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Wushan carpool user astonished when ride turns out to be colossal truck

A Sina Weibo user who booked a ride Monday from Wushan Mountain to southwest China's Chongqing Province from a carpool service was surprised to find a colossal truck waiting for him, www.k618.cn reported Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/28 19:33:40

In-flight dispute sparks debate

An online post of a South Korean woman taking off her shoes and stretching out her legs on a plane went viral recently, triggering heated discussion about her manners.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/28 19:33:39

Canada postal service suspends delivery over crow attacks

Canada's postal service confirmed Tuesday that it has suspended mail delivery to a Vancouver neighborhood after repeated attacks on its carriers by a crow.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/28 19:33:39

Paris lets Madrid be the ‘City of Love’ for WorldPride

Madrid has asked Paris to lend it the title of "City of Love" as it hosts WorldPride 2017, one of the biggest celebrations of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/28 19:28:40

Tourist faints after breaking 300,000 yuan bracelet

A tourist on a trip in Southwest China's Yunnan Province passed out after breaking an expensive jade bracelet, Chengdu Economic Daily reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/28 19:28:40

‘Troll’s Penis’ to be re-erected

Norwegians have come out en masse to raise nearly 20,000 euros to repair a penis-shaped rock formation apparently knocked down by vandals, an online collection showed Monday.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/27 18:28:40

Beijingers balk at soaring kindergarten expenses

Attending a kindergarten is becoming an increasingly expensive business in Beijing with a graduation party costing up to 30,000 yuan ($4,385), the Beijing Evening News reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 18:28:40

Stray wallaby has small Dutch town hopping

Dutch police are looking for the owner of a stray wallaby that made an unexpected appearance in a small town over the weekend.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/27 18:28:40

Netizens applaud water buffalo school run

Netizens have praised a father's unorthodox approach to parenting after photos of him taking his son to kindergarten on a water buffalo in Southwest China's Sichuan Province went viral.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 18:28:39

Police call off MMA vs Taichi fight

Shanghai police called off a fight between former mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Xu Xiaodong and local Taichi master Ma Baoguo just before it was due to start on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 18:23:40

Muslim-Americans prepare for Eid at women-only salon

Nevien Shehadeh, 19, was one of many Muslim women who chose Le'Jemalik Salon and Boutique in New York's borough of Brooklyn on Friday to prepare for the Eid al-Fitr holiday.
Source: Reuters | 2017/6/26 19:58:39

Martha the Mastiff named World’s Ugliest Dog

With deep-set wrinkles and a gas problem, Martha the Mastiff is no beauty queen - but as the newly crowned World's Ugliest Dog, she is still a winner.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/26 19:58:39

Quirky translation sparks online design craze

Netizens have been having fun with the Sun Yat-sen University school badge after the name was translated as Twin-duck University in a travel article by writer Zhang Yongming.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 19:53:40

Suspect in Xinzheng detained for spreading rumors

A suspect has been arrested for spreading rumors that Longhu would cease to exist as a town, Chinanews reported on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 19:53:40

Netizens demand tougher stance on school bullying

Five Beijing middle school students have been fined for forcing a fellow pupil to eat excrement, according to local police, a punishment seen by many netizens as too lenient.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 15:33:39

Indian toilet charity renames village after Trump

A toilet charity has renamed an Indian village after US President Donald Trump as part of a promotional push to raise cash and support for better sanitation.
Source: Reuters | 2017/6/25 19:58:40

Dog poop for dessert: Turd-shaped treats a hit in Thailand

It might turn some stomachs, but a dessert-maker in Thailand has been flooded with orders ever since she started crafting gelatinous sweets into the shape of dog poop.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/25 19:53:40

Graduation kiss leaves president lost for words

The president of Nanjing Agricultural University was left looking astonished after he was kissed by a female student at a graduation ceremony, People's Daily reported on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/25 19:53:40