Mandy Zuo

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20 Mar 2019 | 11:29 AM

Student reveals details of selling her eggs on China’s black market to repay US$9,000 debt

Woman says she was given drugs over 10 days to stimulate her ovaries before her eggs were harvested in surgical procedure at illegal clinic
It’s the latest case exposing the business which targets university students

15 Mar 2019 | 7:31 AM

Chinese school segregates boys from girls in cafeteria to clamp down on teen romances

Students take to social media to complain about anti-flirtation regime
Rules forbid schoolfriends of same sex from walking together, complaints say

13 Mar 2019 | 11:20 AM

Passengers ground Chinese flight by throwing ‘lucky’ coins at plane – yet again

Incident is the fourth in two years, this time involving two women believed to be in their twenties
The ritual is believed to bring good luck, but in this case the passengers ended up in detention

8 Mar 2019 | 7:21 AM

Chinese boy returns from dead as doctors restart heart after 30 minutes

Five physicians fight for 30 minutes and apply pressure to chest 3,600 times
Toddler who choked on fruit snack in shop is in coma at Guangdong hospital

6 Mar 2019 | 7:35 AM

False fire alarm: Air China flight makes emergency landing in Russia

Passengers evacuated into freezing temperatures in remote subarctic region
Checks show faulty fire alarm likely to blame

27 Feb 2019 | 12:17 PM

Chinese couple accused of killing daughter’s stalker await decision in self-defence row

Mother and father in Hebei wait to hear decision of authorities on their claim
Spurned man said to have harassed woman before break-in that led to his death

19 Jan 2019 | 2:37 PM

Peppa Pig trailer strikes a chord with Chinese ahead of Lunar New Year

Five-minute clip tells story of the British cartoon character from perspective of old Chinese man living in mountain village, and it’s winning hearts in China
Grandson wants ‘Peppa’ for the festival

18 Jan 2019 | 11:10 AM

Schoolyard fight turns into tragedy in China as child stabbed to death

Incident the latest in a string of violent cases involving children

17 Jan 2019 | 7:28 AM

Racism row: British university apologises to Chinese students for exam cheating warning

University of Liverpool’s vice-chancellor says notification with Chinese characters sent to all international students was a mistake

2 Jan 2019 | 3:31 PM

Hazed Chinese bridegroom to sue friends after wedding day pranks go too far

From wedded bliss to wedded blitz as groom, half blinded by eggs, beer and ink, hit by car as he flees boisterous friends