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Activists demanding disclosure of Communist Party bosses' assets formally arrested

Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: Xinhua

Three activists who staged a protest in Beijing urging senior Communist Party officials to disclose their family assets have been formally arrested after being held for more than a month, one of their lawyers said yesterday.

Friday, 10 May, 2013, 5:12am

League of Social Democrats' Avery Ng arrested for July 1 antics

Avery Ng Man-yuen, Vice chairman of League of Social Democrats (LSD). Photo: K. Y. Cheng

The vice-chairman of the League of Social Democrats was arrested yesterday for throwing his T-shirt off a footbridge to catch the attention of President Hu Jintao during his visit on July 1.

23 Dec 2012 - 4:55am 1 comment

British police arrest ex-Credit Suisse CDO chief Kareem Serageldin

British police arrest ex-Credit Suisse CDO chief Kareem Serageldin

Kareem Serageldin, the former global head of Credit Suisse Group's collateralised debt obligations business charged in a bonus-boosting fraud tied to a US$5.35 billion trading book, was arrested by London police as he was negotiating his surrender to US authorities, a person familiar with the matter said.

28 Sep 2012 - 3:38am

Citizens are still a long way from enjoying true justice

With only meagre improvements in the second draft of amendments to the Criminal Procedure Law, it appears the mainland's criminal justice system is still a long way from placing citizens' rights front and centre.

5 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Criminal-law changes disappoint

A second set of draft amendments to the Criminal Procedure Law, tabled last week in the nation's legislature, answer some concerns raised by the public but fall short of expectations overall, rights advocates and law experts say.

Some amount to a step backwards, they say.

1 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Defence says more arrests possible for acid attack

More people may be arrested and prosecuted in the case of six men who pleaded guilty to being involved in an acid attack against a prosecutor, a court heard yesterday.

30 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Paedophile admits abusing 6 boys

Six boys aged as young as 11 were given cash by a 37-year-old man after engaging in sexual acts with him, a court was told yesterday.

30 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

To Kill a Mockingbird

Starring: Gregory Peck Director: Robert Mulligan Year of original release: 1962


30 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Call for reassessment of Sun Yat-sen from 'pioneer' to 'father of the nation'

Beijing is implementing many of the ideas of Dr Sun Yat-sen and should hang his image, instead of that of Mao Zedong, over Tiananmen Square in Beijing as the founder of a republican China.

29 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Activists charged and ousted as noose on dissent tightens

The crackdown on mainland activists appears to be intensifying with the formal arrest of an outspoken writer, and the ousting of a prominent opinion writer and an editor at two publications.

29 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

The worst system corrupts its best officials

For centuries, West Lake, in the centre of Hangzhou, Zhejiang, has been universally recognised as one of China's most iconic spots, famous not only for its picturesque landscape but also for its rich historical and cultural heritage.

28 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Belated spotlight on unsung hero who cracked Japan's wartime codes

On December 2, 1941, a young Chinese intelligence officer in a cramped room in Chongqing decoded a message from Japan's Foreign Ministry to its ambassador in Washington: 'Burn all secret codes and secret documents and move the embassy's deposits to the bank of a neutral country: the imperial government has decided at the highest level to take action.'

27 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

After breaking Japanese codes, going home proved a long and harsh road

If Chi Buzhou made a courageous and patriotic decision to return to China in 1937, he made the wrong judgment to remain in 1949.

27 Mar 2011 - 12:00am


Nostalgia for the Light begins with what appears to be black-and-white close-ups of bullet holes on rugged skin, like photographs drawn from coroners' files of gunned-down people. But the images, it turns out, are of craters on the moon, formed millions of years ago.

27 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Activist back behind bars over articles

A mainland political activist who had already spent nearly a decade in prison was jailed for another 10 years yesterday for writing articles urging democratic reform, an unusually harsh sentence that rights groups say shows the authorities are intent on silencing their critics.

26 Mar 2011 - 12:00am