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Dig out hole

Is the Henan man digging out a basement in own house in order to find bank savings books left by late wife?

The story was told by a netizen who was surprised by what he saw at a visit to a  villager in Luji village, Huaiyang county, Henan province: a l...Read More

Chinese Society | May 26, 2015 AM | Related China Stories:Dig out hole

Child abuse

Horrible video: Insane man drags own son to home hundred meters away with rope tied around his neck as punishment on him for not doing homework

May 24, a footage filmed with phone is spreading across Chinese internet showing an apparently insane man cruelly punished a boy by dragging him hund...Read More

Chinese Society | May 25, 2015 AM | Related China Stories:Child abuse

Shanty house

Dare you live in this temporary shanty house with doors open to the edge of a steep cliff?

A temporary shanty house apparently for migrant workers was spotted by some netizens standing on the edge of a steep concrete cliff, NetEase reported...Read More

Chinese Society | May 25, 2015 AM | Related China Stories:Shanty house

Motor home

61-year old man drives and lives in this 'motor home' everywhere he goes in search for missing wife

61-year old Hou Guanjun comes from Houmiao village, Huji township, Mudan district, Heze city, Shandong province. His wife is 56 year old Yang Lanfang...Read More

Chinese Society | May 24, 2015 PM | Related China Stories:Motor home

Insert carrot into anus

40-year-old man inserts 15-cm-long, 6-cm-wide carrot into own anus that takes doctors 1 hour to pull out

When the 40-year old man went to see doctor in Shenzhen Futian Hospital, he was seen sweating out of extreme pain and his anus was found to be swelli...Read More

Chinese Society | May 23, 2015 AM | Related China Stories:Insert carrot into anus

Uncivilized tourist

Uncivilized tourists spotted taking photos with their hands on breasts of a naked woman sculpture in Sichuan

The pictures show the two men took turns to hug a naked woman stone figure, fondle the breasts, and even kiss the nipple before camera.The sculpture ...Read More

Chinese Society | May 20, 2015 AM | Related China Stories:Uncivilized tourist


Look: Nail house stands on mound in middle of construction site as its owner has to climb up some 20 meters high to get home

The mound is so high that makes it looks like an island in a sea of dirt. And the house owners, two old folk have to climb up and down tens of meters...Read More

Chinese Society | May 20, 2015 AM | Related China Stories:Holdout

Sell himself

This guy claims to be a doctoral student from Tsinghua University and wants to sell himself at price of 5 million RMB to a rich woman

The chubby, shirtless fellow was spotted standing on a pedestrian street in Jiulongpo District, Chongqing city in southwestern China,  wearing n...Read More

Chinese Society | May 18, 2015 AM | Related China Stories:Sell himself


Henan builds road right around nail house as its owner raises national flag on top of it in effort to protect it from being forcefully demolished

Dramatic images of the three-story house standing in middle of a new major road of Luoyang city in central China’s Henan province has become th...Read More

Chinese Society | May 17, 2015 PM | Related China Stories:Holdout

Nail house

Partly demolished nail house in Nanning becomes shelter for wanderers, junkmen, and run-away-from-home lovers

In a country where forced demolition of private homes has never been eradicated, if not rampant, nail house, a Chinese characteristic buzzword repres...Read More

Chinese Society | May 16, 2015 AM | Related China Stories:Nail house

Car game

Watch: Car game on street can have serious consequence, like the two motorists in Wuhan

Days after the news about a Chengdu female driver being beaten up due to reckless driving started to ebb down, another footage showing how aggressive...Read More

Miscellaneous | May 15, 2015 PM | Related China Stories:Car game

Catwalk contest

Look: Bikini girls walk runway along cliff path 2000 meters above rocky ravine

Walking along cliff path is a challenge even for young tourists wearing sport shoes. A faint-hearted will feel legs crumble when looking down the pla...Read More

Chinese Society | May 15, 2015 AM | Related China Stories:Catwalk contest


This Weibo posted by Russian embassy in Beijing comparing Crimea Crisis with Tiananmen Incident has attracted much attention in China

Putin’s Russia appears to be desperate for international support after US and Europe beefed up sanctions against it over its annexation of Ukra...Read More

Chinese Society | Mar 26, 2014 AM | Related China Stories:Tiananmen

Aircraft carrier

World's best grandpa builds this miniature Liaoning aircraft carrier

Compared to conventional requests such as for a piece of chocolate, an amusing toy, a mountainbike, or a thick Hongbao (envelope filled with money), ...Read More

Chinese Society | Mar 5, 2014 PM | Related China Stories:Aircraft carrier

Nail house

Changsha old man holds out in half demolished 'nail house' that stands on man-made mound in middle of construction site

In China, a "nail house" refers to a home whose owners refuse to leave and make room for new development. Developers have to elaborately co...Read More

China Economy | Feb 23, 2014 AM | Related China Stories:Nail house

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Chinese Grammar Index

The grammar of mandarin Chinese shares many features with other varieties of Chinese. The language almost entirely lacks inflection, so that words ty...Read More

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China's Eight Major Cuisines - Min

Min Cuisine, also called Fujian Cuisine, originates from South China’s Fujian Province. The history of Min Cuisine dates back to 5000 years ago. It ... Read More

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TCM Therapeutic Principles

Therapeutic principles are the basis for guiding clinical practice. They include biao (branch) and ben (root), that is, the principle of treating a disease by analyzing both its root cause and sympto... Read More

TCM Treatment | Oct 5, 2010 AM | Related TCM:TCM therapy

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Dragon Boat

Traditional Chinese Festival: Dragon Boat Festival or Duanwu Festival

The Dragon Boat Festival is also known as the Duanwu Festival in China. Duanwu Festival, together with Chinese New Year and Mid-Autumn Festival forms one of the three major Chinese holidays. Since th... Read More

Chinese Culture | Jun 23, 2012 AM | Related China Facts:Dragon Boat

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