Liu Xiaobo

2010 Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Liu Xiaobo is a writer, professor, and political dissident. In 2009, Liu was sentenced to 11 years for inciting subversion because of his involvement in writing Charter 08, a petition advocating political reform in China. Liu was awarded the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize for “his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China.” 

Investors look at computer screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai on June 23, 2016. Photo: Reuters

Shanghai’s stock exchange is little more than a casino

Liu Shiyu, chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, is expected to continue to take a hands-on approach in ensuring a stable bull market rather than a “crazy” one based on speculation and manipulation, analysts say.

SCMP, June 13

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