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Dozens of Chinese villagers scoop cooking oil from a filthy ditch after it leaked from a crashed tanker lorry
A large crowd of Chinese villagers flocked to collect oil from a dirty ditch after hearing a tanker lorry had crashed on a nearby motorway in eastern China. The oil was said to be cooking oil.
Disturbing footage shows Chinese boy, four, smoking cigarettes like a pro after 'stealing them from shops'
This is the shocking moment a four-year-old boy enjoyed smoking cigarettes at home in China. Neighbours said they have seen the boy smoking for about one to two years already.
'It's a slap in the face for the leadership in Washington': China mocks America's democracy and says the shutdown exposes 'chronic flaws' in DC
China's official news agency said in a commentary on Sunday that the shutdown of the US government exposed 'chronic flaws' in the US political system.
Mattis warns of growing threats of China and Russia and says US military's competitive edge has 'eroded' in every domain
Countering China's rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the U.S. military's top national security priorities,Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday.
Old Kim Coal: US officials release satellite photographs which 'show China flouting sanctions by docking in North Korea and loading up on fuel'
Chinese-owned cargo ships have been docking in North Korean ports to take on coal, which has then been brought to Vietnam and Russia or unloaded onto other ships, U.S. officials claim.
Chilling moment man throws his baby daughter into a dumpster because she is 'too ill'... only for a stranger to find the child and save her
A man has been arrested after abandoning his newborn daughter in a dumpster in south-west China. The man claimed that he saw the baby girl turning purple and thought she was 'incurable'.
A self-proclaimed disabled beggar suddenly starts walking as normal in front of police officers after they offered to give him help. The man's behaviour was caught on camera on the street of Luzhou, China.
Meet the queen of the arcade: Claw machine fan, 28, wins 7,000 prizes after spending £4,500 on her habit
Ya Li, from China, has spent £4,500 playing claw machines since 2016. The 28-year-old woman keeps all her prizes in more than 100 big bags at home, and apparently she's running out of space.
The new face-reading AI technology in Xinjiang, China, would alert the authorities if any suspects leave over 300 meters (984 feet) beyond the designated 'safe areas', according to reports.
Chinese girl, 9, carries her disabled brother to school every day... and they've never missed any class
Dingshuang, 9, carefully looks after her brother Dingfu, 12, who has difficulties using his hands and legs. The girl in China does most of the housework too, including cooking and washing.
Handle with bear: Pandas arrive in Finland from China after munching through 330lbs of bamboo for their in-flight meal
The Chinese ambassador to Finland and Finnish officials led a ceremony to welcome Hua Bao, a four-year old male, and three-year old female Jin Baobao to Helsinki airport on Thursday.
A young boy has apparently been tied to a scooter with strings by his mother before being dragged along the ground in south-west China. The mother said she was punishing the naughty boy.
A six-month-old baby in China has surprised his parents by suddenly starting to talk during a painful vaccination. He cried and made the sound resembling 'it's so painful' in Mandarin.
Trump says Russia is helping North Korea skirt international sanctions and undoing the help China is giving the U.S. as Kim inches closer to having nuclear missiles
Trump accused Russia is of helping North Korea get supplies in violation of international sanctions and said Pyongyang is getting 'closer every day' to being able to fire a long-range missile at the U.S.
Shocking moment a woman is knocked unconscious when a WINDOW falls from fourth floor of apartment block
A woman was knocked out and needed stitches when a glass window fell from the fourth floor of a building she was passing and hit her in the head, in Ji'an City, China.
Woman forces her young daughter who forgot to bring house keys to scale two storeys with bare hands so they could get into their locked home
Shocking footage shows a cruel mother forcing her daughter to scale their home building without protection so they could get back to their locked house.
Terrifying moment workers hit a glass walkway with SLEDGEHAMMERS before stomping on the shattered panels at 590ft high for 'safety check'
Nail-biting footage shows a group of workers smashing and jumping on a glass walkway on the side of a cliff in China. They were testing if the walkway could withstand sudden potential danger.
