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Shanghai’s Economy Growing Faster Than the Rest of China

Shanghai’s Economy Growing Faster Than the Rest of China

Shanghai’s local statistics bureau announced today that the city’s economy is growing slightly faster than the rest of t
Jan. 23, 2017, 12:34 a.m. by ShanghaiExpat
10 Things To Try At Shanghai's Friday Muslim Market

10 Things To Try At Shanghai's Friday Muslim Market

Shanghai's Friday muslim market is one of the few real ethnic enclaves left in a city rapidly being eroded away by the t
Jan. 22, 2017, 8:37 p.m. by Ben Cost
Fake Pilot Swindles Air Hostesses Out Of Millions In Shanghai

Fake Pilot Swindles Air Hostesses Out Of Millions In Shanghai

In a story reminiscent of 2002's Catch Me If You Can, a man pretending to be a pilot to scam cash out of unsuspecting ai
Jan. 22, 2017, 7:57 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Professor at Top Chinese Uni Reveals He Chooses Grad Students Based on Their Boobs

Professor at Top Chinese Uni Reveals He Chooses Grad Students Based on Their Boobs

A pervy Professor at Beijing Foreign Studies University has released a document on Weibo stating what he looks for in a
Jan. 21, 2017, 12:53 a.m. by Dan Entwistle
WATCH: Highlights From Shanghai Expat's First Ever Blues Bash

WATCH: Highlights From Shanghai Expat's First Ever Blues Bash

After a six-month hiatus, Shanghai Expat events are officially back! Over 60 Shanghai Expat readers descended on the Cha
Jan. 21, 2017, 12:15 a.m. by ShanghaiExpat
Woman Discovers Future Husband Saved Her Life Years Before She Knew Him

Woman Discovers Future Husband Saved Her Life Years Before She Knew Him

A woman in Taiwan recently discovered that her future husband saved her life years before she actually met him.Several y
Jan. 20, 2017, 8:04 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Northeast China's Hidden Ski Paradise: Beidahu

Northeast China's Hidden Ski Paradise: Beidahu

   When most people think of a skiing holiday in Asia, China usually takes a backseat to the Japanese Alp
Jan. 19, 2017, 5:53 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Chinese Netizens Furious After 2 Pandas Die at Shanghai Zoo

Chinese Netizens Furious After 2 Pandas Die at Shanghai Zoo

Chinese netizens are furious after Shanghai’s Wild Animal Park announced this morning that two of their pandas died late
Jan. 19, 2017, 4:14 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Shanghai Metro to Extend Weekend Operating Hours

Shanghai Metro to Extend Weekend Operating Hours

Great news for all you Shanghailanders living out in the sticks, the President of the Shanghai Metro Group has announced
Jan. 19, 2017, 3:39 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Cold Snap To Hit Shanghai Tomorrow

Cold Snap To Hit Shanghai Tomorrow

Hold on to your woolly hats, Shanghai is about to freeze your balls off tomorrow as temperatures dip to highs of just th
Jan. 19, 2017, 3:39 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Shanghai Ranked The 4th Most Dynamic City On Earth

Shanghai Ranked The 4th Most Dynamic City On Earth

Just in case you didn't think things moved at light-speed here, the 'Hai was recently ranked the 4th most dynamic city i
Jan. 19, 2017, 3:22 p.m. by Ben Cost
Chinese Bank Accidentally Sends Random Guy 1.2 Billion RMB

Chinese Bank Accidentally Sends Random Guy 1.2 Billion RMB

Don't you hate when the ATM swallows your bank card? Mr. Liu from Changsha likely felt the opposite after he received ca
Jan. 19, 2017, 11:43 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Rant Of The Week: Gyms In Shanghai

Rant Of The Week: Gyms In Shanghai

Rant of the week is a biweekly column where we pick one aspect of Shanghai life and gripe about it like an opinion colum
Jan. 18, 2017, 3:39 p.m. by Ben Cost
Shanghai Housing Among The Most Unaffordable On Earth

Shanghai Housing Among The Most Unaffordable On Earth

Here's one accolade Shanghai won't be adding to its trophy shelf. The 'Hai boasts among the least affordable housing on
Jan. 18, 2017, 1:15 p.m. by Ben Cost
Disney Kicks Off Celebrations For Its First Chinese New Year

Disney Kicks Off Celebrations For Its First Chinese New Year

With families rushing home to visit their loved ones during the new year's break Shanghai can turn into a bit of ghost t
Jan. 18, 2017, 12:57 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Hong Kong Bank Runs Out Of Money In 1.5 Hours Amidst CNY Crowds

Hong Kong Bank Runs Out Of Money In 1.5 Hours Amidst CNY Crowds

It's not just train stations that are impacted by the CNY throngs. A Hong Kong bank ran out of new notes in under two ho
Jan. 18, 2017, 11:27 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Shanghai Disney Hosted Almost 6 Million Visitors in 2016

Shanghai Disney Hosted Almost 6 Million Visitors in 2016

Almost 6 million tourists visited Shanghai Disney during its first seven months, announced Fan Xiping, Chairman of Disne
Jan. 17, 2017, 5:24 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Chinese Passport Ranked Only 66th Most Powerful In The World

Chinese Passport Ranked Only 66th Most Powerful In The World

Despite the Chinese tournami sweeping the globe, Chinese have relatively little access to other countries compared to th
Jan. 17, 2017, 4:28 p.m. by Ben Cost
Shandong Father Tries To Sell 5 Month Old Son To Pay For Car

Shandong Father Tries To Sell 5 Month Old Son To Pay For Car

Another day another douchebag dad. A man surnamed Zhang was arrested in Shandong's Linyi City after trying to sell his o
Jan. 17, 2017, 1:12 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Expats With Master's Degrees No Longer Need Work Experience For Jobs In China

Expats With Master's Degrees No Longer Need Work Experience For Jobs In China

Expats rejoice! China has finally lifted the postgraduate work experience requirement for anyone holding a masters degre
Jan. 17, 2017, 11:12 a.m. by Jordan Harris