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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.

Pair gets prison for posing as cops

Two men in Northwest China who for nearly a year managed to impersonate police officers - despite a hit and run with a real squad car - have been sentenced. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/19 19:28:39

Smuggler stopped with over 6,000 memory cards taped to her chest, crotch

A woman was caught with more than 6,000 memory cards strapped to her torso after she tried to smuggle them into the Chinese mainland from Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/19 19:23:40

China wants Cristiano

Chinese fans attend a World Cup Group B match between Spain and Portugal in Sochi, Russia on Friday. Their banner points to talks of Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo joining Chinese Super ...
Source: IC | 2018/6/18 18:48:40

Mexicans jubilant over win trigger earthquake sensors

Mexicans jumping in jubilation on Sunday shook the ground hard enough to set off earthquake detectors and throngs danced in the streets after their team scored a surprise victory over ...
Source: Reuters | 2018/6/18 18:48:39

'Stay Calm': Police in China warn against spike in suicide attempts after matches

Police are issuing warnings against a possible spike in suicide attempts during the ongoing World Cup that may correlate with gambling on matches.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/18 18:43:40

Germany's team photos win hearts in China despite loss to Mexico

While most Germany soccer fans were caught off guard by the returning champ's 0:1 loss to Mexico on Sunday, that hasn't deterred Chinese Net users from cooing over the players' ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/18 18:43:40

Winning predictions fall flat for Beijing's Forbidden City cats

Animals predicting match results have just become another beloved side show to the World Cup circus: famous soothsayers include Germany's Paul the Octopus, and current star in England, Mystic Marcus ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/18 18:43:39

Hanging gardens of Shanghai

Pictured are terraced buildings with landscape features that have been dubbed the 'Hanging Gardens of Babylon' by locals at a shopping complex under construction along Suzhou Creek in Putuo district, ...
Source: IC | 2018/6/14 19:58:41

Raccoon conquers skyscraper; Americans breathe easier

America breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday after a scruffy brown raccoon was captured safe and sound following a perilous climb up a skyscraper in the US state of ...
Source: AFP | 2018/6/14 19:58:40

Secret marriage between Taoist priest and nun stirs controversy

A leading Taoist priest and nun stirred controversy after it was revealed they had been secretly married for more than a decade and have a 15-year-old son together.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/14 19:58:40

Smile in the face of fear

British TV star Jake Quickenden is the face of “Face a Fear,” a new campaign by the British Heart Foundation that challenges Britons to confront their phobias in order to ...
Source: IC | 2018/6/14 19:58:40

Shenzhen police unleash 'Operation Tiger' to catch drunk drivers during World Cup

Shenzhen traffic police said they are going to keep a strict eye out for drunk drivers ahead of the FIFA World Cup.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/14 19:53:41

Man sentenced for embezzling millions to tip webcam girls

An East China accountant was sentenced to seven years for embezzling millions over a period of two years to spend on a number of webcam girls.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/14 19:53:41

Love-struck couple crosses globe taking wedding pics

Passersby cheered and cars honked as the couple in wedding clothes posed for pictures on the iconic Paulista Avenue of Brazil's Sao Paulo.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/14 19:53:40

Feeling loopy

Visitors stand on a glass-bottomed skywalk extending over the Fuxi Mountain scenic area that was opened for the first time in Xinmi, Henan Province on Tuesday.
Source: VCG | 2018/6/13 20:03:41

Racers in a row

Competitors row in a local dragon boat race as seen from above in Chebei village, Guangzhou on Tuesday. A total 12 dragon boat clubs competed in the traditional race.
Source: VCG | 2018/6/13 20:03:40

Effigies hang over Central China construction site in back pay protest

Construction workers in Central China caught attention online Monday when they hung effigies in work gear and hardhats outside their work site as part of a protest over wages.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/13 19:58:40

Dollar picks up ahead of Fed as stocks retreat

The dollar extended gains against its peers in Asian trade Wednesday as investors await a key Federal Reserve decision later in the day, but most equity markets dipped.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/13 19:48:40