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.

Shanghai Disney fan nabbed after stealing for fun

A middle-aged woman in Shanghai was arrested by police recently for stealing belongings of other tourists at Shanghai Disney Resort. The woman, an annual pass holder at the park, said ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/9 19:18:40

New campaign in SW China's Sichuan hands out eggs for cigarette butts

Great news for egg-loving smokers - if there are any - in Langzhong, Southwest China's Sichuan Province. They can now exchange 20 cigarette butts for an egg in a new ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/9 19:13:40

University in hot water over rule rationing students to one shower every 18 days

A university in Zhengzhou, Central China's Henan Province, has ruled that only 720 shower opportunities are available for 13,000 students each day due to a shortage of hot water from ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/9 19:08:40

Tough pet turtle survives 8-month 'vacation'

A pet Brazilian turtle was found alive after being left alone in a college dorm in Zhengzhou, Central China's Henan Province, for eight months when school was suspended, a surprise ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/9 19:03:41

Police officer caught using jailed convict's phone for private purposes

A man in Fuzhou, East China's Fujian Province, found on Tuesday that his cell phone had been used for private purposes by a local policeman during the four years he ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/2 18:38:41

Released detainee gets stuck in credit card debt due to identity theft

A recently released detainee in Zhengzhou, Central China's Henan Province, was shocked to find that she had a new credit card opened in her name, which left her 20,000 yuan ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/2 18:38:40

SW China's Chongqing treats tourists to hot pots while sitting in ice buckets

A water park in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, a city known as a mecca for hot pot lovers, has recently offered a special treat for food pilgrims - enjoying hot ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/2 18:33:40

3-year-old girl caught up in kite and thrown to the sky

A 3-year-old girl became entangled by a kite and pulled nearly 10 meters into the air due to strong winds at the annual Hsinchu Kite Festival in the island of ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/1 19:23:41

Plant life takes over college dorms left unoccupied due to epidemic

Chinese college students returning to campus have found uninvited guests in their dorms, which have been unoccupied for eight months due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/1 19:23:40

Two men in South China steal bones from grave to win favor with dead man's descendant

Two men in South China's Guangxi Province who had dug up a grave and stolen the bones were found to have done this to earn the favour of the deceased ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/1 19:18:40

Hospital in East China seeks volunteers to donate feces

A hospital in Wuxi, East China's Jiangsu Province, has recently attracted attention for asking for donations of feces from volunteers to treat a patient's intestinal tract disease.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/1 19:13:40

N.China restaurant slammed over 'gender-specific lunchbox'

A restaurant in North China's Tianjin Municipality drew controversy recently over its decision to launch gender-specific boxed lunches, in which the "female version" lunchbox has fewer dishes than the men's ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/27 18:58:42

$145,000 reward set for missing thousand-year-old cultural relics

Police in Xianyang, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, are offering a reward of one million yuan ($145,000) for a pair of stone lions dating back to the Tang Dynasty (618-907) which ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/27 18:58:40

No claws for concern as police led on fake 'tiger' hunt

After arming themselves to the teeth to catch a tiger reported by a local resident in a village in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, police found that the wild cat ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/27 18:53:41

Phone scam exposed after 'kidnapper' persuaded to cut ransom from $70,000 to $6,000

A woman in Jinhua, East China's Zhejiang Province, successfully blew the lid off a hoax after she figured out that her daughter's "kidnapper", who quickly agreed to cut the ransom ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/27 18:53:40

Woman discovers dead body of upstairs neighbor after seeing blood leaks from ceiling

A tenant in China who reported a foul smell and red liquid on her ceiling discovered that the marks came from her upstairs neighbor who had been dead for days.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/27 18:48:40

Tianchi Lake of Changbai Mountain

The south area of the Tianchi Lake of Changbai Mountain in Northeast China's Jilin Province reopens to tourists on Tuesday. The volcanic lake is well-known for the legends of its ...
Source: IC | 2020/8/27 18:43:41

KFC suspends 'It's Finger Lickin' Good' commercial slogan due to safety concerns amid COVID-19

Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), one of the biggest fast-food chains in the world, announced Monday that it is suspending its famous commercial slogan globally - "It's Finger Lickin' Good," amid ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/26 18:43:40