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  1. Tearful Liu dedicates prize to martyrs

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

    ... in Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989. 'The award is first and foremost for the Tiananmen martyrs,' a tearful Liu Xiaobo told his wife Liu Xia, who saw him yesterday morning in a brief visit to a prison in Jinzhou, Liaoning province. Liu Xia is currently being detained at her Beijing apartment, according to a close friend and a US-based legal NGO which it says represents Liu Xiaobo. ...

  2. Suspended death penalty for ex-head of university

    Posted Jan 17th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... case on the mainland in over a decade. Xia Jinrong , former deputy president of Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, was put in charge of a housing development project worth 1.4 billion yuan (HK$1.59 billion) in 2001 and had been indicted earlier this week for receiving 6.5 million yuan in kickbacks in collusion with Shen Ding , director of a design institute affiliated to the university. Xia ...

  3. Veteran lawyer urges colleagues to fight for the rule of law

    Posted Jun 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to soothe public anger, and such an outcome can be regarded as a limited victory for her.' The experiences of two Beijing lawyers, Xia Lin and Xia Nan, who travelled to Hubei to represent Deng, brought the hurdles facing lawyers into the spotlight. After meeting Deng at a detention centre, Xia Lin said they had discovered crucial evidence- torn underwear- which showed she had been ...

  4. Silencing opposition

    Posted Nov 11th 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... compiled by a Beijing-based activist, said police had placed about 40 people under their control since the prize was awarded to Liu on October 8. Liu Xia, the wife of the Nobel laureate, ... jokingly told him that Liu Xia's invitation list helped them monitor targets. Police warned Qi not to take part in activities related to Liu Xiaobo and when he said he wanted to apply ...

  5. Bid to stop activists attending Nobel award

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... those restricted is Liu Xia, the wife of the Nobel laureate, who was confined to her home after the prize was announced. Her mobile phone numbers were disconnected and visitors barred from ... told him that Liu Xia's invitation list helped them monitor targets. Police warned Qi not to take part in activities related to Liu Xiaobo and when he expressed a desire to apply ...

  6. Former vice-governor jailed for bribery

    Posted Feb 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Anshan city, Xinhua said. He was detained in 2003 after accepting more than 1.3 million yuan in bribes from a transport company manager in Shenyang. Liu helped the manager, identified as Xia Renfan, obtain bank loans and tax advantages, according to Xinhua. Xia was sentenced to death in early 2003. Xinhua said Liu's sentence was relatively lenient because he had expressed remorse ...

  7. Mixed opinions on Deng Yujiao verdict

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Deng Guida pushed Deng Yujiao onto sofa and was killed with fruit knife May 14 Public support for Deng Yujiao starts boiling over on internet May 21 Xia Lin, volunteer who briefly serves as her defence lawyer, meets Deng Yujiao May 23 Police announce Zhang Shumei, Deng Yujiao's mother, had fired Mr Xia and another lawyer for violating her daughter's privacy. Police say Ms Zhang ...

  8. Liu's kin add to calls on G20 to press Beijing

    Posted Oct 27th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Xiaoxuan, in Guangzhou, and his older brother, Xiaoguang, in Dalian, Liaoning, were willing to represent him at the award ceremony in Oslo, Norway, on December 10 if his wife, Liu Xia, is unable ...

  9. One man's freedom is hope for homeowners

    Posted Oct 31st 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... a day. Since 2005, the city has embarked on large-scale redevelopment involving the demolition of 60,000 homes. In May 2006, local developer Hua Xia obtained the right to redevelop the Xinlitun ... teams to threaten them, resorting to violence in some cases. The city government issued an order at the end of 2006 to stop Hua Xia using illegal relocation methods. Under Chinese law, a company ...

  10. Court convicts, frees waitress who killed cadre

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... house arrest before being handed over to prosecutors on assault charges on May 31. She has 10 days to decide if she will appeal against the verdict. Xia Lin, a member of her original defence ...




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