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    Mobile Operators To Be More Generous With Internet Allowance

    The three major state-owned telecommunications companies are to no longer wipe all remaining mobile internet usage allowance to zero at the end of each month for many of their service packages. The measures are in response to proposals made by the State Council in May which suggested the reduction of internet fees. The new policy […]

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    Official Reappointed Despite Blame For “Poisoned Milk” Case

    An official who received disciplinary action for his involvement in the 2008 “Chinese milk scandal” has been reappointed as the Graduate School Dean of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences. PhD Liu Daqun received a demerit in March 2009 from Hebei Discipline Inspection Commission due to the case whilst he was appointed as head of […]

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    Bride-To-Be Takes Wedding-Dress Photos With On-Duty Fiancé

    A woman ended up taking her wedding-dress photos with her traffic-cop fiancé as he stood in the middle of the road on duty. With the wedding day looming, bride-to-be “Xiaoyan” originally arranged with her man Li Tao to do a photoshoot on September 23, but roadworks had increased traffic volumes at Jialing Bridge which lead […]

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    China’s Vehicle Emission Fraud “Greater Than Volkswagen’s”

    An expert from a company which conducts vehicle emission tests has said that Chinese companies are tampering with diesel vehicle emissions data even more so than Volkswagen has. China Qiyan’s Vehicle Emissions Department vice minister Li Wei said that the raising of Chinese emission standards has increased costs, thus making the temptation to cheat irresistible. […]

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    Haikou Officials Clean Streets In Voluntary Labor Activity

    Government officials in Haikou have taken part in a voluntary labor activity as part of the Mid-Autumn Festival and PRC National Day celebrations. Haikou Municipal Committee secretary Sun Xinyang and three other Haikou high officials led a group of government workers on a clean-up operation of the city. Sun said that sanitation workers do this […]

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    Ministry of Justice: Not Saving Mom Constitutes a Crime

    China’s Ministry of Justice has published reference answers to this year’s National Judicial Examination via its official website. A scenario from a set of four on question 52 read, “A is faced with a fire and is able to save his mom, but in saving his girlfriend doesn’t. If unjustified, A’s conduct constitutes a ‘non-action’ […]

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    Stray Dog’s Litter Buried Alive, Students Come to the Rescue

    Netizens have exposed an incident at Lanzhou University of Finance and Economics in which security guards buried the new-born litter of a stray dog alive. Unable to just stand aside, compassionate students came to the rescue and dug out the pups from their soon-to-be graves. One netizen acknowledged the students’ compassion, but asked who would […]

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    Driver Sacrifices Self To Save Son As Truck Crashes

    A truck driver sacrificed himself to save his 16-year-old son as his vehicle crashed through the safety barrier on the Shanghai-Chengdu Expressway. The man dived on top of his son at the moment the timber-laden vehicle left the road, miraculously saving him from the colossal impact which utterly crushed the cabin and sent the vehicle’s […]

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    Student Secretly Donates Government Scholarship To School

    A 17-year-old student of Hubei Shuiguohu Senior High School secretly donated a scholarship he gained from Wuchang District Government to help impoverished students. Volunteer Huang Yibo was one of six students from elementary schools to universities in the district to win the prize, which is only awarded to those who have demonstrated prominent displays of […]

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    Changbai Mountain Tourists Quoted 10,000 RMB For Minibus

    A Liaoning woman who went sightseeing in the Changbai Mountains with friends and family ended up paying 10,000 RMB for transport into the scenic area. Ms. Lin said when her party of ten arrived at the Lanjing Hot Spring Holiday Hotel they were told that tickets for regular transport into the mountains required waiting in […]