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Popular Q&A platform shuts down amid illegal info crackdown


Popular online question-and-answer forum Fenda has been offline for two weeks, sparking speculation about whether this has been caused by censorship as the government has recently taken a harder line on the Internet as the amount of "illegal information" booms along with new products such as live streaming.

Holiday from hardship

The Xinjiang authorities aim to bring 300,000 residents out of poverty through tourism by 2020.

An increasingly active Panchen Lama is expected to mitigate Dalai’s influence

The 26-year-old 11th Panchen Lama has significantly increased his role in religious assemblies and social activities in past year. As the 81-year-old 14th Dalai Lama becomes less active on the ...


China tops the world for having 70 mln ha of planted forest

China is home to 69.3 million hectares of artificial forest, the most in the world, following more than six decades of afforestation work, said Zhang Jianlong, head of the State Forestry Administration.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/8/28 17:30:29

New CPC chiefs of Hunan, Yunnan, Tibet appointed

Du Jiahao replaced Xu Shousheng as secretary of the Hunan Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), according to an official statement on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/8/28 17:09:08

President Xi urges independent R&D of aviation engines, gas turbines

President Xi Jinping on Sunday called for acceleration in independent research, development and manufacturing of aircraft engines and gas turbines, to make China a power in aviation industry.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/8/28 16:53:56

Explosion occurs in residential building in Tianjin

An explosion occurred Sunday afternoon in a residential building in north China's Tianjin Municipality, with casualties still unknown.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/8/28 16:39:43

Bus accident kills 10, injures 32 in South China

Ten people were killed when a passenger bus overturned on a highway Sunday morning in southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/8/28 16:08:15

Chinese airmen hone skills in international competition

As millions of Chinese watched the Rio Olympics, members of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) were following another international competition -- one with bombs and explosions.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/8/28 15:49:15

Typhoon Lionrock to bring gales, downpours to NE China

Typhoon Lionrock, the tenth of the year, is forecast to bring strong winds and torrential rain to northeast China over the next few days, the country's top meteorological authority said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/8/28 14:03:12

All suspects apprehended following fraud-triggered death: police

The last wanted suspect in connection with a telecom fraud case has surrendered himself to the police, Fujian police said on Sunday morning.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/8/28 13:35:04

Popular Q&A platform shuts down amid illegal info crackdown

Popular online question-and-answer forum Fenda has been offline for two weeks, sparking speculation about whether this has been caused by censorship as the government has recently taken a harder line on the Internet as the amount of "illegal information" booms along with new products such as live streaming.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/25 18:53:39

South African pilot dead in aerobatic plane crash in NW China

A South African pilot was killed after his aerobatic aircraft XA42 plummeted to the ground during a flight show in northwest China's Gansu Province Saturday morning, the event organizer said.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/8/27 21:32:34

Chinese company praised for social responsibility toward Togo youth

Togolese ministers Friday commended China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC)'s social responsibility for its contribution to the country's infrastructure construction and youth sports.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/8/27 21:31:31

Pilot killed in acrobatic plane crash in NW China

The pilot of an acrobatic plane was killed after it plummeted to the ground during a flight show in Northwest China's Gansu Province Saturday morning, the event organizer said.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/8/27 12:23:55

China vows to further support work of UN

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday met with Peter Thomson, president of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, pledging to support the work of the United Nations.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/8/27 0:36:37