Zhu http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24246/all en China holds man in secret under new law despite reform talk http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/china-holds-man-secret-under-new-law-despite-reform-talk <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>By Sui-Lee Wee</p> <p>BEIJING, Jan 8 (Reuters) - A Chinese man who agitated for an<br /> investigation into the suspicious death of an activist has been<br /> detained at an unknown location, his lawyer said on Monday,<br /> describing him as possibly the first to be held under a<br /> controversial new law that allows secret detention.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/china-holds-man-secret-under-new-law-despite-reform-talk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ai Weiwei Chinese art Criminal law Detention Family Relation International law Justice Law Person Attributes Person Career Person Relation Punishments Quotation Weiquan movement Zhu Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:05:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731570 at http://www.globalpost.com Swimming-China's Sun hit with commercial activity ban http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/swimming-chinas-sun-hit-commercial-activity-ban <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 5 (Reuters) - China's double Olympic swimming gold medallist Sun Yang has been suspended from all commercial activities for breaching a "series of team rules", state news agency Xinhua reported on Tuesday.</p> <p>The Zhejiang College of Sports, to which Sun is affiliated, has also withheld his monthly allowance after the 21-year-old, who won two freestyle gold at the London Olympics last year, missed training for over 40 days, the report said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/swimming-chinas-sun-hit-commercial-activity-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Zhu Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 07:15:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5746083 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan-based Chinese scholar under probe over alleged espionage http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/130910/japan-based-chinese-scholar-under-probe-over-alleged-e <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kyodo News International </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Zhu Jianrong, a Japan-based Chinese scholar known as an active commentator on Japan-China relations, has been under investigation in China for alleged espionage, Chinese sources said Tuesday.</p> <p> Zhu, a professor of Chinese politics and diplomacy at Toyo Gakuen University in Tokyo, has been missing since he visited his hometown Shanghai on July 17, sparking concern about his fate and whereabouts.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Copyright 2013 Kyodo News International.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/130910/japan-based-chinese-scholar-under-probe-over-alleged-e" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Political geography Zhu Kyodo News International Tue, 10 Sep 2013 17:48:04 +0000 Kyodo News International 5930040 at http://www.globalpost.com Mystery, spy claims over missing Japan-based China prof http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130912/mystery-spy-claims-over-missing-japan-based-china-prof <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mystery surrounded the disappearance of a Tokyo-based Chinese professor Thursday, amid reports he was being held by Beijing over spying claims.</p> <p>Colleagues of Zhu Jianrong, 56, professor of international relations in Asia at Toyo Gakuen University, say they are concerned for his safety because they have heard nothing from him since mid July, when he left for his native Shanghai.</p> <p>"We have no further information and his wife has lost contact with him," a university spokesman told AFP. "We are worried about him."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130912/mystery-spy-claims-over-missing-japan-based-china-prof" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Zhu Zhu Jianrong Zhu Qinglai Zhu Xingyuan AFP Thu, 12 Sep 2013 08:48:29 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5931877 at http://www.globalpost.com Missing Chinese scholar sent Chinese gov't papers to Japanese experts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/130926/missing-chinese-scholar-sent-chinese-govt-papers-japan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kyodo News International </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> A Japan-based Chinese scholar, who has been missing since July while in Shanghai, sent Chinese government documents regarding disputed islands to Japanese experts, sources said Thursday.</p> <p> Zhu Jianrong, a well-known commentator on Sino-Japanese relations, is believed to be under investigation for espionage and being held by Chinese authorities.</p> <p> According to the sources, Zhu obtained Chinese Foreign Ministry documents which include some related to a meeting in 1974 between senior diplomats of the two countries.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Copyright 2013 Kyodo News International.