Woman Gets Plastic Surgery to Evade ¥25 Million Debt in China

She fled to Shenzhen using other people's identification and paid for the surgery on borrowed bank cards.

by Jesse Pottinger, 31 July 2017

Chinese Court Shames Debtors With Pre-Recorded Phone Messages

Blacklisted residents can either pay up, or have their debts revealed to anyone who calls them.

by Jesse Pottinger, 31 July 2017

China Slams Moody's Credit Rating Downgrade Over Debt

China balks after credit rating group Moody's downgrades the Middle Kingdom for the first time since 1989 because of rising debt.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 25 May 2017

Murder Suspect Detained 16 Years Later after Committing Arson

Zhang Xiao had escaped police attention after fleeing a murder charge in 2000. Then he set a truck on fire over RMB200 in owed wages.

by Sky Gidge, 24 August 2016

Chinese Loan Sharks Demand Nudes from College Students

A disturbing report from the Southern Metropolis Daily reveals that an increasing number of loan sharks are demanding nude photos from borrowers.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 17 June 2016

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