This Day in History: Zhu Jianhua Sets High Jump Record

On June 11, 1983 Shanghai-born high jumper Zhu Jianhua cleared 2.37m at a meet in Beijing, setting a new world record.

by Ned Kelly, 11 June 2018

Man Mistakenly Pays ¥140,000 for a Baozi

Yes, you read that right – RMB140,000 on one baozi.

by Jonty Dixon, 09 May 2018

40,000 Diners Set Record for Mass Banquet in South China

Tens of thousands gathered in Dongguan yesterday to share a record-setting feast.

by Daniel Plafker, 07 March 2018

#TBT: China's Obsession with Breaking World Records

'Ordinary person Olympics': China's Guinness Book records, from the impressive to the insane.

by That's Shanghai, 07 December 2017

WATCH: Kung Fu Master Smashes 302 Walnuts in Under a Minute in Foshan

If there was ever a place in China for a ridiculous kung-fu-related world record to be broken, Foshan would be it.

by Matthew Bossons, 07 November 2017

WATCH: 1,069 Dancing Robots Break World Record in Guangzhou

These guys have got some serious swagger, and no, they weren't doing 'the robot.'

by Jesse Pottinger, 21 August 2017

China's 10 Most Insane World Records of 2016

We've counted down some of the more impressive and downright bizarre records set in the Middle Kingdom in 2016.

by That's, 23 December 2016

50,000 Grannies Set World Record for Square Dancing Across China

A group of mostly retired Chinese woman set the Guinness World Record for the largest synchronized square dance.

by Tye Donaldson, 10 November 2016

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