Category Archives: China

Blackwater founder Erik Prince to help Chinese firms set up shop in Africa

Blackwater founder Erik Prince to help Chinese firms set up shop in Africa PUBLISHED : Sunday, 06 July, 2014, 5:02am UPDATED : Sunday, 06 July, 2014, 5:02am Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Erik Prince will ease Chinese firms’ path into Africa. Erik … Continue reading

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Why Was Blackwater in China?

Why Was Blackwater in China? By Peter Lee | July 1, 2014 Associated Press James Risen’s report in the New York Times on Blackwater’s death threat against State Department investigators in Iraq (and the US embassy’s craven decision to kick … Continue reading

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Erik Prince: Out of Blackwater and Into China

The Saturday Interview Erik Prince: Out of Blackwater and Into China The former CIA asset on his latest venture: After being ‘blowtorched’ by U.S. politics, he says, this time he’s working for Beijing. By David Feith Jan. 24, 2014 6:28 … Continue reading

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Prince of logistics: ex-Blackwater chief looks to China-Africa

Prince of logistics: ex-Blackwater chief looks to China-Africa Jan 14, 2014 7:56am by Paul J Davies China is not known for its moral scruples or sensitivity when it comes to investing in dangerous countries. It may help to build schools, … Continue reading

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Bodyguards, Chinese-Style

Bodyguards, Chinese-Style 2013-10-10 11:21 Summary:Since private security firms became legal in 2010, a bodyguard industry has sprouted to protect China’s growing population of super-rich. Though the market is still immature, and many wealthy perhaps feel safer than they should. Photo: … Continue reading

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China’s Wealthiest In The Market For Quality Bodyguards

China’s Wealthiest In The Market For Quality Bodyguards By Sophie Song on October 14 2013 3:48 PM A personal bodyguard. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach It’s curious that the Chinese, who are usually not afraid of conspicuous consumption, have until recently been hesitant … Continue reading

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Chinese Bodyguards, When Police Won’t Do

October 14, 2013, 9:54 pm 1 Comment Chinese Bodyguards, When Police Won’t Do By BREE FENG Ed Jones/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A trainee bodyguard took aim during an exercise at the Genghis Security Academy in Beijing. Capable, inconspicuous and … Continue reading

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Crouching guard, hidden danger for China security firms

Crouching guard, hidden danger for China security firms Thursday, 17 January, 2013, 4:26pm Agence France-Presse in Beijing An instructor gestures as students hold rubber guns during a bodyguard training session in Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters In sub-zero winter cold, … Continue reading

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In Brennan’s Private Sector Stint, a Chinese Connection

In Brennan’s Private Sector Stint, a Chinese Connection Published: Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 6:56 PM ET By: Eamon Javers CNBC Washington Reporter John Brennan, President Obama’s nominee to be director of the CIA, like many government employees took a … Continue reading

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Crouching guard, hidden danger for China security firms

Crouching guard, hidden danger for China security firms Thursday, 17 January, 2013, 3:55pm Agence France-Presse in Beijing An instructor gestures as students hold rubber guns during a bodyguard training session in Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters In sub-zero winter cold, … Continue reading

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