School beauty seeks bodyguard with annual salary 100,000 yuan

| June 28th, 2012
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From Chinanews:

“Since I have been stalked, my door has been knocked on by strangers, and I feel obsessed by the news that a girl was attacked by a knife on the street, I decided to hire a male bodyguard in Nanjing! Here are the requirements: be able to fight against three people, and have good personality. To ensure my safety… the total salary for three years could be RMB 300,000 for the qualified candidate.” [...]Read more…

Female driver strips naked to stop ambulance after hitting a girl, causes death of victim

| June 27th, 2012
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From Sohu and various sites:

A latest video about a traffic accident aroused the sympathy of millions of netizens. After the female driver hit a girl and her mom, she did not try to save the injured; instead, she ran naked onto the ambulance to “grab” the heavily injured girl and lay at the wheel of the ambulance to stop it from leaving. The girl was dead while her mom is still in a coma. Many netizens criticized that the driver [...]Read more…

Shanghai Metro warns female passengers to dress in appropriate clothing to avoid perverts, Feminists protest

| June 26th, 2012
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From Sina:

Shanghai Metro Operation line 2. wrote on its official microblog @上海地铁二运 “Going onto subway, dressed like this, will be impossible not to get sexually harassed. More perverts on the subway, impossible to defend, women vs. perverts (wolves: direct translation of 色狼 is sexual wolf) Girl, please respect yourself!” The attached image is a young woman dressed in black silk skirt, from the back, due to the very thin layer of fabric, her bra and underwear can be seen easily, [...]Read more…

Shanzhai Lamborghini, 99% identical exterior, sells for 420k yuan

| June 24th, 2012
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I believe, you only need to spend less than 300 yuan to own a smartphone that looks like an IPhone on the outside, but have you heard of spending 420,000 yuan for a “Lamborghini”? Recently, a report on the Internet with pictures and videos once again stirs up waves with the word “Shanzhai” in the Chinese auto market.

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Abbot of ancient temple returns to secular life to get married

| June 21st, 2012
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sources: huagu |  sina video

Life is precious but love is even more priceless. These words are very romantic when used on ordinary person, however if applied onto the monk abbot then it must be an incredible story.

The abbot, head of thousands-year-old Qiongzhu Temple in Kunming, named Qing Yin could not withstand the temptation of love, gave up years of practice and retried on June 9 in order to return to secular life from the Temple. He was going to get [...]Read more…

Calculate how much your wife is worth

| May 28th, 2012
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How much is your wife (girlfriend) worth? Recently many Chinese websites and forums had the following viral post, calculating the worth of a woman as a marriage partner base on a series of questions. Some netizens posted scores as high as 9500, but some as low as negative scores, thus crated fights between husbands and wives. Most men found it entertaining and just for fun, but women think marriage is not a product, cannot put a price on it. The [...]Read more…

Photoshopped photo appears on Hangzhou Yuhang district government website

| May 19th, 2012
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From Sina:

Recently, Netizens found another “floating photo” (photoshopped photo) on Zhenjiang province, Hangzhou City, Yuhang district government official website.  In this photo which describes, “Nanhu beach park’s landscape optimization project has been completed”, five men were obviously Photoshopped into the background.  Netizens made fun: “leaders are surely not ordinary people”, they “operate like gods.”

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Foreigner sexually assaulting woman in street of Beijing, beaten up by angry pedestrians

| May 9th, 2012
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On May 8, 2012, around 11:20 pm a drunken bald foreigner was sexually assaulting a woman in public near Xuanwumen subway station across street from Sogo Department Store in Beijing. A video captured him being questioned and stopped by a couple of pedestrians passing by. In rage, Beijing pedestrians hit him and he passed out in the street until the police arrived to the sense. This video quickly spread on the Internet especially on Weibo and received much attention from [...]Read more…

Woman pretends to be artillery solider flaunting wealth on micro-blog faces legal action

| May 2nd, 2012
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From Netease:

April 26, Sina Weibo verified account named “Second Artillery Liu Yuanyuan” exposed herself of drunk driving on micro-blog which attracted many Chinese netizens’ attention.  Claimed a member of Second Artillery Corps Art and Cultural Troupe she also “flaunted wealth” by sharing her personal photos.   People’s Liberation Army Second Artillery Corps Political Department and Propaganda Department News Director Chen Shoufu made a public statement that the Second Artillery Corps did not have such person named Liu Yuanyuan.  so-called “Second Artillery [...]Read more…

How much are multinational companies dependent on China?

| April 21st, 2012
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From Netease:

Report on Wednesday said, the ambitious Starbucks is continuously expanding in China, but customers staying in Starbucks not leaving is a major obstacle of expanding in China – “Customers love these shops too much, they sit there for hour after hour, and sometimes without buying any coffee at all.”  In fact, although these multinational companies have amazing rate of expanding in China, looking at the sales numbers comparing with total global sales, China is still relatively a small market, [...]Read more…

Taobao to offer beautiful Tao Girls personally delivering Internet goods, Ingenious!

| April 20th, 2012
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From QQ:

Recently, Taobao is setting up a delivery/logistics company with their “Tao Girls” (淘女郎) to delivery goods purchased off the Internet.  Currently hiring “Tao girls” all over the country whoever is interested in participating.  Choosing a Tao girl to delivery your purchase will cost ten yuan extra.  According to sources, Taobao had the idea of Tao Girls delivering goods for long time, consumers purchasing goods on Taobao have the option of choosing a Tao Girl in the same city personally [...]Read more…

Chinese man becomes popular for imitating English accents

| April 18th, 2012
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“Brother English”, by the name of Zhang Xu or Nick (weibo: @nickinthehouse) recently became popular on the Chinese Internet for his funny videos of imitating people of nine countries including India, South Korea, Japan etc. speaking English.  The video went viral and people are especially impressed by his foreign language skills and his ability to mimic accents.

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Artist living on a scale to lose weight in public

| March 21st, 2012
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From IFeng:

When hear the words “lose weight”, you probably never have thought of using cameras to monitor and record the entire weight loss process. From March 18 to April 18, sponsored by Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc., hosted by Yitel and Yi Hotel management Co., artist Wang Jun’s project “Keep Fit Deal – 15” is on display at the Yitel 798 Art Project in Beijing.

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Robber returns stolen property back to poor college student

| March 14th, 2012
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From Netease:

In the morning on March 9, Xiao Liu, accompanied by a friend got ready to participate in a job fair interview in Zhanjiang city.  When they got off the bus, suddenly a man riding a motorcycle snatched her handbag.  She tried to catch up to him, but only to see the robber riding an unlicensed motorcycle and disappearing in the rain.

Frightened, Liu had tears in her eyes.  After graduated from college, she traveled alone to Zhanjiang looking a job.  [...]Read more…