Chinese boy, 7, has to deliver parcels in harsh winter for a living after his father died and his mother abandoned him
The child, known as Li Changjiang, has to send around 30 parcels a day in Qingdao, China. The local authority said they had sent him to an orphanage and were arranging school for him.
Chinese boy whose hair got frozen after walking to school is given just £900 by charity - despite people donating £56,000 to him
The handling of the donations by a government-run charity has sparked controversy in China after Wang Fuman, 8, was given just a fraction of the donations meant for him.
The 100-metre-tall (328 ft) circular tower in Shaanxi Province is said to be able to improve air quality within an area of 3.9 square miles. It could purify 10 million cubic metres of air a day.
Elderly man is left dying on a busy Chinese street for FIVE MINUTES after fainting from his scooter (and when someone finally offers help, it's already too late)
An elderly man who fainted on a busy Chinese street has died after dozens of onlookers refused to call the ambulance or offer help. He was lying on the street for five minutes.
Workers at Apple factory toil for 10-hour shifts in loud, toxic workshops before returning to filthy dormitories with cold showers, rights group claims
Workers at a Chinese factory which produces parts for Apple have to work 10-hour shifts under harsh conditions and are exposed to chemicals without protections, a rights group has claimed.
Learner driver tries to EAT his driving licence after being stopped by police in a bid to dodge a fine
Bodycam footage shows the driver snatching his licence from a policeman before shoving it into his mouth. The driver from China was fined 400 yuan (£45) and received 15 demerit points.
Ex-CIA officer accused of being a Chinese spook and helping dismantle US spying operations in the country is charged after being 'found with two notebooks containing classified information'
Jerry Chun Shing Lee, a former CIA officer is accused of spying for China after he was allegedly found with two notebooks full of classified information.
Incredible moment heroic shopkeeper risks his own life to save a three-year-old girl who has fallen out of a window
The heroic saviour, 44, hung upside down from the balcony to grab the girl back into the house in Hangzhou, China, yesterday. The three-year-old girl had been left unattended.
Rein in your trade deficit with the U.S., Trump warns China's president Xi in blunt phone talks after imbalance grew again
The White House says President Donald Trump expressed 'disappointment' with Chinese President Xi Jinping on a phone call about the continued U.S. trade deficit with China.
A lesson in love! PhD student proposes to his girlfriend by hiding a message at the back of his THESIS (and she said yes)
Rui Long, a student at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China, asked Panpan Mao to marry him at the end of the paper published in the scientific journal Physica A.
Crypto-crash: Virtual currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum take double-digit falls amid fears that South Korea and China may implement crackdown
Prices of Bitcoin and other digital currencies have skidded after South Korea’s top financial policymaker said Tuesday that a crackdown on trading of crypto currencies was possible.
Marriott hotels remove 'banned' book to avoid China backlash, as Beijing enforces crackdown on companies listing Chinese-claimed regions such as Tibet and Hong Kong as 'countries'
The Marriott International group has pulled down decorative copies of a book that is related to the banned Falun Gong spiritual group over after the recent political scandal on territorial integrity.
China's out-of-control space station containing a 'highly toxic' chemical is set to crash into Earth between March and April, revised estimates say
Experts from the European Space Agency (ESA), based in Paris, are among those tracking Tiangong-1, whose average orbit has dipped by 8km (5 miles) since December 2017.
Chinese swimmer is saved by his friends who smash through ice to rescue him after he dived underneath and got trapped
A man in east China had cheated death as he took a chilly plunge to a freezing river and swam under ice. He missed the exit and found himself trapped under the ice but he was saved shortly.
Man behind 'Sophia' AI robot plans to create 'super-intelligent genius machines' that win humans' trust
David Hanson worked as a sculptor for Disney and created robots for their theme parks before moving to Hong Kong and starting his own company which he hopes will create machines of the future.
