The Higher People's Court of Liaoning Province heard an appeal Saturday from Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, who was given a 15-year prison sentence last month for his involvement in worldwide drug-trafficking activities.
An appeals court agreed with prosecutors who said Schellenberg was punished too leniently when he was sentenced to 15 years in prison on charges of being an accessory to drug smuggling.
In the decision, the court noted that Canadian diplomats were in court for the appeal.
It was not immediately clear when the retrial will take place.
China holds zero tolerance towards and will strive to fight against anyone - be it foreigner or Chinese - who is involved in drug-related activities, Chinese analysts warned after news reports that a Canadian will go to trial in Northeast China on Saturday for drug trafficking.
Both China and Canada have said that McIver's case is different from Kovrig's and Spavor's.
Schellenberg could face a much more severe penalty, including death, when he is retried.
The spokesman did not specify when the Canadian returned to Canada.
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I often say that the most risky thing a police officer can do is take a weapon off of an armed individual", he said. He said the investigation was still in the early stages and that more details would be released at a later time.
China executed a Briton caught smuggling heroin in 2009, prompting a British outcry over what it said was the lack of any mental health assessment.
Previously, two Canadians - Michael Spavor who is a consultant on North Korea, and former diplomat Michael Kovrig - employed by thinktank International Crisis Group, were detained by China on suspicion of "harm to national security". It did not elaborate. Ms Meng was held at the request of USA prosecutors and faces extradition on charges of violating sanctions on Iran.
Ms McIver's detention followed that of two other Canadians.
Her arrest has also heaped uncertainty on efforts by Washington and Beijing to reduce tensions in their trade war.
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The rocket motor burnt for 60 seconds and the aircraft travelled at 2.9 times the speed of sound in today's test flight . Blue Origin will use the more traditional method of spacecraft attached to a rocket launched from the ground.
Mr Javid has appointed a "gold commander" to take overall charge of the situation and make strategic decisions about the response. The Home Office said increased activity would be led from the UK-France Co-ordination Centre at Coquelles, near Calais.
Dozens of people died in post-election violence. "Much work is still pending and it depends on the people casting a vote for us". Ataur Rahman, professor of political science at Dhaka University, says the opposition concerns are genuine.
Jennifer Cafarella, a Syria expert at the Institute for the Study of War, said the withdrawal is likely to create new problems. Defense Secretary Mattis never wavered on continuing the Obama administration's short-sighted "only ISIS" strategy in Syria.
In Wadena County, the snow accumulation may range from 5-12 inches with wind gusts as high as 40 miles per hour . Gusts near 60 miles per hour have occurred in western Kansas and central Nebraska during Thursday morning.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer talks about the expectations Manchester United have of their players, both on and off the field. It was 3-0 when Anthony Martial provided a wonderful cross for Rashford to slide his shot past Asmir Begovic .
Days after a GoFundMe was set up to raise money for a wall along the US-Mexico border, a counter fundraiser has popped up. Byungsuk Ko / EyeEm via Getty Images The Statue of Liberty will remain open after an emergency injection of state funds.
It would be hard , for example, to say what the activity of 45 million accounts equates to in traditional box office terms. But Netflix can be pretty opaque about streaming numbers , and the tweet above is no exception.
Faced with an extra-point for overtime, coach Anthony Lynn went for the win, and Williams was all alone in the end zone. They did both of those things in the first half, grabbing two interceptions and sacking Phillip Rivers four times.
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Israel has also built security barriers on its borders with Lebanon, the Gaza Strip, and some parts of the West Bank. He added on "Fox & Friends" that he's surprised at the relaxed tenor of Democrats on the border wall.
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If it comes back positive, Clemson can appeal the tests, but that will have to happen after the game against Notre Dame. Ostarine is created to activate the androgen receptor in a similar fashion to anabolic steroids.
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A trace amount of Chlorodehydromethyltestosterone (DHCMT), or turinabol, was reportedly in Jones' system. USADA filed an official statement, which you can see below. "Jones didn't do anything wrong here".
U.S. charges two Chinese in hacking case
Through state news agencies, Chinese officials claimed Western countries pulled the cyber-theft accusations " out of thin air ". The information stolen could give Chinese companies access to business secrets of competitors, offering an unfair advantage.
'Bright Night' could be Samsung's own version of 'Night Mode'
First of all, the base model will be a Galaxy S10 with a flat 5.8-inch screen that will be simply called Samsung Galaxy S10 . That software was inspected by XDA Developers and the camera app for the Galaxy Note 9 included a new non-activated feature.
Cutting-edge Russian robot was performer in a costume
Boris was shown on stage with co-hosts using dance moves so realistic that your dad would proudly use them at a wedding. Russian state television praised a "hi-tech robot" at a technology forum that is actually a man in a robot suit.