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Jazzing up the traditional

Traditional Chinese fashion meets jazz dancing during a dance class taught by Liu Sijie, 26, who lives in Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/11/19 18:18:41

A large transformation

Visitors take photos as a former prison that has been turned in a cultural park in Hefei, East China's Shandong Province. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/11/19 18:18:41

Netizens find humor in the wind

A gale-force wind that blasted Beijing and other cities in China's north on Sunday and Monday produced some amusing video clips from netizens who took the dangerous weather in their stride, awkward as they were.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 18:18:40

Celery facial masks are coming; onions maybe not

A research institute in East China has developed a rejuvenating facial mask made from celery and is developing others in vegetable series of facial masks.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 18:13:41

Marathoner defends running while pregnant

A 40-year-old elite runner, who is now eight months pregnant, finished the Shanghai Marathon on Monday, which is her third marathon during her current pregnancy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 18:13:40

Southern-born pandas love snow

Giant pandas born in Southwest China's Sichuan Province got a chance to romp in another of their natural habitats for the first time following a snowstorm that blanketed their playground at a zoo in Shenyang, Northeast China's Liaoning Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 17:43:40

Creative recycling after Double 11

Students at a design school in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province had a lot of materials to work with after the world's largest online shopping spree. They used the cardboard packaging their purchases delivered in to make something creative.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 17:38:40

Elderly cyclist rides 160,000 km in 13 years, visits Tibet 8 times

Ma Fuyun, 69, has cycled more than 160,000 kilometers - equivalent to circling the Earth four times - since her first riding tour in 2006.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 17:38:39

Kid power!

An Astro Boy-themed exhibition is held in Changsha, capital of Central China's Hunan Province on Saturday. Astro Boy is a classic cartoon by Osamu Tezuka, one of Japan's most loved manga artists. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/11/18 17:33:40

Sharp right turn

A rider yanks on his horse's reins to get it to turn right during a Western style rodeo held in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province on Saturday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/11/18 17:33:39

Patting a panda lands handlers in deep trouble

What was supposed to be a delightful experience for some children visiting the Chongqing Zoo in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality has turned into an investigation of employees who allegedly brought the visitors into close contact with panda cubs.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 16:58:39

Fit Hangzhou school principal betters students at their own challenge

A school in eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou has set up monthly students-principal challenge in a bid to encourage the youngsters to exercise more after the headmaster put his students to shame.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 16:53:39

Statue of Mazu uses her own ID number to get a seat on flight to Thailand

The statue of Mazu, dressed in flowing gold and red silks and a one-meter-tall headdress, passed through security checks with her own ticket, which also had her own ID number, according to numerous videos posted online.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 16:53:39

20kg boa drops into restaurant

A 20-kilogram, 3-meter-long boa constrictor gave a local restaurant owner in Foshan of South China's Guangdong Province a creepy surprise when the snake fell from the ceiling, ending a ten-year mystery.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 16:48:39

Spicy pedicure

A massage parlor in Yuzhong district, Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality is offering clients a hot pot package, that includes bathing customers' feet in a tub of chilli pepper soup. A customer enjoys the hot pot foot treatment on Saturday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/11/17 16:43:40

Cold death

Frozen fish are recovered from a river in Harbin, Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, where the temperature has dropped to -15 C. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/11/14 17:41:24

On your bike

He Yong (left), 56, from Pingliang, Northwest China's Gansu Province, rides his bicycle that he made entirely of wood. The bike can carry an adult man. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/11/14 17:41:23

Video's editing blunder gives car brand some free advertising

Car brand Infiniti got some free promotion when a video platform wrongly edited a video that was meant to advertise an Audi product.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 17:33:41