China / China Scene

Groom finds cheap, green wedding transport

[2011-07-19 07:59]

While most young people use luxury Mercedes, BMWs and Audis for their wedding, a man in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, made a carriage to transport his bride.

Ministry refutes oil leak causing fish death

[2011-07-18 11:17]

Dead seaweed and rotting fish offshore from Changdao county in Shandong province, has no relation to the oil leak of Penglai 19-3 oilfield in Bohai Bay, despite its close proximity to the site, according to the latest test results released by the State Oceanic Administration and the Ministry of Agriculture, the Beijing Times reported on Monday.

Gymnast down on his luck ends up on the street

[2011-07-16 17:57]

A former champion gymnast was chased out of Wangfujing commercial street area by Beijing police after engaging in unauthorized begging and street performance on July 14, the Beijing Times reported.

My favorite Chinese friend

[2011-07-18 09:43]

It has been more than 10 months now I am living in Beijing. I was very excited when I got selected as a scholar to obtain my master degree from China through Pakistan-China Cultural Exchange Scholarship Program.

Visitors denied entry to Peking campus

[2011-07-15 17:39]

Peking University turned away swarms of frustrated visitors from its gate Thursday claiming a daily maximum of 5,000 visitors, the Beijing News reported.

China still using 1995 elevator standard

[2011-07-15 13:55]

China is still using an outdated standard that Europe adopted in 1995 for its escalators, but a new one is expected to be issued in the near future, said an expert.

Headquarter's ballroom for singing, dancing police

[2011-07-15 11:10]

The police bureau of Jingjiang city, East China's Jiangsu province, has specially set up a ballroom in its office building to meet the demand of some police officers who like singing, the Yangzi Evening News reported Friday.

'Tiger dad' cheers for kids' brutal fight

[2011-07-14 14:50]

The image of a little gril ruthlessly beating up her younger cousin on the ground was disturbing enough. What's more, her father was standing there, cheering. He even took a video before putting it online, for what he said was a tiger dad's teaching.

10 more foods from Taiwan blocked for DEHP

[2011-07-14 11:17]

Ten more types of food and food additives imported from Taiwan were held up at the border ports after being found to contain the toxic plasticizer DEHP, Beijing News reported on Thursday, quoting the mainland's quality control watchdog.

The power of pigtails

[2011-07-14 10:56]

Beijing is smiling to me. And it is a nice smile. Shy, but firm. Not at all bad. If she keeps on smiling that way, perhaps - perhaps one day, I may even fall in love.

Silica explains 19-year-old grandma

[2011-07-13 16:03]

A new fad in Guangzhou sees youngsters age by decades in a matter of weeks, with the help of a specially-designed silica gel face-mask,the Southern Metropolitan Daily reported.

An Indian guy's impression of China

[2011-07-13 09:48]

I came to China in May 2009 on a working visa from India to work in a reputed company situated in Jieyang city of Guangdong province.