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  1. News - China

    Thrown to the wolves: China's children at the mercy of foreign predators

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:00am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Children across China are at the mercy of foreign sexual predators who take advantage of lax background checks and inaction by schools Thrown to the wolves Middle-school teacher Dave Straub had a shock when he caught a national TV news broadcast during a holiday in the misty Wudang mountains in Hubei province: a former colleague appeared ...

  2. News - China

    The forgotten army of the first world war: How Chinese labourers helped shape Europe

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 07:42pm by Patrick Boehler and Cedric Sam

    ... Patrick Boehler and Cedric Sam A special report sheds light on the hundreds of thousands of forgotten migrants of fortune who toiled through the Great War July 28, 2014 marks the centenary of the first world war’s outbreak in Europe. A hundred years later, the story of the hundreds of thousands of Chinese workers, the largest non-European labour contingent in the war, is only slowly ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ILLEGAL GAMBLING

    Hong Kong's back-room bookies go global thanks to online betting

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:14am by Patrick Boehler, Niall Fraser, Bryan Harris

    ... Patrick Boehler and Niall Fraser Online gambling has transformed back-room Hong Kong bookies into global business behemoths, many with worrying links to organised crime Cleaning up in Hong Kong In the fragrant environs of the Mong Kok flower market, a florist leans on a delivery truck parked outside his shop, intently studying his smartphone. To the casual passer-by he looks ...

  4. Infographics - News - MYANMAR

    Dragon at the doorstep: Myanmar’s changing ties with China

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:42pm by Patrick Boehler, Silvio Carrillo, Cedric Sam

    ... Patrick Boehler, Silvio Carrillo and Cedric Sam In a special report, the Post examines Myanmar's enduring links to China, its largest trading partner, ahead of the Southeast Asian country's first free general elections in a quarter-century next year. Open door to Myanmar's riches In a special report, the South China Morning Post investigates how ethnic Chinese residents ...

  5. News - China Insider - BANKING

    ChinaLeaks: Exposé on Chinese elite’s offshore accounts comes at sensitive time

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 07:26am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Family members of Deng Xiaoping and Xi Jinping, along with Tencent billionaire and China's richest woman, are among 20,000 people in Hong Kong, the mainland and Taiwan whose offshore holdings have been exposed Relatives of at least five current and former members of China’s top leadership have been exposed as having offshore ...

  6. News - China

    China's elite hiding billions overseas, US report says

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 07:31am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Relatives of Wen Jiabao and Hu Jintao are among the members of China's elite that are hiding money offshore, US investigative journalists report Keeping their cash out of sight Relatives of at least five current and former members of China's top leadership are shareholders in many offshore companies, allowing them to conceal ...

  7. News - China - TOURISM

    Antarctica: The new hot destination

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 04:48am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com As the global recession thaws, affluent Chinese in pursuit of a different vacation are spending lots of cold, hard cash on South Pole adventures Antarctica: The new hot destination Zeng Jinger's childhood dream was to visit a place very few of her compatriots would have agreed was the ideal overseas holiday. It has no shops, no people, ...

  8. News - China - WEIBO

    Is anti-rumour crackdown silencing voices of online dissent at Weibo?

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Popular microblog is seeing effects of anti-rumour drive with leading commentators censoring own online posts, old and new Silencing Weibo's voices of dissent? Big-hitting Weibo users are scaling back their activity on the microblog and deleting previous posts as Beijing's drive to keep online rumours in check takes effect. Data ...

  9. News - China

    EU members consider selling residency to attract wealthy Chinese

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 11:13pm by Benjamin Robertson and Patrick Boehler

    ... Benjamin Robertson and Patrick Boehler Financially troubled EU countries are reaching out to wealthy foreigners- particularly from China- to offer residency in return for investment Europe considers citizenship for sale Jason Wu of Shanghai says he loves Portugal's scenery and climate. He admires Europe's education system. He's so enamoured that he bought ...



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