From Weibo and other sources:
The “8·26” serious traffic accident in Yan’an, Shaanxi caused 36 deaths and 3 injuries. A picture of Yang Dacai, chief of Shaanxi Administration of Work Safety, smiling on the spot triggered heated discussion. Some netizens utilized “human flesh search engine” and uploaded more pictures of Yang online. Many a netizens claimed that he wore luxury watches like Rolex, TAG Heuer and Rado. Yang Dacai was caught in a wave of questioning.
Recently an entry on Weibo about an automatic perm extractor went viral, it says, “A hospital in Nanjing introduced an automatic sperm extractor. The screen on the machine plays artistic movies and with surround sound in the room. There is a massager at the bottom of the machine with adjustable speed and frequency. Now you can make that money standing up!”
iPhone 5 is finally here, but did it live up to all the hopes and dreams of the Apple fans? The Chinese netizens seem to be not that impressed with the new version, they thought there is not much change other than the screen became 4 inches long from the original 3.5 inches. The new iPhone design was mocked and made fun of by the Chinese netizens for lack of innovation. Many photoshopped Kuso made fun of Apple only “stretched” […]Read more…
“Wow, the Yangtze River is like the Yellow River now!” Yesterday, at the Chaotianmen Pier of the Yangtze River in Chongqing, many tourists found the color of Yangtze River became unusually red. The environmental protection department speculated that this may be due to river sand brought from upstream during flood season.
Destroying fishing nets, hurting other fishes, and damaging the dams… the mitten crabs originating from China have grown into a disaster in German with their huge population, leading to a loss of up to €80 million. However, German fishermen came up with a brilliant idea recently, and that is to sell the Chinese mitten crabs to Chinese restaurants.
At the London Olympics games, post 90s generation shined. However, what is not known behind the gold medals is a childhood filled with blood and tears. Look at these little faces with tears, hands and feet covered in scars, worn exercise bars and training pants, do you feel the pain?
Little body not yet fully developed being forcefully stepped on everyday.
Zhang Mengmeng, a pretty commentator on CCTV was trapped in the “bad-mouthing scandal” during her commentating of the Olympics diving competition. Zhang Mengmeng made fun of several famous foreign athletes of being either abnormal or homosexual. This incident triggered controversy on the internet. Some netizens suspected that it is because Zhang forgot to turn off the microphone while bad mouthing the athletes in a private conversation. CCTV has not yet made any comments on it.
Yesterday afternoon, Ministry of Public Security and Chongqing Municipal Government held a press conference to announce the crackdown of Zhou Kehua’s case, who committed a series of armed robbery and murder. Huang Wei, Vice Minister of Chongqing Ministry of Public Security, pointed out at the conference that Zhou Kehua was shot dead by a policeman, instead of committing suicide as rumored on the Internet. A Chognqing citizen was rewarded 600,000RMB for providing important clues to arrest Zhou Kehua.
There is new development on the “Indecent Photo Gate”, which the top leader of Lujiang County, Anhui Province was rumored to be the one in the photo. These photos circulating the Internet had three men and two women fully naked in a hotel. Luijiang County made a announcement regarding the incident saying the photos have nothing to do with the county official, and they should be called “Photos of 3 Kunming couples partying in a hotel”.
(After investigation) Two involved […]Read more…
A while ago, we posted the news about China’s famous English teacher beats his American wife, a famous Chinese celebrity Li Yang was exposed in a scandal of domestic violence. Now his wife Kim is filing for divorce and requesting 8 homes as property settlement, and 50,000 RMB as compensation for emotional damage .
Yesterday morning, at around 8:30, Kim walked towards the court crowded by several girls. The girls wore black T-shirt and had paints on their face, looking […]Read more…
Since we are on the topic of China’s medical emergency response system. A Dutch living in Shanghai has just ran into a medical emergency involving with a British guy. He tells his experience on his blog, the following is a guest post by Joop Dorresteijn via joop.in.
We found a Brit in a pool of blood this morning, on our way to the bakery. He was looking really ill, surrounded by Chinese people, but he was just lying there. At that […]Read more…
8:00 am this morning at Huaihai Road, Xinhua Road, an old man fell to the ground and his head was covered in blood. Bystanders called 120 but the answer was: “no more ambulance, wait for it.” A foreign woman cursed, “Fuck you Chinese, you should call ambulance!” The first one to help the elderly up was also this foreigner, looking at the blood on the ground crying… Half an hour later, the ambulance finally came
Liberation Daily reporter @橙邾 […]Read more…
Liu Xiang, eight years ago won the 110 meter hurdles at the 2004 Athens Olympics with the world record time of 12”87’, giving China its first Olympic gold medal in men’s track and field ever. He instantly became the hero of the entire Nation. However, at the 2008 Beijing Olympics Liu withdrew from his preliminary heat due to Achilles tendon injuries which hugely disappointed billion Chinese fans and Liu got hammered by the public back then. Now, the 2012 London […]Read more…
August 6, a large number of shops were closed in Shenyang, supposedly to avoid public security’s anti-counterfeiting crackdown. Netizens on microblog said Shenyang is now almost a “ghost town”.