Monday, July 23, 2018

Elk meat ‘served in restaurants next door to Chinese elk protection park’

Elk meat ‘served in restaurants next door to Chinese elk protection park’

Several restaurants near an elk protection zone in eastern China have been accused of serving elk meat dishes on their menu, according to a news report. The dishes were being sold as a costly delicacy at restaurants in the city of Yancheng, Jiangsu province, near Dafeng Milu Nature Reserve, a national park in which elks…
Former Macau gangster ‘Broken Tooth’ signs poker deal with secretive Chinese firm after raising US$750 million in ICO

Former Macau gangster ‘Broken Tooth’ signs poker deal with secretive Chinese firm after raising...

Former Macau triad gangster “Broken Tooth” Wan Kuok-koi has partnered with a mysterious Beijing firm to back chess and poker tournaments in mainland China, as his company said it raised US$750 million in less than five minutes in an initial coin offering for his “HB” cryptocurrency. Wan launched the ICO at a star-studded event in…
Credit Suisse pays US$77 million to settle US probes ‘after it bribed Chinese officials by offering their families jobs’

Credit Suisse pays US$77 million to settle US probes ‘after it bribed Chinese officials...

Credit Suisse Group has agreed to pay about US$77 million to settle US criminal and civil probes into its Asia-Pacific hiring practices, including efforts to win banking business by awarding jobs to friends and family of Chinese government officials. The Swiss bank agreed to a US$47.03 million criminal fine and to enter a non-prosecution agreement…
Should Mahathir Mohamad’s Malaysia election win worry Chinese investors in Johor’s Forest City?

Should Mahathir Mohamad’s Malaysia election win worry Chinese investors in Johor’s Forest City?

At Patricia Li’s flat in the southern Malaysian state of Johor, there is just one topic of conversation. Li and her fellow middle-class Chinese friends have bought Malaysian properties over the past few years and each is wondering how the surprise election of an opposition coalition led by Mahathir Mohamad will affect their investment. Mahathir…
- Advertisement -