15 May '11, 6am

Protecting China's rich and famous - AsiaOne

Protecting China's rich and famous - AsiaOne

Bodyguard Joey Oosting (not his real name) does not have a handlebar-mustache, is not deeply tanned, muscle-bound or, apparently, driven by material gain. If he has personal demons, they must have taken the day off when we meet at a Chinese fast food joint in uptown Shanghai. There is no shock of unkempt hair (he prefers a combed fringe), and no sign of psychological trauma. Instead this ex-Special Forces soldier is sporting a white T-shirt, shorts and a smile. He looks more like a good-natured English teacher than a lethal weapon. The look is intentional. "Do you mind if I take this seat," he asks, indicating a position in the restaurant facing the window. "I like to see who's coming and going. It's kind of a habit." Oosting is one of three non-Chinese working as private bodyguards in Shanghai for VSP Executive Protection & Event Security, the executive arm of VSP Securit...

Full article: http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1St...

Tweets

China could move closer to a 2-child policy in ...

todayonline.com 17 May '11, 9pm

BEIJING - China may move closer to a two-child policy in the next five years with a proposed pilot project that further ea...

See how Pikachu, Hello Kitty and other famous cartoons look like under X-ray

See how Pikachu, Hello Kitty and other famous c...

singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 15 May '11, 4am

Have you ever wonder how Hello Kitty and Pikachu would look like behind the X-ray machine? Check these pictures out to fin...

Pole dancing shakes off ill repute in China: Pole dancing in China is a fitness trend with slightly saucy appeal...

Pole dancing shakes off ill repute in China: Po...

straitstimes.com 15 May '11, 5am

Pole dancing in China is a fitness trend with slightly saucy appeal. -- PHOTO: CHINA DAILY/ANN IT WAS the major draw at st...

China an unstoppable force in table tennis

todayonline.com 15 May '11, 9pm

ROTTERDAM - Walking to the Ahoy Arena from Rotterdam's Zuidplein metro station for the final day of competition, a Dutch t...

Love it when famous Catholics like Boxer Pacqui...

todayonline.com 18 May '11, 11pm

MANILA - The President says he is ready to face excommunication from the Catholic Church for advocating free access to con...

China to take action against celebrities who promote fake products: Beijing - Celebrities in China who endorse f...

China to take action against celebrities who pr...

asiaone.com 19 May '11, 11am

Beijing - Celebrities in China who endorse fake products could lose their glitter as they could be held responsible under ...