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This Day In History, June 3, 1989 Beginning Of Tiananmen Square Massacre   video
Offbeat  (tags: this day in history, June 3, 1989, Video, Youtube, Tiananmen Square Massacre, China, Bejing, Asia, Violence, Death, Democracy, bizarre, crime, culture, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, society, unusual )

Fiona
- 15 days ago - youtube.com
Chinese troops storm through Tiananmen Square in the center of Beijing, killing and arresting thousands of pro-democracy protesters. The brutal Chinese government assault on the protesters shocked the West. Please note, comment, and forward.
The Bike Share Oversupply in China, Huge Piles of Abandoned and Broken Bicycles!
Offbeat  (tags: China, Bicycles, Abandoned, Bike Share )

Derek
- 84 days ago - theatlantic.com
Last year, bike sharing took off in China, with dozens of bike share companies quickly flooding city streets with millions of brightly colored rental bicycles. However, the rapid growth vastly outpaced immediate demand and overwhelmed Chinese cities.
Petition - Praise China's Fight Against Pollution
Offbeat  (tags: china, pollution problem, forest conservation, restoration, environmental protection, planting trees, carbon footprint, prevention of pollution, stronger protection )


- 103 days ago - forcechange.com
Encourage the restoration of millions of acres of forest in ravaged regions. One of the world's largest countries is doing its part in restoring our environment. As part of an ambitious plan to ensure up to one quarter of its lands are populatied by...
Dog Finds Way Back Home After Being Poisoned and Kidnapped By Dog Meat Dealers
Offbeat  (tags: dog owners, kidnapping, reunited with owner, dog cruelty, dog meat trade, china, escaping, back home, protection, safety )


- 118 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
A beloved pet dog in China who was stolen by thieves and destined for the dog meat industry had a very lucky escape and managed to find his way home to his relieved owner after being missing for several days. The dog's guardian, Mr Xiao of Gaoping...
Petition - Success: China's Ban on Foreign Waste Could Reduce Ocean Plastic Pollution
Offbeat  (tags: china, Plastic Waste, banned, ocean pollution, prevention, environmental protection, changing attitudes )


- 119 days ago - forcechange.com
Applaud China for refusing to process world's garbage, opening up reforms for global waste recycling. China has recently banned 24 types of foreign waste imports, including electronic waste, unsorted papers, and household plastic waste, which could...
China Sets Up Monitoring System for Siberian Tiger and Amur Leopard Conservation
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, tigers, leopards, monitoring system, China )

Cher
- 124 days ago - gbtimes.com
China has set up a Natural Resource Monitoring System in a national park in the northeast of the country for Siberian tiger and Amur leopard conservation efforts.
In New Park, China Creates a Refuge for the Imperiled Siberian Tiger
Offbeat  (tags: parks, endangered animals, tigers, habitat, China )

Jeri
- 135 days ago - e360.yale.edu
As part of a new national park system, China is setting aside a vast territory that is home to small numbers of Siberian tigers and Amur leopards along the Russian and North Korean borders. Officials hope it will bolster populations of the endangered
Cat-Sharing Service in China Raises Concerns About Animal Welfare
Offbeat  (tags: cats, sharing, China, animal welfare )

Jeri
- 136 days ago - straitstimes.com
A cat shop in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, recently sparked public criticism after launching a cat-sharing service.
Chinese Police Station Has Cat Problem After Saving Dozens of Cats From Slaughter
Offbeat  (tags: cats, rescued, China )

Jeri
- 143 days ago - nextshark.com
Earlier this week, police have managed to stop and catch a suspicious truck that was believed to be prowling the city at night to catch cats, and possibly slaughter them for their meat. Upon the arrest, the authorities discovered 69 cats inside
China's Youth Obsessed With Cat-Sniffing
Offbeat  (tags: cats, pets, sniffing, China )

Jeri
- 153 days ago - straitstimes.com
There has been a growing trend in China called cat-sniffing, where cat owners smell and cuddle their cats, often multiple times a day.
Screaming Children Watch as Donkey Is Hurled Into Tiger Enclosure to Be Eaten Alive
Offbeat  (tags: Humas, Animals, China )


- 223 days ago - mirror.co.uk
This is the horrifying moment a donkey was shoved into a tiger enclosure and eaten alive. The terrified animal was ripped apart by four huge predators in front of screaming families at a Chinese zoo on Sunday.
North Korea Missile Test Splits World Powers
Offbeat  (tags: Missile Test, UN sanctions, North Korea, Russia, China, USA )


- 276 days ago - bbc.co.uk
North Korea and its leader Kim Jong-un - seen here on a TV screen in Tokyo - are overshadowing the region again, The latest missile test by North Korea, one of its furthest-reaching yet, has split world powers who united behind new UN sanctions just days
Mammoth Tusk Haul Seized By Chinese Customs
Offbeat  (tags: Chinese customs, Extinct Animal Parts, China )


- 316 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Chinese customs officers have seized more than a tonne of tusks from animals that have been extinct for thousands of years - mammoths.
Giant Lion Carved From Single Tree By 20 People In 3 Years Becomes World's Largest Redwood Sculpture
Offbeat  (tags: sculpture, redwood, Myanmar, tree, lion, Oriental Lion, China, Wuhan, Fortune Plaza Times Square, Chinese architect, Dengding Rui Yao, unusual, off-beat )

Evelyn
- 402 days ago - boredpanda.com
The Oriental Lion was carved from a single redwood tree trunk over the span of 3 years, initiated in Myanmar, where the carving was seen through. Finally when finished transported over 3000 miles to reach Wuhan. It's 47.5 ft long, 16.5 ft high, 13 ft wide
Love Breaks a 300-Year-Old Curse
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, bizarre, 300-year-old curse, curse, love, river, China )

Philippa
- 408 days ago - msn.com
A stream little more than a metre wide separates them, but for at least three centuries a bitter rivalry pitted two eastern Chinese villages against one another -- until love brought the adversaries together.
 

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