Wuhan housing manager rolls out barbed wire against square dancers

| May 26th, 2014

image courtesy of wuhan times

Despite barbed wire, hazard cones and a make-shift 100-meter long fence, a group of square dancers continued to perform at the entrance of a housing complex Wuhan Times reported on Sunday.

Building residents had apparently been complaining for weeks, property owners said, saying the music distracted students who were trying to study and was a nuisance to families after a long day of work. The building manager asked the dancers to either perform without music […]Read more…

Buying a home by donating sperms?

| September 9th, 2012

“Donating 138 times of your sperm and you are able to afford a down payment of a 100 square meter house.” That was the calculation by Guangzhou netizens as the sperm banks in China are in short of sperms recently.

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“Midnight Struck”, viral video rumors police mob connection in Wuhan

| July 26th, 2012

Recently, a viral video named “Midnight Struck” (午夜来袭) is circulating on the Internet. (original video on Youku has been deleted) The video was captured by surveillance camera both inside and outside of a shop.  In the video, a group of shirtless men with tattoos gathered in front of a grocery store and constantly kicking the locked gate.  During that time, a police officer appeared in front of the store and communicated with the shirtless men and also with the person […]Read more…

After a Japanese guy lost his bicycle in China…

| February 22nd, 2012

On Feb. 17th, a Japanese young man lost his bicycle in Wuhan, China. He has a dream to travel around the world on his bicycle and has been to more than dozen countries. Two days ago, he came to Wuhan, China. But, unexpected thing happened. His bicycle got stolen.  He felt very depressed and then asked for help on Weibo.com. He posted:“This bicycle is like my girlfriend. I’m so sad for losing her. Hope Chinese friends here could help me […]Read more…

Canadian yelling at Chinese train ticket agency

| June 27th, 2011

A ChinaHush reader posted this on our Facebook page. From the video, you can tell this happened at a train ticket agency in Wuhan, Hubei Province.

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Female star dies in plastic surgery accident

| November 26th, 2010

The unofficial news first broke out on micro blogs and forums: Ranked 9th in the 2005 Super Girl sing competition (like the American Idol in the U.S.), Wang Bei died in an accident during her plastic surgery. According to the netizen who spread the news, Wang Bei’s death was caused by doctor negligence at a plastic surgery hospital in Wuhan. Wang’s mother was also undergoing the same surgery at the same hospital at the time. It was reported that the […]Read more…

Traffic police lined up waiting under the hot sun for leader to wipe their sweat

| August 11th, 2010

August 10, 2010, a well-known Chinese blogger Zhang Hongfeng wrote a blog post titled “Wiping Sweat Gate: traffic police lined up under the hot sun for half an hour waiting for political commissar to wipe their sweat”, the article spread on the internet like a wild fire right after it was posted, in less than one day there were over 1,600 posts about “wiping sweat gate” on Sina micro-blog alone, and with over 500 comments. Most people on the internet […]Read more…

Milk powder questioned for causing precocious puberty

| August 7th, 2010

(Netease) Xiao Dan, 4 month, lives in Hankou. Xiao Xia, 9 month, lives in Hanyang. Xiao Fei, 15 month, lives in Wuchang. Living in three different towns in Wuhan, three baby girls have been drinking the same brand of milk powder; their bodies all appeared to be early maturing and began to develop breasts. Angry parents invariably pointed to the milk powder factory as the culprit. Reporters spent last week investigating, trying to uncover the truth.

Who are the victims? […]Read more…

Enthusiast kayaks 55 km home after night shift

| June 5th, 2010

(From Wuhan Evening Paper) Sick of public transportation? Try kayaking all the way home like him. 34 years old Wang Bing live in Wuhan City but works in Hanchuan City, Hubei Province. He took up outdoor sports since 1999. Last year, Wang exchanged 3800 RMB for an American-made kayak AE1012 that weighs only 12 kg when deflated into a back pack. In the morning on June 4th , Wang finished his night shift in Hanchuan District, and prepared to head […]Read more…

SOS paper note found, two girls rescued after being locked up in a basement for a year

| May 23rd, 2010

From Hangzhou Daily:

May 14, 2010 Wuhan, an electronics repairman found a paper note inside of a TV. It read “Help! I am locked up underground for over a year”, and with the address of the location. After reporting to the police, they found 2 girls being locked up in the basement of a home. Two girls’ feet were locked with metal chains, wearing no clothes, and one of them had been missing for nearly a year. When the girls […]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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Chinese farmers are “growing houses” instead of growing food

| December 18th, 2009

What is this picture about? Why is this poor woman being blocked out by hundreds of Chengguan (City Urban Administrative and Law Enforcements)? [Netease] On December 17, Wuhan City organized over 800 law enforcement officers to forcefully demolish nearly 40,000 square meters of illegal buildings that are near the Wuhan City to Huangshi City railway construction site. The phenomenon of local famers rushing to “grow houses” is very common.

What does “growing houses” mean?

It is yet another unique phenomenon in China, […]Read more…

The Most Awesome College Dormitory and Migrant Workers’ Dormitory

| September 25th, 2009

[NetEase] It’s the new semester, outside the wall of a Wuhan’s college there is the concerning “most awesome” university dormitory. “Wang Hao Feng Focus” (王浩峰聚焦) went to the scene to inspect and saw a five story building rubs shoulders with a high-voltage tower. There were groups of college students going in and out. On the 3rd, 4th and 5th floor there were students sticking their heads out of the windows looking around from time to time. One college student […]Read more…

Top Ten Universities in China with the Most Beautiful Girls

| September 24th, 2009

We have already uncovered the top ten cities in China with the most beautiful women. While some argued the list was highly opinionated, some liked it and said it had some truth to it. Now do you want to know which university in China has the most beautiful girls? This list from ifeng ranks the top ten. Attention! Guys who are preparing for the university entrance exam, this list is for reference only, studying is still more important, do not […]Read more…