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.

Workers try to capture mysterious monkey seen wandering around downtown Beijing

Beijing's wild animal rescue center is currently on some really serious monkey business, as its employees are busy searching for a mysterious monkey that appeared out of nowhere and is ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/1 18:21:46

Cleaning lady fined over half of month's salary for walking in on male boss showering

A female cleaner in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, was fined over half her monthly salary for accidentally walking in on a male manager showering, prompting debate among netizens over ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/12/1 16:52:15

'Dead' wife comes back to life, pleads for mercy for husband from police

A man in Xuyi county of East China's Jiangsu Province turned himself in to police, bringing along the “dead body” of his wife, whom he thought he had strangled to ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/24 20:13:41

One-legged man makes 90-day bike ride to Tibet

A 32-year-old, one-legged man in Northwest China's Gansu Province has become the latest online sensation after completing a 2,000-kilometer bike ride to Tibet. The man, named Jing Hong, lost a leg ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/24 20:08:40

'Peeping Tom' toilet sign slammed for offending both genders

A sign on a women's toilet in Shanghai has drawn public ire for portraying a man spying on a woman from the top of a toilet stall, The Paper recently ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/24 19:58:40

Boy falls from 13th floor, saved by quick-thinking downstairs neighbor

A 2-year-old boy in Hefei, East China's Anhui Province, had a lucky escape after falling from the 13th floor and being caught by a downstairs neighbor, Toutiao News reported on ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/24 19:53:40

'Witches' feminist drama sparks outrage in Pakistan

A fiery online series about a group of women who unleash revenge on men has sparked a backlash in conservative Pakistan, where tough censorship rules prevent such shows from appearing ...
Source: AFP | 2020/11/12 19:58:40

'Food rock' removed from boy's stomach

A 5-year-old boy recently had a huge chunk of "rock" removed from his stomach at a local hospital in Quanzhou, East China's Fujian Province, after eating four persimmons half a ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/12 19:53:41

Rare Russian pink diamond dubbed 'The Spirit of the Rose' sells for $27 million

A rare pink diamond derived from the biggest raw stone of the color ever found in Russia was sold for $26.6 million on Wednesday at Sotheby's in Geneva.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/12 19:53:40

Crowds turn out to watch finless porpoises frolicking in Yangtze River

In the river not far from the upstream of the Yangtze River Bridge in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province, people have been transfixed by the rare scene of finless porpoises ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/12 19:43:40

Police save man from suicide

Local police in Zhenjiang, East China's Jiangsu Province, received a call for help from a man who had attempted suicide by cutting his own belly open and found the pain ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/12 19:33:40

Old woman self-rescues after falling into river

An old woman who can't swim managed to save herself from drowning after falling into a river in Central China's Hunan Province by wrapping her arms around her chest and ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/11 18:53:40

Border guards in NW China turn gardeners on snow-covered plateau

Chinese soldiers in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have successfully grown vegetables on the 4,050-meter-high plateau, despite having only three hours of sunshine each day.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/11 18:48:40

'Sprinting' office worker leaves netizens breathless

A woman has become an online sensation after footage circulated of her sprinting through the streets in Urumqi, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, with many expressing amazement at her ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/11 18:43:41

Donated heart survives helicopter crash in California, US

Talk about a brave heart - a donated heart was alive and pumping Monday after surviving a crash of the helicopter transporting the organ and then falling off the hands ...
Source: AFP | 2020/11/11 18:43:40

'Mahjong dumplings' prove a winning hand

It's a widely known fact that Chinese people love mahjong, and have an appetite for sweet dumplings. One restaurant owner in Lanzhou, Southwest China's Gansu Province, has combined these two ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/11 18:38:40

Millions watch live feed of parcel-sorting robots

More than 8 million netizens watched a live webcast of robots sorting packages at 3 am in the morning on China's largest short-video platform Douyin, media reported.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/4 19:37:03

DNA tests solve dog-killing mystery

A pregnant Frenchwoman who died while walking in the woods during a deer hunt was killed by her partner's dog and not the hunting hounds, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/11/4 19:33:40