Big profits from protection, December 19

19 Dec 2013

With the mainland's rich and famous looking to bolster their safety and sense of importance, bodyguards are in big demand. And that's where former soldier Cheng Yongqing comes in. He has set up a bodyguard training school that charges 500,000 yuan a year for each protector. Chen's company Tianjiao, which he says is China's first professional academy to train former soldiers and others as bodyguards, is doing so well that he is considering a stock market listing.