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Sinosphere Blog: In China, Mandela Is Claimed by Authorities and Dissidents Alike

The death of Nelson Mandela drew tributes from both Chinese leaders and dissidents, reflecting his complicated legacy in a country that is struggling with human rights issues.

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Outspoken celebrity blogger’s arrest triggers online debate

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The detention of an outspoken social media celebrity on Friday has triggered fears among supporters that the bust was a government attempt to discredit him amid a campaign to rein in public opinion. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Live coverage: Bo Xilai’s graft trial begins in Jinan

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China news round-up: Bo Xilai’s trial begins in Jinan

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Thursday’s summary of top stories in Chinese and foreign news on Chinese politics, society, the economy and foreign affairs. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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China news round-up: China bans official galas, debate on Zhu Rongji’s book censored

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Wednesday’s summary of top stories in Chinese and foreign news on Chinese politics, society, the economy and foreign affairs. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Tycoons join activists in call to scrap limit on lawsuits against polluters

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A hundred entrepreneurs yesterday joined a call by grass-roots activists and legal experts to scrap a proposed change to the Environmental Protection Law that would allow only a government-backed agency to sue polluters in the public interest. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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What’s in a name? Opulent Chinese government offices renamed to go under radar

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Certain luxury government offices in China have quietly changed their names, masked their appearances and resorted to all manner of subterfuge in an effort to circumvent a recent state ban on excess spending. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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‘Thank heaven it’s not a Chinese tourist’ say netizens after Italian vandalism report

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A finger has been snapped off a statue estimated to be 600 years old at an Italian museum. But this time, it’s not a Chinese tourist who is to blame. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Lawyer Gu Yushu says not allowed to represent Bo Xilai

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A lawyer appointed to represent disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai in his corruption case said on Thursday he has been denied permission to act on his behalf, a move likely to reinforce belief that Bo’s conviction is a foregone conclusion. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Lee Kai-fu nurtures start-ups, and hopes for a better China

<!– google_ad_section_start –> It’s afternoon, but technology entrepreneur Lee Kai-fu, has already had a busy day online. He’s written 15 updates for his microblog, offering his views on a range of issues to his 50 million followers. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Chinese netizens call martial arts summit a "cosplay convention for old people"

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Photos of middle aged men dressed in lavish martial arts costumes have emerged online, and Chinese netizens have jokingly referred to the pictures as “cosplay for old people.” <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Wife catches husband as he jumps from window

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A man jumped from the window of his sixth floor apartment and would have fallen to his death on the pavement below if it hadn’t been for the fast actions of his wife - who caught his leg and held it for nearly 20 minutes until help arrived. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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China news round-up: Japan summit overtures dismissed, BMW factory expansion denied

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Paraxylene plant expodes in Zhangzhou

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A paraxylene (PX) plant in Zhangzhou in Fujian province exploded on Tuesday morning, the China News Service reported – adding that casualties resulting from the blast were still unknown. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Video: Three killed in Shenzhen stabbing attack

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Pictured: Giant sinkhole in Shaanxi swallows cement truck

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A cement truck proved to be too much for a street section on Xian’s outskirts on Saturday, causing a seven-metre-deep sinkhole and raising questions over construction safety in China. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Hong Kong actress Carina Lau sets off weibo storm over Tiananmen photo

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Hong Kong actress Carina Lau Kar-ling stirred a war of words on the mainland’s biggest microblog on Sunday after she posted a photo of herself in Tiananmen Square, with the giant portrait of Mao Zedong looming over her. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Zhejiang, Jiangsu dominate China’s richest county ranking

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Counties in the eastern provinces of Zhejiang and Jiangsu top the Forbes ranking of China’s 10 richest county-level cities as other provinces are challenging Guangdong’s status as the nation <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Japan concerned about Chinese military activity

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Tokyo expressed unease on Thursday over Chinese military and maritime activity near disputed islands that Japan controls, as China defended a flight by one of its fighter jets near Japanese airspace. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Thailand bomb explosion kills two

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A roadside bomb exploded in Thailand’s insurgency-plagued south on Wednesday, killing two teachers and wounding three other people, police said. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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