A trio of Chinese men armed with baseball bats and metal pipes has been detained, following a violent assault on students at one of Beijing’s best-known universities. The case bears strong similarities to a series of racially tinged assaults alleged to have recently occurred in several foreign-centric districts, including Sanlitun, Houhai and Wudaokou, in which... Read more »
"Unexplained disturbances" caused a glass door to shatter on Line 1 of the subway system in Shenyang, Liaoning province this morning, though the likely cause, per chatter on microblogs, is a fight that occurred inside the train.
What's most impressive about this fight, by far, is that it manages to draw the attention of the other gamers at this Internet bar. These guys are fazed by nothing. Nothing? How about a NIPPLE? Did someone say NIPPLE?
Youku user chenkai0104 uploaded this video of two men in a flat-out melee on Line 2 of the Shanghai Metro on Tuesday. These chaps show some real form! Check out the passengers laughing from the sideline, delighted to have front-row tickets for this bout. The two men pause for a rest at the 34-second mark as a referee steps in. And then, for all our benefit, the sparring resumes.
At the start of this video, the man behind the camera says, "Just like Chinese people, to fight over pictures."
But just over pictures? Or is this an expression of a deeper discontent, a deformity of neither behavior nor genetics but something more fundamental and universal?
According to the Youku description, the party secretary of a Hubei town recently siced hired thugs from his hometown onto a construction site in Shiyan due to a contractual dispute. The brawl recorded here happened on September 27 around 9 am.