A married man who fathered a child during an affair that he promised to support, but later refused to pay a cent, tells Chinese court he is not responsible as ‘she chose to keep the child’.
A girl who dreams of being a doctor like her father gets to practise surgical procedures thanks to her dad’s patience and support and has gone viral on social media.
A father was so emotional after dropping his son off for the first day of kindergarten that he went and hid in the boy’s room, sobbing and holding his son’s photo and was filmed by his wife.
The Chinese public is touched by two parents’ devotion to their son after the 1-year-old was seriously injured by a burst hot water pipe and in need of skin tissue from human scalps.
A boy in China who made headlines for giving 30 vials of blood to see if he was a bone marrow match for his mum who is fighting leukaemia, has now completed successful transplant surgery.
A man from China is travelling on horseback across two continents, from Europe to Asia despite only having ridden a horse once before and says the idea just ‘popped into’ his head one day.
Amateur reality videos about the humorous daily life of an uncle in China caring for 16 nieces and nephews and two daughters over the holidays is a viral hit with mainland internet users.
A video of a boy in China deboning and cleaning fish at a restaurant has impressed Chinese internet users who were surprised by the child’s skill.
A couple in China who turned their freight truck cabin into a ‘princess bedroom’ for their young daughter as they did not want to leave her behind while working away from home go viral.
A 9-year-old girl in China has undergone a 10-hour procedure to remove a human hairball after she ate it to attract her parent’s attention due to a psychological condition known as Pica.
A dog that died after going on a hunger strike following the death of its owner moved millions on the mainland Chinese internet to tears.
Visitors to a Chinese zoo were delighted after a 25-year-old elephant returned a shoe that a little boy had accidentally dropped into his pen.
A group of Chinese friends who converted 6,888 yuan into a 42kg bag of coins to give to their best friend, the groom, on his wedding day.
A viral video of a homeless father in China selling balloons at night with his young daughter highlighted the problems faced by low-income families without government childcare support .
A passenger mistakenly reported a kidnapping case in eastern China after she thought a father allowing his daughter to sleep in the boot was committing a crime.
The Chinese internet had fun joking with a couple after the husband gave his wife a stainless steel plaque to commemorate his wife giving birth to their daughter.
A man in China went viral after he decided to take a motorised pink toy car for a drive along a moderately busy road.
A little girl in China inspired millions for her sunny outlook despite a physical disability that left her without a nasal bridge.
CCTV footage showing a father playing on his phone while his baby son sits nearby eating his own faeces goes viral in China, causing a mixed reaction and debate about gender roles.
A man in China went viral after he attended a matchmaking event to make his mother happy but forgot to edit out the end when he asks his friend to leave the venue and go eat.
In this week’s Quirky China, we share adorable stories from little children such as a baby chewing on wooden tables, a boy is scared of his shadow and a toddler does not approve of his mother’s cooking.
A 9-year-old boy in China is praised for his quick thinking and calmness by performing CPR he learned from TV on his mother who was left unconscious and bleeding by a serious car accident.
A young woman in China has been diagnosed with anxiety disorder after years of constant pressure to get married resulted in her going to hospital as she was struggling to breathe.
A video posted online by a proud new grandmother has inadvertently triggered a debate in China about early marriage because the woman is only 36 years old, and her son, the baby’s father, just 18.
A boy, 8, filmed stormed out of a planetarium screening of a video about China’s space programme and Long March rockets over factual errors, a star after video goes viral.
A family dispute in China has started a public debate about surnames children should take after a grandfather who supports his daughter’s family demanded his 10-year-old granddaughter adopt his surname.
Police in China use DNA taken from dead mosquitoes that bit a burglar who stayed the night after a break-in to identify and catch the culprit.
A woman in China went viral after a video emerged of her strapping her big elderly dog to her back after its walk to carry it back to their home.
Two little calligraphers have gone viral on mainland social media after one of their mothers began posting videos online of the boys practising the art form.