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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.

Man detained for depositing doo-doo, motor oil in ATMs

A Sichuan Province man was detained after he inserted feces and motor oil into several ATM machines in the hopes they would poop out cash.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 19:03:40

Neighbors learn they're brothers 58 years later

Love thy neighbor: He may just turn out to be your brother. That's what two families in Zhejiang Province recently discovered after they learned their sons were switched at birth ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 18:58:41

Police spray paint 'drug-dealing family' on homes in shaming campaign, then netizens shame police

Police in a Guangdong Province county sprayed "drug-dealing household" on the homes of 10 families said to have a relative accused of a drug related crime - then removed it ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/10 18:58:40

AI learns to take shortcuts: study

A computer program modeled on the human brain learnt to navigate a virtual maze and take shortcuts, outperforming a flesh-and-blood expert, its developers said Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/10 18:53:41

Delhi police parade 'space suit' scammers after NASA claims exposed

The alleged scam was out of this world but Indian police brought a father and son duo down to earth Wednesday when they paraded them in the fake space suits ...
Source: AFP | 2018/5/10 18:53:40

No small feet

Nurses on Wednesday massage the feet of dolls during a natal care competition held at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui Province to mark International Nurses Day, which falls on Saturday. ...
Source: VCG | 2018/5/9 19:18:42

Made with love

Primary students in Lianyungang, Jiangsu Province present their hand-drawn portraits of their moms ahead of Mother's Day on Sunday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/5/9 19:18:41

China conducts tests for microplastics pollution in southwest Indian Ocean

Chinese scientists are testing for plastic fiber content in the Indian Ocean in a bid to track its sources and distribution as the scale of worldwide microplastics pollution has only ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/9 19:18:40

Man to get refund after mistakenly paying 147k yuan for snack

Police in Henan Province helped a shop owner locate a man who last month mistakenly paid more than 147,000 ($23,000) yuan for a couple of stuffed buns.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/9 19:13:40

Mexico candidates accused of faking transgender status

Authorities are investigating 17 men running for mayor in Mexico's upcoming elections on charges of pretending to be transgender so their parties would meet gender quotas.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/9 19:08:42

US state OKs 'free-range parenting'

Utah is the first US state to allow children to roam free and take part in unsupervised activities under a "Free Range Parenting" law as of Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/9 19:08:41

Brazil's first lady mocked after jumping in lake to rescue dog

Brazil's first lady Marcela Temer leapt fully clothed into a lake at the presidential palace to rescue her pet dog - then got roasted on social media.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/9 19:08:41

Gifter's remorse: 60-year-old woman confronts, demands money back from handsome livestream host

A woman in China had a physical altercation with a livestreamer half her age after tracking him down to demand that he return 300,000 yuan ($47,131) in virtual gifts she ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 18:28:40

Drones to patrol Sanya beaches following barbecue brawl

All public beaches in South China's tourist hot spot of Sanya will be monitored by drones by the end of 2018, local authorities announced on Monday night.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 18:28:40

2 million yuan 'break-up fee' left in bar returned

Two million yuan ($314,204) in found cash has been returned after a man left it with his ex-girlfriend at a Hangzhou bar as a 'break-up fee,' who then left it ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/8 18:28:39

No 'half-naked' female students in library: Zambia university

Zambia's leading university on Monday asked female students to stop visiting the library "half-naked," suggesting that their skimpy outfits were distracting their male counterparts.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/8 18:13:39

Tourism nearly a tenth of global CO2 emissions

Domestic and international tourism accounts for eight percent of greenhouse gas emissions, four times more than previously estimated, according to a study published Monday.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/8 18:08:40

Touching moment

A man touches a statue of the late pop singer Teresa Teng in Handan, Hebei Province on Tuesday. Though born in Taiwan, Handan is her ancestral home. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/5/8 18:08:40