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    The Chinese Custom Of Disturbing The Bridal Room

    Recently in Shandong the best man at a wedding was “disturbing the bridal room” (as is customary at Chinese weddings) and threw the bride into the air but didn’t catch her, causing the back of her head to hit the ground and knock her unconscious. Fortunately she has already been released from the hospital. China […]

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    China Surpasses Japan to Become World’s 2nd Richest Nation

    Foreign Media: China Has Passed Japan to Become World’s 2nd Richest Country, Middle Class Reaches 100,000,000 Citizens On October 14th, the Reference News Network reported that on the 13th, foreign media claimed the investment bank Credit Suisse published an international wealth report which showed that China had superseded Japan to become the world’s 2nd wealthiest […]

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    High School Student Finds Condom in School Cafeteria Lunch

    From Netease: High School Student Finds Condom in Cafeteria Food, Officials: Case is Under Investigation. Kunming (People’s Daily) 10 October -On the afternoon of October 9th, a netizen posted a comment saying “Alarming, awkward, disgusting. Yesterday a student from class 212 at the vocational high school in Jinghong, Yunnan, found a condom in her cafeteria […]

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    Backpackers Lost In Rain Found And Fined

    17 backpacking tourists entered Guangxi Long Beach River Nature Preserve to explore with no official leader, no contingency plan in case of difficulty, and no detailed maps. As a result they were met with torrential rain and became lost, so a local government organization gathered 100 people and at the expense of over 100,000 RMB […]

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    Woman Seriously Maims Small Child

    One 6-year-old boy in Hunan woke up Ms. Liu with his noisy playing, so she grabbed a kitchen knife and scissors and wounded him, cutting off his genitals and three fingers and causing permanent damage. Liu’s family members say that she is sick with schizophrenia, but the boy’s family don’t acknowledge this version of events. […]

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    Hong Kong Luxury Stores See Worst “Golden Week” Ever

    From Ladymax: Hong Kong Fashion Retailers Hit Hard During National Holiday“Golden Week”, Pearl Stores Have More Employees Than Customers On the second day of the October 1st “Golden Week” Hong Kong had lost the splendor of past years. The magnificent scenes of previous years had disappeared as tourists vanished from usually bustling areas like Mong […]

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    Kunming Aviation Stewardess Harassment

    Many Kunming Aviation stewardesses are reporting several male security department workers who are always forcing the stewardesses into the overhead luggage compartments, but the company believes that this is just a game, so there has been no investigation. Almost every new attendant after flying for 30-50 hours encounters this kind of nasty behavior. This “convention” […]

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    Largest Ivory Smuggler In Tanzania Apprehended

    According to The Daily Mail, a 66-year-old Chinese woman was arrested in Tanzania. The woman had the name of “Ivory Queen”, because of her illegal ivory smuggling. She is accused of smuggling about 760 tusks weighing about 1900 kilograms from 2000 to 2014, earning over 2,000,000 USD. The American Ivory Operation Coalition has said: “she […]

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    Prawn Restaurant Punished For Misrepresenting Prices

    In Qingdao’s “sky-high priced prawn” restaurant, customers ordered a seasonal meal with a superscript of 38 RMB, when they paid the bill the restaurant owner charged 38 RMB per prawn, so one dish was more than 2000 RMB. Currently the restaurant has been inspected by Qingdao tourism office, fined 90,000 RMB, closed down, and had […]

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    Young Woman Eats Seeds On Subway, Older Woman Cleans

    On the 8 line of the Shanghai subway, one woman eating melon seeds threw the shells under her seat, so an older woman beside her unsuccessfully attempted to persuade her to squat and pick up the seeds. After the seed-eating woman got off the train, the older woman cleaned under her seat for her. A […]

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    What’s the best air pollution mask for China?

    Chinese residents in Beijing wearing face masks due to the visible air pollution and poor air quality..

    The air pollution in China has become a very serious public health issue in recent years. Depending on which areas of China you intend on visiting, you may need to wear a breathing mask when outdoors. This guide will help you choose the best protection for your breathing while in China. 1. Do I need […]

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    What’s the Best China SIM Card for Tourists?

    A woman's hand holds a white Apple iPhone next to an airplane window.

    Staying connected with data and cellular / SMS services on your smartphone is relatively cheap and easy in China. Having 4G data is very useful for tourists who want to use translation apps, maps, messaging apps, and social media or email. This guide will explain how to get a pre-paid SIM card as a tourist in […]

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    Qingdao Restaurant Cheats Customers Into 1500 RMB Dish

    Customers at a restaurant in Qingdao inquired as to whether a dish’s price was listed per portion or per prawn before eating, so the proprietor confirmed that the dish was 38 RMB per portion, not per prawn. But after finishing their meal he went back on his initial statement and claimed that the prawn was […]

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    Frantic Wuxi Organ Transplant Hits Delay

    Early in the morning around 3 AM, deputy chair Jingsu Chen at Wuxi people’s hospital in Jiangsu acquired a lung donor, several thousand miles away, but they had a maximum of 9 hours to make the transplant. China Southern Airlines shift manager claims that because the flight was going to take off in 15 minutes […]