Tag Archive for China

English signs in China are accidentally telling people to f*ck things

English signs in China are accidentally telling people to f*ck things

When translation goes very, very wrong Read more

Man creates brilliant five Olympic rings bike to tour China on

Man creates brilliant five Olympic rings bike to tour China on

We so want this. Read more

Huge hoard of dinosaur eggs discovered by construction workers in China

Huge hoard of dinosaur eggs discovered by construction workers in China

remarkable discovery of 43 eggs was made earlier this month by construction workers in the Chinese city of Heyuan Read more

China still executes far more people than any other country

China still executes far more people than any other country

Amnesty International general secretary Salil Shetty said the number of executions worldwide was ‘appalling’. Read more

China cracks down on toilet paper

China cracks down on toilet paper

8,000 rolls are emblazoned with the face of Hong Kong leader CY Leung. Read more

Meanwhile, in China: Tofu wrestlers battle in vat of slimy bean curd

Meanwhile, in China: Tofu wrestlers battle in vat of slimy bean curd

Warning: Graphic images of meat substitute Read more

This factory in China makes 60 per cent of the world’s Christmas decorations

This factory in China makes 60 per cent of the world’s Christmas decorations

For these workers it actually is Christmas everyday. Read more

US ‘to announce North Korea behind Sony hack, with link to China’

US ‘to announce North Korea behind Sony hack, with link to China’

Sony cancelled the release of comedy film ‘The Interview’, which was the initial reason they were targeted. Read more

Farmer is amazed by healthy lamb born with two heads in China

Farmer is amazed by healthy lamb born with two heads in China

The little fella has four eyes, two mouths and two noses. Read more

China uses panda to convince tourists not to behave badly in strange advert

China uses panda to convince tourists not to behave badly in strange advert

If this doesn’t convince you to behave while on holiday in China, nothing will. Read more

The truth about video games in China – Reader’s Feature

The truth about video games in China – Reader’s Feature

A reader describes his experience with the video games scene in China, and explains why consoles will struggle to take off there. Read more

Assassin’s Creed goes to China for season pass

Assassin’s Creed goes to China for season pass

A new 2D platformer set in China is just one of the extras being planned for Assassin’s Creed Unity, as well as DLC Dead Kings. Read more

Prison-themed restaurant opens in China and we totally want to go

Prison-themed restaurant opens in China and we totally want to go

Because ‘normal’ restaurants are so 2013. Read more

Graduates in China are having plastic surgery to look ‘perfect’ for job interviews

Graduates in China are having plastic surgery to look ‘perfect’ for job interviews

With unemployment high among Chinese grads, they’re taking drastic measures. Read more

Earthquake in China leaves at least 589 dead with dozens more still buried under debris

Earthquake in China leaves at least 589 dead with dozens more still buried under debris

The death toll in southern China’s earthquake rose to 589 today as search and rescue teams pushed into isolated mountain communities to clear debris from collapsed homes. Read more

Thousands queue to enter new Apple store in China

Thousands queue to enter new Apple store in China

3000 people turned up for the opening of Apple’s first direct store in the city. Read more

MacDonald’s and KFC meat supplier suspended by China for out of date meat

MacDonald’s and KFC meat supplier suspended by China for out of date meat

Have you sworn off fast food restaurants? You might just have made the right decision. Read more

China and India in race to harness the full nuclear power of thorium

China and India in race to harness the full nuclear power of thorium

A radioactive chemical element named after the Norse god of thunder is being heralded as the future of nuclear energy. But as China and India race to wield its potential, is thorium all it’s cracked up to be? Read more

Chickens burned alive after lorry catches fire in China

Chickens burned alive after lorry catches fire in China

Thousands of chickens were burned alive after the lorry transporting them to the market suddenly caught fire. Read more

Huge cluster of complete dinosaur eggs found in China

Huge cluster of complete dinosaur eggs found in China

The discovery in the Xinjiang Uygur Region, western China, is the world’s largest and most well-preserved cluster of three-dimensional fossils ever found. Read more

Tiananmen Square 25th anniversary: Has China moved on from the massacre?

Tiananmen Square 25th anniversary: Has China moved on from the massacre?

Today marks 25 years since the Tiananmen Square Massacre, in which hundreds and possibly thousands of student protesters were killed by government troops. On the anniversary, Metro asks if China is any closer to democracy and what Tank Man means to the Chinese people. Read more

DROP EVERYTHING: There’s a job going in China called ‘Panda Caretaker’

DROP EVERYTHING: There’s a job going in China called ‘Panda Caretaker’

The Giant Panda Protection and Research Center in Sichuan province, China, is looking for a ‘Panda Caretaker,’ who will be expected to share in the pandas’ ‘joys and sorrows’ Read more

Travel news: Five alternative ways to tour China

Travel news: Five alternative ways to tour China

Tibet by horseback, Terracotta Army by motorbike, cruising up the Yangtze river, bullet trains and a stay in Raffles Read more

Fire fighters free little girl who gets her hand stuck in a drain in China

Fire fighters free little girl who gets her hand stuck in a drain in China

This small child is the latest person to have a run-in with a drain after somehow squeezing her entire hand through the grill. Read more