A 58-year-old Chinese official and member of the provincial and municipal party committees from Haikou city, Hainan province, China is under investigation after officers discovered tons of hidden gold inside his home.
Corruption inspectors conducted a raid in Zhang Qi’s home earlier this month and found a vast amount of riches, including thousands of gold bars and bricks weighing 13.5 tons and valued up to 520 million British Pounds ($636 million), according to Daily Mail.
A golden bath tub in southern Japan has been recognized as the world’s heaviest tub by the Guinness World Records.
The tub, housed at the Huis Ten Bosch theme park in Nagasaki, weighs in at 154.2 kilograms (about 340 pounds),
A jeweler in Gold Coast, Australia has created one of the most expensive chopsticks in the world with a selling price of $198,500 Australian dollars ($139,000).
The 18-carat gold chopsticks are created by master goldsmith Paul Amey of Erotic Jewellery Company in Australia.
Chinese scientists may have finally performed a form of “alchemy” by turning copper into a new material that is “almost identical” to gold, new research has revealed.
The study, which was published in the peer-reviewed journal Science Advances on Saturday, was conducted by a team of Chinese researchers at the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in Dalian, Liaoning Province, China.
A South Korean firm reportedly discovered the wreck of a sunken Russian Imperial Navy cruiser reportedly carrying $133 billion worth of gold a mile off the South Korean island of Ulleung.
The vessel Dimitrii Donskoi, which sank during the 1904-05 Russo-Japanese War, is believed to contain an entire flotilla’s treasury meant to cover port expenses and pay the salaries of sailors and officers, based on historical accounts. Its reputation has made it a coveted target for many treasure hunters in the past.
Citizens of southern China’s Yunnan province were startled last week when a fiery meteor lit up their night sky with fragments crashing into the homes of some of the villagers.
Video footage that circulated online shows the fireball lighting up the night sky above the city of Jinghong, which reportedly happened at around 9:40 p.m. Luckily, most of the meteor burned up in the atmosphere, with only a handful of villagers finding meteorite pieces in Menghai county, Shanghaiist reported.
The gold treatment is part of a new range of drugs that Pyongyang plans to export in the future. So far, only Kim and the country’s elites can access the new healthcare options.
A 51-year-old villager named Bo Chunlou from Ju County in Rizhao, eastern Shandong, China, accidentally found a way to become a millionaire after slaughtering one of his pigs.
The extremely rare object, which is known as a bezoar, is a small, stony solid mass that is formed in an animal’s gastrointestinal system. It is comprised of hairy materials and other indigestible products, measuring 4 inches long and 2.7 inches wide, and is believed to be worth 4 million yuan ($604,240).
A Chinese couple attempted to make gold out of used mobile phones but were arrested by police for their illegal method.
The offenders rented a recycling shop in Shanghai back in April, where they hoped to refine gold using a crude and unsanitary process.
A couple in China who happen to both be martial arts champions got into a grueling argument which sent the husband straight to the hospital after he began suffering from chest pains.
Doctors at Xi’an hospital were shocked to see a 3-centimeter (1.2-inch) gold medal in the distressed husband’s esophagus.
A Chinese man won a gold bar as a prize for consuming a whopping 1.23 kg (2.6 lb) of fried insects in a local competition.
The man, surnamed Peng, was a visitor to the town of Lijiang in Yunnan Province where the eating contest was held on Sunday, China News reported.
Wealthy Star Wars fans with some cash to burn may want to head out to Japan next week because a Japanese jeweler is marking Star Wars’ 40th anniversary with something really special.
The event, hosted by renowned jeweler Ginza Tanaka, commissioned a solid gold replica of the mask of Darth Vader, the most iconic villain in cinematic history, AFP reports.