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Chinese tycoon and Xi critic jailed for 18 years

By CNN Business Beijing – A Chinese billionaire who criticized President Xi Jinping’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic has been jailed for 18 years on corruption charges, a court said today (Sept. 22, 2020). Ren Zhiqiang, a retired real-estate tycoon with close ties to senior Chinese officials, disappeared in March after he allegedly penned a

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Protesters who installed plaque face maximum 3 years in jail

CULTURE Minister Ittipol Khunpluem said at 1.30 p.m. today (Sept.22) the Fine Arts Department has been assigned to file a complaint for prosecution with the police against the Thammasat Alliance which over the weekend installed 2020 Khana Rasadorn plaque at Sanam Luang with maximum penalty under Ancient Monuments, Antiques. Objects of Art and National Museums

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