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Updated: 2013-08-26 10:02
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From a subway pee that turned into a plea. Heard of mutton dressed as lamb? Tried cotton lately? And, yes, the trial of the century enters day five – it’s all trending across China.

Panda brown

Trending news across China

The comparison between the brown panda and a normal one

A panda with rare brown fur named Qizai has appeared at a wildlife research center in Northwest China’s Shannxi province, China Central Television reported. Qizai’s color is rare because of genetic mutations, but some people joked online that even “pandas can now finally say goodbye to black and white photos”.

Charming crayfish

A team from the BBC made a special trip to Hefei, Anhui province on August 17 to taste the local crayfish which had such a reputation it was known in London. A program host and a female producer ate about five kilograms of crayfish within two hour, anhuinews.com reported.

Sunny backdrop

Trending news across China

Local residents in Hong Kong have set up a huge banner of Victoria Harbour under bright, sunny sky to provide a picture-perfect backdrop for tourists as the site is often shrouded in smog, kankannews.com reported.

Bo Xilai

The bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power trial of Bo Xilai continues into its fifth day on Monday.

The Jinan Intermediate People’s Court said on Sunday that the investigation phase of the case has been completed,

Weibo justice

A truck diver surnamed Su was beat up by local traffic police in Haiyuan county in Ningxia on August 18 when he questioned a fine. He called the 110 police hotline where officers responded and allegedly beat him up again. The local traffic police at first denied their behavior but then admitted it after a piece of video of them hitting the truck diver was posted on Weibo, YNET.com reported.

Cotton dressed mutton

A customer was given a piece of cotton as mutton in a hotpot chain store of Beijing-based Xiabu Xiabu Catering Management Co, the Beijing News reported. The store compensated 1,500 yuan for its mistake.

Rich plates

Wang Xiuxia, a female resident in Beijing who was reported for having more than one thousand vehicle license plates because of loopholes in the city’s policy, has resulted in scores of car owners cancelling the plates they rented from Wang, Yangcheng Evening News reported.

Wee sorry

A resident in Shanghai made an open apology on Saturday for his son’s rude behavior on the subway a few days ago when he kicked a female passenger after being criticized for allowing his baby to pee in the subway car, xinhuanet.com reported.

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