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A court in Sichuan Province has launched a citywide shame campaign against debtors in the form of a short cartoon describing their crimes.

New forensic tests suggest Shroud of Turin is fake

A new high-tech forensic study of the blood flows on the Shroud of Turin, the mysterious linen some Christians believe is Jesus' burial cloth, is the latest analysis to suggest ...
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/19 20:13:40

Soldiers do battle with summer mosquito swarms in Xinjiang

Swarms of mosquitoes have returned to a region in Northwest China that are more than merely bugging locals and frontier troops - they pose serious health risks.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 20:13:40

Naked woman detained after biting man's face in zombie subway attack

A woman was detained after she attacked a man in a subway, gnawing on his face before stripping naked in an apparent mental breakdown.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 20:13:39

Nutella gets 'red card' in Germany

German MPs have blasted a World Cup promotion by Nutella chocolate spread, after they worked out people would have to scoff almost 16 kilos of the sugary treat to earn ...
Source: AFP | 2018/7/19 20:08:40

Chinese diners spend 86 hours a year waiting for tables: app data

Chinese spend an average 86 hours annually waiting for tables at restaurants, with people living in Shanghai waiting the longest, a recent study shows.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 20:08:40

Fawning over you

Two young sika deer lie next to each other in a wild animal reserve in Moritzburg, Germany on Tuesday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/7/19 20:08:40

Ballet road show

Ballet dancers pose at a city parade event for the Asia debut of the Alice in Wonderland ballet performance in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/7/19 20:08:39

School says sorry for poster likened to porn advert

One of the largest universities in Finland has apologized for a poster promoting a China exchange program after it sparked outrage online over claims it resembles a porn site ad.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/18 20:23:40

Jupiter's moons include 'wrong-way driver'

Astronomers on Tuesday announced the discovery of 10 more moons of Jupiter, bringing to 79 the number known to be circling the giant gas planet, including one "wrong-way driver" that ...
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/18 20:23:40

China opens its first 'AI police kiosk'

China's first AI police kiosk was officially opened for service on Wednesday in Fujian Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/18 20:23:40

College computer student hacks school computer to change grades

A university computer student in South China is in hot water for using his skills to hack into his school's system and change his grades.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/18 20:23:40

Dying to Survive helps factory thrive

A Chinese leukemia survivor has seen a surge in orders at his factory following the success of a movie that chronicles his courageous real-life story
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/18 20:23:40

Wheel helpful

A woman parks a shared wheelchair at a dock outside Peking Union Medical College Hospital on Wednesday. Jianzubao, the shared wheelchair service operator, has installed 15 docks outside the hospital, ...
Source: IC | 2018/7/18 20:23:39

Join the bark side

A dog is dressed as Darth Vader for a costume contest at the 6th Annual PAWmicon Convention hosted by the Helen Woodward Animal Center and Hazard Center in San Diego, ...
Source: IC | 2018/7/18 20:18:39

Spanish bid for gender neutral constitution sparks row

Spain's Socialist government is seeking to erase gender bias in the constitution but the head of the Royal Spanish Academy, the custodian of the language, on Monday said the plan ...
Source: AFP | 2018/7/17 20:18:39

Driver who killed 4 in crash sees crowdfunding page shut down by site

A crowdfunding account created by a driver seeking financial support after causing a fatal car crash was shut down by the site.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/17 20:13:40

From Wi-Fi to AI: Shenzhen's first 'smart road' is on the way

A road in South China's Shenzhen is getting the city's first smart makeover, which will include everything from free Wi-Fi to AI traffic monitoring.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/17 20:13:40

Annual swan count gets underway

An 800-year-old tradition of counting the swans owned by Britain's Queen Elizabeth started on Monday, an annual ceremony of "swan upping" that in modern times has become a means of ...
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/17 20:13:40