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Aircraft carrier

Chinese Society | Mar 5, 2014 PM

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), ...

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Nail house

China Economy | Feb 23, 2014 AM

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...

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Forced demolition

Chinese Society | Feb 22, 2014 AM

Qingdao property owners put up banners on residential building in protest against planned forced demolition

The conflict between property owners and developers or local governments doesn’t appear to happen in a lower tempo after Xi took over the top p...

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Chinese Society | Feb 22, 2014 AM

Elementary school in Wuhan installs bars on desks to protect pupils' eyesight

The prevalence of nearsightedness among Chinese children, juveniles and young adults has been reported as the highest in the world. A 2011 report cla...

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Sex workers

Chinese Society | Feb 15, 2014 AM

Wuhan students perform action art to protest against rude exposure of Dongguan sex workers

Four female students from Wuhan University based in Wuhan, Hubei province, went on a demonstration on the campus on February 14, calling for respect ...

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999 roses

Chinese Society | Feb 13, 2014 AM

Hangzhou man propses marriage to his girlfriend with 999 roses folded from 200,000 yuan ($32,000) worth of 100-yuan notes

Displeased by the remark of his would-be mother-in-law during the Chinese Spring Festival reunion in his girl friend’s family, the man with the...

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Teapot shaped building

China Travel | Feb 12, 2014 AM

A cultural exhibition center is built in the shape of a clay teapot in Wuxi

China has long been called architects' paradise for displaying their talent and creativity. Wuxi,  a booming city in east China’s Jian...

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Nail house

China Economy | Jan 18, 2014 AM

This half demolished building standing in middle of an intersection has been dubbed as the most stubborn nail house of Fujian

This kind of story is actually not big news in China any more, as people in China are increasingly becoming desensitized to the reporting of nail hou...

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Lin Chi Ling

Chinese Society | Jan 15, 2014 AM

Jiangsu pupil's complaint to city mayor that was rejected: The cleavage of Lin Chi-ling on advertisement damages my mental health

A netizen sent a message to the mayor of Taizhou complaining of being hurt by the cleavage of Lin Chi Ling on outdoor advertisement.The message was l...

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Tang Wei

Entertainment | Jan 14, 2014 AM

Here is the details of how the telecom scam swindled Tang Wei out of 210k yuan

Curious about how the smart, sexy "Lust, Caution" actress Tang Wei was swindled out of 210k yuan in a telecom scam on Saturday as all Chine...

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Counterfeit brand

China Economy | Jan 14, 2014 AM

Counterfeit brand signs removed from the 'Street of Fakes' in Wuxi

It appears Wuxi does not like the title of "Street of Fakes" or "Shanzhai Street". Days after the shopping street that was lined ...

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Cave dweller

Chinese Society | Jan 12, 2014 AM

Guangxi 'cave dwellers' reluctant to go back home, or do they have a home anyway?

Recently some netizen revealed that there lived several old tramps in the mountain caves by the Hongshui River (or Red Water River) in the vicinity o...

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Tang Wei

Entertainment | Jan 12, 2014 AM

Even as smart as sexy 'Lust Caution' actress Tang Wei could be defrauded of 210,000 yuan ($35000) by telecom swindlers

"Lust, Caution" protagnonist Tang Wei reported to Shanghai police that she was cheated out of 210,000 yuan (roughly $35000) in a telecom fr...

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Pee in squat toilet

Chinese Society | Jan 11, 2014 PM

Suzhou middle school management gets pissed off by three boys peeing in squat toilet where only pooping is allowed, punishes them

Pee in urinals and poop in the squatting style stool troughs and if you pee in the stool trough or poop in the urinals, you will get punished. This i...

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Hang hair to study

Chinese Society | Jan 10, 2014 PM

Pictures of hardworking college girl hanging hair to clothes dryer to keep awake go viral in China; More examples emerge online

Two sophomore students, Chen Tang and her roommate Huang Lu, from Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University in Fuzhou, Fujian province, in southeast...

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Zhang Yimou

Chinese Society | Jan 9, 2014 AM

Chinese public show sympathy with film director Zhang Yimou over the huge fine of 7.48 million yuan ($1.2 million) imposed on him for violating birth control policy

Family planning officials in Wuxi, Jiangsu province imposed a staggering fine of 7.48 million yuan (roughly $1.2 million) on the best-known Chinese f...

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Counterfeit brand

China Economy | Jan 8, 2014 AM

This shopping street in Wuxi has a cluster of counterfeit brands based on some of the world's most famous

A glimpse of these shops on the ground floor of Shimao Skyscrape commercial and residential complex in the vicinity of the bustling high-speed railwa...

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Separate boys and girls

Chinese Society | Jan 7, 2014 AM

Inner Mongolia middle school separates boys and girls when they have meal in school canteen

The measure is part of the efforts of the managing staff of the Shuguang Middle School of Hohhot to further discipline the junior and senior middle s...

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Gutter oil

Chinese Society | Jan 6, 2014 AM

Xi'an officials close down gutter oil refining workshop concealed in pig farm

Receiving tip-offs, law enforcement officers has closed down a pig farm in Shuangfeng village, Xixian New District on the border of Xi’an and X...

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Unpaid wages

China Economy | Jan 5, 2014 AM

Typical China phenomenon at year's end: migrant workers threaten to jump off building in protest over unpaid wages in Lanzhou

Confrontations over unpaid wages are common in China in the runup to the lunar new year (it falls on January 31 for the year 2014), often the only ti...

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