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Promised ponds peeve owners

The developer of a high-rise residential compound in Changsha, Central China's Hunan Province has pulled up the blue plastic covering that outlined promised ponds and appears set to pave the area with bricks, according to videos posted online by Pear Video.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/25 18:33:40

Early winter fun

A snowboarder takes to the slopes at a ski resort in Altay City, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, on Sunday. The city is scheduled to hold the 14th Xinjiang Winter Tourism Industry Trade Fair on Wednesday.
Source: VCG | 2019/11/25 18:28:40

Dazzling lights

An outdoor light display attracts visitors at the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2019 in South China's Guangdong Province which runs from November 18 to Wednesday.
Source: VCG | 2019/11/25 18:23:40

Cameras stop high-rise residents dropping trash

A residential community in East China has installed 127 upward-looking surveillance cameras to prevent residents from tossing garbage from the windows of their high-rise apartments.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/24 17:33:41

Dragon man could have belched fire, exploded after swallowing lighter

A drunk in Northeast China could have become a real-life, fire belching dragon or perhaps even exploded, said his doctor who removed a lighter from the man's stomach.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/24 17:28:40

7,000-year-old paintings made from animal blood said to be found on rock face in Northeast China

Tourism and culture experts have identified two 7,000-year-old rock paintings that were said to have been discovered in Greater Hinggan Mountains, Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, according to a video posted by Pear Video on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/24 17:18:40

Macao-style celebrations

A giant mechanical dragon belches fire during celebrations for the 20th anniversary of Macao Special Administrative Region's return to China on Friday.
Source: VCG | 2019/11/24 17:18:39

Nice dance moves

The 7th annual street dance competition is held in Fuzhou University of International Studies and Trade, East China's Fujian Province on Saturday evening. Hundreds of street dancers from various universities in Fujian Province participated in the event.
Source: VCG | 2019/11/24 17:13:39

Proud plumage

Three red-crown cranes strut in the snow at the Zhalong National Nature Reserve in Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province on Monday. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/11/21 17:57:12

Bracing dip

Swimmers in Heihe, Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, where the temperature dipped to minus 20 C on Wednesday, defy long held beliefs that feeling cold will result getting sick with a cold virus. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/11/21 17:53:40

Wedding photoshoot blocks traffic

Eschewing the traditional romantic seaside or flowery background, a couple in Central China took their wedding photos in the middle of zebra crossing of a busy intersection before being chased away by the traffic police.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/21 17:48:41

Woman compensated for dentist's errors

A series of unfortunate and uncomfortable events involving a woman's entry and exit points for food resulted in her getting 12,000 yuan ($1,703) in compensation from her dentist.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/21 17:48:40

Counselor helps hundreds of mistresses a year

Wang Zhenxi is an extremely busy support therapist who says she counsels more than 800 mistresses a year and even helps them find true, monogamous love.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/21 17:48:40

Cool rider

A poodle wearing sunglasses and a scarf is ready for a bike ride with its owner in Harbin, Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province where the high temperature on Wednesday was minus 5 C. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/11/20 18:03:42

Resident pays overdue property fees in coins weighting 300 kg

A resident in East China paid overdue property management fees with 45,000 coins, which took six people four hours to count.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/20 18:03:41

Take a whiff

Panda poop is on display at the zoo of Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, allowing visitors to take a sniff. The zoo staff change the poop every morning and they have a lot of to choose from. Pandas eat up to 15 kilograms of bamboo a day and poop 40 times a day. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/11/20 18:03:41

Sichuan villagers show off their new delicious dish: fried stink bugs

Several women from the village of Leshan, Southwest China's Sichuan Province are adding to the repertoire of exotic eatable insects, which appear to have been previously shunned because they stink.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/20 18:03:40

HK police play songs to rioters, inspiring a netizens' playlist

Hong Kong police attempted to appeal to the sentimentality of the final rioters, who held up in Hong Kong Polytechnic University, by playing love songs over the PA system, which has inspired Chinese netizens to come up with their own playlist to serenade the rioters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/20 17:58:40