A Shandong man who claimed to have electrocuted an alien before storing it in his freezer admitted he had faked the story.Tuesday, 11 June, 2013, 11:33am 1 comment
The men said the angry owner had asked them to destroy the 2.6-million-yuan (HK$3.3 million) sport-sedan in protest against “poor sales service” he received from a Qingdao dealership, where he bought the Maserati.15 May 2013 - 3:13pm 10 comments
Han Han, the 25-year-old mayor of a town in Jining, Shandong, quit her job last Sunday at the same time her father stepped down from an important post on the city's Communist Party committee amid online accusations she had climbed the bureaucratic ladder quickly because of her father.28 Apr 2013 - 5:02am
A 25-year-old town mayor in Shandong resigned on Sunday along with her father, the head of a municipal department, after her meteoric rise through the ranks was cut short by allegations of nepotism, Xinhua reported.
But the simultaneous resignations did not conclude the matter as Jining city discipline inspection authority said it would continue to investigate the allegations.23 Apr 2013 - 4:43pm 1 comment
Politics and CrimeTea Leaf Nation29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Zhou Qiang has relinquished his position as party secretary of the standing committee of the Hunan provincial people's congress, Xinhua reported yesterday.15 Dec 2012 - 4:32am
Government officials in Jinan, the capital of China’s Shandong province, certainly have an appetite for space. According to Chinese media reports, the city has spent 4 billion yuan (HK$4.92 billion) on a new office building that ranks as the world’s second-largest individual architecture by floor area.12 Dec 2012 - 3:40pm 2 comments
Foxconn Technology has admitted that interns as young as 14 have been found working at a subsidiary in Yantai, Shandong province. "Our investigation has shown that the interns in question, who ranged in age from 14 to 16, had worked in that campus for approximately three weeks," Foxconn said yesterday. "This is not only a violation of China's labour law, it is also a violation of Foxconn policy and immediate steps have been taken to return the interns in question to their educational institutions."17 Oct 2012 - 7:17am
At least 14 people were killed when an overloaded coach swerved to avoid an accident and crashed into a ditch alongside a highway in Shandong province yesterday - the last day of the eight-day national holiday.
More than 40 passengers were injured.8 Oct 2012 - 3:29am
The growing of Fuji apples in paper bags coated with a fungicide in Shandong is causing growing concern, with some people suffering health problems as a result of eating the fruit, The Beijing News reports.12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
More than 100 Communist Party members in Shouguang , Shandong province, were removed from party organisations as local authorities stepped up a campaign to clean up grass-roots party units.11 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Recounting his daring escape from house arrest, blind activist Chen Guangcheng - on his hospital bed in Beijing - said he still could not believe his luck.
'I believe God was helping me,' he told the South China Morning Post by phone.
'It was nerve-racking ... I am not affiliated with any religion, but I believe divine power exists.'10 May 2012 - 12:00am