Read more about the article Amazed Archaeologists Find Perfectly Preserved Pots In 150-Year-Old Shipwreck
Picture shows the ancient ship mock-up, undated. Remains from a shipwreck have been salvaged after over 150 years. (State Administration of Cultural Heritage/AsiaWire)

Amazed Archaeologists Find Perfectly Preserved Pots In 150-Year-Old Shipwreck

Archaeologists in China have discovered an astonishing haul of historic treasures after salvaging a 150-year-old shipwreck from the bottom of the Yangtze river. The 125-foot-long wooden vessel, known as the Yangtze Estuary No. 2, is one of the largest ancient wooden shipwrecks discovered in China. The site of salvage in…

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Read more about the article Jaguar Massages Tiger In Chinese Zoo
Jaguar "massages" tiger at zoo in Huzhou, Zhejiang in China, undated. They reportedly live together in the zoo. (MinMin555888/AsiaWire)

Jaguar Massages Tiger In Chinese Zoo

This footage shows a tiger in a Chinese zoo lying on the ground while a jaguar is carefully massaging its back. The moment was caught on camera by employees at a zoo in Huzhou, a city in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang. https://youtube.com/shorts/qpHNYTpI8uo MinMin555888/AsiaWire Staff from the zoo told…

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Read more about the article Crafty Cow Gives Security A Licking
Cow opens the door by pulling up the latch with tongue in Wenshan, Yunnan in China, undated. The woman who filmed the video was stunned when she approached the cowshed and saw the scene. (dyzvjxoqaiks/AsiaWire)

Crafty Cow Gives Security A Licking

Cattlewoman in China discovers how one of her herd has been giving security a licking by undoing her stall latch with its tongue. The astonishing breakout was filmed by the unnamed owner at her home in Wenshan, Yunnan Province, China. https://youtube.com/shorts/FlZhiA56V-o dyzvjxoqaiks/AsiaWire The woman told local media she has a…

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Read more about the article Shocked Customers Find Mouse On Pastry Counter
Mouse walks around food counter in Hangzhou, China, undated. Hangzhou Shangcheng District Market Supervision Bureau announced that the store has been closed for rectification, and all the food in the store has been destroyed. (40600825/AsiaWire)

Shocked Customers Find Mouse On Pastry Counter

Shocked customers discover a hungry mouse sniffing around a pastry counter in eastern China. The incident was filmed by an unnamed witness at a shop called Master Bao in the city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. https://youtube.com/shorts/zoPVvEKUKEQ 40600825/AsiaWire In the video, which was shared on Douyin - the Chinese version of…

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Read more about the article Taiwan Museum Denies It Tried To Cover Up Breaking Of Ming And Qing Dynasty Objects
Picture shows one of the broken artefacts, undated. Three cultural relics in the National Palace Museum in Taipei, Taiwan, were damaged. (National Palace Museum/AsiaWire)

Taiwan Museum Denies It Tried To Cover Up Breaking Of Ming And Qing Dynasty Objects

Butter-fingered museum worker drops and breaks a priceless China plate by opening a box the wrong way. The video was released as the director of Taipei’s National Palace Museum faces calls to step down after the institution delayed admitting to breaking three precious Ming and Qing dynasty artefacts, reportedly worth…

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Read more about the article This Human-Friendly Bear’s Not So Grizzly
Tibetan brown bear walks calmly on road among people in Xianggu Village, Yushu City, Qinghai Province in China, undated. The villagers have avoided killing or frightening the local wild animals. (73104809/AsiaWire)

This Human-Friendly Bear’s Not So Grizzly

Large brown bear casually walks past villagers in north-western China showing how they have come to live in fur-fect harmony. The rare sight was caught on camera by an unnamed witness in Xianggu Village, Qinghai province in Tibet. https://youtube.com/shorts/dBkP-q-N0ko 73104809/AsiaWire In the footage, the huge bear can be seen casually…

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Read more about the article Giant Diamond Goes For GBP 25 Million Because Of Lucky Weight
Image shows the Fortune Pink pear-shaped fancy vivid pink diamond, undated photo. (Christie's 2022/Newsflash)

Giant Diamond Goes For GBP 25 Million Because Of Lucky Weight

An exceptionally rare giant pink diamond has been sold for GBP 25 million it is believed because its unique weight is a double lucky number in China. The 18-carat pear-shaped gem - named Fortune Pink - was sold at the Geneva Magnificent Jewels auction as part of Christie's Luxury Week…

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Read more about the article Amazed Boffins Discover 100-Million Years Old Turtle Footprints
Picture shows a turtle footprint in undated footage. Researchers from the Zhucheng Dinosaur Culture Research Center in Shandong Province, China, found more than 20 turtle footprints in dinosaur tracks at the Huanglonggou dinosaur footprint fossil site. (AsiaWire)

Amazed Boffins Discover 100-Million Years Old Turtle Footprints

Scientists in China have discovered 100-million-years-old fossilised turtle footprints, including one ‘among the world’s best preserved’. The rare discovery was made at the Huanglonggou fossil site, located in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong. More than 20 footprints left by turtles that lived during the Early Cretaceous period were found,…

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Read more about the article Dog Owner Puts Sticky Notes On Pet To Stop Strangers Feeding It
Picture shows the Corgi dog that wears sticky notes to avoid being fed by strangers in Nanning, Guangxi in China, undated. The dog is reportedly too fat and has refused to eat dog food because being fed by strangers. (176999820/AsiaWire)

Dog Owner Puts Sticky Notes On Pet To Stop Strangers Feeding It

Fat dog's owner sticks notes on its fur to let strangers know they need to stop giving it food because it has already been fed. The corgi, allegedly named Tongtong, has begun getting fatter and fatter after deceiving random strangers to give it food as they sit down for a…

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Read more about the article Conjoined Twins Separated After Miracle Op
Picture shows the two sisters before surgery at Zhejiang University Children's Hospital in China, undated. The two were born with part of their abdomen connected. (Zhejiang University Children's Hospital/AsiaWire)

Conjoined Twins Separated After Miracle Op

Two conjoined twins were successfully separated after undergoing surgery in a hospital in eastern China. Picture shows the conjoined twins after birth, Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. They were delivered by caesarean section at the Women's Hospital of Zhejiang University in China. (Zhejiang University Children's Hospital/AsiaWire) The medical triumph was carried…

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