Huge fire engulfs a six-storey building in China as fireworks in supermarket are set off by welding sparks
Shocking footage emerged capturing the moment when electric sparks from welding works setting an six-storey building on fire in southwest China. The building was burnt down and covered in black fume.
A paper by scientists at the Air Force Engineering University in Xi'an describes how space-based lasers could zap space junk into smaller pieces to make them potentially less harmful.
Shocking moment a lion AND tiger violently attack a horse at a circus in China before trainers using whips try to scare them away
This is the shocking moment a circus horse is being bitten by a tiger and a lion during rehearsal in northern China. Circus staff violently whipped the wild animals in attempt to free the horse.
Chinese police find £7.2 million stash of CASH hidden in a wall as they search flat over suspected fraud scam
Chinese authorities has recently seized over £7.2 million in cash during a raid on a flat following investigations of suspected fraud scam.
The world's most beautiful dinosaur? Newly-found Chinese RAINBOW predator that lived 161 million years ago had stunning iridescent feathers like hummingbirds
An international team of researchers, led by Dr Dongyu Hu of the Shenyang Normal University, found the immaculate fossil in the Hebei region of China.
Young boy miraculously survives after terrifying footage shows him clinging perilously to a ski lift before dropping 45ft onto the snowy ground below
A young boy has luckily survived after falling from an ascending ski lift in a resort in Hebei Province, northern China. He was found unhurt and continued skiing after a short rest.
'I was dumbfounded': Woman claims she was sacked from her job at a hot pot restaurant for saying Taiwan was not part of China
A woman claims she was fired from her job in a Sydney restaurant because she told her boss Taiwan was not a part of China.
'No hope' of saving 32 crew members on board Iranian oil tanker as vessel sinks after collision off China leaving huge slick of burning oil
The collision and disaster of the Sanchi, which carried 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis, had transfixed an Iran still reeling from days of protests and unrest that swept the country.
Chinese-made cameras installed at a US Army base in Missouri have been removed citing the potential 'negative perception' surrounding the equipment.
Fears mount that China's spymasters will cruise Grindr for personal data to 'out people' after a Chinese tech firm bought the gay dating app for $400m
Kunlun Group Limited bought Grindr last week at a rumored valuation of $400million, ousting founder Joel Simkhai (left) as CEO in favor of Kunlun chairman Yahui Zhou (right).
Dramatic moment debris from a Chinese rocket 'launching a satellite' crashes down in a fireball and explodes near houses
Footage shows the booster from a rocket dropping from the sky and smashing into the Earth in Debao County, in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in the south of China.
The Chinese public have teamed up to help an impoverished boy whose hair became frozen after having to walk 2.8 miles to school on a harsh winter morning.
Pet owner finds her missing corgi's DEAD BODY after having a cash dispute with the dog's finder (who threatened to kill and eat the canine)
A pet owner in China was devastated to find her missing dog dead after failing to agree on a cash reward with a woman claiming to be the dog's new owner. Ms Wu, 21, lost the corgi in December.
£12,000 for dinner with Dave! Chinese business chiefs are invited to dine with the former British PM as he visits the country to discuss £750million investment fund
Chinese business chiefs reportedly paid more than £12,000 to have dinner with former British prime minister David Cameron. It's said the price also guaranteed photographs with Mr Cameron.
Boy, 10, is found naked and covered in WHIP MARKS after being beaten by his parents as he spends freezing night sleeping outdoors
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT A 10-year-old boy was found sleeping naked on a tricycle in sub-zero weather in southwest China. He ran away from home after got beaten up by his parents.
This is the incredible moment a pig rushes to the butchers in attempt to free a companion in southwest China. The pig hit its companion's legs in attempt to free it from the men
One-legged road cleaner who is also deaf and mute works 4am shifts for 12 years despite his disabilities (and he's NEVER taken a day off)
A disabled sanitation worker has moved the Chinese public after getting to work at 4am every day for 12 years. Shang Wuyi, 46, cannot hear or speak and has only one leg.
