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Woman Orders Coat off Taobao, Gets a Live Mouse Free!

Woman Orders Coat off Taobao, Gets a Live Mouse Free!

While we’ve had some pretty crappy free gifts come with our Taobao purchases over the years (including a swastika armban
Dec. 6, 2016, 5:16 p.m. by
New Apple Store To Open In Shanghai This Week

New Apple Store To Open In Shanghai This Week

No need to trek all the way to Nanjing Dong Lu for your iPhone fix, Minhangers! Apple is opening a new store in Shanghai
Dec. 6, 2016, 3:21 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Shanghaiers Can Now Customize Their Own Bus Routes

Shanghaiers Can Now Customize Their Own Bus Routes

Ever wonder what would happen if buses and taxis met in the middle? Wonder no more. This week Shanghai's largest public
Dec. 6, 2016, 11:08 a.m. by Jordan Harris
China's Top 10 Best Paid Service Industry Jobs Revealed

China's Top 10 Best Paid Service Industry Jobs Revealed

Chinese recruitment website 58同城 yesterday released a list of the top 10 best paid service industry jobs in China, final
Dec. 5, 2016, 4:39 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
China Ranked 99th In The World For Gender Equality

China Ranked 99th In The World For Gender Equality

It appears the Cultural Revolution didn't do as good a job of eradicating gender disparities as once thought. China rece
Dec. 5, 2016, 4:33 p.m. by Jordan Harris
5 Healthy Habits to Protect Your Kids from Getting Sick This Winter

5 Healthy Habits to Protect Your Kids from Getting Sick This Winter

While it's not possible to shield your kids completely from catching a cold or the flu, especially if they attend day-ca
Dec. 5, 2016, 2:02 p.m. by Dr Kenneth Chung
Trump Attacks China On Twitter In Wake Of Taiwan Phonecall

Trump Attacks China On Twitter In Wake Of Taiwan Phonecall

Nothing like having a president who Tweets off the cuff, right? This morning, the Donald set his Twitter sights on the M
Dec. 5, 2016, 10:43 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Horrific Smog Strands 20,000 In Chengdu

Horrific Smog Strands 20,000 In Chengdu

After Beijing turned on the state heating on November 18, it was only a matter of time before the skies resembled Jupite
Dec. 4, 2016, 11:52 p.m. by Jordan Harris
General Tso's Chicken Creator Dead at 98

General Tso's Chicken Creator Dead at 98

Peng Chang-Kuei, the inventor of one of America's favourite dishes, General Tso's chicken has died in Taipei at 98.Accor
Dec. 3, 2016, 3:35 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
5 Shanghai Experiences Unique To Expat Men

5 Shanghai Experiences Unique To Expat Men

The life of the expat man is a charmed one. You don't need to have any particular talent or ability, yet can rise throug
Dec. 2, 2016, 10:35 p.m. by Quentin Grape
All The 2017 Public Holidays

All The 2017 Public Holidays

Rejoice! The big ballers up in Beijing have released a list of all the 2017 public holidays. For those familiar with Chi
Dec. 2, 2016, 8:34 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Chinese Models Take Over Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Chinese Models Take Over Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Two years ago, the French commandeered China's hautest piece of couture, the Facekini, and now the Chinese are returning
Dec. 2, 2016, 7:31 p.m. by Ben Cost
Okinawa’s Islands – The Perfect Getaway

Okinawa’s Islands – The Perfect Getaway

Blessed with a mild climate and ringed with vibrant coral reefs, Okinawa is the perfect destination for those passionate
Dec. 2, 2016, 5:44 p.m. by Shanghai Expat
WATCH: Siri With Chinese Characteristics

WATCH: Siri With Chinese Characteristics

Ever wonder what Siri would be like with actual Chinese characteristics? Comedy troupe Mamahuhu breaks down the differen
Dec. 1, 2016, 5:34 p.m. by Ben Cost
China's Internet Users Now More Than Double The US Population

China's Internet Users Now More Than Double The US Population

According to a recent government white paper, China boasts a total of 688 million internet users, more than double the p
Dec. 1, 2016, 3:43 p.m. by Ben Cost
The Nanfang News Website Shuts Down

The Nanfang News Website Shuts Down

The popular English-language Chinese news website, The Nanfang announced today that they’re closing down after almost se
Dec. 1, 2016, 11:50 a.m. by Dan Entwistle
Shenzhen Man Drops 1 Million RMB On Plastic Surgery To Look Like Jack Ma

Shenzhen Man Drops 1 Million RMB On Plastic Surgery To Look Like Jack Ma

Most people undergo plastic surgery to either remove blemishes or accentuate their better features. However,  a you
Nov. 30, 2016, 3:15 p.m. by Ben Cost
Shanghai Subway Lines Extending Operating Times

Shanghai Subway Lines Extending Operating Times

Tired of having to cap your night out at 9pm because the metro here closes down earlier than misbehaving toddlers get pu
Nov. 30, 2016, 1:50 p.m. by Ben Cost
Hidden Gem: Yellow Croaker Noodles At Ding Te Le

Hidden Gem: Yellow Croaker Noodles At Ding Te Le

From bagel-like wo wo nang in Xinjiang to Chinese crepes, jianbing, China has a lot of culinary doppelgän
Nov. 29, 2016, 7:24 p.m. by Ben Cost
Chengdu 'Cat Rescuer' Was Selling Them As 'Rabbit Meat' The Whole Time

Chengdu 'Cat Rescuer' Was Selling Them As 'Rabbit Meat' The Whole Time

A Chengdu "cat adopter" horrified people around the internet after reporters discovered that he was slaughteri
Nov. 29, 2016, 4:46 p.m. by Jordan Harris