Valerie Hansen

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Beijing Constructs Chain Of Artificial Island Fortresses In Disputed Region Of South China Sea

China has constructed a series of artificial islands in a hotly disputed area of the South China Sea, 660 miles from the mainland and only 210 miles …

Why do young rural women in China become mistresses?

Shanshan’s $550 shoes came from her lover, but the soles of her feet, as hard as leather, came from her childhood. ‘We used to play barefoot in the …

Karaoke

An ex-cop’s connections

MA BAOLI had served in the police force of the coastal city of Qinhuangdao for 16 years when, in 2012, his superiors delivered an ultimatum. During …

Stand Up Comedy

Out brothers, out!

AS CHINA’S economy slows, and labour-intensive manufacturing moves elsewhere in search of cheaper workers, anxious and angry employees are becoming …

China News, Analysis, Culture, Environment, Media

Which came first? The corruption or the mistresses? In China, they most often go together. The stories abound: from the corrupt official in Fujian …

China

Rising cancer rates threaten to hobble China's economy and bankrupt families

As one of the mainland's wave of entrepreneurs, Xiao Caiyu built and ran a small pork vending business with her husband that allowed her to squirrel …

Health Care

Chinese officials warned to clean up their act and rein in corrupt family members

A state media commentary on Friday called on party cadres to clean up their act and put their house in order as it alleged that family members of …

China

CY Leung’s daughter Chai-yan admits to ‘100 disputes’ with parents in debut TV interview

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying’s famously controversial daughter, Chai-yan, offered a glimpse into poor relations with her parents in her debut …

Hong Kong

China's scorned mistresses take revenge on 'corrupt lovers'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1018000/1018189_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534301212_ff382b6aaec36b209d159912459fb4bd<p><b>Lust, power and corruption can make for an explosive mix. An unlikely whistle-blower for President Xi Jinping's much publicised crackdown on official</b> …

China

Chinese Communists' adultery ban - a propaganda stunt?

<b>Cheating on your wife? Well, if you're a Communist party official you'd better think again - you could face the sack.</b><p>We've heard a lot about China's far-reaching anti-corruption campaign at the behest of President Xi Jinping.<p>Less, however, has been made about the ruling Communist Party's latest …