“Video downloads of Guangdong Meng Tong Culture’s licensed historical costume drama series “Zhen Guan Chang Ge” were found on Baidu space channel (hi.baidu.com). … Meng Tone is asking Baidu to pay 440,000 Yuan in compensation.”
“The disease has now been officially eradicated in China, but the villages remain partly because the patients were unable to rebuild their lives after being institutionalised for decades.”
“Inspectors with the office of the State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters said the natural river banks along some sections of the Jingjiang River, part of the Yangtze, could be at risk of collapse.”
“Beginning last week, all foreign tourists to Tibet must be approved by the head office of the “Tibet Travel Service” in Lhasa. Needless to say, the PSB is a heavy presence there.”
“And coffee grown in China is beginning to climb the quality ladder. Arabica from the southern province of Yunnan is now catching the eye even of specialty roasters such as Starbucks or Italy’s Illy.”
“Beijing authorities are to raise downtown parking fees by 150 percent to discourage motorists from driving into the congested city center. Motorists will have to pay five yuan per hour instead of two yuan for parking close to downtown commercial areas.”
“In Chongqing, a sprawling municipality in central China, so many owners of private cars and trucks are using fraudulent toll-exempt military plates that one toll highway has estimated annual losses at roughly 10 million yuan, or $1.2 million.”
“A Chinese policeman was stabbed and wounded on the edge of Tiananmen Square, police said on Tuesday, days after a vandal damaged the huge portrait of late Communist Party Chairman Mao Zedong that hangs nearby.”
“In an exercise to attract the attention of the world community, Tibetans in exile here will be organising their maiden ‘Olympics’ from May 15-25 next year.”
“Among the hardest hit is Henan province, the country’s bread basket, where rainfall since March has been down 70 percent on the average for the last two years, with no significant rain expected this month, Xinhua news agency said.”
“The average disposable income of Shanghai urbanites hit 6,795 yuan for the January to March period, followed by 6,676 yuan in the neighboring province of Zhejiang and 5,901 yuan in Beijing.”
“The chief surgeon, who removed the rusty bullet, was amazed it had remained in her head for so long without causing major problems.” Wonder if this will spark a new wave of anti-Japan protests.
“The Beijing municipal government blacklisted the horror stories calling them ‘illegal terrifying publications.'” The book is called Death Note.
“But it won’t take long for parents to discover that Shanghai, with its many parks, markets and museums, can captivate the younger set.”