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Nangfang News: Guangzhou activists detained after anti-Gaddafi protest

Posted: 08/31/2011 11:40 am

Welcome back to school, n00bs

Tens of thousands of students at the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies were left without Internet access for several hours Monday evening after a computing science student hacked into the campus intranet. The network-wide message he left behind at least made the prank somewhat entertaining.

Young burn victim humiliated by Shenzhen school system

With school set to start this week, a 5-year-old girl in Shenzhen who was left with severe burns after a fire last year has been refused admission by more than ten kindergartens in the city (photo). She’s been so isolated since the accident, her parents say, that she hasn’t even been able to learn to count.

Communist terror wedding memories

A couple of young newlyweds in Guangzhou thought it would be funny to do their wedding photos dressed as Red Guards, seen here on Tianhe Rd. minutes before a former university professor turned bus driver plowed them down.

No politics at the mall, please

Two netizens and several activists were detained Sunday morning outside Guangzhou’s Tee Mall after hoisting a banner celebrating Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s recent fall from power. A similar banner was seen outside the Mandarin Spring Hotel in Panyu over the weekend.

Broken water main brings millions in damages

A water main on Guangzhou’s Dongfeng West Rd. ruptured early Monday morning, leaving thousands of families with no water or electricity and hundreds of cars submerged. Authorities said it will take about a week to get the power back on.

Sci-fi fans bring UFO to Guangzhou

One of the UFOs from the film Battle: Los Angeles somehow made it over the Pacific and was spotted yesterday blue-raying residents of Cen village not far from South China Agricultural University.

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