Date
18 October 2017

New Express reporter stripped of professional license, CNR says

Guangdong’s Press and Publication Bureau stripped New Express journalist Chen Yongzhou of his reporter’s license Thursday for allegedly defaming machinery maker Changsha Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Development Co., Ltd. (01157.HK, 000157.CN) in a series of articles claiming corrupt practices at the company, China National Radio reported Thursday. The bureau also slammed New Express for running a series of “irresponsible articles” about Zoomlion between September 2012 and August 2013, the report said.

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