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Another longtime European hotel group is making fresh inroads into Asia. Kempinski Hotels, one of Europe's oldest luxury hotel groups, is adding to its portfolio of 75 properties by opening three hotels in China and another in India. "We are opening...
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When it comes to doing business in China, Hollywood is well acquainted with the perils of piracy. Now it appears that architects must also be wary of unlicensed copying while in that country. Architect Zaha Hadid is reportedly dealing with a pirated...
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World NowFor the first time, Chinese state media appear to have implicated fallen Communist Party official Bo Xilai in the murder scandal that has gripped the country, reporting that he angrily rebuked the local police chief, Wang Lijun when told that Bo's wife,...
World NowBEIJING -- Wang Lijun, the Chinese police chief who touched off a far-reaching political scandal in February when he sought refuge at a U.S. consulate, stood trial Tuesday on charges of bribe-taking and “bending the law for selfish ends.”...
World NowLegal experts are questioning the trial of Gu Kailai -- the wife of a former Chinese Politburo member -- who was given a suspended death sentence for poisoning British businessman Neil Heywood....
World NowBefore dawn on March 18, a black Ferrari slammed into a concrete barrier in Beijing, killing the young male driver, badly injuring two young women and setting off yet another episode in the soap opera that has become Chinese politics. Chinese-language...
World NowWang Lijun, the Chinese police official who sought refuge at a U.S. consulate earlier this year, was formally charged Wednesday with defection, abuse of power, bribe-taking and what was described by the state press as “bending the law for selfish...
World NowBEIJING – The Chinese police chief who fled to a U.S. consulate in February and set off a messy, sprawling political scandal involving murder was convicted Monday on charges of abuse of power, defection bribe-taking and “bending the law for...
Han Suyin defiantly straddled two worlds decades before multiculturalism became fashionable. "We must carry ourselves with colossal assurance and say, 'Look at us, the Eurasians!' " the half-Chinese, half-Belgian physician and author whose career swept...
World NowCharges in China scandal: Gu Kailai, the wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai, and one of her aides were formally charged with murder of a British businessman, the official New China News Agency reported Thursday. Gu and her aide, Zhang Xiaojun,...
World NowGu Kailai, the wife of a Chinese Politburo member, and her butler both admitted poisoning a British businessman with whom the family had a financial dispute, a court official told reporters in a press conference Thursday. At the end of a daylong trial...
World NowGu Kailai's murder trial opened and closed on Thursday, lasting all of seven hours. At the end of the session, a court official held a press conference at a nearby hotel that Gu, 54, and a co-defendant, Zhang Xiaojun, 33, the family’s butler, had...
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