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Every Billionaire Wants... to Play Polo



THAT'S ODD, CHINA August 18, 2016


We've all thought about the question - 'what would you do if you had a billion pounds?' I'd pay-off my student loan and then use the £10 change to buy 10 ice creams. Gerry Edwards - host of East Meets West on Sino...

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China Cracks Down on Selling Hospital Appointments



THAT'S ODD, CHINA August 17, 2016


Beijing's Public Security Bureau will crack down on a practice known as 'scalping' - where people book hospital appointments in order to sell them at a profit. That's according to Shanghai Daily, who report that the problem ...

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Revealed - why most 'Netizens' seem to be Chinese



THAT'S ODD, CHINA August 16, 2016


We've noticed the term 'netizen' - used to describe an internet user - appear more and more regularly in international news reports over the last few years.  Puzzingly, the word seems to be employed to describe Chi...

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Woman Survives 38 hours in Sea After Falling From Ship



THAT'S ODD, CHINA August 15, 2016


(Photo: Pixabay) A woman who who fell from a cruise ship has miraculously survived after 38 hours at sea.  The 32 year old from Shanghai reportedly told her father that while lost at sea she even managed to fall asleep.&nbs...

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New Craze 'Creeping up' on Healthy Eaters



THAT'S ODD August 15, 2016


(Photo: Pixabay) A new craze is 'creeping' up on healthy eaters.  And for those adverse to dairy, this could be the perfect option for you: cockroach milk.  Of all the oddball superfood's and health kicks touted aroun...

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