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Wu Xiaohui, the latest billionaire victim of Beijing’s anti-graft campaign
Over the past few months, more than 40 officials and executives have been detained as part of a vast operation to end collusion between regulators, family members of the ruling elite and tycoons. The authorities “need to ensure stability ahead of the 19th National Congress,” said Zhuang Deshui, of Peking University.
Against poverty, bags made of rags and waste
Over 300 women of Payatas dump find jobs with the help of young Catholics graduates.
01/08/2016 14:45:00 INDIA
Andhra Pradesh, Maoists torture and kill a Protestant pastor
Pastor Yohan Maraiah was dragged from his home and taken by force into the forest. His body was dumped near the village, with his hands tied behind his back. The Maoists repeatedly stabbed him and shot him. The rebels claim he was murdered for having "accumulated wealth", but the pastor served the poorest of the village.
25/06/2009 TIBET – CHINA
Chinese mining causing environmental disasters in Tibet
Tibetan groups slam indiscriminate Chinese mining. The development of Tibet’s mineral riches is undermining its fragile environment and polluting water sources on which 47 per cent of humanity depends.
16/06/2006 CHINA EGYPT
Egypt first stop in Wen Jiabao's new trip to Africa
Trip includes six other mineral-rich countries. Behind the diplomacy lies the quest for raw materials and markets for Chinese products.
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