You will not believe the things happening in China right now! The world’s most populated country (with a population of almost 1.4 billion) and the world’s second largest country in terms of area (with an area of almost 10 million sq km or 3.7 million sq mi), China is undoubtedly one of the most overwhelming and fascinating countries on Earth. A unique place where old traditions mix up with super modern technologies and advancement, China is also known to be one of the weirdest and most extraordinary places in the world. If you visit our site regularly, you might have learnt something about this country’s unusual shopping habits with these 25 Crazy Things You’ll Only Find In Chinese Walmarts; you probably know that the country has been struggling with enormous pollution (see these 25 Shocking Pictures Showing The Extent Of Pollution In China); you might have found out some cool facts about its most iconic feature with these 25 Astonishing Facts About The Great Wall Of China, and you have also learnt why China always wins in the Olympics with these 25 Reasons China Always Wins In The Olympics. Today, we are here with yet another post dedicated to this Asian superpower, but this time around, we will focus on unusual things that are happening in China right now. From a bizarre tradition known as the Ghost Wedding and the infamous dog-eating festival to schools that teach their students how to stab, here are 25 Unbelievable Things Happening In China Right Now.
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China is building some of the world’s weirdest architecture
Buildings in the shape of the Star Trek Enterprise, a liquor bottle, a mobile phone, tea pots, and even several knockoffs of the US capitol building – all of that can be found in China. However, this trend might soon stop and the Chinese leader Xi Jinping has already called for an end to “the weird architecture.”
China has a bootlegged version of RoboCop called Robert Cop
Loose intellectual property and copyright laws means massive bootlegging in China. Robert cop has the tagline from terminator, is the furniture of law enforcement, is a futuristic robot, a terminator (autobotic), and a toy.
China wants to build a high speed underwater rail to the US
The high-speed rail will connect China and the continental United States, including a tunnel under the 200 km (125 mi) stretch of ocean beneath the Bering Strait.
China's IP theft and tech transfer network costs the US $5 trillion every year
Technology Transfer Centers take stolen IP’s, reverse engineer them, and give them to Chinese companies to make knockoffs. Those companies are usually run by people with high level military or government connections.
The Chinese Communist Party is murdering its citizens en masse for their organs
The Chinese government has been harvesting an estimated 60 – 100,000 organs a year from prisoners of conscience. Most organs come from the persecuted Falun Gong spiritual practice, others come from Tibetans, Uighurs, and House Christians.