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  • Tofu turmoil: Viral furry recipe from China divides opinions on safety and health

    A unique recipe for furry tofu, a trending dish from China, sparked a global debate over its safety and health benefits. The recipe, which involves fermentation, was shared by a user on the social media platform Twitter and quickly went viral. The video showcases a woman instructing viewers on how to prepare furry tofu. The ingredients required include tofu, tempeh…

  • Hong Kong Laureate Forum launches Young Scientist initiative for budding academics

    The Hong Kong Laureate Forum (HKLF) has launched a Young Scientist initiative, providing a platform for budding academics to network and learn together. The initiative was unveiled during the HKLF forum at the Hong Kong Science Park from November 13 to 18, featuring a poster presentation as a key highlight. This served as a unique opportunity for young scientists to…

  • Schoolboy in China chooses forest nap over long bus wait igniting nationwide reflection

    An eight year old schoolboy disappeared whilst waiting for his school bus sparking a frantic search for several hours. Eventually, he was found sleeping in a nearby forest. Upon waking, he explained that he had decided to sleep there because of the long wait for the school bus. The incident happened in the city of Xi’an, China, and drew significant attention from…

  • China: Unsuspecting woman mistakes 1.5 million baht luxury phone for cheap handset

    A woman stumbled upon a luxury phone in Jiangsu province, China, initially assuming it to be a cheap handset for the elderly due to its simplistic design. However, the mobile phone belonged to a businessman and was a luxurious Rolls-Royce of the mobile industry, valued at over 300,000 yuan (1.5 million baht). According to CTWANT, the woman picked up the…

  • Blind date rejection sparks debate as Chinese man turns down woman due to her haircut

    A blind date in China ended abruptly as the man turned down the woman, despite her beauty, due to disliking her haircut. First impressions, especially in romantic pursuits, often hinge on physical appearance, leading some to make snap judgements based on looks alone. The blind date incident sparked online debate in the Chinese social media sphere when a beautiful woman…

  • Wedding gift woes: Ex-boyfriend’s 1140 baht sparks online debate

    A bride was delighted to receive a large red envelope wedding gift from her ex-boyfriend, the content of which totalled 233 yuan. Despite the sum not being substantial, it displayed sincerity, causing some online commenters to be alarmed, suggesting the amount harbours an ominous meaning. The narrative of inviting former lovers to weddings occasionally provides comedic tales, largely due to…

  • Unexpected love story: Woman finds true connection on the streets

    A 28 year old woman was evicted from her home by her mother for refusing to attend a matchmaking event, leading her to sleep on the street. In this unexpected love story, she met an audacious young man who proposed to be her boyfriend. The woman was discovered sleeping on the pavement instead of her comfortable bedroom at home. She…

  • Chinese student steals show at sports festival in backless dress

    A female student at Jiangxi Normal University in China‘s Jiangxi province recently stole the show wearing a backless evening dress at a university sports festival, earning herself the nickname goddess. As she hurried onto the field, her long backless dress fluttered in the wind, drawing the attention of all present. The university stadium was packed as most of the students…

  • Unexpected kiss in Chinese restaurant sparks online debate (video)

    An unexpected incident in a Chinese restaurant sparked a heated online debate where closed-circuit camera footage captured a man being forcefully kissed by a female stranger. The man appears visibly confused after the incident, while the woman calmly leaves the scene. The woman’s behaviour has been widely condemned online, with many believing she has sexually violated the man. The incident…

  • Chinese student’s health scare underlines importance of early diagnosis

    A 20 year old Chinese student was shocked when she was diagnosed with a critical condition after noticing unusual red spots and bruises on her body. Initially, the Chinese student, from Changsha, China, thought they were mosquito bites or accidental bruises, but when the spots increased, she realised something was amiss with her health. After returning home from a trip…

  • Chinese bride shocked by real amount in gift card from mother-in-law

    A Chinese woman, who works for an Internet company, shared an unusual mother-in-law and daughter-in-law experience. After marrying her husband last year, the 28 year old Lin received a bank card as a gift from her mother-in-law but was shocked when she discovered the real amount of money in it. Lin revealed that her husband’s parents are government officials with…

  • Chinese company uses doll as overnight security officer

    A security breach occurred at a company in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China, where an unusual tactic was used to resolve a staff shortage at a Chinese company. The company placed a doll, dressed as a security officer, in the CCTV room for overnight monitoring. This risky strategy was heavily criticized for its potential security implications. The incident was revealed when…

  • Man attempts to return wife for leaving child home alone, mother-in-law refuses

    A man returned his wife to her mother’s home after she repeatedly left their young daughter alone to sneak out and play cards. However, the mother-in-law refused to accept her back, stating that no returns were allowed. The man had given his wife a dowry of 380,000 yuan (1.86 million baht) when they married. Initially, their married life was joyful…

  • Nightly jogs expose wife’s affair prompting immediate divorce

    A man working away from home discovered his wife’s nightly jogs were not as innocent as she claimed. This revelation followed an anonymous phone call hinting at the truth, leading to an immediate divorce. Three years prior, Zhang, a man in his late twenties, married his 27 year old wife, Yan. Not long after their marriage, he had to travel…

  • China couple divorces and remarries within an hour due to mother’s intervention

    A recent incident involving a Chinese husband and wife who divorced, only to remarry less than an hour later following the intervention of the husband’s mother, has caused a stir amongst officials. The incident took place in the civil affairs office of Huanzhou in the Hubei province of China. The couple arrived at the office to file for divorce, with a…

