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Keep it Legal: China’s 10 Strangest Rules and Laws

Keep it Legal: China’s 10 Strangest Rules and Laws

Most law-abiding citizens know the difference between right and wrong, and many rules and regulations are common sense. But sometimes you come across laws that are entirely the opposite, such as the ban on whaling in (landlocked) Oklahoma, and the prohibition on ploughing Alabama’s cotton fields with elephants. This got us thinking: surely China has its fair share of wacky rules and regulations. Here are some of the best we found: Photo: myuibe

1) Thou shalt not stop at pedestrian crossings

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China Hotel Guest Injured by Hedgehog in Pillow Case

China Hotel Guest Injured by Hedgehog in Pillow Case

A fdale hotel guest in central China found herself with an unwelcome bed partner this week after a hedgehog reportedly burrowed into her pillow case. Police had to be called to the Mong Kok Hotel in Xi’an, Shanxi province, on Wednesday morning after the hotel owner and a group of guests apparently came to blows over the prickly discovery. According to the Hangzhou-based City Express newspaper, one woman reported being “attacked” in her room. When her friends came to investigate, they said they found blood stains on the pillow and a hedgehog inside the pillow case. One of the group, nicknamed Xiao Li, immediately... Read More>>
The Reality of Raising Kids in China.

The Reality of Raising Kids in China.

I always knew that parenthood would be a challenge, though I assumed that I’d be doing it in my home country instead of China. In many ways it's what I imagined parenting to be like but raising Chinese-Australians here does present some interesting challenges:   

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