Shenyang turned into ghost town, shops closed on fear of counterfeit crackdown

| August 7th, 2012

From IFeng:

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”.

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11 Siberian tigers die of malnutrition at Shenyang Wild Animal Park

| March 12th, 2010

So much for the year of the tiger, when this news broke out netizens were full of grief…

From Netease:

Shenyang, China news agency reports on March 11, 11 Siberian tigers died within three month period in Shenyang Forest Wild Animal Park, allegedly the cause of death was lack of food, starvation. At the same period of time 30 other animals also died there.

According to the local “Liaoning Daily”, some insider revealed that the zoo only gave each tiger two chickens a […]Read more…