THEY MISS THEIR LOVED ONES
Crew members on the Chinese icebreaker Xue Long threw glass bottles into the icy waters of the Antarctic Ocean as a way of marking Valentine's Day.
A BRIGHT & JOYOUS OCCASION
The Lunar New Year falls on January 31 and February 1, 2014. Millions of people around the world throw celebrations to welcome it. This year will be[...]
THE HORSE IS COMING
It's that time of the year again - Chinese people areÂ busy preparing to welcome the LunarÂ New Year, the most important traditional Chinese holiday. It is celeb[...]
PETSÂ TAKE TO THE SLOPES
A tortoise beat a rabbit in a skiing competition held for pets and their owners in China.
Cats and dogs faced off against other animals such as a rooster [...]
A TIGER WONDERLAND
The Whiz Times brings to you some awesome pictures of Siberian tigers. The pictures below were taken on January 6, 2014 at the Siberian Tiger Park which is loca[...]
FASCINATING & COLD
The 30th Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival Opening was launched on January 5, 2014 in Harbin, China. While there are various winter activ[...]
WHAT HEAVY SHOES YOU HAVE!
MORE THAN 400KG! That's the weight of Mr Zhang Fuxing's ironÂ shoes! Mr Zhang lives in China and believes that walking in such heavy shoes is good fo[...]
A BREATH OF FRESH AIR ...
... is what many people in China long for. They have been living with heavily polluted air for many years.
In today's latest story, we talked about th[...]
CHOKING SMOG IN CHINA
It's getting difficult to breathe in many parts of China. The air in cities across China is badly polluted. The air quality index recorded levels in excess o[...]
THIS BUNNY'S GOING ON A LONG TRIP
As you read this, China's first moon rover mission is probably stillÂ on its long journey to the moon. We are excited to hear about its successful[...]
ART THAT POPS OUT
Art that pops out, yet doesn't ... what an interesting idea! We know it will certainly make your eyes pop though!
In Beijing, China, a Magic Art exhibition wa[...]
A RABBIT ON THE MOON!
On December 2, 2013, China launched its first ever moon rover mission. The Chang'e-3 rocket carrying the Jade Rabbit rover blasted off from the Xichang Satel[...]
PICTURES THAT WILL WOW YOU!
A huge blown-up Spidy, ships washed ashore, a river covered inÂ rainbow-coloured oil .....
The last week of November was certainly an exciting one. C[...]
ROCKETS, LUNAR ROVERS & MORE!
There are lots of exciting things happening in outer space these days. Enjoy the slideshow to find out what our astronauts and rockets are up to![...]
WHO MOVEDÂ OUR WATER?
China is a huge country. Northern China is dry and crowded but its southern part is wet, so it has to transfer water from the south to the north. The dams[...]
Can't step out without a face mask!
There is a city in China called Harbin. And it's in the news these days for all the wrong reasons. For the past 3 days, this city has been cove[...]
China's 23rd Storm this Year!
Yet another typhoon is in the news. This time, it's Typhoon Fitow and it slammed intoÂ China's east coast early yesterday (7 October). It brought [...]
Who will win the Games?Â
It was China all the way as the hosts of the East Asian Games tookÂ an early lead in the medals table on the opening day ofÂ Games yesterday (7 October), [...]
No more Pollution Please!
Mount Fuji is probably Japan's most famous mountain. You may have even seen pictures of it - it's a beautiful, cone-shaped, snow-capped mountain that[...]
Typhoon Usagi hit China, Hong Kong, Philippines,
Taiwan. What did it look like?
Typhoons are one destructive form of nature.
They are unpredictable, fast and can get ferociou[...]
China's Massive New Movie Complex!
China will soon have its very own answer to Hollywood. What is it? It's the Qingdao Oriental Movie Metropolis!
QINGDAO, SeptemberÂ 2013.
She was one of the Most Powerful Women in China!
An archaeologist isÂ a person who studies how humans lived a long time ago. Now, archaeologists have discovered theÂ tomb of a 7th[...]
A Very Talented Tennis Star!
Li Na has become China's first player to reach the US Open semi-finals! The 31-year-old fifth seed from Wuhan defeated Russian 24th seed Ekaterina[...]
A Typhoon to Add to Terrible Weather in China!
Heavy rainÂ and terrible weather in China over the last few weeks has beenÂ bad enough. But now they are preparing for the arrival o[...]
China's School of Rock!
