The Scottish National Party (SNP) is one of the most attractively crafted nationalist movements in history. It has cloaked itself in progressive liberal language; it claims to be in favor of higher immigration; it professes great friendship for neighboring nations; it is antimilitarist; and instead of focusing on the past, it champions “the future.” But…
A 46-year-old farmer who lost half of his skull in a construction accident will undergo an operation at the Xijing hospital in Xi’an, Shaanxi province to replace the missing part with a titanium implant made with 3D-printing technology. [ more › ]
A man is seeking 3,000 yuan in compensation from a Shanghai taxi company after he was refused a cab ride because the driver was waiting for another customer who'd booked through a taxi app. [ more › ]
GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as doctors know about now, the World Health Organization said Thursday. A new plan to stop Ebola by the U.N. health agency also assumes that in many hard-hit areas, the actual number of cases may…
Police in Wuhan, Hubei province on Tuesday caught a thief who stole over 1,600 lottery tickets before the fellow even got the chance to scratch them off. Waah. [ more › ]
Twenty workers initiated a "Clothes-off Challenge" in Futian District, Shenzhen by wearing underwear, shorts or bikinis as an example of low-carbon usage, Net Ease News reports. [ more › ]
What should universal suffrage in Hong Kong look like? According to one top mainland Chinese legal scholar, any future democratic system should ensure the interests of the city’s wealthy businessmen are protected.
China’s leading smartphone vendor, Xiaomi, has arrived in gadget-crazy Indonesia.
Khan and Qadri are demanding Sharif resign over allegations of vote fraud in last year's elections
The decision will infuriate Red Shirt opponents of May's military coup
A total of 52 brand-new buses abandoned in Wenling City, Zhejiang have now become a place where people retreat to do their business. [ more › ]
Putin shrugs and says the war is none of his business but a "domestic matter" for Kiev
An elderly woman in Harbin, Heilongjiang province was rescued by firefighters after she slipped and fell from her third floor apartment window and was left dangling below it for 20 minutes. [ more › ]
The day’s China news in pictures: PLA mourn Chinese navy soldiers killed in the First Sino-Japanese War, pilots perform during an aerobatic flight contest, two Tibetan monks prepare for a pilgrimage and more.
Firemen had to dismantle the glass paneling of an ATM booth in Zhejiang province on Tuesday after a drunk man somehow managed to get stuck in the narrow space between between the glass and the ground. [ more › ]
A Bengal tiger at the Shanghai zoo ran off with a woman's handbag after she dropped it into the enclosure while trying to get the animal's attention. The handbag contained loan receipts worth more than 100,000 RMB, Apple Daily reports. [ more › ]
Shares of Next Media were suspended from trading on Thursday morning after Hong Kong's anticorruption agency Thursday visited the home of its founder Jimmy Lai, an outspoken critic of Beijing.
The driver of a Porsche Cayenne began throwing punches at a female bus driver after the two got into an argument on a street in Wuchang, Wuhan on August 23. The conflict turned violent when the Cayenne driver took out a bowl of dumplings and threw them at the woman through the window, prompting her to leave the bus and confront him. Show More Summary
Guangzhou Evergrande’s defense of its Asian Champions League title crashed to a halt as it was knocked out of the competition, the latest setback since Jack Ma said Alibaba would buy 50% of the club.
A 19-year-old student in Shanghai was detained after his grandfather was stabbed to death and his mother seriously injured during a family dispute on Tuesday, Shanghai Daily reports. [ more › ]