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Shenzhen police unleash 'Operation Tiger' to catch drunk drivers during World Cup

Shenzhen traffic police said they are going to keep a strict eye out for drunk drivers ahead of the FIFA World Cup.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/14 19:53:41

Man sentenced for embezzling millions to tip webcam girls

An East China accountant was sentenced to seven years for embezzling millions over a period of two years to spend on a number of webcam girls.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/14 19:53:41

Love-struck couple crosses globe taking wedding pics

Passersby cheered and cars honked as the couple in wedding clothes posed for pictures on the iconic Paulista Avenue of Brazil's Sao Paulo.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/14 19:53:40

Effigies hang over Central China construction site in back pay protest

Construction workers in Central China caught attention online Monday when they hung effigies in work gear and hardhats outside their work site as part of a protest over wages.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/13 19:58:40

Dollar picks up ahead of Fed as stocks retreat

The dollar extended gains against its peers in Asian trade Wednesday as investors await a key Federal Reserve decision later in the day, but most equity markets dipped.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/13 19:48:40

Austria mulls migrant reception centers outside EU

Austria is discussing with other EU states the possibility of setting up reception centers for migrants outside the EU, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/13 19:48:40

Phony German soccer star spotted in Shanghai ahead of World Cup

A man posing as German soccer star Mesut Özil was called out on social media after he made a public appearance in Shanghai just days before the World Cup kicked off in Russia today.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/13 19:43:41

Man praised for corridor clean-up

A Beijing man became so annoyed about his neighbors cluttering up their apartment building's corridor that he took some initiative - and threw everything out.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/13 19:43:41

Aquarium trainer sparks anger after putting lipstick on beluga whale

A viral video out of China showing an animal trainer putting lipstick on a beluga whale has sparked outrage across the world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/12 19:43:39

Canine couples take the plunge in mass wedding

Puppy love was in the air at a Shanghai mall on Saturday as a crowd of people and dogs gathered to watch a mass canine wedding ceremony.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/12 18:48:39

Button football hot in Brazil

The ball goes right over the defenders and into the corner of the net. Goal for Zidane!
Source: AFP | 2018/6/12 18:23:39

Penka the cow spared death over crossing EU border

Bulgarian authorities announced Monday that Penka, the cow who risked death by straying over the European Union border, will not be put down after all.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/12 18:18:39

Ivanka's 'Chinese proverb' puzzles China

As the world anticipated the summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, a tweet from Ivanka Trump about a "Chinese proverb" not only grabbed the attention of Chinese netizens, it left them just confused.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/12 16:43:39

Low-fat diet tied to improved breast cancer survival odds

Breast cancer patients may have a better chance of survival when they follow a low-fat diet heavy in fruits, vegetables and whole grains, a US study suggests.
Source: Reuters | 2018/6/11 18:53:39

Police pick up fourth wanted suspect at Jacky Cheung concert

Yet another wanted fugitive was nabbed at a Jacky Cheung concert in East China's Zhejiang Province on Saturday night.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/11 18:53:39

Deaf cat latest World Cup soothsayer

A deaf cat named Achilles is soon to begin his work as Russia's official soothsayer for the World Cup, following Paul the Octopus who became a star in 2010.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/11 18:48:40

Pot of gold found in abandoned French house

A demolition team called in to tear down an abandoned house in western France this week struck gold, literally.
Source: AFP | 2018/6/11 18:48:40

Man ordered to demolish illegal rooftop pool

A man who built a private swimming pool on top of an apartment building in Southwest China has been ordered to dismantle it after city officials said it was illegal.
Source: Global Times | 2018/6/11 18:48:39