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Trending news across China on Sept 5

Updated: 2013-09-05 10:16
( chinadaily.com.cn)

Can you open a beer bottle with your mouth or repair a pipe? Chongqing girls are renowned for it, plus there's a sniff of a cocaine bust in Beijing – it's all trending across China.

Flaming Lamborghini

Trending news across China on Sept 5

A Lamborghini car suddenly caught fire on Beijing's fourth ring road on Wednesday evening leading to a rush of flaming images on social networks. .So far, the cause of fire was unknown.

Team spirit

The Liaoning sailing team penned a letter of thanks to Ma Jiao, a sailor from the Sichuan's team, after they quit the race to rescue Hao Xiumei who fell into the water during Tuesday's Chinese National Games, eastday.com reported.

Beijing luxury

The average price of houses within the forth ring road in Beijing has doubled to 42,259 yuan per square meter in the first seven months of this year compared with four years ago, 21cbh.com reported.

The housing price within the forth ring road in the city now almost equals Hong Kong, it said.

Quadruple joy

Trending news across China on Sept 5

A couple in Zhejiang province gave birth to a rare set of quadruplets in September, northnews.cn reported. The extra babies came as a complete surprise to the couple as they expected triplets.

Dreaming millions

A resident surnamed Chen in Wuhan, Hubei province won 6.84 million yuan in a lottery and claims her mother told her the winning numbers in a dream, people.com.cn reported. The kind-hearted woman says some of the money will be used to help her family members to see doctors and support some elder neighbors who have difficulties in their life. .

Lu Xun denial

People's Education Press on Wednesday denied saying Lu Xun's work has been completely removed from textbooks in compulsory education schools and confirmed six of his articles still appear in textbooks, qq.com reported.

Articles wrote by Lu Xun, a famous Chinese writer, have been questioned by some analysts as they believed they were too difficult to understand for students in compulsory education.

Coke pants

A man from South Africa was charged with drug possession in the capital on Wednesday, the Beijing News reported.

He was found carrying 2454.3 grams of cocaine sewn inside his underpants at the airport in May.

Raining man

Trending news across China on Sept 5

A photo of a weatherman with a life jacket working in flood water in Fuyuan county, Heilongjiang province triggered hot discussion on the Internet and some queried if he was posing for the photo.

Local officials denied saying the photo was taken when the weatherman was working removing equipment before the flood came, Nanfang Metropolitan News reported.

Muscle girls

More than 100,000 people joined an online competition seeking girls with muscles after photos of Julia Vins, a 17-year-old bodybuilder in Russia, became a hit online because of the strong contrast between her angelic face and robust body.

Many girls in Chongqing call themselves “a female with a man's body”, since they can repair pipes and computers, as well as open a beer bottle with their mouth, cqnews.net reported.

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