Trending news across China on Sept 9
Updated: 2013-09-09 09:27
Fang Zhouzi, a biochemist and popular scientific writer well known for his campaign against pseudoscience, urged people to eat genetically modified corn, saying it has long been proved safe, amid a widespread fear of genetically modified food in China.
Many cars giving way to an ambulance on Sept 6 in Nanjing prompting images of the rare sight to go viral on Sina Weibo and moved lots of people. However the driver of the ambulance said it was a mistake. The cars were actually avoiding a car breaking down on the road.
A boy in Wuhan, Hubei province got a ticket for Korean star Jang Keun Suk for his girlfriend by purchasing and drinking a dozen boxes of orange juice. The tickets were not for sale and can only be obtained by winning a lottery offered by the brand of orange juice. But the boy was dumped by the girl for being unsuitable a week before the gig and the girl attended alone.
A female resident surnamed Liu in Shuangcheng, Heilongjiang province was bitten by a snake, which she had put into a wine crock three months ago to drink to cure rheumatism, dbw.cn reported. The snake suddenly slipped out and nipped her hand when she opened the crock to refill some wine.