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Chinese Flight Attendants Trained in Combat



THAT'S ODD, BUSINESS, CHINA June 21, 2016


Flight attendants at Chengdu East Star Airlines have undergone combat training to help cope with a rise in unruly passengers. According to The Mirror, the recruits have been through tough military-style exercises, including lifti...

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Loan Sharks Demand Nude Photos



THAT'S ODD, BUSINESS, CHINA June 21, 2016


Loan sharks in the Chinese province of Guangdong have been demanding naked pictures of female clients as a guarantee for loans. The illegal lenders have been making contact with victims through P2P finance services. They've then...

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Battle of the Spiders in Japan



THAT'S ODD, EAST MEETS WEST June 20, 2016


As it's announced that hundreds of rat-sized spiders are released in the UK - Japan hosts it's very own Spider Fighting Contest.  We're all familiar with the furry four-legged creature roaming freely around the entire Asian ...

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Monkey (bad for) Business



THAT'S ODD, CHINA June 16, 2016


A small town in China has become overrun with Monkeys following a failed attempt to boost tourism in the area.  Xianfeng, in a rural part of south-west China, sort to entice a few dozen Monkeys from nearby hills. Not realisi...

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Mass Fruit Theft in New Zealand



THAT'S ODD June 16, 2016


People in New Zealand are going avocado mad!   A huge surge in the fruits popularity and price has sparked mass thefts causing a crime wave across the country.   According to The BBC, thieves are targeting orchards u...

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