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  1. Judge upsets Web users with use of costly shoes

    Posted Dec 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... It cited a post in one of its forums showing two photos of Liao in the shoes, with one of him at a muddy construction site. The online outcry was swift on forums and microblogs. Some Web users found the shoes sold for as much as 8,000 yuan on the mainland. In response to the public anger, the Shuangliu publicity department posted a link on its official microblog that night pointing ...

  2. Woman gets four years despite web campaign

    Posted Oct 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com A former investigative reporter who attempted to clear his wife's name via his microblog has lost his battle: his wife was sentenced to four years in jail ... herself.' For six months, Yang, living in Shanghai, has been using his popular microblog to publish details of the case of wife Mei Xiaoyang, a landscape designer and former mid-level official ...

  3. Biden's lunch in Beijing a hot topic on internet

    Posted Aug 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... restaurant for lunch on Thursday in the company of Gary Locke, the new US ambassador to China, a posting on the embassy's microblog said. The meal for five at the Yao Ji Stewed Liver restaurant, ... microblog that American politicians were excellent at public relations, a skill they developed because of US politics. 'It also has to do with cultural differences. American celebrities ...

  4. Thousands of Ai Weiwei supporters lend money

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Qiming said on his Sina microblog account that Ai had transformed the incident into a piece of artwork, with thousands of people participating from around the world, even though Ai possibly did ... earlier this year by scandals that highlighted its lack of transparency. Ai's supporters posted evidence of money lent to him on microblogging platforms, including post office remittance ...

  5. Villagers pay high price for steel plant project

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... interviewed local villagers last month, wrote on his microblog that he had been detained for more than nine hours on May 31, and forced to delete all the photos he took on Donghai Island. Villagers ...

  6. Red Cross executive stands trial for fraud

    Posted Jul 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the spotlight recently. Public outrage exploded last month after a young woman named Guo Meimei claimed to be general manager of the 'Red Cross Chamber of Commerce' on her microblog, while ...

  7. Raising food safety, an egg at a time

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... But there are also elderly people who are willing to spend the money for healthier food. There's a retired couple that comes to me every time I go to the fair. They check my Sina microblog account ... a computer and to microblog. They registered an account for me when I first started selling produce at the fair. They helped me write posts and advertise what I would sell at the fair, up until ...

  8. Paradise with prices from hell

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com A tourist from Liaoning received a shock when he was handed a receipt for his breakfast in Hainan over the Lunar New Year holiday. It wasn't a typo - the ordinary glass of milk he'd ordered cost 110 yuan (HK$135). Pei Chuan, from Anshan, posted a photo of the receipt, from a restaurant in Sanya, on his microblog on Sunday. It has since drawn ...

  9. Hundreds remember Shanghai blaze dead

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to comment to non-mainland media. On his Sina Weibo microblog he hinted that he had been told to keep quiet by the authorities. 'Is there any media that didn't get a banning order? I got ...

  10. Payout offer raised after public outcry

    Posted Jul 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to a plane crash last year in Yichun, Heilongjiang, where compensation for each family was set at 960,000 yuan. Some lawyers and microblog commentators still think the calculation errs on the low ...




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