China: Ex-Security Czar Zhou Under Investigation
By targeting Zhou, in charge of China’s massive domestic security apparatus before his retirement, Xi showed the considerable power he has amassed since he took the helm of the party in November 2012. Tuesday’s announcement was a “powerful ...
Zhou Yongkang may be held in China’s luxury jail
It now appears likely Bo could soon be joined by Zhou Yongkang, who was China’s public security chief and a member of the Politburo Standing Committee, the most powerful political circle in China. Mr Zhou, 71, was this week officially placed under ...
China probes powerful former security chief for graft
China has begun an investigation into former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, one of the most powerful politicians of the last decade, on suspicion of corruption, state media said on Tuesday, in what could be one of the country's worst scandals.
Cheika building his 'dynasty'
The Waratahs have yet to break their Super Rugby title duck, but coach Michael Cheika is convinced they are on the verge of creating a long-lasting dynasty. Speaking to the ... "The short-term success is great as well, if you can get those it's always ...
Painful Memories for China's Footbinding Survivors
Legend has it that footbinding began during the Shang dynasty ... but some continued binding their feet in secret. Some of the last survivors of this barbaric practice are still living in Liuyicun, a village in Southern China's Yunnan province.