The Fall 2014 edition of the Shanghai International Beer Fest smashed all previous records, attracting more than 32,000 people to its 65 beer and food tents over four days. [ more › ]
At least 8,000 teachers working at elementary schools and middle schools in Zhaodong city of Heilongjiang province went on strike on Monday to demand for higher pay, resulting in a majority of the city's schools being temporarily closed and a number of Strike Preparedness Kits being pulled out of the closets. [ more › ]
Schoolchildren in Tasmania presented President Xi Jinping with a lavender stuffed Bobbie Bear, which has become a minor celebrity in China and done more than anyone to put Tasmania on the map for Chinese tourists.
A man in his early 20s stood trial on charges of intentional homicide on Monday in Anhui province after he killed his wife with a pair of scissors and a hammer in her car then shared photos of her corpse on his WeChat Moments as proof to his friends and relatives. [ more › ]
With the unfolding of the recent events of Occupy Central in Hong Kong, the city has certainly had its fair share of attention on the global stage, and Hongkongers appear to have garnered a generally favorable reputation for themselves around the world. Show More Summary
Derna is just hours from Tobruk, where what's left of the central government is based
The wreckage of a Hong Kong-bound ship carrying the bodies of 499 Chinese miners has been found off New Zealand’s coast, 112 years after it sank.
The most famous person from the canal town of Wuzhen in eastern China is a writer known as Mao Dun, a pen name that translates as “contradiction.” And this week, his 1,300-year-old hometown is the setting for what appears to be a major contradiction to the Chinese government’s stated confidence in its Internet control policies that critics deride as heavy-handed.
A total of 7,000 to 8,000 10-year visas have already been issued to Chinese citizens at the US Consulate General in Shanghai since the extended visa policy went into effect last Wednesday, Shanghai Daily reports. [ more › ]
A group of around a dozen pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong stormed the city's legislature in Admiralty early this morning, resulting in clashes with officers equipped with pepper spray and batons. [ more › ]
Harry and Ignacio have been treated for fleas and vaccinated. [ more › ]
A three-year-old boy underwent surgery to have his penis reattached after it was completely cut off by his uncle's girlfriend in Luohe City, Henan province on November 7. [ more › ]
China's tiniest premature baby, just 660 grams heavy and 28 centimeters long, was born in Chongqing after a 23-week pregnancy and has managed to live through the first critical week, according to Xinhua. [ more › ]
Two Hongqi (Red Flag) L5 cars arrived in Auckland, New Zealand ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's arrival, according to a Weibo post from the Australian-based Adelaide SA Radio Stations. [ more › ]
CCTV footage from Zhejiang province shows passersby rushing to rescue a woman who became pinned beneath a car after a traffic accident. [ more › ]
One of the largest Chinese sturgeons found in Yangtze River in the past 20 years was caught by a fisherman in Hubei Province on Friday, according to Xinhua News. The sturgeon, 3.3 meters in length and more than 350 kilograms in weight, is pregnant. [ more › ]
A man in Taiwan who was hopped up on excessive amounts of super glue was taken away by paramedics after he'd called them and claimed that his friend was dying. Also, his friend was an invisible alien. [ more › ]
Six workers have been rescued in the rubble of a construction zone where a parking lot collapsed yesterday evening, according to NetEase. [ more › ]
A three-year-old boy was killed and a nine-year-old girl injured after the two were attacked by a knife-wielding woman in Guangxi, Xinhua reports. [ more › ]
Hong Kong bailiffs this morning began removing barricades at a protest site in Admiralty after the high court extended an injunction authorizing them to clear access to nearby CITIC Tower. [ more › ]