Moon dance

A dancer dressed as Chang'e, a character in Chinese mythology, performs pole dance on the Longquan Mountain in East China's Zhejiang Province on Thursday, before the Mid-Autumn Festival which falls on Monday. Photo: IC

Monkey 'mob boss' caught raiding corner store

A cheeky macaque known to pilfer a Southwest China community for food was captured while raiding a small convenience store, where it caused an estimated 3,000 yuan ($440) in damages.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 17:28:43

Serial scat slinger in Central China caught brown-handed

A man in Central China accused of hurling feces at a dozen restaurants and stores has been detained by police.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 17:28:42

Getting high on high-speed train

Three women were detained after railway employees discovered they were smoking ketamine in a toilet on board a high-speed train to Shanghai.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/29 17:28:41

Bees besiege Times Square street, drawing swarm of tourists

It was a case of hold the honey, double the mustard in Times Square at lunchtime on Tuesday.
Source: Reuters | 2018/8/29 17:28:40

Snake bites dog: S.Korea police to honor dead canine

A long-serving South Korean police dog killed in the line of duty, by a snake, will be honored with a rare ceremony next month in a country where a million ...
Source: AFP | 2018/8/29 17:03:40

Roadside Renaissance

A street artist stands next to his colored chalk rendition of the Mona Lisa in Hefei, East China's Anhui Province on Saturday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/8/28 19:28:40

Steady riders

Horseback riders perform during the opening ceremony of Huhtala Horse Culture Week in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region on Monday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/8/28 19:28:39

China has hottest summer since 1961

The national average temperature in China this summer reached 22 C, the highest since 1961, with 55 weather monitoring stations posting record high daily temperatures, a meteorological official said on ...
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/28 19:08:39

Bird-brained pigeon racers' plan to win race derailed

Two pigeon racers whose elaborate plan to cheat in a high-stakes competition involved boarding a high-speed train with their birds were each sentenced to three years in prison.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 18:18:39

High school forces students to eat lunch standing up

Finding a place to sit in the cafeteria on the first day of school can be tough.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 18:13:41

Woman takes blame for dad's crash

Police in Liaoning Province are pressing charges against a woman and her father after she admitted to taking the blame for a hit-and-run he had committed while drunk.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/28 18:13:40

Cuddliest artist in Vienna, panda's paintings go on sale

Vienna Zoo is luring visitors with a new attraction: a painting panda.
Source: Xinhua-Reuters | 2018/8/28 18:13:40

New semester stretch

A primary student stretches his arms on the first day of school after the summer holiday on Monday in Guiyang, Southwest China's Guizhou Province. All schools in Guiyang began classes ...
Source: IC | 2018/8/27 18:58:40

Focus of attention

A model is photographed during the finals of the Miss China-ASEAN Etiquette Pageant on Sunday in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/8/27 18:58:39

Man comes home to holey ceiling

A Guizhou Province man has filed a police report after he came home to find dozens of holes drilled through his ceiling from above.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/27 16:58:40

'Take a cab to Greece': Tourist compensated for booking site error that left him hostel-less in Russia

A Chinese travel site has offered to compensate 80,000 yuan ($11,750) to a tourist after a booking mistake left him stuck in Russia with a reservation in Greece. Customer service ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/27 16:58:40

Dog owner assaults doctor for not treating pet at human hospital

Video footage caught a South China man assaulting a doctor because he refused to treat his slightly-injured dog at a human hospital. The hospital is now seeking to press charges.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/27 16:58:40

Race against time to save 1,700-year-old ginkgo tree

Chinese villagers and forestry experts over the past two months have been racing against time to rescue a 1,700-year-old ginkgo tree in Hunan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/27 16:58:40