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LATEST SHANGHAI NEWS

Bait and Switch: Are Kate & Kimi Scamming Their Customers?

Bait and Switch: Are Kate & Kimi Scamming Their Customers?

Expats across the city were up-in-arms today after an enterprising anonymous sleuth took to the Shanghai Expat forums to
Aug. 26, 2016, 7:23 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
WATCH: Fu Yuanhui Super Excited To Meet President Xi Jinping

WATCH: Fu Yuanhui Super Excited To Meet President Xi Jinping

President Xi, along with other senior leaders, met with the Chinese Olympic sports delegation at the Great Hall of the P
Aug. 26, 2016, 6:17 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Noooo! Shanghai Considering Removing English From Road Signs

Noooo! Shanghai Considering Removing English From Road Signs

Might be time to bone up on that Chinese, expats! Authorities in Shanghai are currently considering removing English and
Aug. 26, 2016, 2:02 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Yikes! Zika Virus Surfaces In Hong Kong

Yikes! Zika Virus Surfaces In Hong Kong

The Zikapocalypse has hit Asia! Hong Kong is on high alert after Zika reared its ugly, shrunken little head in Kwun Tong
Aug. 26, 2016, 11:07 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Chengdu Restaurant Owner Arrested For Lacing Chili Oil With Drugs

Chengdu Restaurant Owner Arrested For Lacing Chili Oil With Drugs

Now we know why Sichuan food is so damn delicious. The owner of a hotpot restaurant in Chengdu, known as Dai, made
Aug. 25, 2016, 5:17 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Australia to Host Chairman Mao Tribute Concerts

Australia to Host Chairman Mao Tribute Concerts

Sydney Town Hall, mocked up by protestersIn the latest example of China being tone deaf when it comes to soft power, a s
Aug. 25, 2016, 5:09 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
China Might Pull Plug On Ridiculous Straddling Bus Project

China Might Pull Plug On Ridiculous Straddling Bus Project

Remember that giant, bloated straddling bus that everyone thought was a terrible idea. Turns out it's probably going to
Aug. 25, 2016, 3:22 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Hidden Gem: Palace Duck

Hidden Gem: Palace Duck

Palace Duck first achieved fame in 1894, when its namesake pressure-fried duck with spices was served at Empress Dowager
Aug. 25, 2016, 1:28 p.m. by Ben Cost
Three Chinese Olympians Test Positive for Doping

Three Chinese Olympians Test Positive for Doping

After an Olympic Games marred by a series of doping allegations, the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has an
Aug. 25, 2016, 12:03 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Let's Go Eco!

Let's Go Eco!

We love this city, but occasionally it’s nice to escape the hustle and bustle of the urban jungle to find some peace and
Aug. 25, 2016, 11:57 a.m. by
Traffic Violators In Xuzhou Now Forced To Retake Driving Test Until They Pass

Traffic Violators In Xuzhou Now Forced To Retake Driving Test Until They Pass

In an effort to curb myriad driving offenses police, Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province have decided to essentially rehab the bad
Aug. 25, 2016, 11 a.m. by Jordan Harris
WATCH: Russian Couple Climbs World's Tallest Construction Site

WATCH: Russian Couple Climbs World's Tallest Construction Site

So this is what a Russian couple's idea of a date is, eh?Lovebirds Ivan Kuzenetsov, 22, and Angela Nikolau, 23, seemed t
Aug. 24, 2016, 6:02 p.m. by Jordan Harris
WATCH: Danish Badminton Player Busts Out Epic Chinese Skills At Olympics

WATCH: Danish Badminton Player Busts Out Epic Chinese Skills At Olympics

Footage of bronze-medal winning Danish badminton player Viktor Axelsen went viral after he conducted a TV interview in M
Aug. 24, 2016, 4:20 p.m. by Jordan Harris
The 6 Best Online Grocery Stores In Shanghai

The 6 Best Online Grocery Stores In Shanghai

Grocery shopping in most metropolises can be a hassle, let alone in a city with 24 million people. Shanghai features the
Aug. 24, 2016, 4:19 p.m. by Ben Cost
Chinese Media Blames Olympic Disappointment On UK's Massive Budget

Chinese Media Blames Olympic Disappointment On UK's Massive Budget

China made no effort to hide it's disappointment about placing third in the medal tally at the Rio Olympics, losing
Aug. 24, 2016, 1:06 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Shanghai's Moronic City Committee Plans To Cap Population At 25 Million In 2040

Shanghai's Moronic City Committee Plans To Cap Population At 25 Million In 2040

Remember when you banked on the shoe you bought for your six-year-old fitting them when they turned 30? No? Well, enter
Aug. 24, 2016, noon by Jordan Harris
The World's Oldest Woman Turns 119

The World's Oldest Woman Turns 119

The oldest woman in the world, Fu Suqing from Sichuan Province, recently had her 119th birthday, which she celebrated by
Aug. 23, 2016, 4:03 p.m. by Jordan Harris
China's Yi Jianlian Signs With The Los Angeles Lakers

China's Yi Jianlian Signs With The Los Angeles Lakers

The NBA's Los Angeles Lakers announced yesterday that they have signed the Chinese Olympic team's 28-year-old power
Aug. 23, 2016, 2:43 p.m. by Ben Cost
LOOK: Guizhou Middle School Converts Public Toilets Into Kids Dormitory

LOOK: Guizhou Middle School Converts Public Toilets Into Kids Dormitory

"How did you sleep?" "Oh you know, pretty shitty as always"Now we know why people here seem to crap
Aug. 23, 2016, 2:05 p.m. by Jordan Harris
WATCH: Thousands Chase Rare Pokemon Through Streets Of Taipei

WATCH: Thousands Chase Rare Pokemon Through Streets Of Taipei

A Tsunami? Godzilla attacking? Nope, just people playing Pokemon Go on a Sunday in Taipei. This past Sunday, people
Aug. 23, 2016, 11:10 a.m. by Jordan Harris