Trending news across China
Updated: 2013-08-22 09:57
The world over the No 1 trending story is judgment day for Chongqing's fallen Party chief, the chengguan tool-up for a fight, while one woman tries finger-licking good living in Beijing - it's all trending across China.
Bo faces trial
The news that former Party chief of Chongqing Bo Xilai will face an open trial at the Jinan Intermediate People's Court in East China's Shandong province today dominates the discussions online.
Almost 100 chengguan, urban management officers, in Guangzhou, capital city of Guangdong, showed off their new uniforms complete with stab-proof vest and helmets on Tuesday, China News Service reported. One officer said it's necessary to wear the outfit so they can secure their personal safety in possible confrontations with illegal street vendors.
An unmarried mother and her nine-month-old daughter have been living in a KFC store in Beijing for two months, Beijing Youth Daily reported. The woman makes a living by selling toys on the street before returning to her makeshift home in the fast-food. The woman said, "We try our best to avoid bothering other guests.”
The first seven-star hotel in China will start trial operation in Wuhan, capital city of Hubei province this December, Wuhan Evening News reported.
A graphic produced by police in Nanjing, capital city of Jiangxu province, showing self-defense tips for woman has gone viral on Sina Weibo. Illustrated with cute cartoon pictures, the tips are written in a relaxing tone and have been reposted for more than 25,000 times.
Here comes a prodigy although he refuses to accept it. The youngest new student of Tsinghua University this year is just 13 years old, even leaving the university president astonished, Beijing News reported. The boy answered questions from more than 10 journalists on Wednesday. His answers were well organized and he appears modest but strong-minded, the president commented and said he was "astonished".
News that a teacher asked for a kiss from students before they could get their diploma turned out to be misinterpretation, according to a statement from the local government which said some students kissed the respected teacher out of gratitude, but they accepted the farewell was inappropriate.
7,300 die a day
More than 7,300 people die from cancer every day in China, Beijing Morning Post reported on Thursday. More than 3 million people are diagnosed with cancer and more than 2.7 million people die from cancer every year, the report said.