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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.

Virtual whale ride helps ease fear of heights: study

People who had lived with a fear of heights for decades became less afraid after virtual reality (VR) therapy that saw them riding a flying whale, researchers said Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/12 20:38:42

Net blames floods on ancient rhino statue's removal

As heavy storms swept Southwest China's Sichuan Province this week, leaving thousands homeless and billions of yuan in damages in its wake, some locals have been pointing fingers online - ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 20:38:41

Sichuan floods raise online concerns over pandas' safety

While non-stop torrential rains continue to flood Southwest China's Sichuan Province, some on Chinese social media have expressed concerns over the safety of the pandas that call the area home.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 20:38:41

Armless man charged in stabbing

A 46-year-old homeless man with no arms was arrested in Miami Beach, Florida, for stabbing another man with a pair of scissors using his feet, police said on Wednesday.
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/12 20:38:41

Two workers fined for paddling boats around flooded office park

A tech firm made waves on social media after it punished two employees spotted canoing around their flooded office park in Chengdu, a city still reeling from recent torrential rains. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/12 20:38:40

Oh, deer

A deer rests in the Palace of Compassion and Tranquility, also known as Cining Palace, in the Palace Museum, Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/7/12 20:33:42

Birthday bamboo

Ida Bao enjoys a 'birthday cake' made from bamboo and flowers prepared by her keepers on Thursday at Everland, Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. She turns five today. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/7/12 20:33:41

Giant crocodile captured in Australia to stop it going to town

Authorities in Australia have caught a saltwater crocodile measuring almost 5 meters, one of the biggest on record, to stop it from reaching a populated area, authorities said on Tuesday
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/11 18:53:41

Man rushed to hospital after munching on 20 deep-fried cicadas

A man was taken to the emergency room after he ate 20 deep-fried cicadas on Saturday and gone into a near-fatal shock.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/11 18:53:40

Shanghai woman forgives boyfriend for stabbing her dozens of times

A Shanghai woman forgave her boyfriend after a judge sentenced him to 3.5 years for stabbing her multiple times, saying she hoped they would "grow old together."
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/11 18:48:42

Hotel calls cops on messy guest

A messy hotel guest who had barred housekeepers from cleaning her room for months prompted staff to call police.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/11 18:48:41

Tourist brings unexploded WWII shell to Vienna airport

An American tourist brought an unexploded WWII shell to Vienna airport in her luggage, Austrian police said on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/11 18:48:41

Feathered friends

Two egrets are seen on the Xin'an River, Huangshan, East China's Anhui Province. They are Class II protected animals in China. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/7/11 18:48:41

Filthy royals

Molly Kofahl, 4 (left), and Charles Daviskiba, 3, pose after being crowned Mud Day Queen and King during Mud Day at the Nankin Mills Park in Westland, Michigan, US on ...
Source: IC | 2018/7/11 18:48:41

He's got backbone

A doctor holds 3D-printed vertebrae used for thoracic spine surgery at First Hospital of Qinhuangdao, North China's Hebei Province on Thursday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/7/10 20:08:47

Revved to celebrate

Motorcyclists ride through the center of Prague, Czech Republic during a rally to celebrate 115 years of the legendary US brand Harley-Davidson on Saturday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/7/10 20:08:46

World Cup reporter in Russia helps reunite pen pals who lost touch 56 years ago

A Russian woman who lost touch with her Chinese pen pal 56 years ago has found her once again thanks to reporters in Russia covering the World Cup and sharp-eyed ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/10 20:08:46

Dating event lets singles peek in each other's online shopping carts

A dating event that gave singles a chance to peek at the contents of their potential partners' online shopping carts was held in a Beijing courtyard.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/10 20:08:40