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New Evidence Reveals That China's Been Drinking Beer For 5,000 Years

New Evidence Reveals That China's Been Drinking Beer For 5,000 Years

Yeah, Chinese claims to have done everything from stemcell research to Twerking for millenia, right? Well, actually new
May 24, 2016, 3:04 p.m. by Ben Cost
A Day at Shanghai Disney

A Day at Shanghai Disney

People have been buzzing with anticipation over the grand opening of the new Shanghai Disneyland, scheduled for June 16t
May 24, 2016, 11:23 a.m. by Nicole Chia
Shanghai Issues Tourist Etiquette Guide After Disneyland Rampage

Shanghai Issues Tourist Etiquette Guide After Disneyland Rampage

Shanghai has the world's second tallest skyscraper and the brightest students in the world, yet it still needs an ordina
May 23, 2016, 5:25 p.m. by Ben Cost
30,000 Aunties Perform Dance In Shanghai Square, Break Guinness World Record

30,000 Aunties Perform Dance In Shanghai Square, Break Guinness World Record

Just in case you didn't think Shanghai's aunties were taking over the world, a troop of 30,000 descended on downtown to
May 23, 2016, 3:53 p.m. by Ben Cost
Ayi Wentis: Foreign Ayis

Ayi Wentis: Foreign Ayis

Filipina ayis can work legally as domestic employees in Hong Kong, but not on the Mainland. In fact, it is illegal under
May 23, 2016, 11:49 a.m. by Elizabeth Cheung Gaffney
10 Street Foods You'll Miss After Leaving Shanghai

10 Street Foods You'll Miss After Leaving Shanghai

In the words of fellow food writer Justin Fischer, "when it comes to street food, Shanghai has a serious pride defi
May 23, 2016, 3:18 a.m. by Ben Cost
Hidden Gem: All-Night Congee

Hidden Gem: All-Night Congee

Shanghai hasn’t been graced with Denny’s or a similar American late-night breakfast spot, but it’s done you one better:
May 20, 2016, 5:44 p.m. by Ben Cost
The Things We Say

The Things We Say

I grew up in Toronto, which is a city in Canada known for its multiculturalism. We have a Greek town, Little India, Litt
May 20, 2016, 4:36 p.m. by Nicole Chia
Taiwan’s New President Sworn In - Gives Beijing The Cold Shoulder

Taiwan’s New President Sworn In - Gives Beijing The Cold Shoulder

Tsai Ing-Wen has been sworn in as Taiwan’s first female President, promising to use her new position to reduce Taiwan’s
May 20, 2016, 3:56 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
LOOK: Nifty Wrist Strap Keeps Seniors From Getting Lost

LOOK: Nifty Wrist Strap Keeps Seniors From Getting Lost

Are you a young Beijinger whose dementia-ridden mother is constantly ending up in places she's not supposed to be: like
May 20, 2016, 1:17 p.m. by Ben Cost
Shanghai Disneyland's First Two Weeks Booked Solid

Shanghai Disneyland's First Two Weeks Booked Solid

Better hurry and reserve those tickets! The first two weeks after Shanghai Disneyland's opening have been booked solid.&
May 20, 2016, 11:33 a.m. by Ben Cost
LOOK: Giant Pocketwatch Appears In Downtown Shanghai

LOOK: Giant Pocketwatch Appears In Downtown Shanghai

It's no mean feat making brick-and-mortar malls appealing to shoppers in the age of the online bazaar. Fortunately, a 16
May 19, 2016, 4:41 p.m. by Ben Cost
LOOK: Female Tourists Sleep In Hong Kong ATM Stall, Spark Outcry

LOOK: Female Tourists Sleep In Hong Kong ATM Stall, Spark Outcry

No IKEA, no problem. Photos of two female tourists napping in a Hong Kong ATM vestibule are circulating the interwebs, s
May 19, 2016, 11:04 a.m. by Ben Cost
Shanghai Students Named The Best In The World

Shanghai Students Named The Best In The World

Shanghai public school students placed the highest in international school tests, according to a study by the World Bank
May 19, 2016, 10:01 a.m. by Ben Cost
Chinese Official Denies Government is Selling Human Flesh as Food

Chinese Official Denies Government is Selling Human Flesh as Food

China’s Ambassador to Zambia yesterday dismissed reports in local media that suggest China has been selling human flesh
May 18, 2016, 5:10 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Shanghai-themed Air Jordan 10s Coming Soon!

Shanghai-themed Air Jordan 10s Coming Soon!

No need to jack your neighbor's Pomeranian for its kicks anymore. The first pictures of the new Shanghai-themed Air Jord
May 18, 2016, 1:23 p.m. by Ben Cost
Home & Style: Art & Asia

Home & Style: Art & Asia

The Wiklund family lives in Rancho Santa Fe, an expat community in Minhang District. This is their first year in China,
May 18, 2016, 1:12 p.m. by Emma Elliott
FIELDS x SEIMC Family Bonding Day on May 28

FIELDS x SEIMC Family Bonding Day on May 28

Shanghai’s most popular online grocer FIELDS is teaming up with Shanghai East International Medical Center (SEIMC) for a
May 18, 2016, 12:01 p.m. by
Michelin Guide Coming Soon To Shanghai!

Michelin Guide Coming Soon To Shanghai!

Earlier today, the Michelin Guide launched their Chinese website, confirming a 2017 guide for Shanghai, with p
May 18, 2016, 11:47 a.m. by rachel gouk
How To Get Your Money Out Of China

How To Get Your Money Out Of China

Getting money out of China is a question that frequently comes up. Many expatriates have their jobs and daily lives in C
May 18, 2016, 8:17 a.m. by maxxelli