A food delivery rider in China brandished a big stick and threatened to poison a customer who gave him a bad review, sparking a heated discussion on mainland social media.
A brave man in China has died from a debilitating form of muscular dystrophy, aged 40, after defying doctors’ predictions that he would not survive past 20, and helping support his family by setting up online businesses.
Two newlyweds added an unusual twist to their wedding by competing in a League of Legends competition during their nuptials, with the winner receiving lucky money as a reward.
There has been outrage on mainland social media after it emerged that a negligent nanny, whose actions resulted in the death of a two-year-old girl, is counter-suing the child’s grieving parents for defamation.
A woman has been fined in China after traffic police caught her riding an electric suitcase down a busy Shanghai street on her way to work.
A court in China has granted a woman a personal safety protection order after her husband banned her from working and cut off all contact with her friends and family.
In our “Children in China” feature we highlight stories about the challenges, victories, and mistakes made by mainland youngsters.
A five-year-old girl in China has gone viral after she impersonated her kindergarten teacher to tell her family what she did at school that day.
A caring and thoughtful mother in China has been widely praised online after she rewarded her happy son, 7, despite the fact that he only made meagre progress in a school exam.
A woman in China is facing fierce criticism online after she tried to bully a ride-hailing driver into driving 50km to return a phone she left in his car for free.
A brave woman in China who suffered horrific, long-term injuries when she intervened to save the life of her roommate from a crazed ex-boyfriend with a knife has told of the hurt she feels after being shunned by the “friend” she saved.
A student in China pushed back against a university counsellor who told her to delete social media posts about buying a US$70 concert ticket.
A video of a four-year-old boy in China working hard to help his mother get into a wheelchair after a fall has gone viral, touching many people on mainland social media.
Police in China have detained a gang of scammers after one of its members sent a victim a good fortune red envelope, leading investigators to the account holder.
After returning to the man who routinely beat her, a woman in China became the perpetrator and even considered killing her partner.
A father in China has offered a US$1,400 reward to track down three girls who beat up his daughter for no reason after police failed to trace them.
A mother in China who uses household items like bed sheets and cardboard boxes to craft ancient Chinese costumes says she is making “beautiful memories” for her son.
A woman in China jumped out of a moving taxi after the driver refused to slash the fare by half to US$1.4, shocking social media.
A “jogging-obsessed” man in China has been accused by his ex-wife of leaving their young daughter alone in a locked car so he could take part in a running race.
A man in China took the money he had saved to pay a bride price and used it to travel across China after they broke up.
A man in China who has 10 children, the youngest of whom is a boy, has sparked debate over male bloodlines on mainland social media.
A brave little girl in China who spoke up to defend her family from her dad’s bad temper while also showing compassion and understanding for his feelings has won many admirers on mainland social media.
A popular blogger in China has struck a chord with millions of people online after revealing that his 30-year-old cancer victim friend told him he was “happy” because death would “free” him from his controlling parents.
The newlywed husband and wife have handed the US$27,000 they saved up for a fancy wedding celebration to charity, earning widespread praise on mainland social media.
The shocking story of a six-year-old boy in China who suffered terrible injuries at the hands of his “sick” mother has outraged mainland social media.
A man in China is facing criticism after offering a paltry US$1,400 to cover his comatose daughter’s US$55,000 medical expenses.
The story of a woman in China who demanded an ex-colleague attend her wedding so that he could pay a cash gift to reciprocate her “blessing” at his marriage has gone viral on mainland social media.
A student in China who wanted to play games instead of paying attention in class, brutally attacked his teacher after he removed the boy’s mobile phone during a lesson.
A 78-year-old woman in China – who suffered serious illness earlier in life – has been dubbed the “most beautiful yoga grandma” after adopting a strict fitness regime when she turned 60.
Mainland social media has been captivated by the story of a little girl in China who thanked two police officers for their hard work by secretly paying for their meal in a restaurant.