China / China Scene

High school bans contact between sexes

[2012-04-05 15:00]

A sophomore at Hangzhou Changhe High School said female and male students are not allowed to show up on campus in pairs.

A marriage faked in Photoshop

[2012-04-05 14:07]

A couple uses online websites to manipulate ordinary cell phone snaps into fake images for their marriage photo album.

Mother poisons herself and 3 children

[2012-04-01 16:53]

A woman is in critical condition and her two daughters have suffered kidney failure after she poisoned herself and three children with pesticide.

Parody of famous poet is a PR stunt

[2012-03-30 11:28]

A parody of a well-known poet that has swirled around China's cyber world in recent weeks is actually a sophisticated online marketing ploy.

Transport center told to stop collecting illegal fees

[2012-03-29 21:44]

The transportation service center in Zhangqiu, a satellite city of Jinan, was ordered on Tuesday to stop illegally imposing fees on owners of cargo vehicles, according to Qilu Evening News.

Letter of support to burnt farmer for 11 yrs

[2012-03-29 20:52]

A Zhejiang woman has been writing encouraging letters to a farmer whose face was burnt in a fire for the past 11 years, Qianjiang Evening News reported.

Student offers to work for father's treatment

[2012-03-29 20:38]

A post-graduate student at Henan Normal University in Xinxiang, Henan province, is looking for a company or a philanthropist willing to pay for her father's medical treatment.

'Dream School' under construction

[2012-03-29 20:23]

A rural school in Guizhou province is under construction thanks to a college student's dream and some generous netizens, Xinhua reported.

Fugitive found in Shanghai

[2012-03-29 17:08]

A woman in East China's Jiangsu province who fled in early March to escape debts totaling at least 500 million yuan ($79 million) has been found hiding in Shanghai, local authorities confirmed on Thursday.

Low-carbon memorials promoted for Qingming

[2012-03-29 12:54]

An online management system of cemeteries has been set up to promote an environment-friendly way of mourning on the Internet.

Wolf-like animal shot dead after attacks

[2012-03-28 22:21]

A wolf-like animal was shot dead in Zoucheng, Shandong province, on March 26, the latest development in a series of local wolf hunts, according to, a news portal run by the Shandong TV station.

Zuckerberg visits Shanghai

[2012-03-28 11:38]

Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of Facebook, paid a visit to an Apple store and some scenic spots in Shanghai on Tuesday.