Chinese authorities detained a leading television anchor minutes before airtime.
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A TV anchor in China was forced off the air during a live broadcast after he ranted against officials for corruption.
This story may help explain the Western perception that some Asians will eat . . . . anything.
The Chinese social media dragon has risen. According to the Peoples Online Public Monitoring Office, Weibo, the country’s answer to Twitter, has more than 500 million users. And judging by their impact, they mean business.
A smartphone application named “Staying away from duty-related crimes” has been launched by the prosecutors office in Chongqing. The app is intended to raise awareness of graft and encourage whistleblowing against corrupt officials.
On July 17, Wang Wenzhi, chief correspondent at the Economic Information Daily, used his verified Weibo account to expose the Chairman of state-owned China Resources Holdings, also known as Huarun Group, for allegedly stealing state-owned assets worth billions of Yuan.