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Hospital bulldozed in China by local government—with doctors and patients still inside

Demolishing a hospital is a complex operation with many potential hazards. So you can imagine how hard it was for Huiji District to try to take one down while it still had all the doctors and patients inside.

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120-foot golden Chairman Mao golem attacked by trolls, taken down

With all the information technology around these days, it’s getting harder and harder to build a gigantic gold statue in peace.

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Boss sends employees New Year’s bonus via mobile app, fines anyone who opens it during work hours

Think your boss is cruel? Be glad you don’t work for this guy!

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Elderly patients in Shanghai hospital treated to a saucy dance to ring in the new year

Morning, Roy, how are you feeling today? We’ve got some entertainment lined up for you tonight: first there’ll be bingo in the lounge, then some pretty girls are coming in to do a sexy dance…

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Giant golden statue of Chairman Mao Zedong erected in the middle of nowhere in China

China, did you really think this one through?

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Man hospitalizes himself after gorging on cup ramen and cola

A young man recently had a brush with death after his epic snacking caused his stomach to fill with so much gas that it nearly exploded.

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Women in China apparently competing in bikini contests to become flight attendants

The People’s Daily reports that graduates from a Quingdao-area school are encouraged to compete in a runway competition to net jobs as flight attendants or models.

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A look at the innovative yet bizarre technology coming out of China【Video】

One YouTube vlogger explores some of the greatest tech Shenzhen, home to what many consider to be the world’s best electronics market, has to offer.

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Photos of shoddy construction surface in case against Chinese village committee

When it comes to building a home, most prefer to leave to it to professionals, but that may not always be the best idea if these photos are any indication…

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Watch a century of Chinese beauty trends in less than a minute【Video】

In a continuation of Cut Video’s “100 Years of Beauty” series, the beautiful Leah Li displays the evolution of Chinese fashion through the decades.

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Unseasoned traveler hops into x-ray machine with luggage during airport security check【Video】

Ever wondered what the inside of a CT scanner looks like? One man in China will be able to tell you, after he hopped inside after his luggage during a security check.

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Yet again proving that you don’t have to be born a girl to be a beautiful woman. (Possibly NSFW)

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Pikachus squeezing through turnstile strangely adorable, possibly nightmare-inducing【Video】

Long lines of giant, waddling Pikachu aren’t exactly an unfamiliar sight around these parts, but the sight of them struggle to get through a turnstile is absolutely adorable!

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Japanese internet has brief but passionate love affair with hot Chinese cosplayer Huang Jingxiang

Girls in Japan are going gaga over this unbelievably perfect Chinese cosplayer, but much about him remains a mystery.

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Emergency blunder as firefighters douse plane with foam…while plane behind them burns

You know how all planes look alike…

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N. Korean propaganda girl group singer, rumored executed, spotted hanging around in China?

South Korea’s Yonhap News has published a photograph that appears to show North Korean singer Hyon Sung-wul—long rumored executed at dictator Kim Jong-un’s behest—alive and well in China 

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China could give 100 million people new identities in a bid to save its economy

Chinese officials are set to discuss ways to stimulate the country’s sputtering housing market during its Central Economic WorkingConference later this month, according to Chinese state media.

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Is this new Star Wars promotional poster from China kinda racist? It certainly seems so

The promotional poster for the new entry in the Star Wars franchise appears to omit or downplay non-white actors.

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Chinese company mimics levitation trick, unamused authorities immediately shut it down【Video】

Whether it’s deserved or not, China has something of a reputation for producing convincing copies. Another thing the country is known for, however, is having authorities that do not suffer fools gladly… 

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50 things that surprised our writer when visiting China 【RocketExperience】

After a week in China, one of our Japanese writers brought home a list of thoughts to share with us.

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