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Tainted milk powder from 2008 not completely destroyed and enters Chinese market again

| February 3rd, 2010

Guangzhou Daily on February 1, 2010 reports, January 30 afternoon, (Guangdong) vice governor Lei Yulan (雷于蓝) participated in a health group discussion of CPPCC members and mentioned some of the contaminated milk powder from 2008 was not completely destroyed, and recently have entered into the market. The authorities held an emergency meeting the day before yesterday, from today on, any dairy products in circulation and dairy production chains throughout the country are set to be under comprehensive inspections.

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Inflation behind 100 yuan

| November 18th, 2010

From Netease:

November 11, 2010, data from Bureau of Statistics showed in October consumer price index rose 4.4%, reached a new high in the last 25 months.

Rewind time back to November, 2009, in one year, how much did the price of commodities rise?

The same 100 yuan, how many less things does it buy you after one year?

According to data from Beijing Market Association on November 13, 2009 and on November 13, 2010, let’s take a look how much the same 100 […]Read more…

Netizens select top 10 cities in China where men feel the most pressures

| December 29th, 2009

From  Morning H:

Perhaps no men are under more pressure than the men in the cities. Even there are some men in the cities are always relaxed, most of the men are under pressure, slowly attempt to get even closer to the center of the city. The excitement of the city living and expanding buries many men’s sweat and tears.

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Man buys a fake IPhone, stabs seller’s associate to death in rage

| March 3rd, 2012

From QQ:

February 28, at noon, a murder happened near the 27 Plaza in Zhengzhou city.  Two hours later, the police arrested the suspect Mr. Feng.  Reporter learned from the police station, 29-year-old Feng had bought a fake Apple IPhone from a dealer in the street.  When he found out that the IPhone was fake he carried a kitchen knife with him to the plaza, and was looking for the crook seller in the 27 Plaza for several days. In the […]Read more…

Hunan school trampling incident, 8 dead, 26 injured

| December 8th, 2009

[Netease] On the evening of December 7, 2009, a tragic trampling incident happened at Yucai private middle school in Xiangxiang city, Hunan Province, causing 8 dead, 26 injured and 8 others under medical observation in the hospital.

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Giveaway: 10 Free Premium VPN accounts of 3 months subscription from Kepard

| August 5th, 2012

Today, we bring an amazing free offer for our readers, ChinaHush and Kepard wanted to share 10 Premium Kepard VPN accounts of 3 months subscription  with you. How about some free stuff to start the week on a high note?

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Foshan needs to build a statue for the nineteenth person

| October 20th, 2011

From Sina Blog By Shi Shusi Translated by Cathy Song

Chen Xianmei, the scrap peddler (Not a trash collector according to Shangaiist) who came to the rescue of Yueyue, the Foshan toddler who ignored after being run over by car twice.

At this moment, nearly everyone is condemning those eighteen pedestrians who chose to do nothing after walking past a severely injured child.

On the afternoon of October 13th, a two year old girl named Yueyue was run over twice by two separate […]Read more…

Hacker gets laughed at for his poor English in an attack at a foreign language university

| September 4th, 2011

From QQ:

Grammar and spelling errors in the pop-up window of the hack attack pointed out by the hack attack victims

On the first day of the new semester in Guangdong University of Foreign Studies(GDUFS), the school’s campus network experienced a hack attack. "My computer was running when suddenly it shut down." One student said. The same thing happed to all his roommates. When they restarted the computer, a window popped up, assuring the students that the hacker is not destroying […]Read more…

Picture of Obama with the waitress at the welcome banquet sparks comical skit

| November 20th, 2009

President Obama’s China visit has ended on Nov 18th, but he left the Chinese people with this funny picture taken during his welcome banquet at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Some say a picture is worth a thousand words, but in this picture perhaps it is Obama’s expression that is worth a thousand words. This picture supposedly was posted on the front page of the “Culture Report” newspaper (新文化报) on Nov 18. (But the front page picture […]Read more…

Patriotic waitress attacked by Taiwanese mother and son

| January 7th, 2012

In a mainland China restaurant, a waitress is taking order from the customers, a Taiwanese mother and her son. The son said, “Restaurant of China has really poor environment, really makes me lose my appetite!” The waitress then muttered, “Isn’t Taiwan part of China?” Thus, the following scene in the video…

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Hong Kong Cigarette Warning Label: Smoking May Cause Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence)

| July 13th, 2009

Recently, friends visited Hong Kong noticed on the cigarette box in Hong Kong, the government warning changed form “Smoking may cause lung cancer” to “Smoking may cause erectile dysfunction (impotence)”

QQ Blogger thinks the government’s warning is not without scientific basis. He listed out studies on correlations between smoking and impotence.

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Matchmaker shares the best places to pick up girls in Beijing

| March 25th, 2014

A matchmaker in Beijing shared information on where to look for single girls and what to look for in a recent issue of China Weekly (中国周刊).

The woman, Rong Chaoran, who works for a private dating website, singled out individual malls and brands, going so far as to diss the uneducated girls who shop at Xidan who are too poor to shop at Shin Kong Place.

Rong Chaoran’s assessment is based on her experience standing around the mall all day looking for […]Read more…

Dispute over the Senkaku Island with Japan

| August 23rd, 2012

The Global Times, one of the top Chinese party newspapers issued an editorial yesterday saying China is prepared for military attack because the dispute over the Senkaku Island with Japan has become an irreconcilable conflict.

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Female superhero Chinese Redbud Woman appears in Beijing

| December 31st, 2011

From Netease:

This May, a female “superhero” appeared in Hong Kong, wearing low-cut black tights and blue mask, called herself “Zijing Woman” (紫荆侠) or “Chinese Redbud Woman”. She handed out food and cash to some Hong Kong residents. The mysterious masked female vigilante received great attention in Hong Kong.

However, on December 24, a “female superhero” also appeared in Beijing, wearing exactly the same outfit as the “Chinese Redbud Woman” of Hong Kong.

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Convicted murderer set free after victim returns home for welfare check

| May 11th, 2010

(Picture from People’s Daily: “Resurrected” “victim”  Zhao Zhenshang)

Zhao Zuohai, a 57-year-old resident of Zhaolu village in Henan Province, was recently declared innocent by the Henan Provincial Higher People’s Court on Sunday, May 9. He had been in prison since 2002.

In October 1997, Zhao Zuohai and his neighbor Zhao Zhenshang had gotten into an argument, after which Zhao Zhenshang went missing. It wasn’t until four months later that a member of Zhao Zhenshang’s family reported that he went missing.

A headless body […]Read more…