Lucky li­cense plate un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion

China Daily (USA) - - CHINA -

A Shaanxi-based li­cense plate is un­der po­lice in­ves­ti­ga­tion af­ter ap­pear­ing on five dif­fer­ent sports util­ity ve­hi­cles. The plate num­ber con­tains five “8”s, which is con­sid­ered to be “great for­tune” in tra­di­tional Chi­nese cul­ture. On­line pic­tures show that the plate has been used in Yulin on five dif­fer­ent SUVs made by four dif­fer­ent au­tomak­ers. Yulin po­lice said onWeibo that the plate’s use on two ve­hi­cles is reg­is­tered, in­clud­ing the orig­i­nal reg­is­tra­tion and a trans­fer, but the re­main­ing three cases are sus­pected to be il­le­gal and the ve­hi­cles are un­ac­counted for. col­lect wal­nuts when he ac­ci­den­tally dis­turbed a wasp nest. He was at­tacked by a swarm of wasps be­fore be­ing led in­doors by his wife. Al­though he was taken to hospi­tal, doc­tors were un­able to pre­vent him from dy­ing. Ac­cord­ing to Tan Jian­gli, an ex­pert from North­west Uni­ver­sity in Xi’an, case stud­ies show that about 67 per­cent of peo­ple die from wasp at­tacks if not ef­fec­tively treated within one hour of be­ing stung. money had been stolen. Zhang was in­structed to hide the spoils, but handed over his own money as col­lat­eral, later re­al­iz­ing that the “spoils” in his hand was sym­bolic pa­per money. Zhang went to the po­lice and re­ported the thieves, who were even­tu­ally caught two months later. The sus­pects ad­mit­ted tak­ing ad­van­tage of Zhang.

John B Turner, an exhibition plan­ner from New Zealand, poses with vis­i­tors at the 16th Pingyao In­ter­na­tional Pho­tog­ra­phy Fes­ti­val in Pingyao, Shanxi prov­ince, on Mon­day. The an­nual event, which opened on Mon­day, has at­tracted 2,281 pho­tog­ra­phers from 33 coun­tries and re­gions.

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