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Videos that went viral in China, May 8-12

W
hat went viral in China last week? A roundup including the heroic rescue of a student and a dancing noodle maker.
2 months ago
Jia Guo

  1. A brave save
    Surveillance cameras captured the moment a Chinese railway worker stopped a female student from throwing herself in front of an incoming bullet train in southern China’s Fujian Province.

  2. Motorbike escapes blaze
    Fire erupted after a motorcycle crashed into a dump truck’s fuel tank. Luckily, all people involved escaped unharmed.

  3. A courageous act
    Chinese netizens have praised a sixth grader for her efforts to catch a two-year-old toddler falling from a third-floor window.

  4. Dancing noodle maker
    A noodle maker in Chengdu has become an internet sensation for live-streaming his dancing moves while hand-pulling dough. More than 480,000 people follow him online.

By Jia Guo
Jia Guo is from the coastal city of Qingdao. She has an M.A. in multimedia journalism from NYU and has worked at Facebook and Bloomberg TV in New York City.
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