Stories about China 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.