Want to escape the end of the world? Ticket for Noah’s Ark 2012 sold on Taobao

| December 24th, 2011

From Information Times:

In the movie 2012, Dec 21st is the end of the world. On this special day, mountains fall down, earth crack, landslides and tsunamis are everywhere. In the movie, Chinese people made a Noah’s Ark in Tibet and only government officials and rich people in the world can afford the tickets. But in Taobao(www.taobao.com), a Chinese online shopping web, you can buy a Noah’s Ark ticket of 1 billion Euros with only 3 RMB (less than $0.5). It […]Read more…

Going Global, start here in northeast China

| August 26th, 2011

The following is Jacky Huang’s report after a month of bicycle riding in China, participating in the Summer Universiade event.

Ten routes of bicycle riding through China

The 26th summer Universiade in Shenzhen has already ended. This game showed the whole world a different excitement of a thrilling international Olympic game. Low carbon dioxide, green, environment protection and creativity are the main themes. Even in the opening ceremony, almost all the performances were done by university students. And one of the great […]Read more…

Rape? Woman mistakes man as boyfriend and has sex

| July 5th, 2011

From GZSB via Sina

Xiao Juan is a 26-year-old woman living in Weining (Guizhuo Province). On the night of Jun 27, she and her boyfriend went to their friend’s birthday party. It was very late and they decided to settle down in a hotel nearby. At midnight, Xiao Juan went to the public toilet outside their room. After that, she went into the neighboring room by mistake.

Still not very awake, Xiao Juan thought the man in the room was her boyfriend […]Read more…

High school girl looking for a stranger on forum to go to parents meeting

| July 1st, 2011

From IFeng:

Uncle, could you help me to go to the parents meeting?

A high school senior girl was looking for someone to pretend to be her parent and go to the parents meeting because she got a zero on a recent exam.

When netizen, by the name of (小奇葩) "little exotic flower" heard about the parents meeting this Friday, she was totally anxious about it. Running out of ideas, she decided to post this request on the Internet. To her surprises, many […]Read more…

Be careful of the peepers when you dress in short skirt

| June 29th, 2011

From Tianya:

MM(Girls) should be aware of peepers. If you want to prevent peeping, you should know how it is worked. The following content is from the Internet, which do not represent my views and and Sister Xibai’s views. It is only to pass on information. I wish sisters be aware of it at anytime and keep yourself away from peeping perverts.

Let us assume the distance between the knees and the upper edge of the skirt is 4 cm, and the […]Read more…

Afraid of being beaten by teacher, 10-year old boy commits suicide

| June 24th, 2011

From Sohu:

The family is mourning after the tragedy, Xiao Nan’s unfinished homework is on the table

Xiao Nan, the ten years old primary student committed suicide by drinking a whole bottle of dichlorvos (DDVP, organic phosphate used as insecticide) at home, leaving his family in great despair.

It happened early in the morning

Xiao Nan lived in Lan Tian County, Shan Xi Province with his brother Xiao Jun and his grandparents. His mother, Mrs. Fan had a job in far away Xinjiang Provence […]Read more…

Kindergartener stripped naked for playing with his penis

| June 10th, 2011

From GZ daily and Daily Sunshine

Yesterday morning, Tao Tao was not willing to go to kindergarten no matter how his parents persuaded him. Because one of the teachers took his pants off in front of the class to punish him for playing his penis. The president of the kindergarten has come to apologize for it and agreed to pay back all the tuition fees.

Tao Tao’s kindergarten has over 20 teachers with all the licenses and good qualifications. “Since this […]Read more…

5,000 families break up in China everyday

| June 5th, 2011

From Zaobao:

Left: lightening marriage Right: lightening divorce, top: “is that too fast?”

The divorce rate in China has increased for 7 consecutive years! According to statistics from China’s civil administration, more than 460,000 couples registered for divorce between January and March this year, increased by 17.1% compared to last year’s statistics, meaning that 5,000 couples get divorced everyday on average.

In 2010, about 1.2 million couples got married while 1.96 million couples got divorced. The divorce rate in large cities such as […]Read more…

Male citizens in Shenzhen will enjoy 30 days paternity leave

| May 30th, 2011

From Daily Sunshine

forward many creative ideas. For example, the draft suggests female workers whose professional titles are above associate professors have flexible retirement. That is, if they are willing to work and they are healthy, they can ask for extending their retirement age to as old as men.

The draft also issued “habeas corpus” to prevent domestic violence. According to the regulations, court should protect the victim under the Civil Procedure as long as it receives the request of personal security […]Read more…

Half naked students to protest long speech

| May 28th, 2011

From Xin Kuai News And Zao Bao news

Picture from microblog @周述恒

Half naked, heads covered with short sleeves, a group of students from Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts lied on the ground before a school leader to protest his long speech.

This scene happened in the opening ceremony of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts Graduation Exhibition. Since yesterday afternoon, a post about “students half naked to protest long speeches of school leader” was spreading widely on microblog.

In the video shot by […]Read more…

Old woman give herself a surgery by slitting her belly

| May 26th, 2011

From Zaobao news And Xin kuai News:

A female farmer in Chongqing Municipality performed a surgery on herself because her family couldn’t afford the 50,000 medical fees.

According to Qilu Evening News, Wu Yuanbi, 53, performed the surgery on May 8. She slit her belly open to let the fluid out. But the intestines also went out and almost killed her.

Wu Yuanbi suffers from Budd-Chiari syndrome, a chronic condition that causes the belly to fill with fluid, larger than a pregnant […]Read more…

Taxi driver connives at rape in his car

| May 25th, 2011

A 15-year-old girl, Xiao Wei (alias) was raped by a passenger in the same taxi. Facing the crime, the taxi driver did not stop the car nor called the police, instead he detoured a long way to make this happen. This cold-blooded driver was sentenced to 2 years in prison for rape.

The rape happened on December 31, 2009. That midnight, Li Wenkai, the taxi driver and his friend Li Wenchen were waiting for passengers near the Wen Zhou railway station. […]Read more…

Journalists threatened during farmland issue investigation, police refuse to help

| May 19th, 2011

From Xinhua News:

Local farmers hold banners to require government to give back their farmland

Three Xinhua News Agency journalists were threatened during an investigation of farmland transfer issue in a place in Hebei Province just 40 km away from Beijing three days ago. To their surprise, the local police turned down their request when asked for protection.

The journalists came to Xianghe County in Hebei province to investigate the farmland transfer issue which was reported by the local villagers. Upon their arrival, […]Read more…

Female executive expelled for nude photo

| May 11th, 2011

From Shanghai Youth Daily:

The Nude picture Gate of Edison Chen, a popular young Hong Kong singer and actor, was the most shocking and frequently talked topic of China’s showbiz three years ago. In 2008, a repairman stole Edison’s nude pictures taken with other female actors and singers such as Cecilia Cheung, Gillian Chung and Maggie Q and uploaded them on the internet. But recently, a female executive lost her job because of downloading Edison’s nude picture onto the company’s computer.

Approaching […]Read more…