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Official inspection

Chinese Society | Nov 15, 2013 PM

Wearing shoe covers for a field inspection, Shaanxi officials prompt online ridicule

For officials of Science Association of Xianyang city in northwestern China’s Shaanxi province, attracting national media coverage would normal...

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Discrimination

Chinese Society | Nov 15, 2013 AM

Discrimination against foreigners? Snack vendors at foot of the Great Wall sell pancake at 10 yuan to Chinese but 65 to foreign tourists

One USD=one Renminbi,  No? You may change your idea when you read the story that pancake is sold on the Great Wall at 10 yuan to Chinese but cha...

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Giant penis

China Economy | Nov 13, 2013 AM

Look: this phallus-shaped building will be the landmark and tallest construction of Hainan

People’s Daily will not be complacent of its new headquarters any more, as China’s southernmost province Hainan is building an even more ...

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Strips off

Chinese Society | Nov 13, 2013 AM

Tough Shanghai woman caught and fined for violating traffic rule, strips off naked and tears at male cop's trousers

A middle aged woman stripped off naked and vehemently resisted law enforcement of police when caught violating traffic rules in Shanghai, Xinmin Net ...

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Illegal construction

Chinese Society | Nov 11, 2013 AM

'The most beautiful illegal constructions' of Haikou look like train running through the city

Usually illegal constructions in China are thought to be of low safety standard, shoddy quality, dull appearance or atop other buildings, but the one...

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Swallow knife

Chinese Society | Nov 10, 2013 AM

Middle aged Liaoning man swallows 10-cm-long knife because he feels wronged by others; Saved without any harm after a whole day

It is difficult to understand anyone will swallow a 10-centimeter-long sharp knife, and it is even unbelievable that this human can survive one day a...

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Locust

Chinese Society | Nov 10, 2013 AM

Calling uncivilized passengers as LOCUSTS, Beijing Subway sparks public outrage

The identity verified official weibo account of Beijing Subway was caught calling uncivilized passengers as locusts this afternoon in a tweet promoti...

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CCTV cameras

Chinese Society | Nov 9, 2013 PM

Wuhan installs 20 CCTV cameras on one pole pointing at one direction

As if Chinese cities are competing with each other to see who can install the largest number of CCTV cameras at one place.Just days after media atten...

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Fake leaves

Environment | Nov 9, 2013 AM

Shenyang decorates dead trees with fake leaves to make the city look greener in winter

The northeastern Chinese metropolis Shenyang has entered into bitter cold winter with most trees and lawns becoming yellow to grey, but several trees...

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50000 coins

Chinese Society | Nov 9, 2013 AM

Wuhan couple receive 50000 coins weighing 300 kg,only to find all banks reject them because counting them 'troublesome'

A Wuhan couple received a payment of 50,000 yuan that consists of 50,000 one-yuan coins. But when they tried to deposit the money in his bank account...

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Surveillance camera

Chinese Society | Nov 8, 2013 PM

Shanghai police crowd more than 60 surveillance cameras on single overhead bar watching one road; demolish most of them after media attention

Authorities in Shanghai's Baoshan District have installed more than 60 surveillance cameras on one four-lane section of Youyi Road, according to ...

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My vagina says

Chinese Society | Nov 8, 2013 AM

Beijing university students sponsor 'My vagina says' activity to promote feminism

"The My vagina says" activity was organized by the Gender Activism Club of Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU). The activism organiza...

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Photoshopped picture

Chinese Society | Oct 29, 2013 AM

Apparently photoshopped picture portraying Anhui officials visit poor old folk draws nationwide outrage and mockery

An apparently photoshopped picture portraying vice mayor and other officials visit a poor 100-year-old woman on the official civil affairs website of...

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Calm brother

Chinese Society | Oct 28, 2013 AM

Chinese 'Calm Brother' with head pierced with knife walks calmly to hospital on his own

The pictures of a injured Chinese man walking calmly to hospital on his own have gone viral on microblogging website Weibo, China’s equivalent ...

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Jaywalking

Chinese Society | Oct 3, 2013 AM

Shrewd peddlers profit from providing ladders for jaywalkers to scale a fence as shortcut to bus station on the other side of the street in Wuhan

Some shrewd peddlers set up several stepladders under a viaduct in front of a popular amusement park in Wuhan to help jaywalkers to scale a fence as ...

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Singlehood discrimination

Chinese Society | Oct 2, 2013 AM

Does singlehood discrimination at work exist in China? Single woman required by boss to work overtime during National Day holiday because she is single

Miss Ning works as an office secretary in a company in Wuhan, Hubei province in central China. She feels uncomfortable these days not just because sh...

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Underground building

Chinese Society | Oct 1, 2013 AM

An 8-storey dilapidated building looks like part of the foundation of neighboring skyscrapers and roads in Chongqing

It seems that the eight-storey dilapidated building are part of the foundations of some neighboring high-rise buildings and streets in southwestern C...

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Fake Tiananmen

Chinese Society | Sep 29, 2013 AM

What you may not know: The modern-day Tiananmen Gate is a fake; Original one ordered to be completely demolished in top political secrecy in 1969

Every year millions of Chinese and Laowais swarm to pay a visit to the Chinese national symbol: the Gate of Heavenly Peace - Tiananmen, but few of th...

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Toy bricks building

China Economy | Sep 28, 2013 AM

Toy Bricks building appears in Guangzhou

As the Guangzhou Copper Coin Building is almost finished with construction, another bizarre building has been recently discovered by some alert netiz...

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Rooftop house

China Economy | Sep 11, 2013 AM

Sky houses supported simply by pillars appear on rooftop of three-storey building in Dongguan

We once gave the envious crown the most awesome villa of China to the four rooftop villas in Zhuzhou, Hunan, and then to the Beijing rooftop villa wi...

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