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If you thought Ferris wheels are for wimps, or that the slowing moving giant wheels are more boring than watching paint dry, then you have obviously not seen the awesomeness of the worlds tallest Ferris wheel in Guangzhou China!
We don’t tend to use the terms ‘hundreds of’, ‘stray cats’, ‘organized’, ‘cat army’ together, in fact before today we swear those words were only ever used together in the plot of a poorly made 80′s ‘B’ movie! But it seems the Chinese government have actually mobilised a stray cat army to take on a […]
Married Chinese couples are paying up to 20,000 Yuan ($3100) for fake divorce papers so they can buy second and third homes.
Rovio’s Angry Birds game has long been a popular choice for casual gamers across the globe and has now been honoured by being turned in to Mooncakes for this year’s Mid Autumn day festival!
Hailing from the same seaside city as Gizchina, ‘Swimsuit Auntie’ has fast become an internet celebraty thanks to her unusual yet affective anti-tanning swimsuit.
China’s military may be pleased with their new naval aircraft carrier, but it’s not the only one in China, as Tianjin city has just unveiled its very own aircraft carrier hotel!
Sina’s Weibo micro blogging network is an official bonafide success. Latest figures suggest that the Twitter-like social networking service reached a staggering 140 million users at the end of April, and that number is still skyrocketing!
An employee of Foxconn in Chengdu, China commited suicide earlier today. This is the 13th suicide in a year involving a worker from the Taiwanese electronics giant who makes iPad’s and iPhones for Apple and other equipment for Sony and Dell.
Where as social networking sites Facebook and Twitter were blocked long ago in China, LinkedIn, a professional social networking site have managed to keep access to Chinese subscribers open, and are now looking at ways to expand in the country.
Jin Fan, a 70 year old engineers from Liaoning Province, has long been a believer in UFO’s and alien life and actually formed the Dalian UFO Research Society way back in 1984.
This mighty fine looking ‘space owl’ currently on display at Shanxi Museum is actually a 3000 year old drinking vessel from the late Shang Dynasty and is actually known as Xiaoyou.
Although I find the 8 legged insect munchers terrifying, I’m also fascinated about the hairy backed wall climbing horrors so news that the discovery of the largest known spider fossil was found in China both horrified and excited me!
The Department of Industry and Commerce in Hefei, China have recently discovered a ‘beef extract’ that can be used to give chicken meat or pork the look and flavor of beef.
Sina is on a serious roll with it’s Weibo micro-blogging platform! The social messaging service has attracted people from all over the globe including celebrities like Tom Cruise, they have added English to the Weibo iPhone application and Gizchina will be joining soon!
It seems that everyone in China is part of at least one of the various micro-blogs. Sina’s Weibo is the fly away number one most popular and has even attracted foreign users including Hollywood star Tom Cruise!
The Chinese press are reporting that a plane which may or may not be the latest J20 stealth fighter has made a successful 2nd test flight which happened on Sunday, which coincidentally was also the 60 anniversary of China’s aviation industry.
A concerned dog love spotted a truck full of dehydrated whimpering dogs on the high-way in Beijing and decided to do something to stop the inevitable slaughter of the poor pooches.
Well it looks as though Facebook are on their way back to China thanks to a deal signed with China’s Baidu search engine, and now the latest rumors are concentrating on Twitters return.
Huawei Technologies has seen exceptional growth over the past 3 years with the telecommunication makers profits jumping by 24% last year alone! This growth has obviously not gone unnoticed and many industry insiders are speculating that the Shenzhen based company may well surpass Swedish rival Ericsson as the world’s largest communications equipment maker.
ZTE have just signed a contract with China Unicom to upgrade the 3G network in 7 Chinese cities. The upgraded connection will take Unicom’s 3G service up to HSPA+ speed and will increase download speeds from 14 megabits per second to 21 megabits per second an overall speed increase of 46 percent.