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Updated: 2013-08-16 10:57

From demolishing roof villas, to the war of the new smartphones. Are you texting too much? Take the test – it's all trending across China.

Shame day for Japanese

Thursday marked the 68th anniversary of the Japanese declaration of unconditional surrender and victory day for both the Chinese people's anti-Japanese war and the world's anti-Fascist war, which stirred up a wave of commemoration online.

Smartphone war

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"Will it be the cheaper iPhone 5?" Chinese actor Jimmy Lin asked and showed an iPhone model on his Sina Weibo. Apple's next iPhone 5S could be announced on 10 September, according to the Daily Mail. And a cheaper model could be unveiled on Sept 27 to rival the likes of Samsung and LTE which both make cheaper designs and offer budget handsets.

Smartphone RSI

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Time to test if you've been texting too much. If you feel pain in the blue part, then you have been "poisoned" by your smartphone, a post on Sina Weibo said, warning people against spending too much time using mobile phones to prevent repetitive strain injury.

Daughter U-turn

A reckless woman killed her daughter by running over her body while reversing her car in Qinzhou city, South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.

Zhou Xun rumors

Chinese actress Zhou Xun has denied her rumored relationship with Hong Kong actor Nicholas Tse, saying they are "just friends" during a press conference in Hong Kong.

Cliff hanger

Zhang Biqing, owner of an illegally built "villa" on the rooftop of a 26-storey building in Beijing started to demolish it on Thursday. Zhang had been urged to demolish the villa by urban management bureau since 2009.

Note snippet

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A note posted outside a barbershop reads:"Money earned at the cost of youth cannot buy youth back," The wise words were written by the owner of the shop who said he will take a week off to visit his daughter in his hometown. "She cannot call me dad on the phone," he said.