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  1. Dead girl's parents 'accept' payout

    Posted Jul 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Choi Chi-yuk in Wengan county and Minnie Chan The parents of Guizhou teenager Li Shufen whose death triggered violent mass protests last week said yesterday that they were under pressure to accept compensation for their daughter's death and bury her. ...

  2. HK brothers jailed for running online casinos

    Posted Aug 16th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... yuan (HK$9.12 billion) in bets from 5,000 punters in just seven months, China News Service reported yesterday. The case was the mainland's biggest internet gambling case, the report said. ... than 3,000 staff, and had its own travel agencies, restaurants and hotels to cater to its mostly mainland clients. They also set up at least seven internet gambling servers in several mainland ...

  3. Factory manager killed in riot

    Posted Jul 26th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... a majority stake. According to internet postings and the Hong Kong-based Information Centre for Human Rights and Democracy, the workers used bricks and clubs to attack Chen Guojun, Jianlong's ... after the deal. Some internet postings said the protest began by 3,000 laid-off workers, but the number swelled to 10,000 later. Tonghua has 20,000 workers after massive redundancies in 2005. ...

  4. Flashy cadre spotted online is fired

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan A Nanjing housing official who became notorious among internet users for his expensive taste in cigarettes was sacked yesterday and expelled from the Communist Party. Zhou Jiugeng was fired as the director of the Jiangning district real estate bureau in Jiangsu's capital after his luxurious lifestyle was exposed by netizens, local media reported. Photos showing ...

  5. Cast of pop stars set for closing ceremony

    Posted Aug 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Almost 70 pop stars from the mainland, Taiwan, Hong Kong and overseas will take part tomorrow night in a glittering closing ceremony, whose theme song was revealed on the internet. Forever Friends was listed on the official website of Italian record producer Giorgio Moroder. The website said the 41/2-minute song was composed by Moroder and Chinese musician Kong ...

  6. Defence Ministry denies troop levels will be halved

    Posted Aug 28th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... being spread on the internet and mobile phones is untruthful,' a report posted on its official website said. 'Military reform is imperative under today's trends, but all reform ...

  7. Villagers besiege police over arrests in poison death protest

    Posted Jul 31st 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... wrote in a blog on internet portal Sina.com. On July 3, the Hong Kong-based newspaper Ta Kung Pao reported two other villagers in Shuangqiao had died from poisoning and medical checks had found ...

  8. Police control county after rioting

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... the girl's uncle, a teacher, was beaten by police while protesting against the handling of the case, witnesses and internet postings said. They alleged that police had twice tried to steal ...

  9. Hu intolerant of graft in PLA, analysts say

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... this year, a letter allegedly written by a PLA soldier to the CMC exposing corruption was widely circulated on the internet and was not blocked by the censorship machine. The letter claimed that even ...

  10. Recordings turn up on mainland websites

    Posted May 16th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... name should help us escape detection by the internet-censorship machine,' the blogger said, speaking on condition of anonymity. 'I hope my online friends will study the political ...




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