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China's Youth Obsessed With Cat-Sniffing
Offbeat  (tags: cats, pets, sniffing, China )

Jeri
- 2 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 )

Ray
- 72 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 )

Ray
- 125 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 )

Ray
- 166 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
- 251 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
- 257 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.
Trump Ready to 'Solve' North Korea Problem Without China
Offbeat  (tags: China, North Korea, Trump, USA )

Ray
- 290 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,
Beijing Park Dispenses Loo Roll Using Facial Recognition.
Offbeat  (tags: Loo Rool Dispenser, Facial Recognition, Temple Of Heaven, China )

Derek
- 303 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.
One Man's Surprising Defiance on Chinese Legal Rights
Offbeat  (tags: Legal Rights, defiance, China )

Ray
- 382 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The year 2016 has been another grim year for those campaigning for human rights in China.
China Announces Ban on Ivory Trade By End of 2017
Offbeat  (tags: Ivory Trade, Banned, China )

Ray
- 383 days ago - bbc.co.uk
China has announced a ban on all ivory trade and processing activities by the end of 2017.
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
- 516 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Great Britain have finished second in the medal table at the Rio Olympics - and above sporting powerhouse China.
China Toughens Laws on Eating Endangered Animals
Offbeat  (tags: China, law, endangered, animals, prison )

Scooby
- 556 days ago - independent.co.uk
The revised law concerns the purchase, production and selling of state-protected wild animals and their derived product
The Land Where Women Rule'
Offbeat  (tags: Women Rule, Mosuo tribe, China )

Ray
- 615 days ago - bbc.co.uk
China's Mosuo tribe has been living more or less in isolation for centuries - tucked away in the foothills of the Himalayas, on the shores of Lugu Lake.
Exeter Lecturer Helps Solve the Mystery of a Half Dolphin, Half Crocodile Creature Caught in China
Offbeat  (tags: Crocodile, Dolphin, China, Exeter, Fishermen )

Derek
- 631 days ago - exeterexpressandecho.co.uk
An Exeter University lecturer has helped shed some light on a viral video that appeared to show a mystery creature in China.Chinese fisherman got a shock when spotted the animal and their video has now been watch thousands of times online.
The War on Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, War, Poachers, Ivory, Africa, China, Asia )

Ray
- 631 days ago - bbc.co.uk
How the very existence of AfricaâEUR(TM)s elephants is threatened by poachers, traffickers and AsiaâEUR(TM)s appetite for ivory
 

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