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  1. U.S. consulate's Weibo account is suspended

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Laura Zhou Laura.zhou@scmp.com An official microblog of the US consulate in Shanghai that was a favourite among mainland internet users for its chatty tone was abruptly taken offline ... on the Tencent microblogging site, were still active. The episode comes amid a period of particular tension between Beijing and Washington, with wrangles over trade policies, human rights and geopolitics ...

  2. Three new picks in tainted pageant

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Huang Yuanxi yuanxi.huang@scmp.com The organising committee of the Miss International China beauty pageant has decided to select three more women to represent the municipality of Chongqing after widespread criticism of the three winners for not being pretty enough, it announced on its microblog yesterday. 'Since the top three winners from the 52nd Miss International have ...

  3. Chongqing reassigns iron-fisted police boss

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... on its microblog at about 1.30pm yesterday that the Chongqing party committee had removed Wang Lijun, 53, from his public security post and given him a new portfolio in charge of economic ... and at a county commercial bureau. The news of the shift soon became a hot topic online, with thousands of responses to the message and nearly 100,000 posts about Wang Lijun on Sina's microblog site ...

  4. Freed workers due in Beijing after hostage ordeal

    Posted Feb 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... were all civilians and pleaded with them not to hurt us.' Sun was using the internet when the attack happened and the last message he managed to leave on his microblog was: ...

  5. Riddle of HK$16m racer that's going nowhere fast

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the damaged car, posted on a mainland microblog site. It is thought to be owned by a mainlander, and has a list price in the UK of GBP1.4 million (HK$16.7 million). Only 77 of the One-77 model have ...

  6. Cabbies strike in Hangzhou, Shanghai

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to mediate, it reported. The strike continued into the evening. Some striking drivers threw stones and water bottles at those who insisted on working, Hangzhou residents wrote on microblogs. 'One ...


    Japanese Prime Minister Noda admits 'miscalculation' over Diaoyus

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by TEDDY NG IN BEIJING, Keith Zhai

    ... journalists said on the microblogs. In Hong Kong, members of the Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands said the Marine Department had yet to notify them whether the licence suspension ...

  8. Tourism officials forced to pull racy ad from buses

    Posted Jul 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com Tourism officials in Lichuan, Hubei, pulled a controversial advertisement from 21 buses in neighbouring Chongqing yesterday after its racy play on words generated heated debate. The advertisement, which translates literally as 'I rely on Chongqing; Lichuan a pleasantly cool city', has been widely circulated on mainland microblogs and chat ...

  9. All change after Bo's downfall

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the new leadership. Chongqing Times became a talking point on mainland microblogs yesterday as its front page contained only several big headlines about officials pledging loyalty to the new ...

  10. News - China - DISPUTED TERRITORY

    Diaoyu activists from Hong Kong played Beijing's game, analysts say

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... freedom, a view shared by many internet users. Zhao Chu, a Shanghai-based commentator, said on his microblog: "Only when you embrace freedom can you be patriotic, and only when you have ...




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