A man received nearly 10,000 spam phone calls in less than 24 hours after he refused to pay a 999-yuan extortion fee to a group of swindlers threatening to "Call You to Death". [ more › ]
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. reported big growth in revenue from mobile devices, which may bolster its case next month when the Chinese e-commerce giant begins to pitch investors on its long-awaited initial public offering.
As China seeks to foster a new spirit of innovation, it may need look no further than its police stations.
China’s top soccer club faces a scrap to remain in the Asian Champions League and defending the title it won for the first time last season.
Abuse was allegedly ignored by police and other officials
U.S. officials say the UAE and Egypt were behind airstrikes on Islamist militants in Tripoli, raising fears that a regional proxy war inside Libya could worsen as neighboring militaries get involved
"I ask you to please release my child"
A high school in Henan took a half-step towards pure evil when China National Radio revealed to the public the school's new list of student prohibitions—including holding hands with another student of the opposite sex. [ more › ]
A twelve-year-old Beijing boy may get a second chance at living a normal life after doctors at Peking University Third Hospital implanted the world's first 3D-printed vertebra into his neck. [ more › ]
Last week a foreigner on a bus in Chengdu managed to break about all the rules you can on a city bus while still keeping your clothes on. Sichuan News talked to the bus driver and got the lowdown on this menace to public transportation. [ more › ]
(FREETOWN, Sierra Leone) —? A senior adviser to Sierra Leone’s president says a third doctor has died from Ebola, marking a setback in the country’s fight against the virulent disease. Presidential adviser Ibrahim Ben Kargbo said Wednesday that Dr. Sahr Rogers had been working in a clinic in the eastern town of Kenema when he…
An employee at an authorized car dealership in Shenyang crashed a plate-less yellow Ford into a road lamp, two parked cars on the street and a tree after colliding with a silver Jeep and going airborne, according to Tencent News. [ more › ]
Residents from a village in Fuoshan, Guangdong province began finding dozens of poisonous snakes slithering around the area after one of their neighbors carelessly "lost" 150 of the reptiles, Apple Daily reports. And no, he's surprisingly not related to this woman. [ more › ]
Wealthy Chinese hoping to move abroad have overwhelmed the immigration departments of the U.S. and Canada—their favorite destinations—this year. But will China’s rich who want a visa head elsewhere or will they hold out for the American dream?
A pregnant woman who went into sudden labor at the Yibin Nanmun Bridge in Sichuan province was helped by passersby who surrounded her with colorful umbrellas as a makeshift "delivery room", Tencent News reports. The woman gave birth to a healthy baby girl thanks to the assistance of the passersby and doctors. [ more › ]
It was a day of reckoning at China’s Supreme People’s Court on Wednesday in a long-running patent dispute over a showerhead nozzle: Grohe versus Gllon.
Two dogs trained to collect plastic bottles for recycling in Chongqing have helped their owner earn around 1,000 RMB in a year, China News reports. [ more › ]
Medical workers are in retreat as the deadly virus continues to ravage West Africa
Over the weekend police put a stop to an independent Beijing film festival just as it was about to kick off. Days later, organizers say they are still waiting to find out why.
A café owner in Sydney and recent transplant from Shanghai appears to have closed his shop down after he faced public backlash for refusing to hire a black barista. [ more › ]