A screenshot from CCTV shows Guo Meimei in custody in Beijing
Guo Meimei air jordan 6 wheat for
sale , the 23-year-old woman whose online posts unfairly tarnished
the reputation of the Red Cross Society of China four years ago, has been
charged with operating a gambling house, according to Dongcheng district
people's procuratorate in Beijing on Thursday.
"We have solid evidence to prove Guo and her friend, Zhao Xiaolai, organized
others to engage in gambling on many occasions," said a statement by Dongcheng
district people's procuratorate. "The circumstances were so serious that the
suspects should be held accountable."
The charge dates to July air jordan 6s wheat , when
Beijing police uncovered an Internet soccer gambling gang allegedly headed by
Guo during the World Cup. Police arrested eight gamblers. In August, she was
arrested on suspicion of running a casino.
The procuratorate instructed the police to gather more evidence to build an
adequate case against the gamblers, who are said to be part of an online
Beijing police said that Guo allegedly opened accounts with overseas gambling
websites, placed bets over the phone and through WeChat. Guo was also suspected
of being involved in the sex trade and publishing fake information on a website
she set up overseas.
According to Xu Yongjun, a senior judge from the criminal tribunal under the
Supreme People's Court, "considering the solid evidence and crime
facts air jordan 6 wheat 2017 ,
the prosecutors have charged her with operating a gambling house rather than
providing sex services".
He said that according to China's Criminal Procedural Law those who provide
sex services aren't punished under criminal law, but are deemed to have violated
the public security management regulation.
Chinese Criminal Law stipulates that those who run a casino are subject to
detention or jail terms of less than three years. In case of serious offense,
the culprit may face three to ten years of imprisonment.
The Chinese Internet celebrity became notorious nationwide in 2011 when she
claimed on social media that she was operating an organization under the
auspices of the Red Cross and publicly flaunted her wealth and extravagant life
Her posts triggered concerns on how the State-owned charitable organization
After being arrested by Beijing police, Guo pleaded guilty and said that she
had nothing to do with the Red Cross. She apologized to the group and the
IBADAN, Nigeria, July 24 (Xinhua) -- The International Institute of Tropical
Agriculture (IITA) celebrated its 50th anniversary in Ibadan air jordan 6
wheat , capital of southwest Nigeria's Oyo State on Monday,
highlighting sustained commitment in agricultural investment.
Nigeria's acting president, Yemi Osinbajo, former Head of State, General
Yakubu Gowon (Rtd) and former President Olusegun Obasanjo, led a throng of
dignitaries in celebrating the Institute's past successes and reflect on it
future role in its efforts to transform agriculture in the next 50 years.
Established in 1967 through a partnership of the Ford Foundation and
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harvest , IITA has helped in raising the productivity of Africa's
key crops -- cassava, bananaplantain, maize, cowpea, yam, and soybean using the
power of innovative science and technology.
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Chair of the IITA 50 Organizing Committee, said the celebration of the 50th year
of IITA in Africa transcends past achievements.
"It is also an opportunity for us to begin to look at the future of
agriculture and the role IITA will be playing especially as it relates to
emerging challenges of climate change, pests and diseases, and rising youth
unemployment," he added.
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IITA Director General, told the gathering that the organization has evolved into
a strategic partner for research-for-development in sub-Saharan Africa with over
200 scientists working in over 18 countries.
"This event is therefore an opportunity for us to celebrate our past
successes with all our partners, friends, and beneficiaries and reflect on our
future role in our efforts to transform agriculture in the next 50 years,"
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of IITA who has helped in nurturing this institute to greatness.
Ogbeh said the country had over time neglected agriculture, noting that the
industry has the potential to employ more youths and improve foreign exchange.
The minister told Xinhua that the government is more committed to investing
more in research, especially at the university level.
"One of the things we have done is to ensure that the three universities of
agriculture in Nigeria are moved under the Ministry of Agriculture, instead of
Education for proper monitoring," Ogbeh added.
Other speakers at the event lauded the critical role of IITA, Africa's
biggest international agricultural research institute in the transformation of
The event showcased the strides made by IITA researchers in collaboration
with a range of partners and their impact on agriculture in the region and
improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers.
These include adoption of almost 400 varieties of cassava with increased
yields and better resistance to biotic and abiotic stresses; developing nearly
200 improved soybeans and 78 improved yam varieties.
Over 70 percent of the over 300 maize varieties with IITA germplasm and
drought-tolerant maize developed in partnership with CIMMYT has been adopted in
13 countries with projected economic gains of 907 million U.S. dollars.
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