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Now playing: Sichuan court shames debtors with movie theater cartoon


A court in Sichuan Province has launched a citywide shame campaign against debtors in the form of a short cartoon describing their crimes.

'Nurse-sharing' apps offer some relief to China's aging population

Apps that connect those in need of home care with healthcare workers come as a boon to both China's aging population and often underpaid medical professionals.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/27 19:18:39

Slogan puts England under pressure at World Cup

The pressure on the latest England squad to carry the nation's hopes at the World Cup is already high enough - and the fans' choice of the slogan for the ...
Source: AFP | 2018/5/27 19:13:39

'Sesame Street' sues over lewd murder mystery

Promotion for a new raunchy puppet crime comedy has the group behind the beloved children's TV series "Sesame Street" in Oscar-the-Grouch mode - and they're suing on claims the film ...
Source: AFP | 2018/5/27 19:08:40

Plastic surgery

Nandi, a 7-year-old bull, sits before he underwent a successful operation to remove 187 kilograms of consumed plastic waste from his stomach in Pune, India on April 29
Source: IC | 2018/5/27 19:08:39

One look says a lot

A tufted capuchin, a New World primate from South America recognized for its distinctive head coloration and shape, sticks out its tongue at the Tianjin Zoo in Tianjin, China on ...
Source: IC | 2018/5/27 19:03:39

Rare pair

Pictured is a pair of incredibly rare reindeer twins born in Scotland – the first pair to survive in the UK and only the second known case in the world. ...
Source: IC | 2018/5/24 19:18:41

Chorus line

Members of slacklining band HouleDouse perform across 1,400-meter-high cliffs on Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in Zhangjiajie, Central China's Hunan Province on Wednesday. The stunt marked the band's ...
Source: IC | 2018/5/24 19:18:40

Oh la la! French chateau could be won for 11 euros

A French chateau worth around 1.7 million euros ($2 million) is up for grabs in an online raffle - and tickets cost just 11 euros.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/24 19:13:42

Woman seeking justice for stolen phone blocks doors of Shanghai subway

A Shanghai woman was forcibly taken into custody for blocking the carriage doors of a subway during rush hour, yelling her phone had been stolen and refusing to move until ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/24 19:13:42

Man tries to poison boss with pesticides

A tobacco bureau director was found to have tried to poison his boss by spiking his water with pesticides after being passed up for a promotion.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/24 19:13:40

Realtors forced to dance in skivvies

Footage shows a group of real estate agents dancing in their undies outside their office in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/24 19:08:44

US man wounded after hiding a gun in an oven

A US man was seriously wounded by a gunshot after hiding a revolver in his oven.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/24 19:08:42

Clouded vision

Pictured is art installation Crystal Cloud, made from thousands of beads, on a terraced field in La Pan Tan commune, Mu Cang Chai, Vietnam, on Tuesday.
Source: IC | 2018/5/23 20:23:40

'Embarrassing' plaque for soccer star to be remade

A bronze plaque honoring former United States soccer star Brandi Chastain is to be remade after being ridiculed as "embarrassing" shortly after it was unveiled, US media reported Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/5/23 20:18:41

Accused's penis measured in NZ indecency trial

A man had his penis measured in a New Zealand courthouse on Tuesday after the woman accusing him of indecent assault gave evidence about the size of his member, reports ...
Source: AFP | 2018/5/23 20:18:41

Ancient armor

Pictured are pieces of armor dating to the Qin Dynasty (221BC-206BC). The weapons were restored by Mao Naimin of Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, whose works are included in the Emperor Qinshihuang ...
Source: IC | 2018/5/23 20:18:40

Chew on this: Cops bust pair who stole 130k yuan in gum

Two men were arrested for an unusual string of robberies in East China that involved stealing a total 130,000 yuan ($20,377) worth of packages of chewing gum.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/23 20:18:40

China teen's suicide attempt sparks 5-hour standoff

A Fujian Province teen who stabbed his mother with scissors threatened to commit suicide, prompting a five-hour standoff with police on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/23 20:13:40