Man dies saving girlfriend in bizarre test of love
A man died after attempting to save the life of his girlfriend who jumped into a river after they had an argument and staged a bizarre test of his love.
China Scene: East
Suckling pigs becoming a high-cost festival roast
The cost of a roasted suckling pig has gone up 40 percent in the past year to 668 yuan ($110) in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province.
Loner pesters police with phone calls to get arrested
A man in Chongqing called the police hotline 110 repeatedly over the past eight months to report false cases because he wanted to be arrested.
Premarital chastity backer seeks love on weibo
Tu Shiyou, a 38-year-old single woman who runs Preserve Virginity, a website dedicated to promoting virginity before marriage, posted a personal ad on Sina Weibo seeking a husband.
10,000 yuan fine for unpaid Internet fees
A man has complained to the consumer rights protection committee of Sichuan province that he was charged more than 10,000 yuan ($1,580) by a telecom operator for 240 yuan of fees he owed six years ago.
Late-night girlfriend chats resume after five-year break
Chen Qian, from Wuhan, capital of Hubei province, so enjoyed the regular bedtime chats with her roommates at university that she has revived the ritual five years later.
China Scene: East
Wolf killed after attacks on humans in E China
Shandong police shot a wolf dead on Monday after seven suspected wolf attacks on people in Tengzhou in six days.
Plum blossoms herald coming of spring
A girl is intoxicated by the fragrance of the plum blossom in Hefei, capital of Anhui province, March 18, 2012.
Woman spends 4m yuan on cosmetic surgeries
A twentysomething woman has spent more than 4 million yuan ($635,000) on over 200 plastic surgeries.
Ram, doe to tie the knot
Wedding bells are on the horizon for Changmao (Long Hair) and Chunzi, a cross-species couple who are set to be married this Valentine's Day.