Eight-year-old twins from Beijing drowned during a seaside vacation in Qingdao, Shandong Province while their mother was distracted by her cellphone.
Meng Fansen, a 17-year-old Shandong man who shot to fame eight years ago after someone posted a photo of him expertly gutting a fish, sadly drew people’s attention once again in August when he attempted suicide by taking highly toxic pesticide.
As the end of the summer vacation drew near, surrogates offering emergency help with holiday homework were in high demand, especially those who “helped” write essays.
A recent post which incited people to poison undisciplined pet dogs with isonicid, an antibiotic used against tuberculosis, sparked heated debate.
A 25-year-old girl using the netname “laohe” recently organized a creative blind date fair in Beijing where attendees searched for their ideal partners by checking each others’ online shopping history.
It is an old Chinese tradition that a bridegroom should give betrothal gifts to the bride’s family before the wedding to show his respect and love for the bride.