China Gives Death Sentence to Canadian Charged With Making Ketamine

HONG KONG—A Chinese court imposed the dying penalty on a Canadian citizen charged with creating illicit prescription drugs, in a case that could even more pressure already frayed ties between Beijing and Ottawa.

Xu Weihong was sentenced Thursday by the municipal Intermediate People’s Court in the southern metropolis of Guangzhou, according to a court observe, which didn’t present specifics on the person’s qualifications or gender, aside from nationality. An alleged accomplice named Wen Guanxiong was sentenced to existence imprisonment, the observe claimed.

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Making the best of a market downturn

Be prepared 

To begin with, every investor should:

  1. Create or revisit investment goals, making sure they’re appropriate;
  2. Develop a suitable asset allocation using broadly diversified funds;
  3. Control cost; and
  4. Maintain perspective and long-term discipline.

The first 3 steps are integral to developing a good investment plan. The fourth step is required to enjoy the potential long-term benefits of that plan. Vanguard’s Principles for Investing Success provide a detailed primer on all 4 steps. For our research on these and other issues, see Vanguard’s framework for constructing globally diversified portfolios.


We also believe you should periodically adjust your holdings

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