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Cartoonist Hua Junwu dies

Jinan Times reports on the death of noted political cartoonist Hua Junwu, who died Sunday at the age of 95.

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Yang Xianyi, translator of classics, dies at 94

Microblogs report.

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Remembering Ji Xianlin

Ji Xianlin dies. He was a ‘national treasure,’ but was he a ‘master of national learning’?

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Chinese newspapers mourn the death of Michael Jackson

A mosaic of Chinese newspaper covers marking Michael Jackson’s death.

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Promote your lemonade with a kissing competition

Today’s Dongguan Times features a big photo on its cover showing a young couple kissing each other while each standing on one foot.

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Martial arts novelist Liang Yusheng dies

The Beijing News reports that Liang Yusheng, a prolific author of wuxia fiction, has passed away in Sydney.

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Transitional leader Hua Guofeng passes away at 87

What they’re saying about Hua Guofeng.

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Chairman Mao’s daughter-in-law dies

According to Xinhua, Chairman Mao’s daughter-in-law Shao Hua (邵华) died last night aged 69.

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The media circus when a celebrity dies

Hou Yaowen (侯耀文) dies. He Dong (何东) writes about the media circus, comparing it to the death of Huang Ju (黄菊). Also, Sina apologizes for deleting the post.

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Chen Xiaoxu’s death rumored, confirmed

Chen Xiaoxu (陈晓旭) is reported dead by controversial blogger Mianbeiren (棉被人). Denounced as a rumor, the story is confirmed by her family a few days later.

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