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Making a Killing in China

Russell Crowe in Command
November 24, 2003 Issue

 Indonesia: Antiterror academy
 Thailand: Poisoned canals
 China: N. Korean brides

 China: Boom or bust?
 Fast Food: Taco Bell in China?

 Books: Life abroad

 Diplomacy: Sorry, Mr. Rumsfeld
 China: Serial killers
 Vietnam: Old guard speaks out

 In-flight vino, to go
 Hong Kong's hot tables
 Is there a doctor in the lounge? Top Headlines
Yang Zhiya, the so-called "monster killer", couldn't have embarked on such a murder spree under Chairman Mao. Yet China's re-engineering of itself has resulted in an increase in the number of criminals who take advantage of the greater freedoms of modern China to move about the country, preying on other migrants and disappearing into the vast new cities. Last week, the Yanzhou Municipal Daily reported that during a routine sweep of nightclubs in the central city of Cangzhou, police ran a background check on a man who, it turned out, was on the Ministry of Public Security's most-wanted list for...

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