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Old lady abducts boy at supermarket: looks too much like her grandson

A case of mistaken identity? An old lady’s attempt to abduct a boy led to panic at the supermarket. Two days ago, news of this child abduction went viral on Wechat in China as residents...

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Age of WuShu (九阴真经) The MMORPG that brings the martial novels to life

I’m a big fan of Chinese martial arts novels set in ancient times(武侠小说). I in fact own the whole set of novels written by my favorite author of this genera, Jin Yong (金庸). Yes,...

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Apple’s Siri now speaks Chinese, it can’t locate Tiananmen Square but it will map out illegal prostitutes, possibly breaking the law

Apple’s voice-controlled artificial intelligence system Siri is pretty awesome in English. It’s smart, got a sense of humor, and fun to use. But now that it’s speaking Chinese, Siri is causing some problems.   When...

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Angry passenger splashes boiling water on flight attendant over flight delay

This past weekend on the night of the 18th, a Chinese flight attendant posted on Weibo complaining of how an angry passenger splashed 3 cups of boiling water on her to vent their anger. ...