Trending news across China on Oct 2
Updated: 2013-10-02 14:51
Tian'anmen turned into a dumpsite overnight; a statue of Buddha gets a golden frock for golden week; and security guards may not be happy about an ad in Chengdu. It's all trending across China now.
Tian'anmen's a mess
About 110,000 people watched the flag-raising ceremony on Beijing's Tian'anmen Square, on Tuesday, and just happened to leave about 5 tons of trash here and there, leaving Chinese media wrathful. (sina.com)
Nicholas Tse's back
Hong Kong actor Nicholas Tse announced that he'll release a new album and hold some concerts after a four-year silence about his songs. (163.com)
There were 19 people injured in a 34-vehicle pileup on the Beijing-Tibet highway, in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region of Northwest China, Tuesday morning, the first day of the National Day holiday, CCTV has reported.
It seems an individual would spend 9,151 yuan ($1,495) on tickets for Beijing's scenis spots, if he or she were to visit every one of them. (Beijing Youth Daily)
Buddha's got a new outfit
It took 400 kilograms of cloth to create this giant frock for a 66-meter-tall Buddha, in Mengshan county, Shanxi province in China's North, on Oct 1. The massive stone Buddha, to the southwest of Taiyuan, the provincial capital, was built in 551, and is open to tourists free of charge. (chinanews.com)
Tourism agencies that coerce tourists into buying goods during a tour could face fines of up to 300,000 yuan ($49,000), according to China's first tourism law, which took effect on Oct 1. (chinanews.com)
Man or dog
An advertisement intended to promote animal protection has kicked up some dust at a subway station in the city of Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan province, by sort of comparing a dog to a security guard and saying, "Did you just eat a security guard?" (163.com)
Wu Chun, a Brunei-born actor and member of Taiwan boy band Fahrenheit, has admitted for the first time that he has a two-and-a-half-year-old daughter, according to Taiwan media. (qq.com)