A unique optical phenomenon was seen above the sea level in the north of Haikou City at 4 p.m. on May 9. Local residents were amazed by a mirage of a ghost city that hung between the sky and sea. The miracle lasted for an hour. It appeared due to the extremely high temperature on Hainan Island that is not common for this season of the year.
Chinese have extraordinary skills to fake any kind of products. Recently, a “beef extract” additive has been discovered that is being used by small restaurants in Jiangxi, Fujian, and Hefei to put more money in the pockets of restaurant owners by turning pork into beef. You only have to pour the additive over some pork for 90 minutes for the pork to smell and look like cooked beef.
These are the Jiuxiang Caves situated in China. It has been found that the caves in Jiuxiang are the largest cave group system with the most numerous karst caves in the country. There are plenty of stalactites of different forms, shapes and colors as well as waterfalls, valleys and a large number of natural bridges. All of it creates beautiful underground world.
Could you survive on 49 cents a day? If you lived in China and earned 49 cents per day, you’d have no alternative but to stretch those cents as far as they could go. Photographer Stefen Chow started a project called “The Poverty Line – China” which shows what the Chinese living below the poverty line can afford with the daily wage. One picture - one day.
One Chinese developer wanted to build a factory on the land occupied by one apartment building.
They could find a "peaceful arrangement” with all of the residents of the building except for one family who didn’t want to go. The developer tried everything to evict them but in vain. Then the cruel harsh measures were taken to make this family give up eventually…
Almost 1/3 of China is sinking in garbage. Local recycling plants can process only 50% of the domestic garbage. Ecology of many cities is under threat, because the mountains of trash grow by 4.8% per year. And if this situation doesn’t change in the nearest future, all Chinese landfills will disappear under the trash by 2015.