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Pikachu Is Now Selling KFC In China

Pikachu Is Now Selling KFC In China Last year, KFC rolled out a special Pokémon campaign in Japan, complete with Pikachu on the bucket.And this year, the character is coming to KFCs in China.

China is weighing dust on streets to determine if the cleaners did a good enough job

China is weighing dust on streets to determine if the cleaners did a good enough job City inspectors have started weighing dirt found on the street, in order to determine how good a job the cleaners are doing.Inspectors draw out a random square meter on the street, and sweep up the dust within, placing it on a weighing scale.

People think this stylish Chinese great-grandma looks exactly like the Queen

People think this stylish Chinese great-grandma looks exactly like the Queen Her great-grandson-in-law Ding Guoliang, who is a professional photographer, posted a few snaps of the woman on Weibo, China's version of Twitter: Remind you of anyone?Yup, our beloved Queen:  The pictures were uploaded by Ding under the nickname Jesse Xiao Ye.

Uber's biggest competitor just raised a record $5.5 billion

Uber's biggest competitor just raised a record $5.5 billion 5 billion from investors, scoring the largest round of funding ever for a technology company to bankroll an expansion beyond China and into driver-less technology.out of China last year, is already one of the country’s best-funded private companies: its backers range from powerful state agencies to global venture firms and WeChat-operator Tencent Holdings Ltd.

We'll always, er, sorta, have the Paris Climate Agreement

We'll always, er, sorta, have the Paris Climate Agreement The U.appears poised to remain in the Paris Climate Agreement in name only, after senior members of the Trump administration met on Thursday to decide on the landmark agreement's fate.

Daily News April 27-2017

Daily News April 27-2017 Crematorioum in Ohio didn't account for the extra fuelA crematorium in Ohio caught fire while burning the remains of an "overly obese" body, according to the owner.Don Catchen said the corpse caused flames to engulf one of his units in the city of Cincinnati.

Daily News April 28-2017

Daily News April 28-2017 Paul authorities discovered 80 pounds of marijuana hidden in the spare-tire wells of two Fusions staged for delivery in a railway vehicle holding lot.Later, Dilworth, Minnesota, police recovered an additional 217 pounds of wacky tobaccy in seven more Ford Fusions after rail employees discovered the drugs during a routine inspection.

China is creating its own Wikipedia, but it's not open to the public for editing

China is creating its own Wikipedia, but it's not open to the public for editing The inaugural digital version of the Chinese Encyclopaedia will, in effect, be the country's first online book of "everything.The digital project is the third edition of the  Chinese Encyclopaedia, and will enlist 20,000 scholars from tertiary institutions to write, reports the South China Morning Post.

Watch a building get demolished with no warning, sending people running for cover

Watch a building get demolished with no warning, sending people running for cover The Zhonglian building in Changzhou, a city in east China, was torn down on Apr.According to reports by the Yangtse Evening Post, traffic lights for the street facing the building turned red a minute before the 12-storey building collapsed.

A woman filmed her driver's obscene harassment, but she ended up in jail

A woman filmed her driver's obscene harassment, but she ended up in jail A Chinese woman, horrified to find her ride-sharing driver masturbating at the wheel, filmed him as evidence.But unexpectedly, the woman ended up being held in police custody for three days.

China ironically decides to clamp down on online news outlets on World Press Freedom Day

China ironically decides to clamp down on online news outlets on World Press Freedom Day According to the country's new rules, released by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), online media platforms can only be managed by editorial staff who have been approved by the Communist government.Their workers also have to additionally undergo training and reporting credentials from the central government, according to Reuters.

Xiaomi to open first Mi Home store in India next week

Xiaomi to open first Mi Home store in India next week The first Mi Home store in the country is scheduled to launch in Bangalore next week, where consumers can experience a range of Xiaomi products.Other countries that have Xiaomi’s Mi Home stores are China, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

China's first large passenger jet takes its maiden flight

China's first large passenger jet takes its maiden flight The country's aerospace industry has only recently started to make its own large passenger jets.3 million users on China's Weibo social network tuned into the official livestream of the flight.

Man ships $1 million family heirloom by express delivery, regrets it immediately

Man ships $1 million family heirloom by express delivery, regrets it immediately 8 million yuan ($985,000) antique bronze pot by express delivery across the country.Upon delivery, the antique was found to have been smashed into pieces, said local reports.

We've reached peak sharing because there's now a basketball-sharing service

We've reached peak sharing because there's now a basketball-sharing service A company in Zhejiang, eastern China, has launched a basketball-sharing service it's sure will be a slam dunk.The service, which debuted at a University there, allows users to have a basketball for 1.