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China arrests 12,000 in online drug sale sweep

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese police have arrested 12,125 people during a crackdown on the sale of narcotics online and have confiscated more than 300 kg of illegal drugs, state news agency Xinhua reported on Sunday. Police were tipped off to the scale of the problem after uncovering chatrooms in the…

Chinese bloggers question official’s suicide

BEIJING — Tens of thousands of Internet users have gone online to question reports in China’s state-run media saying an anti-corruption official found dead with 11 stab marks to his body had taken his own life. The body of Xie Yexin, who worked as an anti-corruption official in the central…