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Relatable video of boy struggling to eat with chopsticks has gone viral on TikTok

  • A video showcasing a young boy’s frustrations over having to use chopsticks has gone viral.
  • The clip depicts a little boy dual-wielding a pair of chopsticks and bursting into tears upon tearing apart a piece of sushi with them.
  • The comments section of the video was flooded with users sympathizing with the boy’s struggles.
  • Since being posted in April of 2021, the clip has accumulated 12.5 million views, almost 600,000 likes and has been shared over 66,000 times.

A video showcasing a young boy’s frustrations over having to use chopsticks has gone viral.

Shared by the user @sarahultmann on TikTok, the clip depicts a little boy dual-wielding a pair of chopsticks and bursting into tears upon accidentally tearing apart a piece of sushi with the very eating utensils meant to help him eat it.  

11-year-old boy in China helps single dad run food stand for 17 hours a day

  • An 11-year-old boy in eastern China has gone viral for spending up to 17 hours a day helping his single father run three food stands during summer break.
  • While his father prepares the food in the kitchen, the boy makes sales.
  • Although he enjoys having fun with friends, the boy stated that helping his father was his only option as “my dad must be much more tired than me.”
  • He typically works from 7 or 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. or midnight.

To help his single father during summer break, an 11-year-old boy dedicates up to 17 hours a day helping run multiple food stands in eastern China. 

The boy, who resides in Zaozhuang city, Shandong province, has been spending his summer break helping his father run three food stands from early in the morning to late at night. While his father cooks, the boy sells various food items, including shredded pancakes, soy sauce pancakes and porridges, reported Henan Broadcasting System.

Video of 66-year-old disabled carpenter overcoming difficulties in life inspires millions in China

Millions of viewers in China were left inspired after a short film portraying the struggles of a 66-year-old disabled carpenter went viral on the video platform Bilibili.

The 11-and-a-half-minute viral video, titled “How Erjiu Cured My Mental Friction after Being Back in the Village for Three Days,” was created by the man’s nephew, Tang Hao, after he visited his home for three days in an undisclosed rural area in China. 

Viral video of man storming his ex-wife’s home before alleged sexual assault sparks outrage in China

  • Surveillance footage, which circulated social media on Sunday, shows a woman in China unlocking her front door when a man in a red raincoat suddenly ambushes, violently dragging the woman and a little girl into her unit in Laiyang, Shandong province, on July 6.
  • The man, surnamed Zhan, was identified as the woman’s former husband. The woman accused Zhan of raping her while their daughter was asleep before he left that same night, according to the police statement on Tuesday.
  • Police have detained Zhan. If he is convicted of rape, he could be jailed for between three to 10 years.
  • The viral footage reignited discussions and concerns regarding women’s safety in mainland China.

Police detained a man in China who was accused of rape after surveillance footage of him ambushing his ex-wife and daughter went viral on social media. 

The surveillance footage, which circulated social media on Sunday, shows a woman unlocking her front door when a man in a red raincoat suddenly ambushes her, violently dragging the woman and a little girl into her unit in Laiyang, Shandong province, on July 6. 

Adorable video shows picky penguins at Japanese aquarium refusing to eat cheaper fish

  • To save money, a Japanese aquarium switched to cheaper fish to feed the penguins; however, they were not thrilled by the downgrade in food quality.
  • A video posted by Ann News on July 4 shows a penguin adamantly turning its head away as an aquarium employee tries to feed it the fish.
  • The penguins have been fed saba rather than their usual aji, a Japanese horse mackerel, since May.
  • A head zookeeper explained that many of the penguins will take the fish into their beak but will spit them out shortly after.
  • For the picky eaters who refuse the new fish, the zookeeper stated that they have returned to their usual meal.

After a Japanese aquarium switched the penguins’ food to a cheaper type of fish to save money, the picky and fussy eaters are refusing to transition into the new diet. 

In a video posted by Ann News on July 4, penguins at the Hakone-en Aquarium in the Kanagawa prefecture of south Tokyo are seen firmly turning their heads away from the new fish as an aquarium employee attempts to feed them. Since May, the penguins have been fed saba fish rather than their usual fatty aji, a Japanese horse mackerel. 

