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Trending news across China on Sept 10 (2)

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2013-09-10 17:28

It is Teacher's Day and another deadly blast in Guangzhou. And to forward or view is now a legal dilemma - It's all trending across China.

Shen ma?

"To cancel English classes in primary schools and increase Chinese," Wang Xuming, former spokesman of the Ministry of Education, said on his Sina Weibo Tuesday. Many web users thought English classes and Chinese courses do not go against each other.

Teacher's Day

Wishes for teachers dominated Tuesday's Weibo hot topics on Sept 10. Celebrities such as actor Wen Zhang, anchor He Jiong and media accounts from CCTV and People's Daily all sent online messages to respected teachers.

Online policing

People who post slanderous comments online will be charged with defamation and face up to three years in prison if the statements are visited by more than 5,000 Internet users or forwarded more than 500 times, according to a judicial interpretation issued by the Supreme People's Court.

Guangzhou blast

At least four people were killed and 14 others injured after an explosion ripped through a building in Guangzhou city around noon Tuesday, local police said.

Chengguan vs Army

Trending news across China on Sept 10 (2)

A video showed hundreds of Chengguan, or urban management officers, clashed with army guards when they dismantled a military compound in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province, goes viral on the Internet.

Zhang Ziyi

Trending news across China on Sept 10 (2)

Photos of a drillmaster instructing military trainings for freshmen at a college in Dalian caused wide attention on the Internet. Dubbed as "the most beautiful female instructor", some people said she looks like actress Zhang Ziyi.

Brain child

An article written by a primary school student in Ningbo, East China's Zhejiang province, went viral on Sina Weibo as the sixth-year student questioned Chinese people's metaphor for a teacher as a "gardener". The child said teaching is more than just feeding, so "guider" is more proper to describe a teacher.

iPhone mania

Trending news across China on Sept 10 (2)

Apple's much-anticipated update to its line-up of iPhones, the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C, along with new MacBook Pro and new iPod Shuffle, will be unveiled later Tuesday. Many Chinese Apple fans will stay up for the release and start to save money for the new iPhones.