China / China Scene

Subway 'late pass' for delayed workers

[2012-02-20 15:27]

Feel frustrated at being late for work all because of the bad traffic? Don't worry as you can now get a witness.

100,000 yuan is no dead end job

[2012-02-20 13:44]

A graveyard is offering five young females the chance to work as funeral attendant for $15,886.

600,000 yuan toilet opens for service in NW China

[2012-02-17 13:04]

The first star-rated restroom, which costs more than 600,000 yuan ($95,238), has been open for service in Changchun, Northwest China’s Jilin province.

Son accused of murder after helping mother die

[2012-02-16 13:53]

A migrant worker in Guangzhou is accused of murder for helping his mother end her life, the Information Times reported.

Woman falls ill after eating frog

[2012-02-15 17:25]

Liu Fang suffers from symptomatic epilepsy due to a parasitic infection on her left frontal lobe, even though a 10-centimeter tapeworm was removed through surgery three years ago.

Top hospitals to launch micro blogs

[2012-02-15 16:55]

All top hospitals in Beijing will have their own official micro blog accounts by the end of March, Beijing Daily reported Wednesday.

Shrimps injected with gelatin found in N China

[2012-02-15 14:10]

Consumers in Tianjin reported that some shrimps were recently found injected with gelatin, China National Radio reported Wednesday.

Cat lover needs help rescuing homeless felines

[2012-02-15 13:51]

A 35-year-old man nicknamed "Old Cat" and founder of Wuhan Cat Rescue Station has rescued more than 1,500 homeless cats.

After Spring Festival come the blues

[2012-02-14 17:28]

Old people who live alone or whose children reside abroad or in other cities are particularly vulnerable to the mental and physical symptoms of "empty nest" syndrome.

Civil servants to speak English in Xi'an

[2012-02-14 17:21]

All civil servants under the age of 40 will be able to speak English by the year 2015, Xi'an Evening News reported Tuesday.

City offers free marriage certificates

[2012-02-14 14:40]

Nanjing in East China’s Jiangsu province started offering free marriage certificates, which normally cost 9 yuan ($1.4), China National Radio reported.

10,000 yuan roses are golden

[2012-02-14 14:18]

Special roses are priced at about 10,000 yuan ($1,589) for one bunch of 52 in Guilin, Guangxi province, around Valentine’s Day, reported on Tuesday.