Satellite imagery reveals mystery 'supergun' in Chinese desert

"Satellite imagery has revealed two unusually large artillery pieces, measuring about 80 ft and 110 ft respectively, at a test centre for armour and artillery northwest of Baotou in...

by James Griffiths, 20 November 2013

CCTV sets its sights on WeChat with 'high schoolers exposed to prostitution' report

On Monday, CCTV broadcast an investigation into WeChat's 'People Nearby' function, which allegedly exposes high school age children to prostitutes advertising their services.

by James Griffiths, 20 November 2013

Woman buys 100 pairs of shoes from store after boyfriend 'bans' her from shopping online

One young man may be regretting banning his girlfriend from shopping online on Singles Day after she bought 100 pairs of shoes in an act of revenge. The woman from Chengdu, Sichuan province...

by Emily Wetzki, 20 November 2013

Chongqing banking official arrested in Thailand after 14 years on the run

A Chinese woman allegedly involved in a 2.8 billion yuan ($460 million) bank fraud has been captured in Thailand and returned to China after fleeing the country 14 years ago, the Ministry...

by Emily Wetzki, 19 November 2013

13 North Korean refugees arrested in Kunming due to be deported

At least 13 refugees from North Korea have been arrested in Kunming, Yunnan province trying to escape to South Korea, media reports said Monday.

by Emily Wetzki, 19 November 2013

Olympic swimming champ Sun Yang scammed for 20,000 yuan by online girlfriend

Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang was scammed for 20,000 yuan ($3,280) by a woman he met online, the Yangzte Evening Post reports.

by James Griffiths, 19 November 2013

Worker hospitalised after villagers dump two truckloads of mud on top of him

The deputy Party chief of Jiang'an district, Wuhan, Hubei province has been suspended and placed under investigation after trucks dumped mud next to a market, burying one worker up to...

by James Griffiths, 19 November 2013

Man tries to steal woman's bag, gets an ass-whupping instead

A wannabe robber in Zhejiang province got the shock of a lifetime when the woman he was trying to mug turned out to be a massive badass.

by James Griffiths, 19 November 2013

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