Hundreds of young women in Taiwan have been uploading pictures of themselves online wearing DIY swimsuits made from convenience store plastic bags. The homemade one-piece has taken off, with imitators from all walks of life posting selfies modeling little plastic bag outfits. [ more › ]
A 22-year-old woman who lost her leg has spent the last two years training herself to be a Paralympics athlete through sheer grit and willpower and she is due to represent Sichuan at the National Paralympic Games on September 12. [ more › ]
Photos and video of two traffic cops getting down on their knees to ask a man and his mother to please, please stop complaining about getting a ticket for drunk driving have been circulating around Weibo recently. [ more › ]
Your move, Trump. [ more › ]
Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou said that it is "inappropriate" for former Vice President Lien Chan to be traveling to Beijing for the upcoming "Victory Day" parade on September 3. [ more › ]
The youngest student to be admitted this year to Shanghai's Fudan University, one of the top colleges in China, moved into the school's dorms yesterday. [ more › ]
Japan’s chief cabinet secretary has expressed discomfort over U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s decision to attend China's military parade, saying the organization should remain neutral.
China’s World War II Victory Day parade is approaching, and the Chinese air force is using three types of animal helpers to boost security: falcons, macaques and hunting dogs.
An unstoppable lust for pears has resulted in seven people being detained and losses of 300,000 RMB (46,950 USD) at a farm in Gaoyang county, Henan. The Dawu Agricultural and Livestock Group stated on its official website that this week that hundreds villagers looted a 20-hectare pear garden for three days before authorities could stop them. [ more › ]
They've decided to take the money for themselves even though the key suspect is still at large
Workers in Shanghai were amazed to see that they had accidentally ignited a fire from a fresh water spring. [ more › ]
Authorities in China have punished 197 people, including a journalist and various stock market officials, for spreading false information online about the Tianjin warehouse blasts and the recent slump in stocks. [ more › ]
Weekend raids have led to one arrest and the seizure of bomb-making equipment
"We saw corpses in the streets of the village," said farmer Mustapha Alibe
It’s a good time to be a Chinese “bad bank.”
Chinese authorities said they punished nearly 200 people for spreading online rumors in connection with recent major news events, in a government crackdown on politically sensitive discourse.
Talks will be attended by interior ministers from each of the union's 28 member states
A 29-year-old man in Guangzhou, Guangdong province has been making headlines recently for his striking resemblance to one US President Barack Obama. [ more › ]
The trend is linked to harsher economic times on the Chinese mainland
China’s e-commerce titans, facing a slowdown in the growth of their core urban customers, are battling to crack a new frontier: the sprawling countryside