As the end of the summer holiday approaches, Chinese elementary and junior school students increasingly find themselves bogged down in too many school assignments. However, the emerging illegal ghostwriting services such as writing reading notes and copying over written works offered on different online platforms seem like a great “help” to them.
A three-year-old toddler survived just by drinking tap water for five days, after his 66-year-old grandfather died in their home in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
Firefighters in China had to rescue a driver who became stranded after trying to clean his million-yuan SUV in a river to avoid paying for a car wash.
What would happen if a freezer full of free drinks was left unattended on a busy street in the scorching heat?
It may seem like a dream job to play a childhood hero in Disney’s Magic Kingdom, but it’s not all giggles and cotton candy. A performer in a ShellieMay Bear costume at the Shanghai Disneyland hit a speed bump in wonderland after being struck in the head by a visitor.
Police in central China’s Hunan Province cracked two high-tech exam cheating gangs after a student was caught cheating in an exam when a hidden earphone popped out of his ear after he suddenly sneezed.
Chinese spend an average 86 hours annually waiting for tables at restaurants, with people living in Shanghai waiting the longest, a recent study shows.
A college professor who has puzzled many on the internet for his uncanny calligraphy displays has defended them as performance art that was “liberating."
Yang Long, from southwest China's Sichuan Province, posted the appeal on a crowdfunding platform on July 10, with a target amount of 200,000 yuan, after killing four people in a car accident two days ago. It soon sparked a hot debate and drew criticism from the public, even after he disconnected with the platform just a day later.
A cat cafe named Miaoxiannv (Cat Fairy) in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, has become one of the hottest spots in this city recently, with some customers driving one hour from the other side of the city just to enjoy a new service: scan a cat to order a meal.
Multilingualism is not the exclusive domain of language experts or scholars - it's also an ability grasped by a police officer in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi province.
A team of post-90s railway conductors used freight trains to stabilize a bridge as flood waters raged underneath.
A man broke into an escape room in Washington state, the United States, and called the police for help, CNN reported on Wednesday.
It seems that destiny has played a joke with Zhu Xiaojuan, a mother in Southwest China's Chongqing municipality who lost a son and seemingly found him three years later, only to meet her real lost son 26 years later, Beijing News reported.
A messy hotel guest who had barred housekeepers from cleaning her room for months prompted staff to call police.
An innovative practice of rewarding students at a Chinese primary school with bags of pork has garnered praise from netizens.
An innovative practice of rewarding students with bags of pork in a Chinese primary school has garnered praise from Chinese netizens.
Park rangers in Australia's Northern Territory (NT) have caught one of the region's biggest crocodiles after a decade-long hunt.
Apple’s assistant Siri got into the act in the British Parliament on Tuesday, interrupting Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson in the House of Commons when he delivered a statement about Islamic State terrorism in Syria.
Xiaomi’s feet were only half of the size of an adult’s thumb when she was born at 24 weeks at Southwest Hospital in Chongqing on March 30, tipping the scale at just 585 grams.
A South Korean goalkeeper has found some unexpected fans among Chinese women during the World Cup not for his outstanding saves but his fabulous taste in cosmetics.
Chen Chunren said he began writing stories for his daughter, an avid reader, because he couldn't afford to keep buying her books.
A county in Southwest China's Guizhou Province has banned residents who remarry or are on their second marriage from having a wedding reception.
More than 100 applicants competed in a recruitment fair to be selected as an official crayfish taster in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, with the winner expected to earn an annual salary of 500,000 yuan ($75,000), local media reported.
Chinese social media users are offering to help the U.S. with an invasive crab species that for years has choked rivers and lakes along the eastern seaboard - by eating them.
Many Chinese people were astonished to found that their traditional delicacy, the Chinese mitten crab, was “wanted dead or alive” as an invasive species by a local public works department in the U.S.
In traditional Chinese calligraphy, calligraphers dip brushes or pens in ink and write beautiful Chinese characters in skillful and artistic ways. Hoping to break free from the old styles, a contemporary Chinese artist has created a new form of calligraphy that involves squirting ink with syringes.
A mobile case invented by a German university student could extend the life of your cell phone.
Keeping fit has become fashionable, even more so after mobile phone applications that enable people to show off their workout records on social media got released, but walking or jogging for an hour a day is not an easy-to-keep habit for everyone. For those who do not have enough time to exercise but still want to compete with their friends in this regard, China's online retailers have offered an effective solution which has been warmly welcomed.
A woman spraying perfume on herself in a train toilet attracted unwanted attention after the strong scent forced the train to stop automatically as a safety precaution.