Saturday, 10 March 2012

Dealer in US accused of selling counterfeit wine

Indonesian taken into custody in LA on mail and wire fraud charges

Samsung bases new iPad

Friday, 9 March 2012

Tax case loss caps bad week for Tony Chan

Court of Appeal backs government’s claim for HK$330 million in late dues, rejecting the fung shui master’s excuse of mishaps in the mail

Deputy held after threat to tell all on ex-police chief

A deputy to Chongqing’s People Congress has been detained by police after threatening to speak out about the city’s former police chief, who is rumoured to have attempted to defect to the United States last month, the deputy’s lawyer said yesterday.

Thursday, 8 March 2012

Bo Xilai absent from top meeting

A high-flying Chinese politician dogged by a scandal involving a subordinate possibly seeking U.S. asylum missed an important session of the national legislature Thursday, raising speculation about new setbacks to his political ambitions.


Wednesday, 7 March 2012

China gambles on Cambodia's shrinking forests

It was once the unspoiled jungle home for tigers, elephants, bears and gibbons. But today Botum Sakor National Park in southwest Cambodia is fast disappearing to accommodate a much less endangered species: the Chinese gambler.


Sunday, 4 March 2012

翁立友 - 我問天

Professor rebuked by ministry for Hong Kong insults

Disciplinary action may be taken against a Peking University professor whose disparaging remarks against Hongkongers has triggered a cross-border war of words, the Ministry of Education says.