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Chinese surgeon asks patient for more money mid-operation

Chinese surgeon asks patient for more money mid-operation

A surgeon in northeastern China accused of asking a patient to pay for an add-on procedure while she was undergoing an operation is being investigated by the health authorities, according to a local media report. The 20-year-old patient, identified only as Jiang Meng, was diagnosed with cervical erosion by a doctor at a hospital in […]

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Pregnant nurse assaulted by wife of Chinese official

Pregnant nurse assaulted by wife of Chinese official

Hong Kong – A senior urban management official in central China has been fired after his wife was filmed apparently assaulting a pregnant nurse who was treating the couple’s child. The nurse said she was attacked by the mother of a 4-year-old boy as she was trying to give the youngster an injection at a […]

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Chinese general commits suicide after facing graft probe

Chinese general commits suicide after facing graft probe

Beijing – A top Chinese general committed suicide after authorities opened an investigation against him over his links to two corruption-tainted former senior military officers, state media said Tuesday. Zhang Yang, a member of the Central Military Commission, hanged himself in his Beijing home on Nov 23, the official Xinhua news agency said, citing a […]

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Chinese grandfather loses two fingers feeding paper money to caged tiger

Chinese grandfather loses two fingers feeding paper money to caged tiger

Hong Kong – A circus tiger bit off two of a Chinese grandfather’s fingers while he was trying to feed the animal with paper money. The 65-year-old man, only identified by his surname Bai, was treated in hospital and is now out of danger, Nanyang Evening Post reported. The circus was visiting Jingziguan in Henan […]

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Chinese teacher badly beaten up by parent for criticising pupil’s poor grade

Chinese teacher badly beaten up by parent for criticising pupil’s poor grade

Hong Kong – A middle school teacher in southern China has been beaten up by a parent after she criticised their child for getting three marks out of 100 in a Chinese exam, Chinese media reported. The woman teacher is still in hospital in Shuikoushan in Hunan province, the news website Thepaper.cn reported. Police were […]

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New US sanctions on North Korea ships, Chinese traders

New US sanctions on North Korea ships, Chinese traders

Washington – The United States on Tuesday (Nov 21) unveiled new sanctions targeting North Korean shipping and Chinese traders doing business with Pyongyang, again raising the pressure on the pariah state to abandon its nuclear programme. The measures came a day after President Donald Trump declared North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism, a spot […]

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Brutal assault of Chinese students in Canberra horrifies Australia

Brutal assault of Chinese students in Canberra horrifies Australia

Hong Kong – A brutal public assault on three Chinese high school students in Canberra last week has sent shock waves through the Australian capital, with local authorities responding quickly to clamp down on intimidation and harassment of international students. Police were called to the Woden bus interchange in South Canberra at 7.30pm on Monday, […]

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Chinese university professor beats up female street cleaner for blocking his car

Chinese university professor beats up female street cleaner for blocking his car

Hong Kong – A university professor in north-western China has been put in detention for 10 days for hitting and kicking a female street cleaner. The teacher, surnamed Ge, was also fined 500 yuan (US$75) for assaulting the cleaner at a housing estate in Xian, Shaanxi province, local newspaper Huashang Daily reported. Police said Ge […]

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5 dead, seven missing after Chinese boat, Hong Kong tanker collide

5 dead, seven missing after Chinese boat, Hong Kong tanker collide

Tokyo – Japanese coastguards said Friday they had discovered five bodies inside a Chinese fishing boat that capsized after a collision with a Hong Kong oil tanker off the western coast of Japan the previous day. “We found five bodies inside the ship… we’re still continuing our search-and-rescue operation for the remaining seven,” a Japanese […]

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Giant sinkhole in Chinese street partially swallows US$750,000 Rolls-Royce

Giant sinkhole in Chinese street partially swallows US$750,000 Rolls-Royce

Hong Kong – A Rolls-Royce plunged headlong into a sinkhole on a street in north-eastern China on Sunday when the road beneath it suddenly collapsed. The brown Phantom was left stuck headfirst in a hole about three metres in diameter in a street in Harbin, Heilongjiang province. The incident was captured in a video that […]

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