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.

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

Scientists cover glacier with 'quilt' to slow melting

Chinese scientists have discovered a unique and effective method for slowing the melting of glaciers after a 500-square-meter "quilt" that was put on the Dagu glacier on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/20 14:16:49

Beautiful Qinghai-Tibet scenery prompts passengers to clean train windows

A train on the Qinghai-Tibet railway was treated to a special service from its passengers, who cleaned the train windows inside and outside just to get a crystal-clear view of ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/14 19:23:40

125 ancient tombs unearthed in Guangzhou high school

A high school in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province, recently made headlines after discovering a total of 125 ancient tombs during a salvage archaeology project at a venue in the ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/14 19:18:41

Family 'blown away' by Klopp's advice to young Liverpool fan

The mother of a young Liverpool fan who wrote to Jurgen Klopp about his worries about moving schools said on Monday that they had been "blown away" by the Reds ...
Source: AFP | 2020/10/14 19:10:21

No bull: India claims cow-dung chip protects against radiation

An Indian government unit established to develop soaps and medicinal products from cow dung has branched out with a "chip" it claims can protect people from cellphone radiation.
Source: AFP | 2020/10/14 19:08:40

Couple's lost diamond ring mistaken for film prop

A two-carat "pigeon egg" diamond ring worth over 100,000 yuan ($14,800) belonging to a new couple filming a video for their wedding ceremony was accidentally picked up by a passer-by, ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/14 19:03:40

Dimitrov 'focused to take my pants off'

Grigor Dimitrov made the Roland Garros last 16 for the first time on Saturday but found himself discussing how long it takes to remove his trousers.
Source: AFP | 2020/10/13 18:58:41

Woman forced to smash bracelet after getting stuck trying it on

A woman in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province, got stuck while trying on a bracelet at a local jewelry store and was forced to call firefighters after several failed attempts ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/13 18:53:41

Qingdao university students in the dumps after sewer overflow

Qingdao, a city in East China's Shandong Province, has become the latest battleground in the country's fight against the COVID-19 epidemic, but the city's Ocean University of China (OUC) is ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/13 13:59:08

School offers free fruit to students with clean plates

With China fighting food wastage during the "Clean Your Plate Campaign," a university in Luoyang, Central China's Henan Province, has started offering thousands of kilograms of fruit for free every ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 19:48:41

'Five-star' public toilets in North China city come under spotlight

The Chinese historical coal-mining hub of Linfen, North China's Shanxi Province, came under the spotlight on Monday for its "five-star" public toilets, which boast distinctive national sculptures similar to the ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 19:48:41