Last Modified: 05 Jul 2012 11:47 GMT
Scrolling down on one of China’s biggest news portal sites Sina.com or reading local newspaper this week in China, you won’t find the top news of the country. This is a week for the flourishing citizen journalism on China’s twitter-like service Sina Weibo.
With over 300 million registered users and daily tweets of over 100 million, Sina Weibo tells you exactly what people care about the most everyday, and this week, with millions of tweets everyday, the key word Shifang dominated the top 10 most talked-about subjects online……………..
By Melissa Chan
The leader of the country’s Kadima Party has threatened to part ways with Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Likud Party, saying it will be an issue of “a matter of days” before the reckoning.
Politicians from both the Left and Right are up in arms. And all of this brouhaha stems from the matter of what to do with the ultra-Orthodox Jews. ……………………