Saturday, November 1, 2014   

Chinese nabbed over San Francisco consulate arson
(01-07 08:41)

US federal agents announced Monday the arrest of a Chinese national in the investigation of a fire set intentionally at the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco.
FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson said Yan Feng, 39, was arrested Friday after he called police in the San Francisco suburb. The FBI arranged for his surrender.
The suspect, who has permanent resident status, made his first court appearance Monday and was held on charges of causing damage to property of a foreign government and arson, Johnson said.
No one was hurt in the New Year's Day blaze that charred a doorway and damaged the lobby of the building.
Consulate workers said surveillance cameras showed a person exit a van with two buckets of gasoline, pour the fuel on the building and ignite the blaze. The FBI said Monday they recovered a white mini-van believed to be the one seen in the video.
Consulate spokesman Wang Chuan has condemned the attack and would not speculate on a motive.—AP

   
Other China breaking news:
Taiwan man mutilates girlfriend's face in jealous rage (10-30 16:13)
Liaoning court official dead in suspected suicide (10-30 16:11)
China buries war dead returned by South Korea (10-30 12:49)
Boss of Shanghai power firm under graft probe (10-29 18:10)
Former bank chief on trial for corruption (10-29 18:02)
Chinese VP meets with Japanese governor delegation (10-28 16:50)
6 dead, 5 injured in China's road accident (10-27 19:00)
Private clubs banned in historical buildings, parks (10-27 17:34)
China considering to scrap death penalty for 9 crimes (10-27 17:04)
PETA praises Taiwan for raid on pigeon race gambling club (10-27 16:46)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.