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Watch: Tiger mom makes six-year-old daughter kowtow on street following badminton practice

4 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A video showing a six-year-old girl kowtowing on the street over 20 times to beg her mother's forgiveness after badminton practice at a Hong Kong sports center has stirred up a heated discussion over "tiger parenting." [ more › ]

People's Daily gives advice on staying properly hydrated: 'Ten moments that you need to drink water'

16 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Official CCP newspaper and general fount of knowledge the People's Daily published a slideshow on Thursday that has led some China watchers to compare the website of the party mouthpiece to that of Clickhole, minus the whole parody aspect. [ more › ]

Enraged Hong Kong women protest 'breast assault' verdict by posting pics of their own weapons

16 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

After the announcement that 30-year-old Ng Lai-ying was sentenced to three and a half years in jail for "assaulting" a police officer with her breast during a March protest against parallel trading, many Hong Kong residents took to the web to express their anger over the "breast assault" verdict by sharing photos of their own weapons. [ more › ]

Look: 88 Guangdong soldiers hold group wedding to celebrate 88th Army Day

16 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A group of 88 soldiers walked down the aisle with their loved ones yesterday in Dongguan city, Guangdong province, to celebrate the 88th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Liberation Army—oh, and also to celebrate their love for each other. [ more › ]

Flip-flop: British government reverses visa decision, grants Ai Weiwei a full six month stay

16 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A day after Chinese artist, dissident and occasional heavy metal star Ai Weiwei was reportedly denied a six-month visa by the British government, the British Home Secretary ordered today that officials issue Ai the full visa. [ more...

Blast from the past: Celebrate Army Day with historical PLA photos from early years of the PRC

16 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Army Day is observed each year in China on August 1st to commemorate the founding of the People's Liberation Army in 1927. Celebrate the PLA's 88th birthday by taking a look back at some neat archival images of the PLA of the past. [ more › ]

12-year-old Guizhou boy struggles to support mom with rare neuromuscular disease as medical bills pile up

16 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A 12-year-old boy has been taking care of his mother, who suffers from a rare neuromuscular disease, by himself for many years following his father death. Low on both money and hope, he is struggling with what to do next to help his family. [ more › ]

Female netizen searches for handsome cellphone screen seller that set her heart aflutter

16 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A female netizen from Shanghai took to the internet after finally building up the nerve to ask out the handsome screen protector vendor of her dreams only to find him gone from his usual spot. [ more › ]

Man pretending to be woman catfishes wealthy Beijing businessman out of 200,000 yuan

A 25-year-old man was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday by a Beijing court after he was charged with disguising himself as a beautiful woman to deceive a trusting businessman to the tune of 200,000RMB in the past ten months. [ more › ]

Henan woman mistakenly gives mom washing powder by IV drip

A woman in Henan mistakenly gave her mother washing powder by intravenous drip as treatment for tendovaginitis. The elderly woman is now being treated in the hospital. [ more › ]

Mansion on Soong Mei-ling's former Long Island estate now selling for $11.8 million

A mansion sitting on the former estate of Soong Mei-ling, the wife of Generalissimo and President Chiang Kai-shek, is now up for sale in Long Island for a princely 11.8 million USD. [ more › ]

Beijing beats Almaty to host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games

Beijing has defeated Almaty, Kazakhstan to host the 2022 Winter Olympics by majority vote, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has just announced, making the Chinese capital the first city to host both winter and summer games. [ more › ]

4 mainland tourists jailed after clash with staff at Hong Kong airport

Four people from mainland China were jailed over a nasty scuffle that broke out at a Hong Kong airport earlier this week, leaving at least seven employees injured. [ more › ]

Look: Guangzhou woman's 'mini pet piggy' grows to be over 200lbs

A Guangzhou woman was shocked to see her adorable "mini pet piggy", purchased about a year ago, grow into a giant hog weighing nearly 220 pounds. [ more › ]

Watch: Skinny guy in Xi'an devours 24 bowls of noodles in 2 minutes

The winner of a noodle-eating contest held in Xi'an set an insane record after managing to slurp down 24 bowls of noodles in just two minutes. [ more › ]

Look: Hungry wolf wanders into Yunnan village, ends up as dinner

Residents in Sayingpan town, Yunnan province this Monday captured, skinned, cooked and devoured a wolf that made the mistake of entering their village to hunt for chickens. [ more › ]

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