Piercing pets: Acupuncture for cats and dogs in China

Pet owners in China are turning to acupuncture to help soothe the aches and pains of their beloved cats and dogs.

Farmer accuses motorcycle-riding tourists of traumatizing his mule

Tourists in Hebei Province's grasslands compensated a local farmer who insisted their noisy motorcycles had scared his mule and left it injured.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/23 20:13:40

Drone at airport closes runways

A Central China airport closed its runways and flights were delayed after a drone was spotted flying in the area.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/23 20:13:39

Five arrested for photo outside Shanghai war memorial dressed in WWII-era Japanese army uniforms

Police in Shanghai have detained a group of Chinese men who posed for a photo dressed up in WWII-era Japanese military uniforms outside a memorial for a historic battle during ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/23 20:13:39

Birds of a feather

Hundreds of farmed chickens are rounded up in a village in Guanyun county, Jiangsu Province on Tuesday. The chickens are locally nicknamed “airplanes” for their unusually strong ability to fly. ...
Source: IC | 2017/8/23 20:08:40

Saudi police detain teen for dancing in the street

Saudi police said on Tuesday they had detained a 14-year-old boy who was filmed dancing to the 1990s hit song "Macarena" at a street crossing in the coastal city of ...
Source: Reuters | 2017/8/23 20:08:40

Piercing pets: Acupuncture for cats and dogs in China

Pet owners in China are turning to acupuncture to help soothe the aches and pains of their beloved cats and dogs.
Source: Reuters | 2017/8/23 20:08:40

Giant panda Beibei celebrates 2-year-old birthday in US

Giant panda Beibei is seen beside its birthday cake during a celebration at Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington D.C., the United States, Aug. 22, 2017. The zoo on Tuesday held ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/23 11:10:36

Proud father’s humble brag about son’s acceptance to uni goes viral

The proud father of a new Tsinghua University student has earned some celebrity status online for a sign he posted outside his shop.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/22 19:08:39

Dutch build world’s biggest bike parking lot

The city of Utrecht, the Netherlands opened on Monday what it said would be the world's largest parking garage for bikes with room for 12,500 once completed next year.
Source: Reuters | 2017/8/22 19:03:40

India bans Islamic instant divorce

India's top court on Tuesday banned a controversial Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives instantly, ending a long tradition that many Muslim women had fiercely opposed.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/22 19:03:40

Man who ignored ‘Do Not Feed Bears’ signs at Beijing park bit by bear

A man was bit by a black bear at a Beijing wildlife park on Friday after he rolled down his car window to feed it.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/22 19:03:40

US teen pleads guilty to ‘Slender Man’ stabbing

One of two girls accused with stabbing a friend inspired by a fictitious Internet character pleaded guilty to a reduced attempted homicide charge Monday in a Wisconsin court.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/22 19:03:40


Taoyuan city mayor Zheng Wencan touches the 310-kilogram winner of a pumpkin contest in Taiwan on Sunday. The contest was held as part of the ongoing Taoyuan Land Art Festival. ...
Source: IC | 2017/8/22 19:03:39

Major characters

Pictured is a message reading “Long live Chairman Mao” near a military aviation school in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on Saturday. The message was first carved out of the ...
Source: IC | 2017/8/22 19:03:39

Super pumpkins on display

A boy poses with a giant pumpkin at a picking garden in Fuyang, East China’s Anhui province. Several giant pumpkins were shown at an event held in the garden, with ...
Source: Ecns.cn | 2017/8/22 14:13:29

Rare white koala born at Australian zoo

A rare white koala joey has been welcomed at a zoo in Australia on Tuesday, prompting thousands of Australians around the country to suggest names for the cuddly creature.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/22 13:31:19

‘Strongly-worded’ sign on city bus sparks outrage

A Wuhan bus company got controversy rolling on social media over a "strongly-worded" sign forbidding the physically infirm from using the second level of a double-decker bus.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/21 19:23:40

Malaysia apologizes for flag blunder at games

Malaysia apologized on Sunday for the upside-down printing of Indonesia's flag in the souvenir guidebook for the Southeast Asia Games, which officials said is being withdrawn and reprinted.
Source: Reuters | 2017/8/21 19:23:40