Top student, 15, is stabbed to death by a classmate at school after 'refusing to do homework for him' in China
Year nine student, Xiao Yi, was stabbed in the neck in her classroom in China on January 9. It's claimed that the attacker, went to a market to buy a knife during the lunch break before attacking Xiao Yi.
Four fluffy and fun-loving giant pandas in northern China couldn't stop jumping, rolling and climbing trees after seeing a whiteout earlier this week.
The boy, whose nickname was Ming Ming, was strapped to a chair with bandages and violently beaten with a wooden rod from 6pm to 11pm on January 5. He had lost his mother's phone.
A woman who went for cheap plastic surgery was horrified to see large lumps growing on her face. Ms Yu, from China, said the operation was performed by a self-proclaimed surgeon.
Doctor and his nurse wife make desperate plea for help as they couldn't afford treatment for their own son who was born with a rare disease
A Chinese couple who have saved many lives working in the hospital might not be able to save their own son because they couldn't afford the medical bills. Tiny An An is given only months to live.
Brazen driver hops out his lorry and spray-paints a speed camera on a motorway in the middle of the night
A security camera captured the crazy moment in the Jiangsu Province of eastern China. Clip shows the driver shaking an aerosol can while his lorry is parked on the motorway.
Discipline teacher desperately tries to stop a high-speed train from leaving because 'her husband was late'
Luo Haili, from Hefei, east China, tried to stop a high-speed train leaving by standing at the train doors. The discipline teacher was suspended after the footage became viral online.
Could this be a UFO? Mysterious 'jellyfish-like' object is spotted hovering over a Chinese train station
An apparent floating object has left a train station worker in north China questioning the existence of extraterrestrials life. The rail worker said he noticed an odd blink in the sky on January 6.
A worried Chinese son who discovered his dementia-suffering mother missing eventually found the 80-year-old woman next to his later father's grave in heavy snow on January 4.
Online store owner travels 530 miles to beat up a female customer who made a complaint about late delivery
Xiao Die, an online shopper in China, was beaten into a concussion by a seller after she complained that her purchase had not arrived. The online vendor has been detained.
Costumed Mongolian herdsmen present their beloved camels at an animal pageant as they showcase their bond with the Ships of the Desert
Herdsmen from China's Inner Mongolia today celebrated their bond with camels at an annual festival on snow-covered grassland. More than 200 camels took part in the 12th Camel Cultural Fair.
Slam junk! Border patrol halts 400 pair of counterfeit Air Jordans - worth close to $55K - from coming through Washington DC airport from China
$55,000 worth of counterfeit Nike Air Jordan sneakers were obtained by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency at Washington D.C.'s Dulles International Airport.
Furious car passenger slaps a police officer in the face before launching an epic rant after being stopped for a regular inspection
A raging car passenger has been caught attacking traffic police officers before going on an epic rant in the middle of a busy road in east China yesterday. The woman said she had to rush to see her ill father.
Boy's hair is completely FROZEN after he walked an hour to school on a harsh winter morning in rural China (and there was no heating when he got there)
A Chinese schoolboy's fate has caught the attention of millions of people after a picture of his icicle hair became widely shared online. He braved minus nine degree weather to sit an exam.
Dramatic moment a heroic pedestrian saves a pregnant woman from her burning home after climbing up the building with his bare hands
Ren Liubin, an electrician, climbed up onto the balcony on second floor and cut off the metal window grille to free the mother-to-be from her flat in Zhengzhou, China, on January 6.
Chinese children are made to run, roll and take ice bucket challenge topless in a BLIZZARD as an infamously pushy father holds gruelling boot camp
A pushy Chinese father who became famous after forcing his four-year-old son to jog in the snow in underwear has held a gruelling winter boot camp to help more children grow tougher.
