A man convicted of selling more than $20.7 million in counterfeit wines had his sentencing delayed after a federal judge said he wants to know more about the wealthy victims of the fraud and how much they lost.
Hong Kong movie star Jackie Chan has become a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Phoenix New Media said on its website yesterday, citing an unidentified person.
Lying in a Beijing military hospital in 1990, General Wang Zhen told a visitor he felt betrayed. Decades after he risked his life fighting for an egalitarian utopia, the ideals he held as one of Communist China’s founding fathers were being undermined by the capitalist ways of his children -- business leaders in finance, aviation and computers.
Chief Executive Officers Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Jeffrey Immelt of General Electric Co. joined with entertainers and dignitaries including former President Jimmy Carter among the 225 guests invited to President Barack Obama’s state dinner honoring Chinese President Hu Jintao .