Tag Archive for China

MacDonald’s and KFC meat supplier suspended by China for out of date meat

MacDonald’s and KFC meat supplier suspended by China for out of date meat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

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