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Raymond Li

Newspaper flood report upsets city officials

A leading newspaper that ran an investigative report on Beijing's recent deadly floods has been accused by the city's authorities of 'violating press regulations' and now faces the risk of its operations being suspended.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:07pm

Newspaper flood report upsets city officials

A leading newspaper that ran an investigative report on Beijing's recent deadly floods has been accused by the city's authorities of 'violating press regulations' and now faces the risk of its operations being suspended.

The city's cultural enforcement agency yesterday raided the Economic Observer's headquarters and removed its sign outside the office.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm

Awesome times demand shocking new words

Thousands of new entries, including catchy and popular phrases from the internet age, appear in the sixth edition of a well-known Chinese-language dictionary that hit stores yesterday.

The woman behind the compilation said the additions reflected how the country had rapidly transformed in the information age.

16 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Housing compensation activist stays unbowed

Qi Yueying, 49, is digging in her heels amid a stand-off with municipal authorities over the demolition of a historic family farmhouse that lies just beyond the southeastern part of Beijing's Second Ring Road. Police officers and security guards maintain a constant presence outside her home.

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Graduates like 'security' of state jobs

Nearly half of university graduates on the mainland see state-owned companies and government agencies as ideal places to work because they provide better fringe benefits and more job security, a survey has found.

27 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Demolition leaves family scattered, defenceless

The papers ordering Huang Gongdao to be detained while his house was demolished last month are now all he has to aid his fight for justice.

All the 63-year-old retiree's possessions, including the identity card he is asked to present whenever he seeks help from the courts, were lost when local officials levelled his six-bedroom home in Beijing's Chaoyang district.

26 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

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