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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
- 162 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
Mammoth Tusk Haul Seized By Chinese Customs
Offbeat  (tags: Chinese customs, Extinct Animal Parts, China )

Ray
- 77 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.
China Announces Ban on Ivory Trade By End of 2017
Offbeat  (tags: Ivory Trade, Banned, China )

Ray
- 294 days ago - bbc.co.uk
China has announced a ban on all ivory trade and processing activities by the end of 2017.
Beijing Park Dispenses Loo Roll Using Facial Recognition.
Offbeat  (tags: Loo Rool Dispenser, Facial Recognition, Temple Of Heaven, China )

Derek
- 216 days ago - bbc.in
A park in Beijing has installed toilet paper dispensers with facial recognition to stop visitors from taking too much loo roll, media reports say. Machines at the Temple of Heaven park scan visitors faces before dispensing a fixed length strip of paper.
Trump Ready to 'Solve' North Korea Problem Without China
Offbeat  (tags: China, North Korea, Trump, USA )

Ray
- 202 days ago - bbc.co.uk
US President Donald Trump has said the United States will "solve" the nuclear threat from North Korea, with or without China's help,
Love Breaks a 300-Year-Old Curse
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, bizarre, 300-year-old curse, curse, love, river, China )

Philippa
- 169 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.
One Man's Surprising Defiance on Chinese Legal Rights
Offbeat  (tags: Legal Rights, defiance, China )

Ray
- 294 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The year 2016 has been another grim year for those campaigning for human rights in China.
North Korea Missile Test Splits World Powers
Offbeat  (tags: Missile Test, UN sanctions, North Korea, Russia, China, USA )

Ray
- 37 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
   

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