Chef spends 4000 yuan homemaking a knockoff Hummer

| December 8th, 2011
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(From  Netease) Chinese folks have always had the self-entertaining mindset to compare little things to big renowned things even just for the slightest resemblance. We had a post last year talking about a homemade knockoff Lamborghini by a 25 years old guy. Recently a chef from Zigong City, Sichuan Province became famous on the Internet for spending only about 4000 yuan in designing and handcrafting what netizens called a knockoff “Hummer”.

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1.96 million couples were divorced in China last year

| February 8th, 2011
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From Netease:

Every year when the long Spring Festival break is over, many people also turn the last page of their marriages. According to statistics from Ministry of Civil Affairs, in 2010, 1.961 million couples were divorced in China. Among them, the most couples were from Sichuan Province, 169,294 couples signed the divorce paper.

According to statistics, in 2010, 1.20 million couples got married, but 1.961 million couples were divorced. In this rate, last year on average 5,300 couples were divorced in [...]Read more…

Mirror Baby’s last wish before death?

| September 22nd, 2010
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(From Baidu wiki) “(Dextrocardia) Heart is displaced to the right side of the chest. Liver is positioned backwards; heart is also positioned backwards with the bottom facing right.” At 10 am, on September 12, 2010, West China Hospital of Sichuan University director professor Tang Hong held the probe that was slowly moving across the body of 12-year-old Zhu Hongmei, he muttered his discoveries slowly, “All internal organs are backwards!” Staring at the monitor with Professor Tang, the Deputy Director [...]Read more…

The anti-homeless bus stop benches

| March 29th, 2010
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From Sichuan Online:

Yesterday Netizen “Jujuber” complained on the forum post, the newly constructed bus stop benches at Renmin Road in Chengdu are too narrow and too slippery, “can’t even fit my butt”. Reporter visited five bus stations and found that the new benches were indeed not popular among people. The relevant department responsible for the design said such unique shape has its reason – to prevent homeless from sleeping on them.

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Sichuan TV Station openly Apologized for “Insulting deceased BEYOND band member Wong Ka Kui”

| October 4th, 2009
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[Netease] Sichuan Satellite TV’s “World Friends of Laughter” (天下笑友会) in a program called “who is the next Xiao Shenyang” (谁是下一个小沈阳), program host Da Bing (大兵) and a man named “Lollipop”( 棒棒糖) in a comedy act ridiculed famous band BEYOND ceased member Wong Ka Kui (黄家驹) with insulting words.  Netizens and fans of BEYOND fiercely protested and demanded the TV station to openly apologize. On 30th of September Sichuan Satellite TV station posted the statement on their official website, apologized to [...]Read more…

80 Percent of the Earthquake Relief Donation Went to the Chinese Government

| August 13th, 2009
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A set of data attracted people’s attentions on the Chinese Internet – after a six month investigation Qinghua university institute of public administration team concluded that, charitable contributions coming from all over the country, a value of up to 76.712 billion Yuan of earthquake relief fund and materials donations, 80% of that may have gone to the Chinese government’s financial accounts, became government’s “extra income”, controlled by the government for disasters. Among the entire contributions, 58% of the donations [...]Read more…

Wenchuan Earthquake Museum is about to Open

| May 8th, 2009
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May 12, 2009 marks the one year anniversary of the earthquake that devastated the Sichuan province of China. Wenchuan earthquake museum is built within one year to commemorate this disaster.

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