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LATEST SHANGHAI NEWS

Train Tickets to Experience 70% Price Hike in April

Train Tickets to Experience 70% Price Hike in April

Bad news for all you train lovers out there, the China Railway Corporation (CRC) has announced a price hike of up to 70%
Feb. 22, 2017, 3:40 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Shanghai's 5 Most Overrated Attractions

Shanghai's 5 Most Overrated Attractions

We separate the wheat from the tourist traps. Enjoy. A Da Cong You Bing  It’s hard to screw up something that'
Feb. 22, 2017, 12:30 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Only Two Shanghai Restaurants Make 'Asia's 50 Best' List For 2017

Only Two Shanghai Restaurants Make 'Asia's 50 Best' List For 2017

Despite the debut of the Michelin Guide last year, Shanghai's cuisine scene has faltered in the rankings with only two e
Feb. 22, 2017, 10:54 a.m. by Ben Cost
Shanghai Boasts The Second Highest Property Prices In China

Shanghai Boasts The Second Highest Property Prices In China

Throw out all notions of Shanghai as a haven for expats fleeing exorbitant real estate prices back home. The 'Hai boasts
Feb. 22, 2017, 9:13 a.m. by Ben Cost
Chinese Visitors To US May Have To Undergo 'Social Media' Checks

Chinese Visitors To US May Have To Undergo 'Social Media' Checks

The latest proposal from the Trump administration is to implement background checks on incoming Chinese visitors, requir
Feb. 21, 2017, 6:29 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Technotard: Old Guy Sells Stolen iPhone for ¥200 Because “It only had one button”

Technotard: Old Guy Sells Stolen iPhone for ¥200 Because “It only had one button”

A Nanjing man was arrested this weekend after stealing a teenager’s iPhone and selling it to a passer-by for ¥200.Accord
Feb. 21, 2017, 6:10 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
9 Chinese Alternatives To Popular Western Dishes

9 Chinese Alternatives To Popular Western Dishes

When in China, you should do as the locals do and sample as many of the plentiful dishes this country has to offer. Howe
Feb. 21, 2017, 5:16 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Sign Up For Shanghai Expat's Xiaolongbao Rolling Class

Sign Up For Shanghai Expat's Xiaolongbao Rolling Class

Tired of having to wait in interminable lines to eat at Shanghai's xiaolongbao depots? Learn how to craft your own at Sh
Feb. 21, 2017, 3:23 p.m. by Ben Cost
Desperate Father Fakes 'Terrorist Wanted' Poster To Find Missing Son

Desperate Father Fakes 'Terrorist Wanted' Poster To Find Missing Son

A Chengdu father proved that desperate times call for desperate measures when he forged police wanted posters with his s
Feb. 21, 2017, 2:58 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Why China's Railway Network Is Running Competitors Off The Tracks

Why China's Railway Network Is Running Competitors Off The Tracks

With over 121.000 of tracks, the Chinese railway system is the second largest railway network in the world after the US.
Feb. 21, 2017, 9:04 a.m. by maxxelli
6 Common Myths About The Chinese Airpocalypse

6 Common Myths About The Chinese Airpocalypse

Wondering how to escape the omnipresent Chinese airpocalypse, but don't know where to turn? Unfortunately, information s
Feb. 20, 2017, 6:57 p.m. by Ben Cost
10 Shanghai Restaurants Ranked Amongst China’s Top 50 Eateries

10 Shanghai Restaurants Ranked Amongst China’s Top 50 Eateries

10 Shanghai restaurants have been included on Dianping’s list of the “Top 50 Restaurants You Have To Try In China”.The l
Feb. 20, 2017, 4:47 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Chengdu Man Crashes Car After Extreme Diet

Chengdu Man Crashes Car After Extreme Diet

A man in Chengdu was rushed to hospital last week after fainting behind the wheel and crashing into a parked car.Police
Feb. 20, 2017, 12:17 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Shexplainer: Why Chinese People Smoke So Much

Shexplainer: Why Chinese People Smoke So Much

Shexplainer is a biweekly column where we take a scalpel to an aspect of Chinese culture that expats experience everyday
Feb. 20, 2017, 11:19 a.m. by Ben Cost
WATCH: The Best Way To Clean A Power Line

WATCH: The Best Way To Clean A Power Line

How do you clean rubbish from a dangerous high-voltage power line? With fire of course. These workers in Hubei's Xiangya
Feb. 20, 2017, 10:54 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Wuhan Restaurant Owner Beheaded After Quarrel Over 3 RMB

Wuhan Restaurant Owner Beheaded After Quarrel Over 3 RMB

A customer at a noodle restaurant in Wuhan brought new meaning to the phrase "price per head" when he cut off
Feb. 20, 2017, 9:52 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Fun Shit Friday: Liberating Naked Junk Scrub at the Jimjilbang

Fun Shit Friday: Liberating Naked Junk Scrub at the Jimjilbang

As a Brit who grew up surrounded by geeky, non-sporty guys, the very thought of stripping down and bathing with a bunch
Feb. 17, 2017, 6:29 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Drivers Guard Fallen Money After Armored Car Crash, Ignore Injured Parties

Drivers Guard Fallen Money After Armored Car Crash, Ignore Injured Parties

An armored vehicle carrying banknotes in Chongqing lost control hitting and injuring two people on Wednesday. Instead of
Feb. 17, 2017, 6:02 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Shanghai Airport Bomber Sentenced To 8 Years Behind Bars

Shanghai Airport Bomber Sentenced To 8 Years Behind Bars

The infamous Shanghai airport bomber, Zhou Xingbo has been sentenced to eight years behind bars. Zhou made headline
Feb. 17, 2017, 3:40 p.m. by Jordan Harris
You'll Be Able To Access Wi-Fi Anywhere In China By 2025, Maybe

You'll Be Able To Access Wi-Fi Anywhere In China By 2025, Maybe

Tired of having to engage in horrible activities like reading and interacting with other humans during plane and train t
Feb. 17, 2017, 11:12 a.m. by Jordan Harris