Geoffrey Sant

Geoffrey Sant is a frequent commentator on CCTV, Phoenix Television, Global Times, and other Chinese-language media, and his Chinese-language writings have been published in Zhong-guo Shi-bao, Zhong-yang Ri-bao, and in an anthology of the year’s best Chinese-language writing. He is also a director of the New York Chinese Cultural Center.

Foreigners
Aug. 24 2012 12:20 PMDouble Trouble in ChinaGu Kailai was convicted of murder. But was that her at the trial or her body double?
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Oct. 31 2011 1:42 PM“I Really Want You To Do My Vice-America President.”Jon Huntsman claims he’s fluent in Chinese. Is he?
Foreigners
Aug. 2 2012 2:06 PMDouble JeopardyIn China, the rich and powerful can hire body doubles to do their prison time for them.

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