Stories about Chinese from December, 2013
518 Hengyang lawmakers and 68 staff members were found to have accepted bribes, and 512 lawmakers were dismissed.
The celebration of Chair Mao's 120th birthday has seen a return of personality worship in China.
The newspaper issued testimony that supports the prosecution of activists who took part in an anti-censorship protest in support of the paper.
"Mao’s biggest crimes were the rectification movement expansion, which killed countless innocent intellectuals; the Great Leap Forward, which led millions of innocent people to starve; and the cruel Cultural Revolution..."
The arrest of an old farmer for killing two men sent to evict his family in the east China city of Suzhou has provoked outcry on China’s social media.
"I want to be responsible for my own life. The only thing you can change is yourself."
The falling number of people with insurance has revealed serous problems in China’s pension system.
"The only rule of dictatorship is no rule." Many Chinese netizens believe the purge of Jang Song Thaek in North Korea a wake-up call for China's political reform.
A widely circulated post "Without the motherland, you are nothing" has gone viral on the Chinese Internet since November, sparking heated discussions over the meaning of patriotism.
Lufsig became an Internet meme after a protester hurled the stuffed toy wolf from IKEA at the chief executive of Hong Kong during a speech.
China's Internet powerhouses have successfully entered the online finance and investment business scene, challenging state-owned banks' monopoly.