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Chelsea star Mutu wants to adopt baby rescued from Chinese toilet pipe

A new-born boy was released from hospital five days after his mother accidentally dropped him down a toilet pipe while giving birth to him, state media said on Thursday.

Friday, 31 May, 2013, 4:42pm 2 comments

Newborn's fall into toilet was accidental, officials say

The fall of a newborn baby into a toilet pipe in Jinhua, Zhejiang , was accidental and his mother will not be prosecuted, local officials said yesterday, adding that the boy had survived the ordeal.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Migrant worker shocked at price of retrieving bodies of drowned loved ones

Tan Sheng, a migrant worker in China’s eastern Zhejiang province, was astounded when local fishermen demanded a 12,000 yuan (HK$15,000) fee on Sunday to salvage the bodies of his brother and his brother’s girlfriend who drowned in a river in Wenling on Saturday night.

28 May 2013 - 11:53pm 4 comments

Outrage over Jilin, Zhejiang tiger abuse

A Chinese tiger park has sought to quell public anger after images of holidaymakers sitting astride a strapped-down cub prompted outrage online, state media said on Tuesday.

7 May 2013 - 3:42pm 1 comment

Hundreds of Zhejiang taxi drivers strike on Labour Day

Hundreds of taxi drivers in China’s eastern Zhejiang province joined a strike on Wednesday, the Labor Day, to protest competition from illegal taxis and the lack of law enforcement.

1 May 2013 - 2:56pm 1 comment

Crackdown on jaywalkers in Zhejiang province of China

Speeding sports car drivers in Hangzhou , Zhejiang's provincial capital, used to be called "killers on the streets" for causing the deaths of so many pedestrians.

But jaywalkers have increasingly become public enemy No.1 for local policemen, with some even daring to bash police trying to apprehend them.

6 Apr 2013 - 3:34am 3 comments

Man in his eighties jailed for Cultural Revolution killing

Qiu Riren, who is in his eighties, was on Friday condemned to three-and-a-half years in jail for the 1967 killing, said a court official in Ruian, in the eastern province of Zhejiang, declining to give further details.

4 Apr 2013 - 8:48am 2 comments

Party cadre Zhu Zhangjin pins hopes of food security on overseas farms

Zhu Zhangjin calls himself a farmer, but he has little time or love for mainland farm goods. Nor is he afraid to speak his mind on the matter. To show that he was neither lying nor exaggerating about the state of the mainland's food safety, he brought with him more than 300 samples of banned chemicals and contaminated food products that he had collected from farmers and producers in recent years.

24 Mar 2013 - 5:57am 1 comment

Dying father wants help to find long-lost daughter abroad

A cancer-stricken father in China's eastern Zhejiang province recently posted a hand-written letter on the Internet, in the hope of finding his long-lost daughter who currently lives in the United States,

23 Mar 2013 - 1:58pm 1 comment

I'll swim in moat to show it's not polluted, says Shaoxing mayor

Last month, local residents of the coastal Zhejiang province said on microblogging website they would offer environmental officials as much as 300,000 yuan if they swam in polluted rivers. Shaoxing mayor Qian Jianmin’s pledge to swim in the city’s moat appears to be the first firm response to the challenge.

8 Mar 2013 - 3:32pm 1 comment