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  1. Beijing municipality embraces weibo fad

    Posted Dec 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ed Zhang in Beijing ed.zhang@scmp.com It would be 'unthinkable' for the central government to close down all of the country's Twitter-like microblogs, or weibo, however ... of the capital city's information office. 'So many people are using weibo [the Chinese name for 140-character microblogs], and they all love using them.' This was because weibo ...

  2. News - China - Beijing

    Pictured: 'zombie' commuters ditch cars and walk amid massive Beijing traffic jam

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 03:04pm by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters It’s like a scene out of American television show The Walking Dead, said a microblogger on Sina Weibo, after photos of apocalyptic, zombie-infested Beijing began spreading ... Weibo likened the scene to "some sort of zombie apocalypse" in which undead creatures traverse highways lined with rows of abandoned vehicles. AMC's hit zombie series Walking Dead ...

  3. News - China

    Beijing hospital staff grilled over private use of ambulance sirens

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:07pm by Ernest Kao

    ... a photo of the ambulance as it returned to the hospital and reported the incident on his Sina Weibo  account @BG2RHY. “I frequently see ambulances from the Haidian hospital parking lot drive over ... to ambulances?” has been trending on weibo, racking up more than 7.8 million mentions and  more than 3,300 shares. “So even doctors lack ethics and discipline now...this is sad,” wrote one user on weibo ...

  4. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    Faith can go on its merry way, but get the festive spirit and shop

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 04:47am by George Chen

    ... on the mainland. But in the mainland media, the Christmas story is somehow restricted, especially in the top-tier state-owned media organisations. I did a quick keyword search on the official Weibo pages ...

  5. News - China

    Anger grows after singer's son detained following gang rape

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 03:06pm by Peony Lui

    ... famously apologised after the road rage incident, tearfully saying he would have “rather be beaten up” by the people his son had attacked. A Weibo user mockingly said: “General Li has certainly ... could face 10 years or more in prison if convicted. Liu Xiaoyuan, a Beijing blogger and lawyer, however, noted on his Sina Weibo that according to Act 58 of China’s Protection of Minors law, ...

  6. Comment - Blogs

    Do migrant children deserve better access to education?

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 02:03pm by Amy Li

    ... said on Sina Weibo, China’s twitter-like service. “We have even paid migrant children’s primary education. We cannot afford more.” Others said Beijing owed a debt of gratitude to people from China’s provinces. “Let me remind you that the vegetables and fruit you eat every day are all grown outside Beijing – so be grateful,” a Weibo user said. Under current policies, migrant workers’ ...

  7. Comment - Blogs

    Poorly parked BMW in Beijing spray-painted with insults

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:22pm by Amy Li

    ... this is wrong," said a blogger on Weibo, where the photo went viral on Friday. Others blamed the rich-hating mentality prevalent in China, where the gap between rich and poor has widened in recent years.  ...

  8. News - China - AIR POLLUTION

    Beijing's air pollution soars as sand storm looms

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 03:16pm by Amy Li

    ... into neighbouring provinces. "It's time our NPC delegates meet the real Beijing," said a blogger on Sina Weibo, China's twitter-like service. ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    Toy planes targeted in Beijing's newest 'Sparta' rule

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:50pm by Amy Li

    ... Xiaosong wrote on his Weibo that major TV stations have began banning songs with the word “die” or “down” in it because of fears over bad luck. Does this mean the party is officially into superstition now? Popular Sina weibo user Zuoyeben made a list of new “Sparta” rules in Beijing: Knives and scissors are forbidden on trains. Travellers’ crotches are subjected to airport security ...

  10. News - China

    Netizens applaud idea of using red licence plates to stop abuse of official cars

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 02:34pm by Peony Lui

    ... reforms” argue that harsher punishments should be adopted, along with better identification methods. The “red licence” suggestion sparked considerable online discussion on Weibo. Many netizens ...




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