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A pile of Chinese coins pose in this file photo. Source: Facebook

Chinese man purchases US$100k car with 500,000 coins

In news that has scared the wits out of bank tellers across China, one man has decided to purchase a shiny new vehicle, valued at over US$100,000, with over half a million 1 yuan coins. Spare a thought for the poor folk who had to count up all those coins! […]

December 28, 2016 China
Unrelated meat on display at a Chinese grocer. Source: Facebook

Chinese criminal organization busted for selling ’40-year old meat’

Chinese authorities have recently busted gangs operating in the meat packing business, which are trying to sell expired meat – in some cases up to forty years old – on unsuspecting consumers. So far this year 21 gangs have been apprehended by the police, with 100,000 tons of dodgy meat […]

December 28, 2016 China