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Stalactite latrine

Stalactite latrine

A sculpture park in East China‘s Shanghai Municipality features stalactites in the washroom, which cost 5 million yuan($706,075) to install. Water for the washbasin pours from the end of each stalactite. Photo: IC  

For love of noodles

For love of noodles

Noodle restaurants in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China‘s Sichuan Province are so popular that guests line the sidewalk and eat their bowls of noodles from atop plastic stools. The scene has become part of the city‘s common custom. Photo: IC   RELATED ARTICLES:

Fugitive on the run for 13 years addicted to lotteries

Fugitive on the run for 13 years addicted to lotteries

China Sports Lottery. Photo: IC A man in Southwest China, who was on the run for 13 years, continued his habit of buying mass quantities of lottery tickets, which is apparently why he committed his alleged crime of embezzling more than 700,000 yuan($98,674). The man, surnamed Li, was arrested in […]

Courier‘s suspicion saves a life

Courier‘s suspicion saves a life

Couriers in Beijing. Photo: IC A courier in Southwest China thought it was strange when he was asked by a customer to buy a bottle of pesticide and deliver it to nearby location. His suspicions apparently stopped the man from committing suicide.  Chen Jianyun, the courier in Kaiyuan, Yunnan Province, […]

Number of agricultural drones in Xinjiang to exceed 5,000 in 2019

Number of agricultural drones in Xinjiang to exceed 5,000 in 2019

A drone flies over a wheat field to spray insecticide at a farm of the Production and Construction Corps (XPCC) in Bayan Gol Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture, Northwest China‘s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, June 9, 2015. Photo: Xinhua  The number of agricultural drones used in Northwest China‘s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region […]

US moves to lend support as demonstrations lose steam

US moves to lend support as demonstrations lose steam

Chief Executive of China‘s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam addresses a press conference on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua The US House of Representative is expected to pass the so-called “Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act” on Tuesday (US time), almost the same time with Hong Kong Chief […]

Major trade fair

Major trade fair

A view of the China Import and Export Fair, China‘s largest trade fair – also known as the Canton Fair, in Guangzhou, capital of South China‘s Guangdong Province on Tuesday. Photo: Song Lin/GT     RELATED ARTICLES:

State Council loosens rules on overseas financial firms

State Council loosens rules on overseas financial firms

Logos of foreign banks on an office building in Beijing‘s Financial Street Photo: IC The Chinese government amended two financial management regulations seeking to expand business scope and ease market access for foreign-invested insurance companies and banks, media reported on Tuesday.  Chinese experts praised the decision on Tuesday as showing […]

Star walker

Star walker

Russian servicemen carry the coffin of late Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov during a funeral ceremony at a military cemetery in Mytishchi, outside Moscow on Tuesday. Leonov, the first human to walk in space 54 years ago, died at 85 on Friday. Photo: AFP   RELATED ARTICLES: