Trending news across China, Sept 23
Updated: 2013-09-23 10:27
The hunt is on for a missing raccoon, and two cheeky workers have been suspended after their sex act in the school storeroom was broadcast live to the canteen – it's all trending across China.
Li Tianyi verdict
Li Tianyi, the 17-year-old teenage son of two well-known military singers charged with gang-rape, will learn his fate on Sept 26 when the judgment is announced in Beijing Haidian District People's Court.
Li, the son of Li Shuangjiang and Meng Ge, both prominent PLA singers, is charged with four others in the gang-rape of a woman in a hotel after a night of drinking in the district in February.
A doctoral student in Chongqing successfully defrauded 300 yuan from a bank transfer fee when he pretended to be his friend, Chongqing Morning Post reported.
The student's move did not constitute a crime of fraud due to limited amount of money, a local lawyer was quoted as saying. .
A lovely raccoon from a zoo in Yunnan province is missing and suspected to have been taken away by tourists during the the Mid-autumn Festival, Chinanews.com reported.
The zoo has called the police for help.
A Porsche owner in Changsha, Hunan province held a funeral for his car, which was destroyed in a crash after it suddenly stalled while he was driving on a super highway in April, voc.com.cn reported.
The funeral was held in front of a local automobile 4S shop since it has not responsed to the issues of the car, the owner said.
Images of graffiti on a wall at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Hubei province have gone viral on the Internet.
Previous attempts of graffiti on the same wall were destroyed by the school's security office, kankannews.com reported.
A video that featured a man and a woman having sex in the school's storeroom was broadcast live on a video wall in the lobby of the Jiangnan University, Wuxi, East China's Jiangsu province. School authorities confirmed the incident did took place. Two workers have been suspended and investigated, news.youth.cn reported.
Voyage of life
A family went on a 7,000 kilometer sea voyage to six countries in eight months since last October, aiming to search for freedom on a used sailboat which came at a huge cost. Zhai Feng and his wife sold their house and car, quit their jobs and then bought the boat for about $55,000. Zhai was tired of the repetitive, monotonous life. They have lived a calm and simple life on the boat for the eight months' voyage, even though they spend only one-fifth of the time at sea and facing risks like shipwreck, thunder and lightning. Zhai said: "It's only the beginning, sailing like a long ladder to the life that I wanted. I want to see the world, what's this era looks like. Have a choice in life, everything can change." Zhai's family started their sea journey again this November, hzdaily.hangzhou.com.cn reported.