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Moon dance


A dancer dressed as Chang'e, a character in Chinese mythology, performs pole dance on the Longquan Mountain in East China's Zhejiang Province on Thursday, before the Mid-Autumn Festival which falls on Monday. Photo: IC

Culinary craftsmanship

Chinese chefs use 433 kilograms of braised chicken to make a giant two-meter-wide copper pot in Yongping county, Southwest China's Yunnan Province on Wednesday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/9/20 18:43:41

Moon dance

A dancer dressed as Chang'e, a character in Chinese mythology, performs pole dance on the Longquan Mountain in East China's Zhejiang Province on Thursday, before the Mid-Autumn Festival which falls ...
Source: IC | 2018/9/20 18:43:40

400,000 yuan spent on meal for eight in Shanghai

A prince from Dubai spending 400,000 yuan ($58,378) on a meal in a Shanghai restaurant to treat his Chinese contacts has made headlines on Chinese social media.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 16:28:40

Mother, daughter arrested for marriage fraud

A mother and daughter in Hubei Province have been detained for marriage fraud, media reported on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 16:23:41

Firemen battle firenado for hose

Firefighters trying to put out a record number of wildfires in westernmost Canada recently found themselves in an unexpected tug-of-war with a fire devil for control of their hose.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/20 16:23:41

Italian navy smuggles cigarettes after Libya mission to Europe

An Italian naval vessel was used to smuggle crates of cigarettes while returning from a mission to stop migrants from traveling from Libya to Europe, the navy confirmed on Wednesday ...
Source: AFP | 2018/9/20 16:23:40

Air pressure mix-up on Indian flight causes passengers to bleed

A cockpit mix-up left more than 30 passengers on an Indian plane bleeding from their ears and noses Thursday after the crew forgot to flick a switch regulating cabin air ...
Source: AFP | 2018/9/20 16:18:40

Flying high

Over 170 hot air balloons take to the skies above Longleat house in a successful attempt to break the British mass ballooning record, media reported on Wednesday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/9/19 19:43:40

Military training

About 3,000 students in Zhengzhou, Henan Province stand in pose to form the shape of Zhongguo, meaning China in Chinese, during a military training on Monday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/9/19 19:38:42

High school teacher punishes students for using cell phones in classroom

A video showing two students being asked to smash their phones in front of the whole class after they were caught using their cell phones in the class is making ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 19:38:40

Children get homework on anger control

A special homework for primary school students designed for emotion control during the summer vacation has gone viral. The homework set a challenge for students and their parents to "live ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 19:33:43

Woman unaware of pregnancy at time of labor

A heavily pregnant woman in Southwest China thought she had suffered from constipation when she actually went into labor and gave birth to a baby girl three minutes later, media ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 19:33:43

Urban air pollution linked to higher risk of dementia: study

Urban air pollution, mostly from vehicles, is associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to research published Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/9/19 19:33:41

Mosquitoes pose risk to food safety

Mosquito larvae have been observed ingesting microplastics that can be passed up the food chain, researchers said Wednesday, potentially uncovering a new way that the polluting particles could damage the ...
Source: AFP | 2018/9/19 19:33:40

Facial aberration

Pictured is a monkey that has a human-like face who lives in Yinhuishanzhuang Zoo in Dongguan, South China's Guangdong Province on Monday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/9/18 18:48:40

Light carrier

Pegasus with a carriage is seen at the Festival of Lights in Fuzhou, South China's Fujian Province on Monday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/9/18 18:48:39

Killing mosquito on car windscreen costs 8,000 yuan

An East China man had to replace his BMW car's windscreen, which was damaged as he tried to kill a mosquito sitting on it on September 11.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 17:33:40

Restaurant raises food delivery fee to 1,000 yuan during typhoon

A South China hamburger restaurant increased its delivery fee to 1,000 yuan ($145) so as to stop its delivery guys from possible accidents and injury during the delivery as Typhoon ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 17:33:39