Tag Archive for China

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

Missing Malaysia Airlines jet MH370: China investigating new images of possible debris

Missing Malaysia Airlines jet MH370: China investigating new images of possible debris

Possible floating debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has been picked up on new satellite images in the southern search corridor, the Chinese government has said. Read more

Nick Clegg’s fury at ‘China style’ baby benefit cut

Nick Clegg’s fury at ‘China style’ baby benefit cut

Nick Clegg has blasted a ‘Chinese-style’ government plan to cut child benefit for larger families. Read more

China eye-gouging victim goes home with implants

China eye-gouging victim goes home with implants

A boy of six whose eyes were gouged out has had replacement eyeballs fitted. Guo Bin, known as Bin Bin, cannot see with the prosthetics but they look realistic and move around like real eyes. Read more

China trip: Salesman David Cameron has sold our principles down the Yangtse

China trip: Salesman David Cameron has sold our principles down the Yangtse

David Cameron is returning home from China a ragged prime minister, stripped of dignity and stained by scandal. Read more

We’re with you on HS2… and nuclear, China tells Cameron

We’re with you on HS2… and nuclear, China tells Cameron

China could invest in Britain’s controversial HS2 rail project as well as a new generation of nuclear power stations. Read more

China in their hands: Golfing quintet’s finest moments at HSBC Champions launch

China in their hands: Golfing quintet’s finest moments at HSBC Champions launch

We know our sporting idols earn a lot of money these days but sometimes they are called upon to earn their crust in a variety of surprising ways. Read more

China: Short-stop hang-outs in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and Guangzhou

China: Short-stop hang-outs in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and Guangzhou

Enjoy a short stay in some parts of China without having to sort out a visa. Read more

Boris Johnson mobbed by students during trade visit to China

Boris Johnson mobbed by students during trade visit to China

London mayor Boris Johnson was mobbed by crowds of students armed with camera-phones in Beijing on the first day of his trade mission to China. Read more

Pickled snake awakens after three months before biting woman in China

Pickled snake awakens after three months before biting woman in China

A woman was rushed to hospital when she was bitten by a snake she had kept in a jar for three months. Read more

Justin Bieber demands entourage carry him up Great Wall of China

Justin Bieber demands entourage carry him up Great Wall of China

Justin Bieber was unable to walk his way up the Great Wall of China during a break in his current tour – so he asked his entourage to carry him there.
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Metal rod impales builder’s body after piercing through his bottom in eastern China

Metal rod impales builder’s body after piercing through his bottom in eastern China

Spare a thought for this builder who fell from a 2m high scaffolding platform only to land bottom-first on a metal bar which proceeded to go right through his body. Read more

iPhone 5S release date: September 10 launch confirmed by leaked China Telecom photo?

The arrival of the iPhone 5S and 5C on September 10 has accidentally been confirmed by one of China’s largest telecom companies, according to reports. Read more

Hello Kitty beer launches in China: Beer for kids?

I like a good debate, about pretty much anything. I’ve worked in a range of different fields in my life, but one thing seems to underpin them all – starting, continuing or encouraging debate.
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Great fall of China: World’s most dangerous slide attracts complaints

Great fall of China: World’s most dangerous slide attracts complaints

Even the bravest thrill-seeker may turn down the chance to take the plunge on this slide given its precarious positioning atop a three-storey building. Read more

Two women from London ‘stuck in China’ after altercation with store staff over slippers

Two women from London ‘stuck in China’ after altercation with store staff over slippers

Two female London residents have claimed they are stuck in China following a dispute over slippers. Read more

China relaxes one-child policy in face of ageing population and dwindling workforce

China relaxes one-child policy in face of ageing population and dwindling workforce

China is considering relaxing the country’s one-child policy. But why now, and is it too little, too late? Read more

Earthquake in China kills at least 47 in Gansu province

Earthquake in China kills at least 47 in Gansu province

A strong earthquake has struck an area of western China, killing at least 47 people and injuring 296. Read more

Woman in China ‘aged 115′ could be the oldest person in the world

Woman in China ‘aged 115′ could be the oldest person in the world

A woman in China hopes to be named the world’s oldest person at aged 115 following the death of the previous holder last month. Read more

Police draft in gaggle of geese to fight crime on mean streets of China

Police draft in gaggle of geese to fight crime on mean streets of China

Birds can be a handful when they’re angry but would you take orders from a gaggle of geese?
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Nokia quarter sales fall but the new Lumia 520 lights up China and India

Nokia quarter sales fall but the new Lumia 520 lights up China and India

Nokia shares fell more than 3 per cent yesterday after the mobile phone company announced sales were down in the second quarter of the year.

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China holds more eastern promise for Jaguar Land Rover

China holds more eastern promise for Jaguar Land Rover

Luxury car maker Jaguar Land Rover has reported a 7 per cent rise in June sales, thanks to soaring demand from China.

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China holds more eastern promise for Jaguar Land Rover

China holds more eastern promise for Jaguar Land Rover

Luxury car maker Jaguar Land Rover has reported a 7 per cent rise in June sales, thanks to soaring demand from China.

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Giant panda in China gives birth to twins

Giant panda in China gives birth to twins

A giant panda has given birth to twins, the first pair of the endangered species born in the world this year. Read more