Chinese-American venture capitalist Charles Xue, who was detained several weeks ago on suspicion of soliciting prostitutes, appeared on the CCTV channel wearing handcuffs and a prison uniform. Photograph:  Reuters

China’s state media has shown jailed web commentator Charles Xue confessing to spreading irresponsible posts online, as the government steps up its ca(...)

Xue Manzi has more than 12 million followers on Sina Weibo, the Chinese version of the banned Twitter. Photograph: Reuters

Police have detained Chinese-American venture capitalist Charles Xue, one of the country’s most popular celebrity bloggers, on suspicion that he visit(...)