Jack Ma loses 11/11 lipstick selling challenge

He may be the co-founder of Alibaba Group, but Jack Ma clearly doesn't know jack about lipstick. That's what Singles' Day shoppers learned when the business magnate turned philanthropist took on fashionista and beauty blogger Li Jiaqi in a livestreamed lipstick sell-off.

Internet 'koi craze' steps up on China university campus

Following the giant splash made by the koi fish reposting craze on Chinese social media, a university campus in Henan Province now features a staircase painted with the lucky fish, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 17:48:41

Search for tiger hit on highway ongoing

Wildlife rescuers are searching for a Siberian tiger they believe was injured after it was hit by a car while crossing a North China highway and ran off on Wednesday. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 17:48:40

102-y-o back to gaming after surgery

After years of blurry vision, a 102-year-old woman said she finally decided to undergo eye surgery because it was affecting her video gaming.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 17:48:40

Workers dig out WWII-era shell in Northeast China

A shell left by the Japanese invading army during World War II has been unearthed in Qiqihar, a city in Heilongjiang Province, local police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 17:43:41

Rare jellyfish found in Central China

A rare type of freshwater jellyfish, believed to have existed on earth for more than 100 million years, was found in the Danjiangkou Reservoir, central China's Hubei Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 17:43:41

Dancing granny

A woman in her 80s follows along as an instructor teaches a group a dance popular on video platform Tik Tok. She hopes to challenge young dancers to a dance-off ...
Source: VCG | 2018/10/16 17:43:40

Light as a feather?

A giant flamingo statue made from balloons stands in a shopping mall in Shenyang, Northeast China's Liaoning Province on Monday.
Source: VCG | 2018/10/16 17:43:40

Trash haulers leave garbage piling up at China mall to protest unsorted waste

Garbage collectors in Hangzhou who were tired of dealing with a commercial complex that refused to sort its waste simply let their trash pile up.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/15 18:58:40

Rwandan entrepreneur woos drinkers with beetroot wine

Rwandans enjoy eating beetroot but entrepreneur Assumpta Uwamariya has found a novel use for the vegetable - turning it into a red wine that has proven popular with customers in ...
Source: Reuters | 2018/10/15 18:58:39

Rat dangles from restaurant ceiling

Diners at a Southwest China restaurant had an unexpected guest hang out with on Saturday - a large rat.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/15 18:48:40

Mineral-rich meal

A feast fashioned from stones is showcased during an exhibition of rare stones in Shaanxi Province on Saturday.
Source: VCG | 2018/10/15 18:43:40

Social media heats up over hotpot-shaped pool at hot springs

A hot springs in Southwest China's Chongqing is paying homage to the area's famed spicy cuisine with a hotpot-shaped pool.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/15 18:43:40

China purrs over white Bengal tiger triplets at wildlife zoo

Three playful white Bengal tiger cubs are charming visitors as they clamber around their enclosure at a zoo in China.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/15 18:43:39

Area without phone service in cell tower dispute

An area in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province is struggling with weak mobile phone reception in an ongoing dispute between telecoms and residents over a cell signal booster built on ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 18:43:40

India mulls Calvin Klein to lure man-eating tigress

Indian rangers hunting a man-eating tiger are considering deploying an unusual weapon to lure the big cat - Calvin Klein cologne, an official said Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2018/10/14 18:43:39

Australia kangaroo attack leaves three hurt

Three members of an Australian family used a broom and a shovel to fight off a rare attack by a large kangaroo that left all of them injured, one seriously. ...
Source: AFP | 2018/10/14 18:38:40

China's firefighters hot for 'Falling Stars' challenge

Firefighters in China are heating things up on social media platforms as the latest group to take part in the Falling Stars internet challenge.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 18:38:40

Snake drops through bank ceiling

Employees at a South China bank had a scare on Friday morning after a giant snake dropped from the ceiling as they held a meeting, Chengdu Business Daily reported.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 18:38:40