Romance express

Bus driver Liu Shun and his wife decorate a bus while dressed as the cowherd and weaver girl from the Chinese myth behind Qixi Festival, Chinese Valentine's Day, which is celebrated today.

Naked woman detained after biting man's face in zombie subway attack

A woman was detained after she attacked a man in a subway, gnawing on his face before stripping naked in an apparent mental breakdown.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 20:13:39

Nutella gets 'red card' in Germany

German MPs have blasted a World Cup promotion by Nutella chocolate spread, after they worked out people would have to scoff almost 16 kilos of the sugary treat to earn ...
Source: AFP | 2018/7/19 20:08:40

Chinese diners spend 86 hours a year waiting for tables: app data

Chinese spend an average 86 hours annually waiting for tables at restaurants, with people living in Shanghai waiting the longest, a recent study shows.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 20:08:40

Fawning over you

Two young sika deer lie next to each other in a wild animal reserve in Moritzburg, Germany on Tuesday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/7/19 20:08:40

Ballet road show

Ballet dancers pose at a city parade event for the Asia debut of the Alice in Wonderland ballet performance in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/7/19 20:08:39

School says sorry for poster likened to porn advert

One of the largest universities in Finland has apologized for a poster promoting a China exchange program after it sparked outrage online over claims it resembles a porn site ad.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/18 20:23:40

Jupiter's moons include 'wrong-way driver'

Astronomers on Tuesday announced the discovery of 10 more moons of Jupiter, bringing to 79 the number known to be circling the giant gas planet, including one "wrong-way driver" that ...
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/18 20:23:40

China opens its first 'AI police kiosk'

China's first AI police kiosk was officially opened for service on Wednesday in Fujian Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/18 20:23:40

College computer student hacks school computer to change grades

A university computer student in South China is in hot water for using his skills to hack into his school's system and change his grades.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/18 20:23:40

Dying to Survive helps factory thrive

A Chinese leukemia survivor has seen a surge in orders at his factory following the success of a movie that chronicles his courageous real-life story
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/18 20:23:40

Wheel helpful

A woman parks a shared wheelchair at a dock outside Peking Union Medical College Hospital on Wednesday. Jianzubao, the shared wheelchair service operator, has installed 15 docks outside the hospital, ...
Source: IC | 2018/7/18 20:23:39

Join the bark side

A dog is dressed as Darth Vader for a costume contest at the 6th Annual PAWmicon Convention hosted by the Helen Woodward Animal Center and Hazard Center in San Diego, ...
Source: IC | 2018/7/18 20:18:39

Spanish bid for gender neutral constitution sparks row

Spain's Socialist government is seeking to erase gender bias in the constitution but the head of the Royal Spanish Academy, the custodian of the language, on Monday said the plan ...
Source: AFP | 2018/7/17 20:18:39

Driver who killed 4 in crash sees crowdfunding page shut down by site

A crowdfunding account created by a driver seeking financial support after causing a fatal car crash was shut down by the site.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/17 20:13:40

From Wi-Fi to AI: Shenzhen's first 'smart road' is on the way

A road in South China's Shenzhen is getting the city's first smart makeover, which will include everything from free Wi-Fi to AI traffic monitoring.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/17 20:13:40

Annual swan count gets underway

An 800-year-old tradition of counting the swans owned by Britain's Queen Elizabeth started on Monday, an annual ceremony of "swan upping" that in modern times has become a means of ...
Source: Reuters | 2018/7/17 20:13:40

Solo voyager sailing makeshift raft on Yangtze stopped by cops

A man who had been navigating the Yangtze River on a wooden raft with plans to cross China was stopped by police out of concern for his safety.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/17 20:13:39

Kidding around

Baby goats and yogis participate in a goat yoga class held by Hello Critter at Golden Road Brewing in Glendale, California, US on Monday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2018/7/17 20:10:06