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China arrested 18 employees of Australian company

BEIJING – Chinese authorities has arrested 18 employees of Australian company Crown Resorts including three top executives and three citizens of Australia, Reuters reported. Arrests took placeĀ late night Sunday and Monday early morning. A spokesperson for Department of Foreign Affairs and TradeĀ told Fairfax Media that the Chinese authorities “have three days in which to notify of the detention of Australians according to the terms of a bilateral consular treaty”. None of the detainees have been able to access lawyers or spoken to their family. They are being held as part of criminal investigation by authorities into “gambling crimes”, according...

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