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/130926/missing-chinese-scholar-sent-chinese-govt-papers-japan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia China Zhu Kyodo News International Thu, 26 Sep 2013 16:49:31 +0000 Kyodo News International 5945537 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. should take steps to avoid debt crisis: China vice finmin http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131007/china-tells-us-take-steps-avoid-debt-crisis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States should take decisive steps to avoid a debt crisis and ensure the safety of Chinese investments, China's Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao said on Monday.</p> <p>Time is running out for a U.S. decision on raising the debt ceiling and China hopes the United States can "learn lessons from history", Zhu told reporters in Beijing in the Chinese government's first public response to the U.S. government shutdown.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131007/china-tells-us-take-steps-avoid-debt-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Zhu Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Oct 2013 11:47:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5953862 at http://www.globalpost.com Missing Chinese scholar may return to Japan soon http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/131104/missing-chinese-scholar-may-return-japan-soon <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kyodo News International </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> A Japan-based Chinese scholar who went missing in July while in Shanghai told his brother via Chinese authorities last week that he was under investigation but would return to Japan soon, Japan-China relations sources said.</p> <p> Zhu Jianrong's younger brother received the message and a recent photo of Zhu last Thursday in Shanghai, the sources said Sunday.</p> <p> The message did not touch on the charges against Zhu but said the investigation is taking time because it covers his past activities in Japan, according to the sources.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Copyright 2013 Kyodo News International.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/131104/missing-chinese-scholar-may-return-japan-soon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chinese people Jiedushi Zhu Kyodo News International Mon, 04 Nov 2013 07:02:41 +0000 Kyodo News International 5979119 at http://www.globalpost.com Missing Japan-based Chinese scholar tells wife he is well http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/131104/missing-japan-based-chinese-scholar-tells-wife-he-well <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kyodo News International </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Zhu Jianrong, a Chinese professor at Toyo Gakuen University in Tokyo who has been detained by security authorities in China, has sent a message to his wife in Japan that he is well, a university spokesman said Monday.</p> <p> Tetsuhito Aikawa, head of the university's public affairs department, said a Chinese official showed the letter, written in Japanese and in Zhu's own handwriting, to Zhu's younger brother in Shanghai in late October.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Copyright 2013 Kyodo News International.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/131104/missing-japan-based-chinese-scholar-tells-wife-he-well" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Jiedushi Zhu Zhu Youqian Kyodo News International Mon, 04 Nov 2013 12:00:59 +0000 Kyodo News International 5979363 at http://www.globalpost.com Chinese scholar based in Japan released by Chinese authorities http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/140124/chinese-scholar-based-japan-released-chinese-authoriti <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kyodo News International </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> A Chinese scholar based in Japan who went missing last July while in Shanghai was released from custody by Chinese authorities earlier this month, his university said Friday.</p> <p> A professor of Chinese politics and diplomacy at Toyo Gakuen University in Tokyo and a well-known commentator on Sino-Japanese relations, Zhu Jianrong had been under investigation apparently on suspicion of espionage.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Copyright 2014 Kyodo News International.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/140124/chinese-scholar-based-japan-released-chinese-authoriti" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Zhu Kyodo News International Fri, 24 Jan 2014 07:47:33 +0000 Kyodo News International 6051715 at http://www.globalpost.com China decor magnate arrested for suspected bribery http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140129/china-decor-magnate-arrested-suspected-bribery <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A billionaire who Chinese media say is linked to the downfall of the former mayor of Nanjing has been arrested on suspicion of corruption, the company he founded, Suzhou Gold Mantis Construction Decoration Co Ltd, said.