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China to Probe Baidu Gambling Ad Scandal

A new Baidu advertising scandal has been uncovered this week after Chinese domestic media discovered that ads for illegal gambling services can be found on Baidu’s paid search results after certain hours in the evenings. This follows government efforts to monitor online advertisements in the wake of a medical scandal involving the death of college student Wei Zexi,

July 22, 2016 11:10 PM

Beijing-backed Panchen Lama Performs Ritual in Tibet

According to Xinhua, Chinese government-backed Panchen Lama Gyaltsen Norbu began a four-day Kalachakra initiation on Thursday, marking the first time this important Buddhist ritual has been carried out in Tibet in 50 years. The first tantric Kalachakra instructions delivered by the 11th Panchen Lama Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu formally started, with some 40 monks beginning

July 21, 2016 6:42 PM

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