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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Quickest way to get corrupt officials to change is threat of trial by microblog

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by DAN HOUGH

    ... Dan Hough Dan Hough says nothing prompts change as quickly as the threat of imposed accountability Online community best weapon in war on graft From his speech at the 18th national party congress last month, it was clear that, for outgoing President Hu Ji ...

  2. Business - Companies

    Alibaba plans stake buy in China’s most popular microblogging service

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 11:23am by Reuters in Shanghai

    ... Reuters in Shanghai China’s largest e-commerce company Alibaba Group is planning to buy a stake in Sina Corp’s Weibo, the nation’s most popular microblogging service, China Business News reported on Monday. Alibaba declined to comment on the report. Sources in Alibaba told the official newspaper, which is owned by the Shanghai municipal government, that investment negotiations ...

  3. Lawmaker's microblog muzzled

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com A lawmaker's microblog, with posts encouraging participation in the July 1 rally, was shut down yesterday as the authorities tightened internet ... into democracy activist Li Wangyang's death. Civic Party lawmaker Audrey Eu Yuet-mee said she was restricted from accessing her microblog after posting messages about the July 1 rally and Li's ...

  4. Party chief shows common touch via microblog

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com When the Shanghai party chief wrote back to the relative of a cancer patient via online microblog this week it was seen as the latest example of Communist Party officials using social media to garner support, boost popularity and polish their image. On Monday, secondary school teacher Qin Ling posted on his microblog an article titled: 'An open letter ...

  5. Microblog shut down over HK photo

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Priscilla Jiao priscilla.jiao@scmp.com A mainland microblogger with more than four million followers had his microblog taken down by censors early yesterday morning after he posted a photo ... microblog. He was not sure what would happen to his account. Bei Feng, a Hong Kong-based internet analyst whose Sina Weibo accounts have been killed off more than 30 times, said the photo had crossed ...

  6. Sina plans to keep investing in microblog

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sophie Yu and Charlotte So Sina, the mainland's largest internet portal, is prepared for continuing losses as it invests heavily in its Twitter-like microblogging platform, despite ... million in the microblog this year, up 45 per cent from last year, to improve the service. 'It is essential for us to build a more dominant scale in order for us to be successful in the long ...

  7. Leftist social critic finds microblog blocked

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... A leading leftist scholar on the mainland says censors have blocked his microblog account on Sina.com after Chongqing party secretary Bo Xilai was ousted last week. It's another sign of a crackdown on conservative forces ahead of a key leadership reshuffle later this year. Social critic Sima Nan said he could no longer post new entries after his earlier postings about Premier Wen ...

  8. Microblog users on net after deadline

    Posted Mar 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Priscilla Jiao priscilla.jiao@scmp.com Microblog users who had not submitted real names could still put up posts on Beijing-based services yesterday, the deadline set last month banning users who fail to register real names and identity card numbers. Internet users' tests found that existing users and some newly registered ones could still post on popular microblog ...

  9. Microblog sites punished after coup rumours

    Posted Apr 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... on microblog posts after rumours ran rife about a military coup in Beijing in the aftermath of the sacking of the former Chongqing party boss Bo Xilai. The authorities also shut a dozen websites ... were detained. Sina and Tencent, the mainland's two biggest portals for Twitter-like microblogging services, were punished for having a large number of postings related to the rumours. ...

  10. Microblogs take HK's hot contest over the border

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... for the top job is at the centre of public attention usually only at home, and is largely ignored by mainland's traditional media. Now, thanks to the popularity of microblogging, the candidates, including possibly pan-democrat Albert Ho Chun-yan, may be heard across the border. In an unexpected move the popular social-networking website Tencent has asked Ho to open a weibo, or microblog ...




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