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We Went to Shanghai’s New Kuma Cafe – It’s a Hilarious Death Trap

We Went to Shanghai’s New Kuma Cafe – It’s a Hilarious Death Trap

After holding a soft opening over the past week, Shanghai’s brand new Kumamon-themed cafe had its official grand opening
Jan. 23, 2017, 7:31 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
We're Doomed! China Begins Crackdown On VPNs

We're Doomed! China Begins Crackdown On VPNs

You might wanna start watching all those cat videos on a loop over the next few weeks; China plans to bolster their Grea
Jan. 23, 2017, 7:28 p.m. by Jordan Harris
4 Places To Get Gua Bao In Shanghai After Baoism Closes

4 Places To Get Gua Bao In Shanghai After Baoism Closes

  The world has been going crazy for gua bao, a Taiwanese pork burger offers a simple but hugely customizable
Jan. 23, 2017, 6:58 p.m. by Jordan Harris
China Sees 17-Year High For Number Of Births In 2016

China Sees 17-Year High For Number Of Births In 2016

It seems China's Two-Child Policy is taking effect. This year, China has recorded the highest number of births since 201
Jan. 23, 2017, 6:32 p.m. by Laura Calzone
Shanghai To Revamp Its List Of 7 Unsavory Public Behaviors For 2017

Shanghai To Revamp Its List Of 7 Unsavory Public Behaviors For 2017

Enough is enough. After 22 years of unruly behavior -- tourists peeing on statues at Disney, littering galore -- the Sha
Jan. 23, 2017, 2:06 p.m. by Ben Cost
Chinese Tour Agencies Refusing Tourists From 'Poor' Regions

Chinese Tour Agencies Refusing Tourists From 'Poor' Regions

Today in ridiculous elitism.....Several travel agencies have been refusing customers based on which area they hail from
Jan. 23, 2017, 10:54 a.m. by Jordan Harris
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