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Young crocodile, 2 pythons stolen from Australian zoo


A crocodile and two pythons have been stolen from a reptile zoo in Australia's capital city.

The grape escape: Canada baffled by vineyard theft; police suspect hobbyists

Thieves escaped with half a ton of grapes they had stripped directly from the vine at a winery in Canada's Quebec province, the owner said Tuesday. Police said they have ...
Source: AFP | 2020/10/28 20:08:40

Woman sparks controversy with backless outfit photo shoot on public tram

A woman in Changchun, Northeast China's Jilin Province, provoked anger from passengers on a local tram after taking photos of herself wearing a backless outfit, triggering discussions over women's freedom ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 20:03:40

Girl turns tin cans into adornments

A girl from Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, has amazed netizens with beautiful, delicate Miao ethnic group headpieces that she made entirely from discarded tin cans, People's Daily reported on ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 19:58:41

Man's lung explodes over losing game

A 30-year-old man from Fuzhou, East China's Fujian Province, suffered an exploded lung after he became furious at losing every single round of an online game during a four-hour game ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 19:58:40

Public alarmed over frenzied factory 'training'

A video circulating online of employees at a local factory workshop in Dongguan, South China's Guangdong Province, kneeling on the ground and slapping themselves in the face has left the ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/28 19:53:40

Deliveryman beaten up by customer

A deliveryman from Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, was struck on the head by a customer he was delivering food to, because "he called me on the phone when I ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 19:58:41

Man donates blood as birthday gift

A man in Huzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, has donated blood for the 100th time as a special birthday gift for himself as he turned 37, People's Daily reported on ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 19:58:40

Next-door neighbors become newlyweds after meeting in online group chat

A newly wedded couple in Northeast China's Liaoning Province became a hit on China's social media recently, after finding out on their first date that they were next-door neighbors, a ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 19:53:40

Missing dog travels 26 days, 60 kilometers before finding its way home

A 7-year-old dog in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, has returned home after making a 26-day journey which covers a distance of 60 kilometers, local media the Qianjiang Evening ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 19:48:40

Old couples hold wedding ceremonies in cemetery

Seven old couples aged over 80 had a special wedding ceremony in a cemetery in Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan Province, Pear Video reported on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/27 19:43:41

US goes nuts over flying squirrel thieves

It was a high-flying scheme that landed with a thud: Seven alleged flying squirrel traffickers were arrested in the US state of Florida after capturing thousands of animals worth more ...
Source: AFP | 2020/10/21 18:38:40

11 people caught fishing on pier of HK-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge

Eleven people were arrested recently by police in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong Province, for fishing on a pier on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge without permission, Pear Video reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/21 18:28:40

Fugitive turns himself in after being on the run for 30 years, finds he was innocent

After 30 years of being on the run, a 52-year-old man turned himself in to the police and confessed his "crime" of being involved in a group fight in Yinchuan, ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/21 18:23:40

Man pours boiling hot water on pregnant cat, killing all four kittens

A man from North China's Shanxi Province has triggered a furious backlash on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo after luring a pregnant stray cat into a cage and scalding it with ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/21 18:18:40

Disappointed consumers compare the new blue iPhone12 to a recycling bin

Chinese consumers who finally got their hands on the latest hot new Apple iPhone 12 have a fashion complaint saying the dowdy blue version is so ugly that it reminds ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/21 1:00:14

Father poses as son for online dating, swindles 'girlfriend' out of $3,000

A man who used his son's photo for online dating and swindled his "girlfriend" out of 20,000 yuan ($2,991) has been arrested in Shanghai on suspicion of fraud.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 18:53:40

Man bails on restaurant bill after woman brings 23 friends to blind date

A man aged 29 from East China's Zhejiang Province decided to leave dinner early when the woman he went on a blind date with brought 23 relatives and friends to ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 17:53:41

Fake liquor gang busted after 'weird taste' draws customer's suspicions

Local police in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality recently uncovered a criminal gang that counterfeited Chinese renowned liquor brand Moutai, the Beijing News reported on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 17:43:41