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Aerial view of a Changsha flooded parking lot with more 600 illegal vehicles

Aerial view of a Changsha flooded parking lot with more 600 illegal vehicles

Changsha, Hunan Province. Hundreds of cars emerged covered with dirt as the flood retreated.

According to the local media, more than 600 vehicles were affected, most of them were illegal licensed vehicles, identified as scrapped vehicles. The video was shot with a drone.

Aerial view of a Changsha flooded parking lot with more 600 illegal vehicles


drunk man beats a policewoman

Hubei drunk man beats a policewoman

A drunken man beats a policewoman in Enshi (恩施), a county-level city in Western Hubei province.

The video shows the female police agent attacked many times by the man. The man now being held by police was arrested on suspicion of obstruction of official duties.

drunk man beats a policewoman

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The Belt and Road is How, the awkwardly-named English-language music video

The Belt and Road is How, the awkwardly-named English-language music video

China soft power – “The Belt and Road is How” nusic video performed by children from countries on the new Silk Road.

In the Chinese narrative, the belt and road initiative is an inclusive economic and cultural project, opposed to the Donald Trump’s vision of the world. Also, the video is posted on Youtube which is banned in China.

A Chinese company uses a robot sorting system to finish 200,000 packages a day

A Chinese company uses a robot sorting system to finish 200,000 packages a day

An army of little orange robots at the sorting station of Shentong Express Delivery (STO), a Chinese delivery firm, is able to identify the package destination through a code-scan, eliminating sorting mistakes.

The robots help the company to finish at least 200,000 packages a day. They are self-charging and operational 24/7. 

An STO Express spokesman told the South China Morning Post that the company is using the robots in two centres in Hangzhou. Then, they want to start using them across the country, especially in their bigger stations. According to the company, the new robots sorting system is saving around 70% of the costs a human-based sorting line would require.

Chinese manufacturers have been increasingly replacing human workers with machines.

The video shows Hikvision robots working in the large warehouse in Hangzhou, Zhenjiang province.