US President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and their son, Barron, arrive for a New Year’s Eve party at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, on December 31, 2017. Photo: Reuters
Chiu-Ti Jansen
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Chiu-Ti Jansen

The Cindy Yang scandal: when Chinese businessmen buy tickets to Trump events, what are they buying?

  • Based on my own experience, I know there is a strong demand for a Trump connection from Chinese businessmen and individuals. What they are after is not influence over US politics, but a chance to impress people back home

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US President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and their son, Barron, arrive for a New Year’s Eve party at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, on December 31, 2017. Photo: Reuters
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Cindy Yang with US President Donald Trump in a photo signed by Trump posted on Yang’s Facebook page. Photo: Facebook

Cindy Yang, alleged brothel spa founder pictured with Donald Trump, is dismissed by Asian-American Republican group

  • National Committee of Asian American Republicans dismissed Yang after reports she was connected to a chain of spas that allegedly provide sexual services
  • Yang reportedly also operated a firm selling Chinese clients access to Republican figures
Topic |   China's Communist Party

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Cindy Yang with US President Donald Trump in a photo signed by Trump posted on Yang’s Facebook page. Photo: Facebook
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