Trending news across China
Updated: 2013-08-23 10:43
Weibo is awash with weeping today as millions of Chinese girls realize even if they could break Wenworth Miller from prison, he still wouldn't love them. Jinan's court Weibo has become the new darling of the news media and how one long march cost a marriage – it' all trending across China.
Trial by blog
Jinan Intermediate People's Court's Weibo has become the center of attention in the Bo Xilai's trial, with one of the postings, snippets of the proceedings closed to foreign media, reposted for more than 66,000 times.
A 40-year-old man dressed in military uniform has been following the route of the Long March, a strategic operation undertaken between 1934-36 by China's Red Army，Changsha Evening News reported. He was once called an idiot and even his wife divorced him over the historic trek.
Liu Xiaoqing remarries
Liu Xiaoqing, a 58-year-old famous Chinese actress who is honored as an 'ageless goddess', married a 71-year-old man in the US. She is to receive two luxury villas as gifts from her husband
Civil servants pay
People's Daily made a splash online after publishing a story calling for improving the salary of public servants. The report pointed out most civil servants live a poor life.
More than ten thousand people visited Deng Xiaoping's hometown in Guang'an, Sichuan province to mark the 109th anniversary of the former leader, China News Service reported. An 89-year-old visitor, Chen Yuangui, said Deng's reform and opening-up policy brought him a pleasant life.
House price cliff
Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, has seen its housing price decrease for 23 consecutive months. With the current price no more than half its peak, some house owners even gave up the mortgage to let the bank gain the property back.
News that Prison Break hero Wentworth Miller has finally come out as gay leads Sina Weibo discussions among millions of his Chinese fans. "Why have all the good men found boyfriends?" Some fans wrote on Weibo.
A boy was left with a broken nose after water from a man-made fountain lifted him two meters off the ground in Enshi, Hubei province.