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153 Chinese get life in jail for illegal logging in Burma

A court in northern Burma (Myanmar) has sentenced 153 Chinese nationals to life in prison after convicting them of illegal logging in a case that has already strained relations with...

Giant lizard lurks in the sewers of Bangkok

While the average local won’t bat an eyelid at the meter-long lizards that live in the sewers and canals of Bangkok, but they can come as a bit of a...

22,000 Chinese men sign up to donate sperm on Alibaba

There’s nothing you can’t get on Alibaba these days. The Chinese e-commerce giant’s move into healthcare and, yes, sperm donation services piqued the interest of Chinese males looking to make...