Man saves 8 people from fire while his wife, son and mother-in-law die in flames

| November 26th, 2011

From Netease:

November 24, 2011 morning, fire broke out in a residential area, 134 Shitou Street in West Lake District, Nanchang City. During this fire an ordinary citizen touched many people’s heart: he rescued 8 lives from the fire bravely and selflessly, it was not until afterwards he found his own family was still trapped in flames. In the end fire mercilessly swallowed up his wife, son and mother-in-law, but his touching story passes on in the neighborhood.

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18 kindergarteners killed in head-on collision, school van severely overloaded

| November 17th, 2011

From Netease:

November 16, 9:40 am, a severe car accident occurred in Yulin County, Qingyang City, Gansu Province. A dump truck carrying coal smashed into a kindergarten school bus in a head-on collision.  The accident already caused 20 deaths, the bus driver and four kindergarteners were killed instantly and 15 others died in the hospital.

The so called school bus is actually just a small van which was supposed to carry maximum of 9 people.  However according to Gansu Province emergency team, […]Read more…

Victim in coward husband rape case attempts suicide after adultery rumor

| November 10th, 2011

29-year-old Wang Juan curls up in bed, trembling.  She couldn’t eat or drink regularly and attempted suicide several times. She has gone delirious after what happened on Oct 23rd night.

Following up the most talked news in China lately – man cowardly hides next room while wife being raped. According to Netease, the female victim in the rape case attempted suicide because of rumors of calling the incident “adultery” rather than rape.

A pile of microphones and recorders, let’s not talk about […]Read more…

College girl offers 5 nights of sex for iPhone 4s, chat log exposed

| October 23rd, 2011

From Sina:

Lately a chat log between a college freshman girl and a man was exposed on the Internet, revealed the shocking news that the freshman girl offered to sleep with this man she met online for 5 nights in exchange for the money to buy an iPhone. The chat log was posted online by her boyfriend who sadly stumbled upon this shocking truth.

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Man lies to parents about studying in UK for 6 years, spends 6 million

| October 21st, 2011

Beijing Morning post reported (via Netease): a man has been living in Beijing for long time, but his parents far away in Jiangsu Province thought he was studying at Oxford University. For 6 years, parents sent him over 6 million yuan. But now, he spent all 6 million yuan and also owed another 400,000 yuan to the loan sharks. Parents finally found out the truth, he had nothing to say but to threaten to commit suicide. Yesterday, he finally gave […]Read more…

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…

2-year-old girl run over by car twice, 18 people passed by and ignored

| October 17th, 2011

From ycwb and Netease

The recent cases of elderly people fallen over in street unassisted, or people who step forward to help those elderly people were in turn accused of pushing the elderly to fall have made the Chinese public wonder why people become so apathy and why one needs to hesitate to offer help when in a critical situation. While the discussion is still going on, another stunning news of public apathy has made some people “lost their faith in […]Read more…

Merchant hangs dogs to death as protest in a relocation dispute

| October 14th, 2011

From ifeng and others:

In the morning of October 11th, people in Shenzhen Buji road near Shenhui road were stunned to see two dogs were hung from windows in a building and alongside were banners that said, "If cornered, even a dead dogs will jump off the building (“死狗急也跳楼”, adapted from a Chinese idiom "狗急会跳墙", literally means that a cornered dog will leap over the wall. The idiom means a man driven to desperation can do anything.) The incident seemed to […]Read more…

17 million yuan invested, luxury cruise boat sinks at christening ceremony

| October 12th, 2011

From Phoenix News:

On October 10th, a microblog user posted a entry with photos, claiming that "A luxury boat named ‘JiuGang’ (酒钢号, named after Jiuquan Iron And Steel Group) sank when it was put in the water for the first time." The entry attracted a lot of attention. Later that day, Lanzhou Ministry of Transportation responded that the issue was already resolved. The boat was towed ashore and there were no causalities . They explained the accident was caused by mishandling […]Read more…

Operating room on fire, doctors and nurses escape except a patient under anesthesia

| August 29th, 2011

From Sina:

A hospital in Shanghai was caught on fire, doctors and nurses all left the building, safe and sound, but a patient undergoing an amputation surgery was left on the operation table and died of asphyxiation.

Spokesman of the hospital later confirmed the news. When the fire happened, doctors are performing an amputation operation. The patient, around 49 year-old, was sent hospital after a car accident. The operation began around 8 pm and was about to be finished when the […]Read more…

Jailed for dodging a bus ticket one year ago

| August 14th, 2011

From Tianya:

Petitioning in the People’s Republic of China, also known as letters and calls, in Chinese as xìnfǎng(信访);  or shàngfǎng(上访), is the administrative system for hearing complaints and grievances from individuals. It’s a form of extrajudicial action that can trace its origins to the imperial days. When a petitioner feels that his problem cannot be solved by the local legal authorities, he will appeal to the higher authorities for help. It’s generally taken as a way to lodge complaints against […]Read more…

3-year-old baby girl suffocated to death in school bus

| August 6th, 2011

From Chengdu Evening News:

On August 2nd, a 3-year-old baby girl was left in the school mini bus for 8 hours in Anqing, Anhui Province 2. She was eventually suffocated to death.

Chen Qinghong sent her 3-year-old daughter Yanyan to the kindergarten at 7:45 am as usual. But she got a call from the teacher at 5 o’clock pm, "your kid was sent to the hospital for rescue." The head of the kindergarten told her at the hospital "the teacher forgot to […]Read more…

HK police fell to death when dissuading a protester from jumping the bridge

| June 17th, 2011

From Netease | translated by Jenny Jiang | edited by Key

Photograph from HongKong Ming Pao

China News: According to HongKong Ming Pao, a chicken-transport truck driver who complained that the government didn’t pay compensation after confiscating his license. He climbed up to the bridge and claimed to jump the bridge to death as protesting. A policeman hurried to the scene. When trying to climb up to the top of the bridge to stop him, he slipped and fell from the 4-meter-high […]Read more…

Mother passes away before Red Singing performance in Beijing

| June 15th, 2011

“Ringing Red”, singing nationalistic songs, songs that show love to the party love to the country.

From Hualong via Netease

“Here they come!” today 4:48 pm, at Caiyuanba train station, a T9 line train from Beijing to Chongqing slowly appeared in front of people’s eyes. As the doors started to open, the crowd waited at the station burst into cheers. Carrying flowers, our city’s “Singing Group” performed in Beijing has returned home.

4 days, like a spiritual baptism

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