Catfishing operation

Four people hold a 110-kilogram catfish they caught on the Segre River in Mequinenza, Spain. It took Peter Irwin (second from right) nearly an hour to pull the fish ashore.

Passenger accidentally drinks from Didi driver's pee bottle

A Didi Chuxing driver is in hot water after a passenger expecting a complimentary bottled water was instead treated to a gulp of his urine.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 15:23:40

China's soccer team reserves undergo elite military training

Military training for the reserves of China's national soccer team in East China's Shandong Province has sparked huge online discussions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 19:08:40

Parent's fast car revs school ire

A parent drew complaints at a school in China on Monday for picking up their child in a pricey sports car.
Source: Global Times - AFP | 2018/10/10 18:48:43

Shanghai's streets light up with new LED crosswalks

Illuminated crosswalks are the latest lights to shine on the Shanghai streets as part of a new system to keep jaywalkers in line, China News Service reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:48:42

Smitten stewardess seeks passenger on social media

A Chinese airline stewardess seeking a handsome passenger that left her smitten saw some big help on social media on Monday when users identified her runway Romeo as professional Go ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:48:40

Big marlin sinks Filipino fishing boat

It reads like a new take on The Old Man and the Sea - five Filipino fishermen cast adrift for days on a raft after a huge marlin sinks their ...
Source: AFP | 2018/10/10 18:43:42

Humans recognize 5,000 faces, study says

From family and friends to strangers on the subway and public figures on 24-hour news cycles, humans recognize an astonishing 5,000 faces, scientists said Wednesday in the first study of ...
Source: AFP | 2018/10/10 18:43:41

Tart treats

A clerk in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province holds ice cream made from aged vinegar, which the area is famous for brewing. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/10/10 15:38:39

Chinese netizens go on koi fish reposting binge for good luck

Chinese people's craze for koi fish, which represents good luck in fengshui, has driven millions to repost koi-related tweets in hopes of attaining wealth and better health.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/9 20:43:50

Fiancé dumped over bad driving

A Chinese woman has received lots of support on social media for dumping her fiancé after learning he had racked up over a dozen traffic tickets this year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/9 19:38:39

China's giant stone Buddha to undergo repairs for cracks across chest

One of the world's largest stone Buddha statues will be covered with scaffolding for the next four months as part of a restoration project to fix large cracks across its ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/9 19:33:42

Prague's green mamba scare over after snake caught

A highly venomous green mamba that bit a woman and went into hiding wreaked havoc on a Prague district - before it was caught on a tree on Friday.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/9 19:33:41

Off-duty cop catches fugitive while on way to grocery store

An off-duty patrolman on his way to do some grocery shopping managed to also pick up a fugitive along the way.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/9 19:33:41

Pumpkin patch kid

A little girl plays between two huge pumpkins at the 45th annual Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Weigh-off in Half Moon Bay, California, US on Monday. Steve Daletas from Pleasant Hill, ...
Source: IC | 2018/10/9 18:03:40

Super bowl

A man rides in front of an 80-meter-high bowl statue displayed in Jingdezhen, East China's Jiangxi Province, a city renowned for its ceramics. With a diameter of 80 meters, the ...
Source: IC | 2018/10/9 18:03:39

Boy picks trash to repay stolen sum

A 9-year-old boy began to pick trash to exchange for money during the National Day Golden Week holiday to pay back the 2,000 yuan ($290) he had stolen from his ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/8 18:28:40

Heroic policeman puts out fire in building while on vacation

A policeman on vacation climbed a residential building without any equipment to put out a fire in Leshan, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, on Sunday, CCTV News reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/8 18:28:39

Chinese woman visits South Korea to meet panda she helped breed

A white-collar woman, who realized her dream of breeding a giant panda after 20 applications, chose to visit South Korea for her honeymoon so that she could see the panda ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/8 18:28:39