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People in Yuncheng, North China's Shanxi Province participate in a watermelon-eating competition on Sunday.

Mad splasher fired after backlash over dousing Canadian pedestrians

A Canadian van driver who splashed pedestrians along a downtown Ottawa street has been fired by his employer after a video of his mischief provoked an online backlash.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/31 19:23:39

Bamboo b-day cake

Giant pandas Cheng Jiu and Shuang Hao celebrate their fourth birthday with a bamboo meal at a zoo in Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang Province on Tuesday.
Source: VCG | 2018/7/31 19:18:40

Good catch

Two men are caught safely in a net as their semi-trailer dangles from the edge of a runaway ramp in Yuxi, Yunnan Province on Thursday. The two lucky men were ...
Source: IC | 2018/7/31 19:18:40

14 killed in Vietnam wedding party car crash

Fourteen members of the same family were killed in a car crash in central Vietnam Monday en route to a wedding party, including the groom who died instantly when their ...
Source: AFP | 2018/7/30 19:53:40

UK's top envoy makes 'Japanese wife' gaffe in China

Britain's new foreign minister made an awkward debut in China on Monday when he sought to curry favor with his hosts by mentioning his Chinese wife, but accidentally referred to ...
Source: AFP | 2018/7/30 19:53:40

Viral video leads police to catch man driving with foot

Police in South China caught up with a man after video of him showing off his one-footed driving skills went viral.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 19:53:39

Lying on hot rocks new health kick

Women in Central China are lying down on paving bricks and park boulders in the summer sun for what amounts to free hot stone massages.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 19:48:40

Woman resuscitates abandoned puppy by performing 'mouth-to-snout'

The white puppy appeared to be dying when its seller decided to abandon it on the street in Zhengzhou, Henan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/30 19:48:39

Family outing

A girl does her homework on a small table as her grandparents exercise at a park in Huaibei, East China's Anhui Province. The grandparents said they brought her to the ...
Source: IC | 2018/7/30 19:03:40

Summertime snacking

Monkeys enjoy watermelon to keep cool at a zoo in Shenyang, capital of Northeast China's Liaoning Province on Sunday.
Source: VCG | 2018/7/30 19:03:40

NZ strikes off-note by stripping ivory off old piano

New Zealand authorities have been accused of “vandalism” after they stripped the ivory key tops from an antique piano shipped into the country by its British owner.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/29 18:38:41

Israel arrests Italians for mural of Palestinian teen

Israeli forces have arrested two Italians for drawing a giant mural of a Palestinian teenager seen as a symbol of resistance on the separation wall in the occupied West Bank, ...
Source: AFP | 2018/7/29 18:38:40

Fugitive drug trafficker busted while hiding out as Shanghai nanny

A Chinese woman who for nine years evaded police for trafficking drugs from Myanmar was arrested in Shanghai while working as a nanny.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/29 18:38:40

Car wash in river a total wash-out

Firefighters in China had to rescue a driver who became stranded after trying to clean his million-yuan SUV in a river to avoid paying for a car wash.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/29 18:38:40

Water park in China vows 'not to leak' video from women's locker room cameras

A newly-opened water park at a Chinese aquarium is in hot water after visitors pointed out a number of security cameras installed in the women's locker room.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/29 18:38:39

Neck in neck

Two male giraffes fight to attract attention from females at a zoo in Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province.
Source: IC | 2018/7/29 18:33:40

Saving his skin

Wang Yongchao, a construction worker in Luoyang, Central China's Henan Province wears a facial mask in his bunk on July 24. Wang, who works outdoors, said he applies a conditioning ...
Source: VCG | 2018/7/29 18:33:40

24 peacocks die in southern India after eating pesticide-infested crops

Authorities in the southern Indian state of Telangana Friday reported deaths of as many as 24 peacocks in the past 10 days.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/27 14:38:25