Date
21 August 2018

Reporter receives death threats over Wenzhou stories, paper says

Chen Zhouxi, a reporter from China Business News, has received death threats after he published a series of stories about the declining home prices in Wenzhou, the Zhejiang city known for its robust private sector, China Business News reported Wednesday. An article on the city’s most popular online forum “703804” recently appealed to the public to kill Chen, claiming that his articles about Wenzhou triggered a downtrend in the city’s economy. Local police have launched an investigation and the newspaper has strengthened efforts to protect Chen, the report said.

– Contact HKEJ at [email protected]

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