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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.

Genome company chairman's strange speech goes viral

A head of the world's largest genome sequencing company got blood boiling on Chinese social media over a strange speech in which he said employees must live a minimum 100 ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/29 20:08:40

Spain horse whisperer's animals mirror stress sufferers' state of mind

In the Guadalix mountains outside Madrid, Argentine horse whisperer Fernando Noailles uses his animals to help people suffering from stress.
Source: Reuters | 2018/5/29 20:08:39

Tarred Russian dog, rescued, seeks feathered nest

Animal shelter volunteers have rescued a dog trapped in a tar pit for two days at a construction site outside Moscow and are now looking for a home for the ...
Source: AFP | 2018/5/29 19:23:39

Old woman dies trying to catch moving train

A 78-year-old woman died when she fell and was crushed against a station platform on Sunday while trying to catch a train on the island of Taiwan.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/29 19:18:40

Father kills dog after it attacks son

A Sichuan Province man who beat a dog to death after it attacked his 3-year-old son is still looking for its owner.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/29 19:18:40

Burundi angered by French gift of donkeys to village

Burundi's agriculture ministry has ordered the quarantine of 10 donkeys that were donated to a village through French funding, sparking a debate over the message behind the gift.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/29 19:13:40

'Black magic sorcerers' make victims' cash disappear

Police in Nanjing are investigating a team of "black magic sorcerers" that are cheating people out of thousands online.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/29 19:13:39

Heaven's door

An eight-meter-tall yellow door and frame top a building as part of an art installation in Nan'an district of Chongqing, China on Monday. The portal to nowhere is nicknamed “heaven's ...
Source: IC | 2018/5/29 19:08:40

Heads of the class

Sculptures by this year's graduating class of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts are displayed at the school on Tuesday. Among them are the likenesses of pop singer Jacky Cheung ...
Source: IC | 2018/5/29 19:08:39

Parents of baby Benito Mussolini get court summons

Parents of Benito Mussolini, a 14-month old baby, have been summoned to appear in an Italian court over their son's controversial name, according to a newspaper report.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/28 19:03:40

China teen takes city bus for 7-km joyride

A 14-year-old boy is serving a sentence for taking a city bus for a joyride in Hunan Province that ended when he injured a pedestrian.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/28 19:03:40

Pair of Japanese premium melons sell for

A single pair of premium melons on Saturday fetched a record 3.2 million yen ($29,300) at auction in Japan, where the fruit is regarded as a status symbol.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/28 19:03:40

Chase for stolen bag ends in 2 dead

Two men drowned during a chase over a stolen bag that led both to jump in a Guangdong Province river.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/28 19:03:40

Woman tries to kill bugs, gets sick

A 47-year-old farmer in Central China's Wuhan accidentally poisoned herself after dousing her home in a professional-grade pesticide while trying to combat her mosquito problem.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/28 19:03:39

Milking profits

Pictured are two women holding a shirt made from waste milk by Italian start-up DueDiLatte. The milk is collected from production centers and fibers are created from extracted proteins to ...
Source: IC | 2018/5/28 18:58:39

Bungee biker

A man readies for a bungee jump from the glass skywalk at Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Hunan Province during a bungee competition held there on Saturday.
Source: IC | 2018/5/28 18:53:40

Women's swim lane makes waves

A public pool in South China created waves on social media after it opened a "women-only" swim lane, with some calling the policy sex discrimination.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/27 19:28:40

Four-building demolition clears way for convention center in East China

Abandoned buildings in a failed development on the coast of East China's Shandong Province were demolished to make room for a five-star hotel and waterfront convention center.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/27 19:28:39