Thai military takes control of country in 'interest of national security'

After declaring martial law earlier this week but insisting that it was "not a coup", Thailand's military has seized control of the country.

by James Griffiths, 22 May 2014

8 people die in dispute over 'unlucky' mirror

A dispute over whether mirrors were bad luck in Henan Province turned violent Wednesday, leaving eight people dead.

by James Griffiths, 22 May 2014

Short-skirted Hubei students rent out thighs as advertising space

Students in Wuhan, Hubei Province have hit upon a novel advertising platform: their thighs.

by James Griffiths, 22 May 2014

Pranksters freak out shop staff by drinking 'window cleaner'

For their latest prank, China-based tricksters Monkey Kingz replaced Windex with Gatorade and proceeded to freak out innocent shop staff by drinking the apparently toxic window cleaner....

by James Griffiths, 22 May 2014

Chinese engineer killed in Benghazi

A Chinese engineer has been killed in Benghazi, the Chinese Embassy in Libya announced Wednesday.

by James Griffiths, 22 May 2014

Chinese man proposes to girlfriend dressed as giant sperm

A Hubei man asked his nurse girlfriend to marry him while dressed as a giant sperm.

by James Griffiths, 22 May 2014

China bans use of Windows 8 on government PCs

China has banned the use of Windows 8, Microsoft's newest operating system, on government computers, Reuters reports.

by James Griffiths, 22 May 2014

First wives club

[Peng and co visited Shanghai's Yuyuan Garden during the fourth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA). Image via Xinhua]

by James Griffiths, 22 May 2014

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