Fred Winters (left) and Steve Brinkman are among the first foreigners to come to China for professional volleyball. That they were former Canadian national team players makes them a big deal, not completely dissimilar, we imagine, to Gilbert Arenas and Tracy McGrady as far as the impact their presence has had on club and fan... Read more »
Hangzhou’s Subway Line 1 opened on Sunday with a four-day “free subway” campaign. That was a bad idea, it turns out. On the third day, Tuesday, passenger volume reached nearly 70,000 by 5 pm, reports People’s Daily, which ran the above photo (a kid relieving himself in the subway… again) in a story headlined “Uncivilized... Read more »
Guangzhou subway, what’s up? Last month, there was a bloody, bloody fight on Line 4. Last week, a boy pooped inside a crowded carriage on Line 3. And two days ago, a train caught on fire on Line 8, forcing passengers to evacuate through a tunnel. No injuries were reported. The problem was apparently caused... Read more »
This is one of those stories that Chinese netizens would probably prefer to keep bottled up within the confines of Chinese social media, considering mainlanders already have a reputation for being shameless when it comes to public defecation. On Saturday, someone posted onto Sina Weibo a picture of a boy pooping on a crowded Guangzhou... Read more »
Surely you'll recall there was a disturbingly bloody subway fight yesterday in Guangzhou involving an elderly man getting the better of a younger combatant despite bleeding from the face. Would you believe, after getting mauled by the elderly man's teeth, the other man, surnamed Wu, has apologized?
This morning on Guangzhou's Subway Line 4 around Chepi South Station, a man identified as "70-some years old" and another who is "20-some years old" began fighting over a seat. To say things escalated would be an understatement. Neither man would relent, and the result was a bloodbath that sent everyone scurrying.
Yesterday night, a man took a subway security guard hostage for about 70 minutes at Tuanjiehu station on Line 10, and when negotiators failed to get him to release the hostage, a sniper took him out. A lot of the dialogue in this video is unintelligible, but we're pretty sure that at the beginning, the hostage-taker tells everyone nearby, "Don't come any closer."
In Shenzhen on Tuesday, a woman got into a verbal confrontation with a warden inside a subway station. The woman was wearing just a bra, no shirt. The warden was telling her she was being indecent. The "discussion" proceeded in such a way as to attract someone nearby to begin filming. This is what happened on tape:
YouTube embed of this video after the jump. Beijing is not a city where you expect to hear about someone being shot dead, but that’s what happened last night when a man took a security guard hostage at knifepoint inside Subway Line 10′s Hujialou station. According to Beijing TV this morning, the incident began just after 9... Read more »
Was just a matter of time before the nationalistic sentiment on the streets of Hong Kong spilled over into daily life, right?
Posted yesterday, this Sina video depicts a young Hong Kong man with a Bruno Mars hairstyle cursing out a mainland woman and her daughter on the subway.
Judging by that description alone, you wouldn't be surprised if I told you it's been watched more than 1 million times, would you?