Kitten care

Shaki the monkey grooms a newly rescued kitten in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on November 18. Animal rescuer Jamil Bin Ismail, 48, said he took the heartwarming image after finding the kitten in a parking lot with Shaki, his pet monkey.

Doctors perform breast reduction surgery on 12-year-old boy

A 12-year-old boy in East China underwent breast reduction surgery to remedy a condition doctors said is becoming more frequent among young males due to unhealthy diets.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/15 19:13:39

Chinese university uses facial recognition to enforce sexist curfew policy

An East China university is using facial recognition technology to enforce curfews that students are calling discriminatory against women.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/15 19:08:40

Just desserts as Indian state wins battle over sweet

A row over the origins of a popular Indian dessert that embroiled one of the country's most senior politicians has ended with victory for the state of West Bengal.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/15 19:08:40

Man arrested for shooting women with slingshot on college campus

An Anhui Province man was arrested for shooting women on a college campus with ball bearings and a makeshift slingshot.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/15 19:08:40

Suitcase of gems worth $1.3 million stolen from London train

British police were hunting for an unidentified man on Tuesday after a suitcase containing 1 million pounds ($1.3 million) worth of gems was stolen from a luggage rack on a ...
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/15 19:03:39

Crab crossing

Pictured are some of the millions of ruby-red crabs taking their annual march from their forest floor homes to the ocean to breed on Christmas Island, an Australian territory off ...
Source: IC | 2017/11/15 18:43:40

Show of character

A Chinese man without hands writes beautiful calligraphy on the streets of Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province Wednesday.
Source: IC | 2017/11/15 18:43:39

Woman attempts suicide after cat buying spree

A Beijing woman reportedly attempted suicide after going into massive debt from buying dozens of cats with quick online loans, media reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/14 19:28:40

Hotels busted for fake 5-star reviews

Two guesthouse chains have been temporarily shut down by authorities in Yunnan Province for generating fake online ratings and harassing customers who left negative reviews.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/14 19:28:39

Woman struck costumed employee at Shanghai Disney, witnesses say

A costumed employee at Shanghai Disney was reportedly sent to the emergency room after a visitor struck him from behind.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/14 19:23:39

Say hello to Sydney's new 'Ferry McFerryface'

In the grand tradition of Britain's Boaty McBoatface, Australian authorities are christening one of the ferries crossing Sydney's world famous harbor Ferry McFerryface, but some union workers aren't amused.
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/14 19:08:39

French woman 'faked kidnapping' to be with lover

A French court on Thursday handed a six-month suspended jail term to a woman who claimed to have been kidnapped - sparking a massive search - in order to be ...
Source: AFP | 2017/11/14 19:03:40

Smashing good wine

A tourist throws a bowl into a large pile of broken wine bowls on a snack street in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province on Sunday. Tourists at the stall spend 5 yuan ...
Source: VCG | 2017/11/14 19:03:39

This library stacks up

Visitors browse Tianjin Library in Tianjin, China. Holding a whopping 1.2 million books, the futuristic looking library was completed in 2009 and is 120,000 square meters, media reported Tuesday.
Source: IC | 2017/11/14 18:58:40

Dress made of 5,888 leaves seen in Guangdong

A model presents a dress made of leaves to promote environmental protection at the Shampoola scenic area in Fogang County of Qingyuan City, south China's Guangdong Province, Nov. 12, 2017. ...
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/14 14:39:00

Father suspected of stabbing his 3-year child dead in Finland

A man was suspected of stabbing his three-year-old child in a playground in Finland on Monday, leading to the death of the child.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/14 7:46:03

Luxury watch store robbed in downtown Copenhagen

A luxury watch store in one of Copenhagen's most prestigious department stores was robbed on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/14 7:43:01

World's e-shopping trends revealed

The aftermath of Singles' Day sale is staggering: totals surged to $24.62 billion across Chinese e-commerce platforms, making up 40 percent of global online sales, Beijing Youth Daily reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/13 19:28:40