Rui Chenggang is well known for his provocative interviews with corporate and world business leaders for CCTV — the state-run Chinese Central Television. But last week, just before going on air, he was taken away by the authorities.
There is plenty at stake in Ukraine for many governments around the world, especially China. Beijing has developed strong ties with Ukraine in recent years, but Chinese leaders don't want to risk alienating their much more powerful friends in Moscow.
Authorities know Malaysia Airlines flight 370 took off from Kuala Lumpur late on Friday night headed for Beijing. But that's almost all that's known. About 45 minutes later, the plane was never heard from again.
Over the summer, university students will pour into the US. And the number of Chinese students flocking here is growing. Yet many of these students can lack know-how of life in America; some colleges are aggressively trying to help them integrate.