Friday, 31 May 2013
Mainlanders' preference for carrying large amounts of cash makes them easy targets
Thursday, 30 May 2013
From faking marriage certificates to get honeymoon discounts in the Maldives to letting children defecate on the floor of a Taiwan airport, Chinese tourists have recently found themselves at the centre of controversy and anger.
Singapore's Ambassador to the United States, Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, has described a recent article by the Associated Press (AP) on American researcher Shane Todd's death as "inaccurate, misleading, and mischievous".
Wednesday, 29 May 2013
The last day of the coroner’s inquiry into the death of American engineer Shane Todd ended with conflicting accounts from his parents and an investigation officer called to the scene of the death.
Tuesday, 28 May 2013
Monday, 27 May 2013
Concerns over social stability sidelined as authorities view 'economic growth' as priority
Kunming has banned bulk-buying of face masks and the sale of white T-shirts and has regulated photocopying in an effort to avoid another public protest after two demonstrations against a petrochemical plant had embarrassed the city’s government.
More often than not, GIs who came as liberators were just sex-obsessed thugs, says researcher
Sunday, 26 May 2013
Cover-up of cadmium scandal reveals authorities’ reluctance to comply with 2007 rule on non-classified information
Officials will be held responsible ‘for life’ if projects are found to harm environment
“I tried to wipe it with a paper towel, but it didn’t come off. I didn’t dare to use water because the relic was more than 3,000 years old,” a disgraced Shen said on his Sina Weibo account. He said he apologised to the tour guide but still felt ashamed even after he was told it wasn’t his fault.