Heartwarming viral video shows woman having her late father’s shirts turned into beautiful quilts

  • A viral video by digital creator Nikhita Kini shows her sending her late father’s shirts over to a company in India to make quilts out of them.
  • Kini posted the heartwarming Instagram reel on Father’s Day last month, garnering over 2.2 million views and over 162,000 likes as of this writing.
  • The beginning of the video shows a folded stack of shirts in a cardboard box with onscreen text that says, “2 years ago we sent dad’s favourite shirts to a magical place.”
  • In her post’s caption, Kini thanked Purkal Stree Shakti, a business in India that sells both original and custom quilts, and said they do “God’s work” by “giving people more than just a warm blanket.”
  • Kini also wrote that she was too overwhelmed to film herself opening her package from Purkal Stree Shakti in 2021 since its arrival coincided with her father’s birthday, March 8.
  • Instagram users expressed their love for the reel, with many sharing their own stories about their fathers’ shirts.

A video that shows a digital creator sending her late father’s shirts over to a company in India to make quilts has gone viral.

Nikhita Kini posted the heartwarming Instagram reel on Father’s Day last month. The video, which Kini claims took her two years to complete, has since garnered over 2.2 million views and over 162,000 likes.  

Singapore student lands the internet’s endorsement for her student council election with TikTok rap video

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  • Internet users have been won over by a student’s viral TikTok video promoting her run for an upcoming student council election.
  • In the video, posted on Feb. 27, Priyanka, a student at St. Andrew’s Junior College in Singapore, raps over and dances to the Spice Girls’ song “Wannabe” to explain why her peers should vote for her.
  • The video now has over 890,000 views and 72,000 likes with many commenting their support for the student.

A student attending St. Andrew’s Junior College (SAJC) in Singapore rallied the support of the internet for her student council election run after posting a viral TikTok campaign video.

While rapping and dancing to the Spice Girls’ song “Wannabe,” the student, who is identified only as Priyanka, put her own twist on the song with original lyrics explaining why her peers should vote for her.

Video rewind: 7-year-old genius’ ‘marriage proposal’ to Emma Raducanu during match makes her smile

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  • A video showing a boy yelling out a “marriage proposal” at tennis star Emma Raducanu during a match last November has recently resurfaced and gone viral.
  • The 2021 U.S. Open women’s singles champion was playing at an exhibition match in London when 7-year-old tennis fan Leo Gomez-Franqueira shouted “Emma, will you marry me?” from the stands.
  • Raducanu briefly stopped her serve and flashed a smile in the direction of the boy.
  • Gomez-Franqueira has made headlines in the past for purportedly having an IQ higher than that of Albert Einstein. The child prodigy became the youngest member of Mensa at the age of 2.

A video of a young boy who caught the attention of tennis superstar Emma Raducanu with a marriage proposal during a match last November has recently resurfaced and gone viral.

The 19-year-old athlete, who won the women’s singles tennis title at the 2021 U.S. Open, was playing at an exhibition match at the Royal Albert Hall in London when she heard someone from the stands shout, “Emma, will you marry me?”

Woman in China cuts up shop’s 32 wedding dresses worth $11,000 after not getting her deposit back

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A woman in Chongqing City recently went viral after she was filmed ruining 32 wedding dresses with a pair of scissors to get back at a bridal shop that refused to return her wedding package down payment from last November. 

The incident happened at a bridal shop in Chongqing’s Jiangjin district on Jan. 9 when the woman, identified as Jiang, was filmed cutting expensive gowns in the store, Newsweek reported.

Woman filmed harassing Asian dog owners reportedly identified after calling third target ‘Chinaman’

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A woman who went viral for harassing two Asian dog owners in New York City was reportedly identified after hurling slurs at a third Asian person last week.

What happened: The woman, notoriously known as “Leash Karen,” was filmed harassing an Asian person for the third time on Friday. She went viral earlier this month after complaining about unleashed dogs and subsequently being racist towards their owners.

This young Filipino speaker from the 1950s has a timeless message on prejudice

Raul Contreras

As Asian Americans continue to grapple with increasing hate during the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, a Filipino teen’s message from the mid-1950s makes a crucial reminder of the problem of prejudice.

“How in the world could you have liberty and justice for all?” asked 15-year-old Raul Contreras, challenging the truth in America’s pledge of allegiance.