Tag Archive for China

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MacDonald’s and KFC meat supplier suspended by China for out of date meat

MacDonald’s and KFC meat supplier suspended by China for out of date meat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

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