With neat ponytails and perfect grades, these four eight-year-olds from China hardly look like rock-stars.
But looks can be deceiving because these[...]
A Lion that Barks?
Here's a really funny story for you all the way from China! A Chinese zoo'sÂ "African lion" was exposedÂ as a trickster when it started barking!
Bee Venom as Medicine?
Usually when you're stung by a bee, you might go to the doctor to feel better. But patients in China are going to an acupuncture clinic to actually get [...]
The Story of a Tortoise Hidden in a Burger!
You've heard of people trying to sneak through various funny things through airport security checks. But this one is really going t[...]
Watch PandasÂ AllÂ Day and All Night too if you Like!Â
Do you love pandas? Wouldn't it be just great if you could see what they were doing whenever you wanted to?
Very Fancy Ways of How to Behave in Society!
I'm sure your mother has told you many times to sit with your legs crossed, walk straight and eat properly! All this is called "et[...]
RESCUERS ARE BATTLING TO FIND SURVIVORS
Two earthquakes that hit the northwestern provice of Gansu in China on Monday the 21st of July, have killed at least 89 people and injure[...]
World's Biggest Building even has its own Artificial Sun and Beach!
This building has its ownÂ artificial sun and a floor area three times bigger than that of the Pentagon (that'[...]
Just Live in Chengmai if you want to Live for 100 Years!
Would you like to live for one hundred years or more? Then maybe you should visit a place in China where some of the o[...]
Would you eat a painting even if it were made of sugar?
On the streets in China, this talented man sells his paintings.
But this is no ordinary painting. In fact, you can eat thi[...]
HAVE YOU EVER MET ANYONE THIS TALL?
He's super-tall. And he's from China. He's actually the tallest man in Asia! How tall, you must be wondering. Mr Wang Fengjun is a very amazi[...]
LOTS AND LOTS OF ALGAE!
The Yellow Sea nearÂ China has been hit by its biggest ever growth ofÂ algae, turning the normally blue waters green and making it look like a big, green l[...]
Your Teacher is in Space!
When you sit right at the back of your classroom, the teacher seems really far away, right? But imagine if your teacher was teaching you from space[...]
A 55 MILLION YEAR OLD MONKEY!
Scientists have found the fossil of a tinyÂ creature that lived in trees around 55 million years ago, making it the oldest member of the monkey fami[...]
Duck Mania in Hong Kong and China!
QUACK, QUACK, QUACK! Thousands of duck-crazy visitors have visited a giant 16.5-metre blow-up duck -- the idea of Dutch artist Florentin Hof[...]
A Chinese city is using dogs to predict earthquakes. Neighbours complain of nightly false alarms -- in the form of barking.
China is regularly hit by seismic tremors. Around 200 p[...]
Steaming hot and fast to make. Sure. But just imagine-
how many cup noodles do people eat in a year?
Well, the global sales of cup noodles have reached 100 billion units annua[...]
Help offer from an unlikely source for China
A strong 7.0-magnitute earthquake hit Sichuan province, China earlier last week!Â
The massive China earthquake has destroyed at l[...]
Jackie Chan, the Hong Kong martial arts film star, plays a character that brings back ancient Chinese artifacts to China from foreign countries in a new film. In real life, he want[...]
This new strain of virus of has already infected 43 people, and killed 11 people in eastern China as of April 12.
When would the H7N9 vaccine be available?
Experts say the develo[...]
China Formula One Grand Prix results are out!
The results for worldâ€™s most well-know car racing event, Grand Prix, is out! Competitors raced out in China. The winner of the race w[...]
Avian Flu update: Rumour mongers in China
"There's H7N9 virus in chickens in a poultry market!"
This was what 2 men said on the internet, causing great panic and chaos among peo[...]
Do you want some panda poo?
Did I hear you say "No way"?Â But some people are going "Yes way!". Why do some people want Panda Poo and where are they from? (Hint: They're not from [...]
Bird Flu Alert! More people infected with H7N9 virus!
Never before was this strain of bird flu been transmitted to human beings. But now, there are a total of 7 cases of people in[...]
New H7N9 Avian Flu alert!
The Avian Influenza has struck again! This time, it is a new sub-type of avian flu, H7N9, which has not been transmitted to humans before. But now, two p[...]
A Video of fireworks on Chinese New Year in Beijing,
Did you read this story on Chinese New Year on The Whiz Times?
If you haven't still, we strongly suggest you do. Be[...]
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