Chinese media acknowledges Olympic murder…after 24 hours

Calls to China last night were met with a bit of disbelief on the receiving end. Seems the murder of an American tourist at the Olympics was not exactly front page news in China. It wasn’t even news. We were met by surprised comments by more than a few folks.

Today CCTV International service finally acknowledge that there was a killing in Beijing. I didn’t get the whole translation but it looks like it is finally out in the public in China (CCTV-4 broadcasts Internationally and domestically in China).

President Bush raised the issue with his Chinese colleague Hu Jintao and praise the police for their quick response. The motive for the murder remains a mystery.


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