  • Office love controversy: Young worker proposes to 50 year old boss

    A surprising love confession between a 26 year old office worker and his 50 year old female boss stirred Chinese social media. The young man decided to propose to his boss amidst a company party, revealing the affection he had developed over time. The 26 year old had previously been romantically linked to his colleagues, but due to income disparities,…

  • China: Young maintenance worker loses life fixing faulty escalator

    An accident involving a faulty escalator took the life of a 22 year old maintenance worker at a shopping centre in Guiyang City, Guizhou province, China. The individual, while servicing a faulty escalator, was abruptly engulfed by the mechanism and subsequently perished. The incident, as reported by HK01, occurred in a commercial centre where the escalator had been experiencing issues.…

  • Traditional customs debate: Man seeks suitor online for older sister

    The traditional custom of an elder sibling needing to marry before the younger one has led a 28 year old man to launch an online search for a suitor for his 35 year old unmarried sister. The 28 year old man found himself facing a predicament shared by many in families that adhere to traditional customs, particularly the belief that…

  • Accidental broadcast: Teacher shares sweet chat with girlfriend in class

    A young teacher unintentionally turned red-faced when he inadvertently broadcast a sweet conversation with his girlfriend to his classroom. The accidental broadcast left the students in stitches, transforming a routine day into a memorable one. The evolution of technology has brought about significant changes in the educational sector. Gone are the days of white chalk on blackboards, replaced by multimedia…

  • Wedding dowry drama: Bride rejects friend’s extra 1 million baht demand

    A wedding in China took an unexpected turn when the bride, Xiao Meng, refused to bow to her close friend’s demand for an additional dowry of 200,000 yuan (1 million baht). Xiao Meng and her groom, a hardworking and ambitious young man named Xiao Jun, remained unfazed by the request, prioritising love over money. Xiao Jun, known for his good…

  • Machete-wielding Chinese man attacks BMW in shocking road rage incident

    A violent road rage incident took place recently when a Chinese man brandished a machete and attacked a white BMW car after stepping out of a taxi. The altercation took place on a highway cutting across Hebei Province, China on November 7. The aggressive act, captured in a video clip, left many onlookers terrified. The incident unfolded when the two…

  • Jilted John: Taiwanese bride abruptly cancels wedding mid-ceremony

    A Taiwanese bride‘s wedding took an unexpected turn when she abruptly called off the ceremony mid-event, leaving the groom and guests stunned. The Taiwanese bride announced her decision on stage, before hastily leaving the venue, leaving behind a bewildered groom and shocked attendees. Weddings are considered a significant chapter in life, not only symbolising the culmination of a couple’s love…

  • Mischievous bride: Groom’s jaw drops as ex-girlfriends play bridesmaids in unexpected wedding twist

    A groom received an unexpected surprise when he arrived to pick up his bride and found that her bridesmaids were all his ex-girlfriends. This unusual event took place at the wedding of a couple from Chongqing, China, after a two-year courtship. The bride, known as Liu, discovered that some of her friends had previously dated her groom. Instead of being…

  • Chinese parents face backlash for expensive winter coat purchase

    A wealthy Chinese family sparked controversy after spending 9,000 yuan (44,800 baht) on a winter coat for their daughter. The parents, both CEOs of multinational companies, faced criticism from the local school’s parent association for potentially causing envy among other students. As the cold season approached, the mother purchased a pricey winter coat to shield her daughter from the winter…

  • Breaking news: Anchor keeps composure as false tooth falls out on live TV

    An unexpected incident occurred during a live television broadcast when a female news anchor’s supposed false tooth fell out while she was speaking. The incident took place on November 4, on the 24-hour news channel CCTV13 of China Central Television. The professional manner in which she handled the awkward situation has drawn widespread praise online. The anchor, known for her…

  • Handsome teacher sparks classroom shuffle in China

    Despite the common understanding that students attend school to acquire knowledge, teachers can also play an integral role in making learning more enjoyable. A teacher’s vibrant personality can be an asset in winning over students. However, an excessively handsome teacher can sometimes create issues for themselves. Take, for instance, the recent situation involving a young male teacher from Guangdong province,…

  • Cupid’s Arrow: Factory worker’s romantic gesture misses target, woman rejects overtures, sparks viral sympathy

    A viral story from China has caught the attention of netizens after Cupid’s Arrow apparently missed its target. A factory worker’s bold declaration of love to a female colleague, complete with a bouquet, was met with rejection and disdain. The woman’s reason for the dismissal was simple – they didn’t know each other well enough for such a declaration of…

  • Ukrainian cosplayer Karina’s husband Johnny drowns in Bali

    A tragic incident occurred in Bali, Indonesia when the husband of a well-known cosplayer lost his life to a rogue wave. The couple were on a trip to celebrate the husband’s birthday when tragedy struck, causing a stir on China‘s social media platform Weibo. Karina, a famous cosplayer, and her 34 year old husband Johnny had travelled to Bali to…

  • Bride vanishes with wedding gifts and baby bump reveals shocking secret

    In a shocking revelation, a bride disappeared just three days post-wedding, taking along with her not only the wedding gifts but also a baby bump. This startling event transpired in Huaiyang County, Henan Province, China. San Huang, a resident of the Huaiyang area, was overjoyed when his then-girlfriend announced her pregnancy. The couple, who had met online, quickly planned a…

  • Chinese plumber discovers giant salamander in residential water pipe

    In an unexpected turn of events, a Chinese plumber Phichit based in Guangdong‘s Huizhou city, encountered a large creature, a 40 centimetre salamander, while attending a routine service call. The plumber’s discovery within a residential water pipe has since baffled and amused online communities. The incident unfolded as Xue Hui was called to a customer’s residence to fix a water…