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.

84-year old woman gets 10 years for beating husband to death

An 84-year old woman in Huaian, East China's Jiangsu Province, who beat her husband to death with a wooden stick has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, reported Toutiao ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 16:58:42

E. China city government apologizes after residents plunder pork scattered on road after accident

The government of Dongtai, East China's Jiangsu Province, apologized to the public on Monday after some residents plundered frozen pork that was scattered on a road after a traffic accident. ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 16:03:40

Celebrity imposter uses 'love spell' to swindle woman out of $500,000

A woman in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, was tricked out of 3.3 million yuan ($475,000) after being persuaded that she could use a "love spell" to magically make her ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 15:28:40

Panda celebrates beginning of adult life with special 'bamboo cake'

Chunqiao, a giant panda that lives at a zoo in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, received a delicious "bamboo cake" for her fifth birthday on Saturday as a special way ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 15:08:40

Workers sift through tons of garbage to find lost college enrolment letter

A careless youngster in Nantong, East China's Jiangsu Province, was lucky to find his lost college enrolment letter in a trash dump thanks to four kind-hearted sanitation workers, reported Guancha.com ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 14:53:41

'Drug smuggler' cat in Sri Lanka escapes prison during detainment

A cat detained at Sri Lanka's main prison while allegedly trying to smuggle drugs and cell phone SIM cards has escaped, media reports said Monday.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/5 17:53:42

Indian restaurant offers 'coronavirus curry' to scared customers amid pandemic

An Indian restaurant is hoping to win back customers afraid of eating out during the pandemic with a special "COVID[-19] Curry" and "Mask Naans."
Source: AFP | 2020/8/5 17:53:41

Police fail to unlock suspect's handcuffs, call firefighters for emergency help

A fire station in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province received an emergency call from the local police on Monday, calling for assistance in unlocking a pair of handcuffs from a suspect, ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/5 17:48:40

Peacock in Southwest China sneaks into college library

A peacock in Southwest China's Yunnan Province that strutted into a college library was eventually "persuaded" to leave after wandering around between bookshelves for half an hour, according to a ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/5 17:43:41

Drug buyer in East China reports his dealer to police for selling fake meth to him

A man in East China's Jiangxi Province recently reported his dealer to local police after spending 9,000 yuan ($1,290) on what turned out to be fake meth, according to Knews ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 19:13:45

Man inserts 29 magnetic beads into urethra

A man in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province inserted 29 magnetic beads into his urethra for reasons he was reluctant to reveal. By the time the doctor removed the beads from ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 19:08:41

Car lost eight years ago unexpectedly found after its owner asked to move vehicle

A man from Central China's Henan Province was startled to find his car that he lost eight years ago after receiving a phone call requesting him to move a vehicle, ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 19:03:40

German brewery runs dry due to nest of stork family in chimney

A brewery in the German state of Bavaria has been forced to suspend beer production after a family of storks made themselves at home in one of its chimneys.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/4 18:58:41

'Model customers' keep Tokyo diners at social distance amid pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic might have left many restaurants empty, but one establishment in Tokyo is relying on some "model customers" to enforce social distancing: life-like mannequins keeping diners from getting ...
Source: AFP | 2020/8/4 18:58:40

Golden monkey turns village in NW China's Shaanxi into its home

The monkey, covered by golden colored fur on most of its body, a little bit of black fur on the head, and a white face, also impressed online netizens with ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/29 20:44:55

Bulletin board near school in Central China city slammed for demeaning women

A bulletin board at a playground in Jiajinkou township, Gongyi, Central China's Henan Province, which is close to a middle school, has sparked internet outrage for demeaning women.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/29 20:08:40

Kept on ice: Police find workshop used refrigerated coffins to store frozen seafood

Police recently found that a factory workshop labeled a "food market" in North China's Tianjin Municipality had been using hearses and refrigerated coffins to store frozen seafood, according to a ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/29 20:03:41

Garbage reveals ancient lifestyle at new archaeological site

Archaeologists have unearthed the ruins of an ancient city from the Warring States Period (475BC-221BC) at a newly discovered site in Jinan, East China's Shandong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/29 19:58:41