The gangs of Beijing by mattsteinglass
October 1, 2009, 11:24 pm
Filed under: China, Crime, Vietnam

China’s other face: The red and the black | The Economist.

Good, detailed report on the rise of gangsterism in modern China. I hear businessmen here in Vietnam talk occasionally of the “black” figures you need to placate in order to receive permits, resolve legal disputes, etc., but it’s all too mysterious to really get a sense of.


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