Source: CGTN Published: 2019-11-1
Headline story today: the Essex lorry death. On October 23rd, 39 people were found dead in a refrigerated truck in Grays in the United Kingdom, a small industrial town in Essex located around 20 miles to the east of London.
The story has been covered intensely in the UK, while also making headlines around the world. While most people remain shocked and saddened by the tragedy, some UK media have used the event to speculate about the quote 'Chinese regime' and their reasons for fleeing, even before the identities of the victims have been confirmed.
Guests: Edward Lehman, managing director at Lehman, Lee & Xu, a Beijing-based law firm; Harvey Dzodin, a senior fellow at the Center for China and Globalization; Han Hua, fellow at the Chongyang Institute of Renmin University of China.
Han Hua is a research fellow at Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China.