The Chinese public was shocked after police revealed that it was a fight between the driver and a middle-aged female passenger that caused a bus crossing a bridge in Chongqing to lose control and plunge into the river below, killing all 15 of those on board.
What defines a proper relationship between parents and children has been a subject of intense debate since a father of a five-year-old girl was filmed by passengers on a high-speed train, who believed the man was molesting his daughter.
The public have accused online shopping sites of neglecting their responsibilities after a Chinese man was reported to have allegedly killed his girlfriend with a poisonous injection he bought online.
Bureaucratic clientelism was once again proved to be a major form of official corruption after media reports revealed that Chen Zhiwei, a former deputy director of the technology office of the People’s Procuratorate of Hailin, Heilongjiang Province, had been promoted, even though he was alleged to have shot and killed a waitress in 1993 when he was working in the local public security bureau.
On October 4, in the middle of the weeklong National Day holidays, passengers on a high-speed train from Shijiazhuang in Hebei Province to Tianjin found that eight train cars were missing, even though they had been sold tickets.
Ming Jue, a 31-year-old teacher in Qingdao, Shandong Province, recently applied for arbitration after he was dismissed by the kindergarten he was working at.