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Transit worker's Peppa Pig figures bring smiles to his passengers


A bus ticket taker on a local bus in Central China is warming the hearts of passengers – and thousands more online – by handing out colorful cartoon figurine of Peppa Pig he makes out of dough.

Big hearted

A woman and child pose for a photo inside a pair of giant cartoon hands that form a heart at Xintiandi Square in East China's Shanghai municipality. The sculpture is ...
Source: VCG | 2019/1/23 22:18:40

Handicraft fun

Foreign teachers and their students at Wenzhou-Keen University have fun making lotus lights on Wednesday in Wenzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province.
Source: VCG | 2019/1/23 22:18:40

Viacom buys television streaming service Pluto TV for $340m in cash

US media group Viacom announced Tuesday a deal to buy free streaming television service Pluto TV for $340 million in cash to better compete as lifestyles shift to online entertainment.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/23 22:13:42

Fans baffled as Liverpool star Mohamed Salah closes his social media accounts

Fans were left baffled on Wednesday after Liverpool's star Egyptian striker Mohamed Salah appeared to have deleted all of his social media accounts where his followers number in the millions.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/23 22:13:41

Shanghai Disneyland to grow again

Shanghai Disneyland will add a Zootopia-themed land, bringing characters from The Walt Disney Company's popular animated film to the park, the operator said here on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/23 22:13:40

East Chinese city Jinan completes autopilot bus driving road test in 5G environment

An autopilot bus has finished its road test in a 5G network environment in the city of Jinan, East China's Shandong Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/23 22:08:43

Sony's robocop dog will keep an eye on your home

Sony's puppy-sized robot dog aibo, equipped with cameras, artificial intelligence and internet capability, can now remotely check up on family members, children or even pets, the Japanese electronics giant said ...
Source: AFP | 2019/1/23 22:08:42

Ready for planting

A farm in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality has prepared multiple plots of land for experimental farming, allowing visitors to better understand different farming techniques and crops.
Source: VCG | 2019/1/23 22:03:41

A pretty welcome home

The women's federation in Yucheng district of Ya'an, Southwest China's Sichuan Province holds a Qipao fashion show attended by nearly 300 people at the city's train station square on Tuesday, ...
Source: VCG | 2019/1/23 22:03:40

Transit worker's Peppa Pig figures bring smiles to his passengers

A bus ticket taker on a local bus in Central China is warming the hearts of passengers – and thousands more online – by handing out colorful cartoon figurine of ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 21:58:41

Dog leads ambulance to passed-out owner

Paramedics driving their ambulance down a narrow street on an emergency call suddenly realized the dog running in front of them was leading them to their patient who had passed ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 21:53:40

Grammy nominee blasts designers for dubbing her 'too big' to dress

An American pop star up for Best New Artist at next month's Grammys says she's struggling to find a dress for the ceremony, with designers calling her “too big.”
Source: AFP | 2019/1/23 20:48:42

Blue Origin set for 10th test flight

Blue Origin, the rocket company headed by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, is poised to launch the 10th test flight of its unmanned New Shepard rocket on Wednesday as it competes ...
Source: AFP | 2019/1/23 20:48:42

Google's Nest camera hacked broadcasts hoax nuclear attack alert to terrified family

Nest urged owners of its security cameras Tuesday to use enhanced authentication to thwart hackers, after one terrified a family with a hoax nuclear missile attack.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/23 20:48:41

Company offers extra holidays for single women

A performing arts company in East China is giving its single, 30-and-over female employees some extra days off during the Spring Festival holiday in the hope that they can find ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/22 18:06:21

Bank told to replace gold with beer

The Bank of England (BoE) was asked to consider moving the gold bars from its vaults so that a pub can move in during a hearing before a parliament spending ...
Source: Reuters | 2019/1/22 17:58:41

Dads get life lesson during exam with their kids

Dads in Southeast China took mock exams at a primary school with their kids and barely managed a passing grade, showing that some fathers have some way to go in ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/22 17:58:41

Baghdad bikers aim to unite Iraqis, forbid members to discuss politics

Roaring along Baghdad's highways, the "Iraq Bikers" are doing more than showing off their love of outsized motorcycles and black leather: they want their shared enthusiasm to help heal Iraq's ...
Source: Reuters | 2019/1/22 17:58:40