School kids suffered ill effects from eating moldy, rotten food in China

BY SILVI WRITER A latest food safety scandal has sparked outrage on China’s social media as primary school students in southwest China’s populous Sichuan Province suffered ill effects from eating moldy, rotten food. Some parents at the primary school affiliated to Chengdu No 7 High School Development School posted videos and photos on Tuesday of moldy food, including tomatoes, meat pies and rotten frozen meat … Continue reading School kids suffered ill effects from eating moldy, rotten food in China

Didi driver sentenced to death for rape, murder of passenger

BY MA ZHENHUAN / CHINA DAILY Zhong Yuan, a 28-year-old carpool driver who raped and killed a 19-year-old female passenger in Wenzhou in August, was sentenced to death on Friday. The Wenzhou Intermediate People’s Court on Friday heard the case on camera and sentenced Zhong to death on charges of robbery, rape and homicide. Zhong, a native of Sichuan province, had owed debts from online … Continue reading Didi driver sentenced to death for rape, murder of passenger

Boy, 13, arrested after HAMMERING parents to death

BY SILVI WRITER Police in Dali, a famous tourist destination in southwest China’s Yunnan province, on Wednesday detained a 13-year-old boy suspected of killing his parents with a hammer. The tragedy occurred in Hengnan county of Hengyang city in central China’s Hunan province on Monday. The boy escaped from his hometown, thepaper.cn reported. At about 6:40 pm on Monday, the teenage suspect, surnamed Luo, used … Continue reading Boy, 13, arrested after HAMMERING parents to death

Boy who killed his mom released, may return to school without punishment. Is it fair?

BY SILVI WRITER AND CHINA DAILY The possible return to school of a 12-year-old sixth grader who killed his mother has sparked concern among his classmates’ parents. The boy surnamed Wu, having initially been taken into custody for the killing, was released without punishment. Wu, from Yuanjiang in central China’s Hunan province, killed his mother with a kitchen knife after she beat him for discovering … Continue reading Boy who killed his mom released, may return to school without punishment. Is it fair?