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Haicang Bridge closed after 3-vehicle rear-end collision kills 1, injures 3

The bridge was closed for about an hour after the accident, until 6:23am At around 5am on February 27th, a rear-end collision involving a sedan, a van and a container truck on Haicang Bridge left 1 dead and 3 injured. The bridge was closed for about an hour after the accident, until 6:23am. The initial investigation showed driver of the sedan car is a 30-year-old Xiamen man who had failed to maintain a safe driving distance with the container truck ahead. The car lost control after rear-ending the truck and hit the guardrail of the bridge. ... Read More

24-year-old woman locked naked by parents for 5 yrs in Hubei

The woman lays naked in an abandoned house. [Photo/cnhubei.com] 24-year-old Zhang Qi was locked in an abandoned house by her parents for about five years in Jingang village, Jiaogan city, Hubei province, according to Internet users on cnhubei.com. The parents claim their daughter suffered from mental illness but they couldn't afford to send her to hospital. Furthermore, they claim she was a danger to others. The county police revealed more details about the girl, saying the girl's parents strongly objected against her boyfriend when she was eighteen as the boyfrien... Read More

Tiger cub kept in high-rise building in Shandong jumps to its death

A dead tiger cub found lying in a pool of blood near a high-rise building in Shandong Province on Chinese New Year’s Eve was being kept in captivity illegally. The animal apparently broke out of its cage and jumped to its death after being frightened by the sound of firecrackers, local media reported. A dead tiger cub found lying in a pool of blood near a high-rise building in Shandong Province on Chinese New Year’s Eve was being kept in captivity illegally, Peninsula Urban Daily reported. The animal apparently broke out of its cage atop the building and jumpe... Read More

Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow

Boris Nemtsov Boris Nemtsov, a Russian opposition politician and former deputy prime minister who was an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin, was shot dead meters from the Kremlin in central Moscow late on Friday. Nemtsov, 55, was shot four times in the back, the Interior Ministry said. A police spokeswoman on the scene said he had been walking on a bridge over the Moskva River with a Ukrainian woman. Putin condemned the killing and took the investigation under presidential command, saying it could have been a contract killing and a "provocation&qu... Read More

Koala snapped trying to drive in Australia

A schoolboy from rural Victoria returned home to find a furry carjacker behind the wheel of the family Land Rover. Sam Box, 15, told 9news.com.au he had just gotten off the bus after school when he found the koala “trying to drive”. Sam Box found this furry intruder in the family Land Rover when he got home from school. (9NEWS) He quickly snapped photos showing the koala sitting in the driver’s seat with its paws on the steering wheel. "We see them a fair bit here but never in the car,” Sam said. He said he made ... Read More

Italian surgeon plans to implement world's first human head transplant

Sergio Canavero said his new body swap technique could help paralysed people such as Christopher Reeve He claimed that even people such as Professor Stephen Hawking, pictured, could benefit from the technique It's a fascinating concept. You have an otherwise perfectly healthy head on a body that no longer functions. You have, also, an otherwise perfectly healthy donor body. What if you could take the head from its non-functioning body and transplant it onto the healthy body? It seems like the stuff of science-fiction (and it has been), but it's not, perhaps, as imposs... Read More

Malaysia Campus of XMU to be built as world-class college

The campus will be built by 2 phases, the first phase will be a 270,000-square-meter campus consisting of 5 institutes, and the second phase will cover an area of about 200,000 square meters. Xiamen University plans to build its Malaysia campus as a first-level college in the world, said Wang Ruifang, the principal of Malaysia Campus of Xiamen University, at the construction site on February 24. Wang Huikang, Chinese Ambassador to the Malaysia, paid a visit to the construction site and expressed festival greeting to more than 500 employees of the Sinohydro Corporatio... Read More
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