Two horrible attacks on school children at two elementary schools happened in both China and the US, one with no death, the other with 28 deaths. The only difference is the weapon held by the killer. The coincidence ignited heated discussions among Chinese netizens whether China should allow legal right to carry guns.
Back to 1942, a new Feng Xiaogang production depicting a less-known famine back in the year of 1942 during war-time China, has the whole nation talking. While watching a famine in 1942 on screen, people are thinking about the Great Famine of Mao in minds. Not all famines are equal in China. While some are made into movies, some others left in the darkness.
On the morning of Nov. 16, 5 little boys aged from 8 to 13 were found dead in a roadside trash bin in the city of Bijie, Guizhou after burning charcoal for warmth. Investigations said the boys were died of carbon monoxide poisoning – the night before was 6 °C (42 °F). So far, no one knows whether they are homeless or kids running away from home.