Monday, March 30, 2015   

Antiques dealer jailed for ivory smuggling
(05-28 19:01)

A Chinese antiques dealer has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for masterminding an international operation that smuggled rhinoceros horn and elephant ivory from the US to China.
Zhifei Li, the owner of a Chinese company, admitted paying three American antiques dealers to help him smuggle items worth more than US$4 million, including 30 rhino horns. --RTHK   
Other China breaking news:
Bearded Xinjiang man’s jail term condemned (1 hr 32 mins ago)
Security technology on Beijing agenda for US treasury secretary (2 hrs 18 mins ago)
Work begins on Shanghai marine theme park (2 hrs 26 mins ago)
China backs Zambia-Tanzania rail link (2 hrs 41 mins ago)
Solar-powered flight heads for Chongqing (03-30 10:41)
Beijing deplores Manila’s hypocrisy on South China Sea (03-27 19:52)
Tesla plans China production of electric cars (03-27 19:46)
Taipei leans towards China-led infrastructure bank (03-27 18:31)
Drug-resistant infections could kill 1m more in China (03-27 12:37)
Zhang backs closer ties between Sri Lankan and Chinese legislatures (03-27 12:17)

More breaking news >>

© 2015 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 2015, 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.