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China’s famous English teacher beats his American wife

| October 6th, 2011

Early this September, a famous Chinese celebrity Li Yang was exposed in a scandal of domestic violence. Li was probably the most famous English teacher in China, best known for his "Crazy English," a popular method of language learning he invented, in which yelling at the top of one’s lungs is a good way to learn English (yet many criticize it as some sort of travelling preachers or even cult). He married an American wife and the couple had 3 […]Read more…

Selling baby girl for 10,000 yuan and ethics of the bottom

| November 8th, 2009

[QQ] The day after the baby girl was born she was already sold to a human trafficker by her grandfather for 10,000 yuan. Facing the police who solved the case, this 66-year-old grandfather said “If he was a baby boy, I would not have given him up for anything.”

Reading this news, I was not surprised. Strictly speaking, this was not news but a reality of life. Every time returning back to home town, I would hear stories like this. On […]Read more…

Obama Fried Chicken opening in China

| October 5th, 2011

From Netease:

Yesterday, a hot topic about OFC (Obama Fried Chicken) spread on the Chinese Weibo (micro-blog).  This is the name of a restaurant which was not yet open for business. President Obama’s cartoon portray is its logo.  Regarding to this little-known restaurant, KFC China already issued a statement saying it has no association with “OFC” and the other party has already violated the trademark rights of KFC.

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Condom cell phone chain, “for emergency use”

| October 31st, 2010

(IFeng) Cartoon characters, football, flowers, playing cards… in the age of individualism, students’ cell phone chain could be multifarious. But can you imagine condom being a cell phone charm? Currently, this condom cell phone charm appeared on the market in Nanning. Most people bought this are high school and vocational school students. They feel it is “fresh”, “cool” and “shows character”, some even said it is “for emergency use”.

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Brave gang of Suzhou pigs stage mass break out of flipped truck

| May 11th, 2014

image courtesy of people’s daily

An intrepid gang of pigs punched through the roof of an overturned semi-trailer truck on May 11, according to People’s Daily.

The Sujiahang Suzhou company truck was apparently traveling too fast around a left bend, flipped over and smashed through a highway barrier rail about 12 p.m. on May 11. Approximately 70 pigs were being transported from Jiangyan to a Shanghai wholesale market inside the truck, and were left trapped inside the vehicle’s back carriage. […]Read more…

Rich kid pursues girl with 9999 roses in street of Changsha

| August 28th, 2010

The “Rich Second Generation” (富二代) refers to people who mostly were born after 1980s, Children of early China’s first generation of private entrepreneurs “Rich first Generation” after China’s “opening door policy”. Now they are wealthy because of the inheritance.

(Netease) Xiao Xiang Morning Post August 28 reports, holding roses and a diamond ring, standing in front of the a giant heart made of 9999 roses, 24-year-old Liu Hang shouted out the name of his love. Yesterday morning, a massive “offering of […]Read more…

5 luxury hotels in Asia

| June 2nd, 2016

The most difficult thing when you travel is by far choosing the best hotel. If you are going to Asia and are looking for luxurious hotels to stay in, there are a lot of choices and possibilities. Here are a top 5 of luxurious hotels in Asie. They are all different by style and by location, but that’s what makes them exceptional.

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Top eight high-ranking officials “fall off the horse” in 2009 because of sex scandals

| December 31st, 2009

First of all happy new year! Bye bye 2009 and hello 2010! ChinaHush is founded in 2009, today I will like to thank everyone for reading and supporting ChinaHush in the past year! 

And what would be more appropriate than ending 2009 with another tally?

From Yahoo!

1. Chen Shaoyong (陈少勇): Former Secretary of Provincial Committee and Standing Committee in Fujian Province, was under “regulations” (双规 Shuanggui: ordered to give a clear explanation of one’s issues; give a confession) in July 2008 […]Read more…

Primary school students study with a coffin in classroom for years

| September 18th, 2011

From Netease:

A set of photos showed a class of primary school students studying in a classroom with a coffin in the front has shocked Chinese netizens and sparked heated discussion. Two years ago, a primary school in a small village in Shaanxi province was certified as a "dilapidated house". With no funding to build up a new school, the school rented a room from residence as the classroom. Since then, the students have been studying with the coffin.

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69-year-old granny buried alive, family members get 5 homes plus 600,000 as compensation

| March 19th, 2010

From Qianjiang Evening News

Wang Cuiyun, a 69-year-old granny’s last photo, a few hours later, she was buried alive in the ditch. Behind her was a 3-stories building in which live her and 17 family members, which was why granny opened her arms trying to stop the excavator with her own body. She somehow went into the ditch, while operator on the excavator went on shoveling and buried her with a load of earth.

The tragedy happened in Maodian Village, […]Read more…

Seeing it For Yourself: Pursuing an Educational Experience in China

| August 20th, 2014

When we read about dogs being beaten to death by health officials or women being forced to have abortions in China, how can we put these shocking stories in perspective? The same way we do it when we read about things like protests and politician sex scandals at home: by comparing those news stories to our usually much more mundane personal experiences. Those things make the news because they are unusual. When we read about China from thousands of miles […]Read more…

Under pressure! Waiting for the bus

| November 5th, 2014

"Pressure pushing down on me Pressing down on you, no man ask for Under pressure that burns a building down…"

Queen’s "Under Pressure" might come in handy to describe the feeling of the passengers waiting at a bus stop in Foshan City, Guangdong Province. On Nov 3rd, Foping Rd bus stop was seen covered in debris and fallen scaffolds from a nearby demolition project. However seeing that the bus stop was still standing strong, commuters continued […]Read more…

After finding and correctly guessing a bankcard password, a Guangxi man was sentenced to 5 years in prison for fraud

| June 17th, 2014

image courtesy of arabian gazette

After correctly guessing a found debit card’s PIN number and indulging in a spending spree, a Guangxi man was sentenced to 5 years in prison Xinhua News reported on June 17.

Su Mou apparently found the lost bankcard at a Nanning roadside. The Guangxi man went to a Dongxi City Agricultural Bank of China ATM and, after several failed attempts at guessing the card password, Su finally got it right. He transferred 450,000 yuan […]Read more…

Woman with Master’s degree From Beijing University becomes house painter

| March 4th, 2011

From Sina | Translated by Ivan | Edited by Key

SU Lijie, 39-year-old woman with her master’s degree from Beijing University, ended up working as a house painter back in her hometown. She said that her life is steady, and her soul relaxed.

Born in Nanyang, Henan Province, during her stay in Beijing after graduating from Beijing University in 2005, SU Lijie once taught in universities and also worked in companies. At that time, she tried to integrate into the metropolitan life […]Read more…

70 percent of Shanghai street blood donors are migrant workers

| October 3rd, 2011

From Netease:

According to the “Labor Daily” report, yesterday marks the 13th year of China’s “Blood Donation Law”. From totally depending on organization blood donation quota to voluntary blood donation on the street, residents of Shanghai have come a long way in these 13 years.

However, the recent report on street blood donors released by the health department caused endless disputes: 70% of the street blood donors are migrant workers, local white-collars and intellectuals rarely participated in these events. “Shanghainese people use […]Read more…