Trending news across China on Aug 29
Updated: 2013-08-29 09:37
A blind boy in Shanxi province asking his parents, “Why is it so dark?” A criminal suspect gouged out the 6-year-old boy’s eyes on Saturday while he played outside, and so far the boy has no idea that he is blind.
All textbooks for nine-year compulsory education in Beijing schools for the new semester are printed in a green way, Beijing News reported. Half of elementary and secondary school students nationwide used such “green printed” textbooks last year.
Rat kills cat
A rat killed three kittens in revenge at a local home in Changsha, Hunan province, jrj.com.cn reported. The resident surnamed Liu said he set 10 rat traps a few days ago, which may have made the rats angry.
I’m a girl, and I am muscular.
Photos of Julia Vins, a 17-year-old bodybuilder in Russia, became a hit online because of the strong contrast between her angelic face and robust body, people.com.cn reported. Chinese actress Ma Su on her Weibo said, “It would be better to be a female with men’s body among men than competing wisdom among females,” which was forwarded more than 15,000 times.
Kai-Fu Lee, chairman and CEO of Innovation Works, denied that he knew or collaborated with Qin Huohuo, who was arrested for spreading rumors on Sina Weibo.
A call by People’s Daily to stop spitting gum in public places and respect the work of cleaners dominates the Sina Weibo discussion. The message was reposted at least 136,000 times.