July 05 2022
China has begun the trial of a businessman with extensive ties to the political elite in Beijing who disappeared from the hotel where he was living in Hong Kong in 2017, reports the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong).
Xiao Jianhua was born in Shandong but holds Canadian citizenship and reportedly held a diplomatic passport from Antigua and Barbuda.
The Canadian Embassy said that the trial of Xiao was scheduled to begin on Monday and that Beijing was not allowing Canadian consular...
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