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Frenzied Hours for U.S. on Fate of a China Insider

By STEVEN LEE MYERS and MARK LANDLER WASHINGTON — On the evening of Feb. 6, a vice mayor of a major Chinese city who had a reputation as a crime fighter turned up at the American Consulate in Chengdu in an agitated state, telling a tale of corruption and murder that has ensnared the Obama administration in a … Continue reading

Fearful Final Hours for Briton in China

By JEREMY PAGE –Wall Street Journal The day before his death in the fog-shrouded Chinese city of Chongqing, Neil Heywood sensed that something was amiss. The British businessman had been summoned on short notice to a meeting in Chongqing in early November with representatives of the family of Bo Xilai, the local Communist Party chief, according … Continue reading

A Collage of Chinese Values

A COLLAGE OF CHINESE VALUES by Evan Osnos I’ve been spending time with young Chinese people recently, talking about their beliefs and priorities (more on that soon), which has reminded me just how difficult a task it is to define Chinese values these days. So I was struck when I came upon these photos by the … Continue reading

Wukan: China’s Rebel Village

A sleepy Guangdong fishing village spurs an extraordinary protest http://www.asiasentinel.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4067&Itemid=206 A long, unpaved rural path leads to a besieged village named Wukan, located in Shanwei city in Guangdong Province. A formerly sleepy coastal fishing village of 13,000 residents about 150 km from Hong Kong, it had never been visited before by foreigners. Now it is … Continue reading