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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Suicide risk grows among China officials

Kong Chuizhu the vice-chairman of People’s Congress Standing Committee in southwestern China’s Yunnan province, has been hospitalized after attempting suicide.
Sources from the Yunnan provincial government told Caixin the 61-year-old Kong, left, cut his wrist, arms and neck with a broken wine glass in late March.… Continue Reading

World Bank combats corruption — but questions linger about process

As the financier of development projects around the globe, the World Bank has been a leader in the effort to eradicate poverty through lending.

It also has caused concern with the American defense bar i about corruption investigations that aren’t required to follow any nation’s rules of criminal procedure or recognize the American concept of due process.… Continue Reading

Mubarak jailed 3 years for embezzlement

Deposed former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was sentenced Wednesday by a Cairo court to three years in prison for embezzling public funds.

Mubarak’s two sons were jailed for four years on charges of stealing state funds that had been earmarked for the renovation of presidential palaces but were diverted to make lavish renovations to family properties.… Continue Reading