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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

China Bans Mistresses for Mandarins

Authorities have stepped up efforts to constrain the behavior of civil servants in their private lives, amid a series of recent sex scandals involving government officials that have rocked China.

The Dadong district government in Shenyang released its first “behavioral norms” prohibiting civil servants from having extramarital affairs, gambling, doing drugs, and spreading rumors online.… Continue Reading

Love affair contract lands China tax official in hot water

A Guanxi province tax official has become the object of ridicule after a “love affair contract” between him and his mistress surfaced online. Tao Yi, head of Guangxi’s Guigang City taxation bureau, has been dismissed from office and placed under investigation by the taxation bureau.… Continue Reading