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Chinese daredevil falls to death after trying pull ups on top of skyscraper

Chinese daredevil falls to death after trying pull ups on top of skyscraper

Chinese authorities have warned against livestreaming after Wu Yongning plunged to his death from a 62-storey building in central China on November 8.

Dec 12, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
Baidu hires Weibo CFO Herman Yu as finance chief amid AI push

Baidu hires Weibo CFO Herman Yu as finance chief amid AI push

The appointment of Herman Yu, Weibo`s CFO since 2015, sees Baidu stalwart Jennifer Li step down as CFO after almost a decade in the role to become a senior adviser to Baidu`s top management, the company said in a statement.

Sep 18, 2017, 10:10 AM IST
Chinese realise it's President Xi Jinping's birthday when PM Narendra Modi wished him on Weibo

Chinese realise it's President Xi Jinping's birthday when PM Narendra Modi wished him on Weibo

Xi Jinping is General Secretary of the Communist Party of China and Chairman of the Central Military Commission. 

Jun 15, 2017, 17:23 PM IST
China's Weibo overtakes Twitter in market capitalisation

China's Weibo overtakes Twitter in market capitalisation

In a surpise for the social media fraternity, Chinese microblogging website Weibo has for the first time overtaken Twitter with its market capitalisation hitting $11.3 billion, surpassing Twitter`s $11.1 billion market cap which is a difference of about $200 million.

Feb 14, 2017, 12:32 PM IST
Latest leaks hint at Xiaomi Mi Note 2 launch in September

Latest leaks hint at Xiaomi Mi Note 2 launch in September

In the latest, some leaks in the online space have sent strong hints about the most probable release date of Xiaomi Mi Note 2 launch date. If the information (in form of links), provided by Weibo, is to be believed, Mi Note 2 will be released on September 14. 

Sep 05, 2016, 08:53 AM IST
Happy birthday: Narendra Modi wishes China's Xi Jinping amid NSG deadlock

Happy birthday: Narendra Modi wishes China's Xi Jinping amid NSG deadlock

Prime Minister Narendra Modi posted the birthday greetings for Chinese President Xi Jinping in Mandarin on Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter.

Jun 15, 2016, 15:18 PM IST

China suspends over 580 social media accounts for spreading rumours

Chinese authorities have suspended more than 580 social media accounts for spreading rumours, confusing people or going against the constitution, the media reported on Saturday.

Feb 27, 2016, 14:18 PM IST
This Chinese woman flew solo on a flight and became 'world's luckiest passenger' - find out how

This Chinese woman flew solo on a flight and became 'world's luckiest passenger' - find out how

Zhang travelled solo on a China Southern flight from Wuhan to Guangzhou on Monday.

Feb 03, 2016, 21:57 PM IST
Watch: OMG! It's happening in communist China, women are grabbing their own breasts

Watch: OMG! It's happening in communist China, women are grabbing their own breasts

In a weird new social media trend in China, women are grabbing their own breasts to prove that they're skinny.

Dec 03, 2015, 21:08 PM IST
China`s blocking blitz: Social media messages censored

China`s blocking blitz: Social media messages censored

The full report includes examples of censored Weibo posts and an explanation of how they were tracked. 

Oct 14, 2015, 10:48 AM IST

Einstein lookalike becomes Internet celebrity in China

 A 68-year-old Professor in China with unruly hair and bushy moustache has become a minor Internet celebrity due to his resemblance to famous physicist Albert Einstein.

Sep 29, 2015, 18:38 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi condoles loss of lives in Tianjin blasts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed sorrow over the death and destruction caused by twin explosions at a warehouse in China's port city of Tianjin and conveyed his condolences to the bereaved families.

Aug 14, 2015, 12:28 PM IST

PM Modi thanks Chinese artists for gifting artwork on China visit

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed his gratitude to two Chinese artists for presenting him with paintings and caricatures during his visit to China in May this year.

Aug 06, 2015, 23:07 PM IST

PM Modi's greetings to Li Keqiang goes viral in China

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s greetings to Prime Minister Li Keqiang on the 94th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party’s establishment has gone viral in China.

Jul 01, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

PM Modi greets Chinese Premier Li on birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday greeted Premier Li Keqiang on his 60th birthday, posting a message for the Chinese leader on his Weibo account.

Jul 01, 2015, 10:37 AM IST
PM Modi's selfie with Li registers 31.85 mn hits on Weibo

PM Modi's selfie with Li registers 31.85 mn hits on Weibo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's selfie with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, hailed by western media as one of the most "power-packed selfie", has got over 31 million hits on his account on Chinese social media Weibo.

May 19, 2015, 19:32 PM IST

Chinese praise PM Modi's Weibo account

Chinese netizens have praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative to open a microblog account on Weibo, China's popular social media network.

May 07, 2015, 13:00 PM IST

PM Modi joining 'Weibo' will send message of friendship to China: Expert

Shrikant Kondapalli, an expert on China, on Monday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's move to join the Chinese social media platform 'Weibo', and said it would send a message of friendship to Beijing.

May 04, 2015, 15:36 PM IST
PM Modi's debut on Chinese social media platform 'Weibo' evokes mixed response

PM Modi's debut on Chinese social media platform 'Weibo' evokes mixed response

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who launched his Weibo account on Monday, received a blockbuster welcome on the social media platform, with users across India and China appreciating the move.

May 04, 2015, 12:12 PM IST

Chinese official under scanner for wearing designer belt

An official in China's Hunan province was placed under judicial investigation after a photo of him wearing a Louis Vuitton belt went viral on social media, authorities said on Saturday.

Dec 27, 2014, 14:30 PM IST