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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
- 41 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
China Toughens Laws on Eating Endangered Animals
Offbeat  (tags: China, law, endangered, animals, prison )

Scooby
- 346 days ago - independent.co.uk
The revised law concerns the purchase, production and selling of state-protected wild animals and their derived product
Rio Olympics 2016: Team GB Beat China to Finish Second in Medal Table
Offbeat  (tags: Sport, Rio Olympics 2016, Medal Table, Team GB, China )

Ray
- 305 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Great Britain have finished second in the medal table at the Rio Olympics - and above sporting powerhouse China.
China Announces Ban on Ivory Trade By End of 2017
Offbeat  (tags: Ivory Trade, Banned, China )

Ray
- 173 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
- 94 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
- 80 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
- 47 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
- 172 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The year 2016 has been another grim year for those campaigning for human rights in China.
   

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