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Tang Dynasty

China Digest, February 8, 2013

The former party secretary of Chaohu's civil affairs bureau was sentenced to 10½ years in jail for embezzling 100,000 yuan (HK$124,400) from village coffers in 2005, when he was party chief of Zhonghan town. 

Friday, 8 February, 2013, 4:43am

China Digest, October 4, 2012


Museum to honour spy

4 Oct 2012 - 4:33am

Thwarted July 1 marcher packed off to labour camp

Mainland activist Li Guizhi , who fled illegal detention in her hometown in Hebei last month after trying to attend the July 1 rally in Hong Kong, was sent to a labour camp on Wednesday, a local rights group said.

17 Aug 2012 - 4:00am

Activist's relatives targeted

Relatives of a blind activist who fled a 'black jail' where she was held after mainland authorities refused to let her enter Hong Kong for the July 1 rally have been threatened with prosecution if they do not reveal her whereabouts, a Hong Kong-based rights organisation said.

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Probe repeats suicide verdict on Li

A month-long probe by Hunan's provincial authorities into the mysterious death of June 4 dissident Li Wangyang has upheld the previous official verdict that the frail rights activist committed suicide.

13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Death penalty case back in spotlight

The death penalty case of Yao Jiaxin has again attracted media attention after the parents of Zhang Miao sought 200,000 yuan (HK$246,000) in compensation from Yao's parents, eight months after he was executed for killing Zhang.

21 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

A matter of life and death ... and justice

It is almost two years since a Shanxi teenager, Zhang Xuping, was sentenced to death for killing the much-feared and much-hated party chief of Xiashuixi village, Li Shiming.

4 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Traveling the Silk Road

Traveling the Silk Road by Mark Norell, Denise Patry Leidy and the American Museum of Natural History Sterling Signature

If nothing else this book, Traveling the Silk Road - Ancient Pathway to the Modern World, leaves the reader with a new appreciation for camels.

11 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Single happiness

Jakii Zhu is among a growing number of women in China who are finding their paths to happiness and financial independence through hard work and a good education rather than a marriage certificate.

19 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Ex-fireman held six 'sex slaves' in his basement

A fireman turned quality-control worker who imprisoned six young women in his basement for almost two years, treating them as sex slaves and killing two of them, had been detained in Henan, mainland media reported yesterday.

23 Sep 2011 - 12:00am