China / China Scene

Man, 84, sues kids for Spring Festival neglect

[2012-01-31 11:13]

An 84-year-old man is suing his children after he got sick from sleeping on his daughter's doorstep for four days during Spring Festival, Xinhua reported Monday.

Man charged double for call-back photos

[2012-01-31 10:15]

A man in Zhangzhou, Fujian province, had to buy back his old mobile phone at twice the price at the weekend after he found out it still had nude photos of his wife on it.

3-cm needle found in woman's head

[2012-01-31 10:11]

A 49-year-old woman from Gansu province collapsed on the first day of the Lunar New Year and went into a coma before a medical exam uncovered a needle inside her head.

70% get fat after festival holiday

[2012-01-30 17:48]

Are you getting fat after Spring Festival holiday? An ongoing survey posted Sunday by the popular micro-blogging site Sina Weibo shows that 70 percent of the 5,000 participants became fatter due to food binging.

Fireworks send senior citizen packing

[2012-01-30 16:46]

In order to escape the raucous New Year's celebration, a 75-year-old man from Panjin was determined to fly over 2,000 kilometers away from his home, the Liaoshen Evening News reported Monday.

Man bites off daughter's fingers while drunk

[2012-01-18 15:37]

A two-year-old girl nicknamed Leilei lost two fingers of her left hand when her father, Wang Ai, bit them off while drunk.

More Chinese travel to ROK for beauty

[2012-01-17 17:10]

The South Korean Embassy in Beijing announced on Monday that 1,073 visas for medical tourism were issued in 2011, a 386 percent increase from a year earlier.

70% of Chinese anxious about festival home union

[2012-01-16 17:03]

In contrast to the enthusiasm for returning home for family union during the Spring Festival, there are some, becoming known as the “home-fear group”, who have deep reservations about going back home.

China's Internet population hits 513 million

[2012-01-16 11:06]

The number of Internet users in China hit 513 million by the end of 2011, according to a report released by China Internet Network Information Center.

Setting my resolutions for Chinese New Year

[2012-01-13 10:08]

With the Year of the Dragon practically upon us, and with the solar New Year fast fading into distant memory, I have been ruminating over the habit that so many people have of making new year resolutions.

D&G photo ban sparks protest

[2012-01-09 13:34]

More than one thousand people protested outside a Dolce & Gabbana store in Hong Kong on Sunday after the luxury Italian clothing brand reportedly banned people taking photos of its shop front.

70% of women require house before marriage

[2012-01-05 13:46]

Almost 70 percent of women interviewed for a survey regard having an apartment as a prerequisite for men to ask for marriage, Chongqing Morning Post reported Thursday on the status of marriage and relationships in China.