Read more about the article OUT OF ELEMENT: Two Chinese Nationals Arrested By The Taliban For Lithium Smuggling
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OUT OF ELEMENT: Two Chinese Nationals Arrested By The Taliban For Lithium Smuggling

Five men, including two Chinese nationals, have reportedly been arrested by Taliban authorities for allegedly trying to smuggle 1,000 tonnes of stones containing lithium out of Afghanistan. Photo shows an illustrative image of a mineral field in Afghanistan, undated. Afghanistan has over 1,400 mineral fields. (Newsflash) Lithium is in high…

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Read more about the article CLAW BLIMEY: Chinese Zoo That Neglected Claws On Arctic Foxes Finally Gives Them A Pedicure
Picture shows the arctic fox with long nails in the Changsha Ecological Zoo in China, undated. From the zoo have said that the arctic fox is in good health. (AsiaWire)

CLAW BLIMEY: Chinese Zoo That Neglected Claws On Arctic Foxes Finally Gives Them A Pedicure

A Chinese zoo into action to cut the claws of their Arctic foxes after being accused of allowing them to grow so long the poor animals could no longer walk properly. Picture shows the arctic fox with long nails in the Changsha Ecological Zoo in China, undated. From the zoo…

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Read more about the article BRIDE AND GLOOM: Wedding Day Tears At Chinese Bride’s ‘Forced Marriage’
Bride prepares for wedding day in Weining, Guizhou in China, undated. She did not have a desire to get married. (TA4444A/AsiaWire )

BRIDE AND GLOOM: Wedding Day Tears At Chinese Bride’s ‘Forced Marriage’

This is the heartbreaking moment when the bride in a 'forced marriage' sobs in misery just moments before she walks down the aisle. A 20-year-old bride in south-western China touched millions after a video of her wiping tears from her cheeks surfaced online. The bride - named Ms Yan in…

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Read more about the article HOT STUFF: Customer Takes Over Kitchen In COVID-Hit Chinese Restaurant
Customer cooks meals at restaurant after waiting for food for too long in Shiyan, Hubei in China, undated. The group reportedly paid for the food. (51312316142/AsiaWire)

HOT STUFF: Customer Takes Over Kitchen In COVID-Hit Chinese Restaurant

This is the hilarious moment a fed-up diner gets behind the counter to help the overworked waitress to prepare meals for hungry customers. The restaurant's chef had been laid low by COVID, leaving just the hard-pushed owner to do everything. Video footage from the eaterie - in Shiyan, Hubei Province…

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Read more about the article GROT POT: Disgusted Diner Finds Dishcloth In His Chinese Hotpot Takeaway
Man finds rag in a hot pot in Chengdu, China, undated. The employee involved has been fired. (266565636/AsiaWire)

GROT POT: Disgusted Diner Finds Dishcloth In His Chinese Hotpot Takeaway

A disgusted diner lost his rag with a Chinese takeaway when he found a dirty dishcloth in a hotpot he had bought to eat with workmates. The cloth - which had sunk to the bottom of the pot - only surfaced after some of the meal had been eaten. Two…

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