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Seven detained in assault of students

Local police have detained at least seven suspects in the attack of more than 10 middle-school students in Shantou, Guangdong province, on Sunday.

Wednesday, 13 June, 2012, 12:00am

Seven detained in assault of students

Local police have detained at least seven suspects in the attack of more than 10 middle-school students in Shantou, Guangdong province, on Sunday.

There is widespread speculation among local residents and internet users that the incident is linked to a local tycoon's family, which the police has denied.

13 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

'Beautiful teacher' becomes new hero

Mainlanders lamenting the lack of Good Samaritans have found a champion in Zhang Lili.

The middle school teacher, 29, has received national praise and inspired widespread soul-searching in the three weeks since she lost her legs pushing two children from the path of a bus in Jiamusi, Heilongjiang province.

28 May 2012 - 12:00am

Law revisions give more protection over parodies

Creators of parodies will not be sued for copyright infringement unless their works have undermined the earnings of the original authors, according to proposed revisions to an intellectual property rights bill.

21 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Hospital staff callfor respect and safety

Shocked mainland doctors have launched an online campaign for respect and a safe working environment after many internet users appeared to cheer the fatal stabbing of a young doctor by a patient at a hospital in Harbin on Friday.

28 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Internet abuzz with 'anti-locust' front-page ad drive

An anti-mainland China advertisement is seen on a copy of the Apply Daily newspaper in Hong Kong on February 1, 2012. Photo: AFP

A group of internet users are set to stoke tensions between Hongkongers and mainlanders by raising money for a front-page advert in a local newspaper to criticise visitors from across the border.

Members of the Hong Kong Golden Forum raised HK$40,000 in five days to fund the advertisement in Apple Daily. The biggest individual contributor gave HK$6,000.

26 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Tempers flare over snacking tourist on MTR

A video clip of a quarrel between Hong Kong and mainland passengers on a Hong Kong MTR train has sparked widespread online debate on the mainland.

The video, uploaded by a Hong Kong internet user on YouTube, records a war of words between two groups after some angry Hongkongers tried to stop a mainland girl eating a snack on the train on Sunday.

20 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

D&G store the target of fresh protests over photo ban

Outraged internet users targeted Dolce & Gabbana's flagship Tsim Sha Tsui store again last night, and are planning another protest tomorrow unless the Italian fashion giant apologises for banning Hongkongers from taking photographs there.

14 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Party chief rant lights debate

A rant about the cost of maintaining social stability, the problems of small-town leadership and relations between the media and government by the party chief of Shanwei, the east Guangdong city that oversees Lufeng and its restive village of Wukan, has sparked heated online discussion.

22 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

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