishing in the country’s exclusive economic zone Saturday amid a festering ... the local branch of the Japan coastguard said. Its captain was arrested on suspicion of fishing in the exclusive maritime zone without permission from Japan, the coastguard said. The incident ...

  6. News - China

    China arrests 73 over fake luxury brands

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 09:28am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing Chinese police, working with US authorities, have arrested 73 people for manufacturing and exporting fake international brands including Hermes, LVMH’s Louis Vuitton and Coach Inc, state news agency Xinhua said. Police also confiscated more than 20,000 counterfeit bags and closed 37 illegal sites used for the production and sale of the bags, Xinhua said late ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Man arrested for ripping flag from Japanese ambassador's car

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... arrested for attack on diplomat's car A man suspected of ripping a Japanese flag from a car carrying Japanese ambassador Uichiro Niwa was arrested by Beijing police yesterday, as both countries sought to ease tensions over the disputed Diaoyu Islands, known as the Senkakus in Japan. The arrest came as Japan's senior vice-minister of foreign affairs, Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi, ...

  8. Ai's arrest focuses art fans on rights

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... While Premier Wen Jiabao has been pledging to help European economies ride out their debt crisis and calling for stronger trade ties, some visitors to the Somerset House arts hub in London on the weekend said their governments should keep up demands for i ...

  9. Wife fears house arrest looms for released activist

    Posted Jun 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Mainland dissident Huang Qi, who has spent three years in jail for 'illegal possession of state secrets' after helping families whose children died during the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, is to be released today, although his wife fears that he could be placed under house arrest. Huang (pictured), founder of the human rights website 64Tianwang, ...

  10. Activist 'surrenders' to publicise arrests

    Posted Feb 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei A famed internet activist known as 'Butcher' tried to surrender to police in Fujian yesterday in the hope of bringing notice to the arrest of three people there last ... The applications for bail by the three- originally charged with defamation but later with making false reports to authorities, a harsher offence- have been repeatedly denied. Lin herself was not arrested ...




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