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Chinese paper mocked over phallic headquarters

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Unamused Chinese censors have been at work to stop people sniggering over the new Beijing headquarters of the People's Daily newspaper, which bear an unfortunate resemblance to a giant penis. 

A photo taken on March 27, 2013 shows the new headquarters of the People's Daily newspaper under construction in Beijing. Unamused Chinese censors have been at work to stop people sniggering over the new Beijing headquarters of the People's Daily newspaper, which bear an unfortunate resemblance to a giant penis.

Photos of the imposing tower, which is still under construction, had Internet users tittering away, especially given one of Beijing's other landmarks -- the China Central Television (CCTV) headquarters, nicknamed "The Big Underpants".

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