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Coked up bankers of Hong Kong

The financial community in Hong Kong is buried in white powder according to one friend of a Hong Kong-based banker who recently jumped to his death after a cocaine binge.

What is going on?

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Commerce official Guo Jingyi convicted: fallout from Huang Guangyu

The fallout from the conviction of Huang Guangyu begins: a high ranking official from Ministry of Commerce is sentenced to death, with a two year reprieve.

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School knife attacks and syphilis

A podcast on the recent spate of knife attacks at Chinese schools, and the starnge resurgence of a curable, preventable sexually transmitted disease.

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A tribute to Bo Xilai

Crime buster Bo Xilai is praised in an online music video as “a peacetime hero”.

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Family murder and arson

Today’s Beijing Times top headline is a weather story: “Beijing to welcome coldest week this winter — coldest temperature to go below -10ºC, Thursday and Friday maximum -2ºC”. The rest of the paper is a smorgasbord of contemporary Chinese life.

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Police arrest football match fixers

Today’s Beijing News‘ top story and large graphic is about the arrest of at least four men suspected by police on suspicion of football (soccer) match fixing and arranging illegal gambling.

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A foreigner’s life in a Beijing jail

A foreigner’s life in a Beijing maximum security jail.

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Buried alive in Jilin

An unmarried daughter gives birth to a baby which her father buries alive to avoid a scandal.

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An innovative use of pigeon blood

Prostitutes sell their virginity by using a novel substitute.

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Beijing college student robs an on-campus bank

A student at Beijing’s University of Science and Technology took two hostages at knife-point at an on-campus bank yesterday.

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