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Another Death of a Man in Police Custody in China- He “Drowned”

Posted by w_thames_the_d on August 5, 2010

China has gotten some very bad press lately about victims of crimes dieing while incarcerated. There was a man who died while playing “hide and seek”, and another who supposedly “drank too much water”- no shit, these are the official reasons for their deaths. Well, below you will find the story of another guy who supposedly drown himself while handcuffed. He was allegedly helping the cops, when he allegedly jumped into a River and died. There were marks on the mans body, and it is anyone’s guess how they got there.
You all can draw your own conclusions.

A suspect drowned when he was identifying the scene of a crime while handcuffed on Tuesday in Xingping city, Shaanxi province, Beijing Times reported.

The suspect, Liu Weijing, 21, was detained for stealing on July 22. The day before his death, Liu had told his father that he would go to the banks of the Weihe River to identify the crime scene and start life anew when he was released, the report said.

As the police were collecting the stolen goods, Liu jumped into the river, tried to escape and drowned, the local police bureau explained. Liu’s family found his body on Wednesday on the banks of the Weihe, with injuries to the head and right arm.

The People’s Procuratorate of Xingping and the public security bureau of Xianyang are investigating the case.”

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Living and Working in China- Working Papers

Posted by w_thames_the_d on August 5, 2010

To work in China you should be on a work visa, but its China so they are ummm flexible. If you are official, you get a ‘foreign experts certificate’. The company sponsoring you will apply for it for you. The bad companies keep this certificate and if you leave they threaten to take it away from you and have it deported. My friend is leaving his company and they are playing hardball, trying to make it tough for him to do so. This is life in China.

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China Not Reporting the Latest Kindergarten Killings

Posted by w_thames_the_d on August 5, 2010

The Chinese media has been pretty much mum on the latest cruel killing here in China, both in English and Chinese. I have heard that they are worried about copycat killings.

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China Fact- Chinese Like to Get High- Opium in China

Posted by w_thames_the_d on August 5, 2010

I read that in 1839, the Chinese opimum addicts spent 100 million ounces of silver money to purchase opium, while the Chinese government had an annual revenue of about 40 million ounces of silver.

The Chinese are now getting high again, one has to wonder what will happen in the future…

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Beijing University Vice Principle Avises Friend to Not Let Daughter Attend PhD Programs in China Due to Rampant Sexual Exploitation!

Posted by w_thames_the_d on August 5, 2010

Here is a scandal from China whereby a Beijing Univeristy Vice Principle is advising a friend about the reality of women and PhD’s in China. He did not know that he was being recorded at the time.

Beijing University Vice-principle advises a Good Friend, Don’t let your Daughter Attend PhD Program in China

A formal Beijing University Vice-principle yesterday attended a press conference. While talking to his good friend, their conversation was accidentally recorded by a nearby media reporter, and it has been circulating among the Beijing media. Although this vice-president of Beijing University had an accent, the conversation was very clear.

The friend consulted the vice-principle about his daughter is planning on to go to Beijing University for her PhD degree. The vice-principle immediately and strongly opposed. After the discussing about the academic standards in Beijing, but still unable to persuade the friend’s wish to send his daughter there, the vice-principle suddenly got excited and raised his voice. “It is not that I don’t want to help you, if you don’t want your daughter to be played around by old men your age, then don’t let her attend PhD program in China, send her overseas.”

Former vice-principle said that he got the news from professors around him, currently China’s PhD advisors, except for their famous books, other books were all completed with the help of male research students. But at the appropriate time, they will get one or two female PhD students, However these women doctoral candidates In order to wear the cap and gown, they will certainly have to sacrifice their bodies to the advisors. He said, according to the statistics from the circle of professors at Beijing University, over 70% of the women with PhD in China were given “knowledge” by the advisors but at the same time were “fertilized” sexually.

The vice-principle said that corrupt officials can play with female civil servants and ordinary female citizens; intellectuals are not to be outdone. They utilize “local resources” playing with the knowledgeable women. He said that in general female college students are much more risky, afterwards might need to help them with masters degree, help them cleaning up the mess. But PhD students are much safer, the number of years to complete is determined by the advisor. In those years advisors can take their time and play around with the girls. He also said, during the doctoral studies, women cannot get married, which partly is the reason they are “monopolized” by the advisors.

This vice-principal said he did not want the daughters of his relatives and friends to attend PhD program. Even if he has a good relation the advisors, they still will not give up on the “fresh meat” right next to them. He said if financially condition allows, send your daughter overseas for PhD degree.

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Chinese Judge Kills and Dismembers Ex-Lover

Posted by w_thames_the_d on August 5, 2010


Chief judge arrested for murder

A deputy chief judge of the Zhejiang High People’s Court was arrested on Monday for murder and the dismemberment of a corpse, China News Service reported.

The report said Pan Huashan’s arrest was approved by Hangzhou Lin’an People’s Procuratorate.

According to Pan’s reported confession, he invited the victim, surnamed Qian, to his home for lunch on Jan 8. There, the two argued over a lawsuit before Pan killed Qian, cut his corpse into pieces and disposed of them in Lin’an in the provincial capital of Hangzhou. After the remains were discovered by a farmer nearly three weeks later, Pan was detained by police on July 26.

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