Chinese activist detained 'for inciting subversion of state power'

Lawyer Zhang Xuezhong is seen on Tuesday outside the police station in Xinyu, Jiangsu, handling the charges against Liu Ping. Photo: Screenshot via Sina Weibo

Activist and former independent candidate to the National People's Congress Liu Ping has been detained on suspicion of inciting subversion of state power after being taken away by state security officials last month. 

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Luxury alliance

Xinyu Hengdeli Holdings chairman Zhang Yuping joins Philippe Pascal, the president of LVMH watch and jewellery division, in a toast at yesterday's press conference announcing plans for further co-operation. Last month, Xinyu Hengdeli took a 90 per cent stake in Italian fountain pen maker OMAS from LVMH.

13 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Xinhua Metal rises

Shares in Shanghai-listed Xinhua Metal Products jumped their 10 per cent daily limit yesterday after the firm said it would issue new A shares worth at least 6.8 billion yuan to buy steel-making assets from its parent and raise funds for expansion.

5 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Xinyu goes for retail growth with share sale

Xinyu Hengdeli Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed watch distributor, will sell shares to Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group, Singapore government investment arm Temasek Holdings and fund manager United Capital Investment to partly fund its purchase of a Hong Kong retailer and expansion in China.

30 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Swatch takes 5pc of Xinyu Hengdeli on share purchase

Swatch Group has agreed to buy 20 per cent of Xinyu Hengdeli Holdings' $330 million share offering for about $66 million, according to a source familiar with the deal.

22 Sep 2005 - 12:00am