Infrared footage shows eerie shadows moving in a museum after dark... and experts are baffled by the 'mysterious phenomenon'
The mysterious shadows appeared as if they had come out from the ground as well as the bronze exhibits, according to staff of the museum in China. Experts failed to give explanations.
Chinese immigrant unable to speak English when he came to Australia scores 99.85 in the HSC - and now a wealthy businessman has offered to pay his university fees to help his parents who both work as cleaners
Daniel Hu couldn't speak a word of English when he arrived in Australia with his Chinese immigrant parents. Now, the Sydney teenager has scored a remarkable 99.85 Atar in the HSC.
Two men are detained in China after 'insulting' a police officer who clubbed a golden retriever to death in public
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Two men had been arrested and given detention after publicly insulting a police officer who killed a golden retriever on a street in China.
China's 'hottest Kung Fu fighter': Super-toned martial arts world champion, 31, becomes a fashion star
Ye Yongxiang, from Shanghai, has amazed the internet with her ripped body and is now a new fashion icon in the Far East. Yongxiang is the sixth-generation heir to the Yang Style Tai-Chi.
Horse diplomacy: Macron offers Xi Jinping a gelding named Vesuvius from France's elite Republican Guard on state visit to China before visiting the Terracotta Army with wife Brigitte
French President Emmanuel Macron went out his way to woo Chinese leader Xi Jinping by gifting him a horse from the elite French Republic Guard on the first day of his state visit.
Don't look down! Stomach-churning video shows a tourist inching along a rickety plank on 'the world's most dangerous hiking trail' at 7,000 FEET
A 33-year-old flight attendant has filmed himself walking on the world's most dangerous hiking trail on Huashan, China. The dangerous trail is located at over 7,000 feet above the ground.
Apple iPhone factory worker 'jumps to his death from a 12-storey window' as colleagues claim he was upset about being refused a 'referral fee'
Reports claimed a worker died on Saturday at a Foxconn factory in China. The worker apparently jumped from a high-rise building. A colleague claimed the worker had failed to get a referral fee.
Burning Iranian tanker carrying 150,000 tons of oil is at risk of EXPLODING after colliding with a freighter near Shanghai
Footage from the Chinese state broadcaster shows fire and huge plumes of black smoke coming out of the Panama-registered tanker Sanchi today. The oil tanker collided with a freighter on Saturday.
China's out-of-control space station set to crash into Earth this year does NOT pose a safety threat, top Chinese scientist claims
Leading space scientists in Beijing have claimed that the Tiangong-1 space station is not out of control and that the re-entry due to happen early this year is under complete control.
Mother and her teenage son are brutally beaten with metal stools by another child's father and his two friends after playground dispute
Three men attacked a mother and her teenage son with metal stools in Tieling City, China, after getting into an argument. The 13-year-old was left hospitalised and the mother has broken ribs.
Cutting-edge £2million solar-panelled highway is targeted by thieves less than two weeks after it opened in China
The innovative stretch, along the Jinan City Expressway Shandong, East China, is around 1.2 miles long, with more than 10,000 solar panels and coils that can charge up electric cars.
Parents in China are also purchasing more sexual health textbooks and signing up for online courses to better educate their children in the wake of the scandal that rocked the country. (Stock photo)
Crew of oil tanker carrying 135,000 tonnes of fuel from Iran missing after it burst into flames off coast of East China after crashing with a cargo ship
The tanker, carrying 136,000 tonnes of oil from Iran, caught fire following the collision on Saturday night and is spilling its load into the sea off the East China coast.
Get ready for BlackBerry self-driving cars: Smartphone maker teams up with Baidu to develop autonomous technology
BlackBerry and Chinese internet search firm Baidu have signed a deal to jointly develop self-driving vehicle technology. BlackBerry's QNX software will be used in the Apollo platform.