Issue: June 15, 2011   (Archive)
Monday, April 21, 2014   

Phoenix TV sued in US sex pest case
Two employees of Hong Kong-based Phoenix television and a job applicant filed a suit against the company in New York after allegations of sexual harassment against its former bureau chief.

Strike rolls on at sneakers factory
Tens of thousands of workers were still on strike yesterday at a Guangdong factory that makes shoes for Nike and Adidas.

Others blamed for dose of Beijing smog
About a third of the air pollution in Beijing comes from outside the city, media reported, citing a pollution watchdog.

Xi stresses stability at 'most complex time'
President Xi Jinping held the first meeting of a new national security commission, saying China needs a coordinated approach to domestic and foreign challenges, including social unrest, in "the most complex time in history."

160 held for fake-clinics scam
Authorities have detained 160 members of a Shanghai gang after sick people were lured to fake medical clinics and sold overpriced drugs.

Bears rescued in bile farm deal
A Hong Kong-based animal welfare group said it will save 130 bears from a mainland bile extraction farm, its largest rescue so far, in a bid to end a business that has sparked outrage over animal cruelty amid growing opposition.

Robbery trail leads cops to family-run weapons 'gang'
Police have seized a huge cache of weapons, including 15,000 guns and 120,000 knives from an illegal arms ring and detained 15 suspects.

Anti-graft crusaders face blocks
Officials are blocking citizens seeking to report corruption to a central government inspection team, in the latest apparent abuse of the country's petitioning system.

Top US official heads for Taiwan
The top US environmental official will visit Taiwan in the first trip by a Cabinet-level leader from Washington to the island in 14 years.

Cops grab five after kids die on outing
Police in Hainan have detained five people over a bus accident that killed eight elementary school students and injured 32 others last week.

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