Trending news across China
Updated: 2013-08-24 17:04
Bo Xilai's high-profile public trial, set for a third day, still leads the news, while China's diving queen Guo Jingjing gave birth to a 100 million-yuan baby boy - it'all trending across China.
Video testimony a hit
A video posted on the micro blog of the Jinan Intermediate People's Court, in which imprisoned Bogu Kailai gave testimony on Bo Xilai's bribery charges, was forwarded more than 10,000 times as of 8 pm on Friday. But Bo rejected his wife's testimony, saying that she is "crazy" and "always tells lies".
Born with a silver spoon
Retired Olympic diving champion Guo Jingjing delivered her first baby with Kenneth Fok Kai-kong, the son of Hong Kong tycoon Timothy Fok. The baby, the first fourth-generation boy born to the wealthy Fok family, is reportedly worth 100 billion yuan ($16.4 billion), and Guo will receive a separate property worth 100 million yuan.
Police slow to react
A 17-year-old supermarket cashier was killed after being stabbed with a knife more than 10 times by her boyfriend, in Bengbu, East China's Anhui province. Two police were at the scene, but they did not react until it was too late. The victim's father blamed police negligence, Chinanews.com reported.
Naked suicide attempt
An executive at a company in Jilin province, a man of about 40, jumped naked into a bay in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning province, after his business failed. The man was saved by police, JRJ.com reported.
Cliff cave life
A 54-year-old man has been living in a cliff cave more than 50 meters off the ground, for 20 years, in Gaobadian town, Shanyang county, Northwest China's Shaanxi province, Xinhuanet.com reported.
Pilot dies in crash
A pilot, from Shenyang's air force department, died while training in a fighter, which crashed in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning province, and the crash is under investigation, people.com.cn reported.
Young, rich and rude
A young woman parked her white Audi in front of an administrative center, blocking people from going in and out of the center, in Changzhou, East China's Jiangsu province. When the security guard asked her to move, she hit him, saying she was waiting for her father, voc.com.cn reported.
A 46-year-old mother from South Korea went on a talk show with her 20-year-old son, which became a hit. The mother and son are often mistaken for a couple, which brought trouble on the son's life, whose girlfriend broke up with him after a misunderstanding, 21cn.com reported.
Manning wants to live as a woman
Bradley Manning wants to live as a woman named Chelsea and begin hormone treatment as soon as possible, the soldier said a day after being sentenced to 35 years in prison for giving government secrets to WikiLeaks. Media published pictures of Manning as a woman, Beijing News reported.
People dressed in black suits showed up at Beijing's metro Line 6, creating a spy-like mystique, an Internet user shared photos on his Sina Weibo.
Community vigilantes in C China