</p> <p>The family of Zhu Xingliang, who ranked no.55 on the 2013 Forbes China Rich List with a fortune worth $2.04 billion, informed Gold Mantis of his arrest, the firm said in a statement to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange posted on Tuesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140129/china-decor-magnate-arrested-suspected-bribery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Nanjing Xi Jinping Zhu Thomson Reuters Wed, 29 Jan 2014 07:04:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6055901 at http://www.globalpost.com Chinese scholar who went missing in July returns to Japan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/140228/chinese-scholar-who-went-missing-july-returns-japan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kyodo News International </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> A Japan-based Chinese scholar and well-known commentator on Sino-Japanese relations who was detained by Chinese authorities in July last year, suspected of illegal intelligence-gathering activities, returned to Japan on Friday.</p> <p> Zhu Jianrong, a professor of Chinese politics and diplomacy at Toyo Gakuen University's Nagareyama Campus in Chiba Prefecture, arrived at Tokyo's Haneda airport on a China Eastern Airlines flight from Shanghai.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Copyright 2014 Kyodo News International.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/140228/chinese-scholar-who-went-missing-july-returns-japan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Toyo Gakuen University Zhu Zhu Jianrong Kyodo News International Fri, 28 Feb 2014 06:46:59 +0000 Kyodo News International 6083052 at http://www.globalpost.com "X-Men" rules China's box office http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140604/x-men-rules-chinas-box-office <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BEIJING, June 4 (Xinhua) -- Mutant superhero movie "X-Men: Days of Future Past" stayed atop China's box office charts by taking in 276 million yuan (about 44.1 million U.S. dollars) in the week ending June 1.</p> <p>The second spot went to action-thriller "Overheard 3," which raked in 156 million yuan during the week, according to a China Film News report on Wednesday.</p> <p>Zhang Yimou's "Coming Home" came in third with 50.2 million yuan during the week.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140604/x-men-rules-chinas-box-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Zhu Xinhua News Agency Wed, 04 Jun 2014 12:32:45 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6166509 at http://www.globalpost.com "X-Men" rules China's box office http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140604/x-men-rules-chinas-box-office-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BEIJING, June 4 (Xinhua) -- Mutant superhero movie "X-Men: Days of Future Past" stayed atop China's box office charts by taking in 276 million yuan (about 44.1 million U.S. dollars) in the week ending June 1.</p> <p>The second spot went to action-thriller "Overheard 3," which raked in 156 million yuan during the week, according to a China Film News report on Wednesday.</p> <p>Zhang Yimou's "Coming Home" came in third with 50.2 million yuan during the week.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140604/x-men-rules-chinas-box-office-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Zhu Xinhua News Agency Wed, 04 Jun 2014 12:32:45 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6166510 at http://www.globalpost.com China wins two golds in World University Taekwondo Championships http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140609/china-wins-two-golds-world-university-taekwondo-championship <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>HOHHOT, North China, June 9 (Xinhua) -- China won the men's team and mixed poomsae competitions in the 13th World University Taekwondo Championships on Monday in Hohhot, capital of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.</p> <p>The Philippines, Egypt, Chinese Taipei, Australia and China as well as other countries and regions participated in the championships.</p> <p>China's Zhu Yuxiang, Jin Jun and Wu Chuang won the gold medal after defeating South Korea in the men's team final, with Chinese Taipei and Indonesia sharing the bronze.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140609/china-wins-two-golds-world-university-taekwondo-championship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Taekwondo at the 2011 Summer Universiade Vietnam at the 2011 Summer Universiade Zhu Xinhua News Agency Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:22:05 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6170801 at http://www.globalpost.com China claim title at women's volleyball international with unbeaten record (Updated) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140629/china-claim-title-at-womens-volleyball-international-unbea-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NINGBO, China, June 29 (Xinhua) -- Host China clean swept Asian champions Thailand here Sunday afternoon to win the title of the China Women's Volleyball International Tournament with an unbeaten record.</p> <p>Zhu Ting scored game-high 24 points as the Chinese won 25-13, 25-12 and 25-11, their third straight victory in the four-nation tournament. Zeng Chunlei scored 15 points for China and Yang Junjing added 10.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140629/china-claim-title-at-womens-volleyball-international-unbea-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Yang Junjing Zhu Zhu Ting Xinhua News Agency Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:40:09 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6190916 at http://www.globalpost.com