Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hong Lei Debuts New Mohawk

Friday, June 27, 2014
Hong Lei

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4G Coverage Now Available Everywhere Except Where You Are

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
4G

BEIJING — In line with regulations issued last year by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, China’s 4G mobile network was expanded this week to cover the entirety of China except the area surrounding you, according to a press release issued this morning.

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Foreigner Caught Trying to Smuggle Birds Out of China

Friday, June 20, 2014

A foreigner was detained in Guangzhou’s international airport after attempting to smuggle two birds out of China in his pants. The man claimed he was trying to save them from the city’s smog. Here are the feelings of the Chinese people.

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New Mother Vows to Give Daughter 8 or 9 Years of Childhood

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
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BEIJING — After giving birth on Wednesday, local woman Chen Chen told reporters she was looking forward to giving her daughter everything she never had as a child, starting with “a few good years of childhood.”

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Chinese, Russian Navies Bond over Constant Drunkenness, Military Impotence

Monday, June 16, 2014
Chinese navy

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Journalist Gets Three Sentences into Report Before Mentioning Tiananmen

Friday, June 6, 2014
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BEIJING — In what is being hailed as a world first for a foreign correspondent in Beijing, BBC economics reporter Margaret Pickle managed to avoid mentioning the Tiananmen crackdown of 1989 until halfway through the opening paragraph of a report on China’s debt relief program in Africa.

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25th Anniversary of the June Fourth Incident

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Today is the 25th anniversary of June Fourth Incident. Here are the feelings of the Chinese people.

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China Celebrates 25th Anniversary of PLA Victory over Counter-Revolutionary Students

Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Tiananmen Day Parade

BEIJING — Spirits are high in Beijing as the city celebrates the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Day, a holiday commemorating the miraculous victory of the People’s Liberation Army over a student-led coalition of counter-revolutionaries threatening to destroy the country.

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