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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.

Solid foods help babies sleep better

Babies who are given solid foods as well as breast milk from the age of three months show signs of sleeping better than infants fed only with milk until they ...
Source: AFP | 2018/7/10 20:08:40

Comedian riles Chinese soccer fans with Weibo post

Chinese are famously known to dislike their men's national team - especially after they failed to qualify for the ongoing World Cup.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/10 20:08:39

Three Lions roars up charts as England prepare for World Cup semi

Soccer anthem Three Lions is leading the race to top the Official Singles Chart this Friday as Gareth Southgate's England prepare for their World Cup semi-final against Croatia.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/10 20:03:40

Frolicking whale halts NZ fireworks display

A rare visiting whale in Wellington Harbor has won hearts in the New Zealand capital but forced officials to cancel the city's annual fireworks display.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/9 18:48:40

Lithuanian couple wins world wife-carrying title

Fifty-three men slung their wives or partners over their shoulders and hurtled off on an hour-long race in the small Finnish town of Sonkajarvi on Saturday, as thousands of fans ...
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/9 18:48:39

Off-duty cop sniffs out drug dealer

A suspected drug dealer was taken into police custody after he bumped into an off-duty narcotics officer with a very sharp sense of smell, the Chutian Metropolis Daily reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/9 18:43:40

Villagers raid university corn crop

Local villagers reportedly stole crops growing on a university farm in Hunan Province in a raid that ruined student research projects and potentially cost the school millions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/9 18:43:40

Student workers forced to eat raw eggs as punishment for underperforming

Seventeen college student workers in Central China were forced to eat raw eggs and bitter melons because of their poor work performance.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/9 18:43:40

Ready for liftoff

Hot air balloons are set to launch in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning Province on Saturday as part of a local balloon festival. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/7/9 18:43:40

Making a stand

Catalan 'castellers' create a human castle on the National Mall in Washington, DC, US on Saturday. The tradition, usually performed at festivals, dates back to the 18th century and is ...
Source: IC | 2018/7/9 18:43:39

Indian Railways live streams from kitchens after food scares

Indian Railways has started live streaming from its kitchens so that millions of passengers can see how their meals are prepared after scandals including one involving toilet water caused uproar.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/8 19:33:41

Woman caught smuggling blood samples into Hong Kong for baby gender tests

A woman was caught smuggling dozens of blood samples into Hong Kong from Chinese mainland to conduct gender tests for pregnant women, Knews reported on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 19:33:40

Miracle cancer treatment trip to Switzerland is fraud, Chinese medical experts warn

Medical experts in Beijing are warning against agencies in China promising miracle cancer treatments that involve expensive trips to Switzerland.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 19:28:39

Court calls out debtors with 'reel of shame' at local theaters

Another Chinese city is using the silver screen to shame accused debtors at local cinemas.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 19:23:40

Customer greeter

Pictured is a 5-meter-long statue of a T-Rex displayed in front a mall in Yangpu district, Shanghai on Saturday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/7/8 19:23:40

Hot fun in the summertime

Young women jump over a bonfire during festivities marking Ivan Kupala Day, a pagan summer solstice celebration with a number of Slavic rituals, in the town of Turov, Belarus. Photo: ...
Source: IC | 2018/7/8 19:23:39

Chinese soccer fans rip Lippi for high salary, low results

Ever since the FIFA World Cup kicked off last month, Chinese soccer fans have been ridiculing their men's national team for their failure to qualify in the tournament.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/8 19:03:39

1,000s of shared bikes pulled from Guangzhou's rivers

China's bike-share firms Mobike and Ofo recently pulled more than 3,100 bikes thrown in rivers around South China's Guangzhou.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/5 19:28:21