Trending news across China on Aug 31
Updated: 2013-08-31 15:23
An official in Anhui is blackmailed with naked photos, blinded boy's aunt jumps to her death, and Sister Furong is back in the news -- it's all trending in China.
A deputy section chief of in Hefei, Anhui province, was stunned when he received a letter with a nude photo of himself and a woman. The letter asked him for 80,000 yuan ($13,079) or else the photo would be made public. Knowing the photo was fake, the official reported it to the police.
An injured boy's aunt jumped to her death in a well on Aug 30. The reason is still unclear, and the aunt's husband said she was mentally abnormal. The 6-year-old boy's eyes were gouged out by unknown people while he was playing outside in Shanxi province on Aug 17.
Sad subway station
A sad love song can often be heard at Zhonghuamen subway station in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, for three years. Sometimes it's broadcast all day long. Many passengers complain about it. A staff member at the station has been playing the song since he broke up with his girlfriend three years ago.