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Shanghai World Financial Center Networking Night

Shanghai World Financial Center Networking Night

Earlier this summer, Shanghai World Financial Center held an educational night of networking and drinks, complete with t
July 29, 2016, 3:54 p.m. by ShanghaiExpat
Sichuan Lake Turns Into Fish Hotpot As Mercury Hits 40 Degrees

Sichuan Lake Turns Into Fish Hotpot As Mercury Hits 40 Degrees

This lake in Sichuan Province turned into a giant seafood hotpot after sweltering temperatures killed off 15,000kg of fi
July 29, 2016, 1:22 p.m. by Jordan Harris
9 Reasons Yongkang Lu is the Worst Place on Earth

9 Reasons Yongkang Lu is the Worst Place on Earth

In case you haven’t heard, a bunch of bars on Yongkang Lu are shutting down. It seems like a lot of people are up in arm
July 29, 2016, 9:41 a.m. by Dan Entwistle
Chinese Citizens Now Allowed To Film Police To Deter Power Abuse

Chinese Citizens Now Allowed To Film Police To Deter Power Abuse

A new ruling, if it is to be believed, will allow citizens to videotape the actions of officers to curb police brutality
July 28, 2016, 1:48 p.m. by Ben Cost
China Denies U.S. Diplomats Access To Imprisoned Founder Of HK Magazine

China Denies U.S. Diplomats Access To Imprisoned Founder Of HK Magazine

U.S. citizen James Wang was publisher of two Chinese-language political magazines in Hong Kong, New-Way Monthly and Mult
July 28, 2016, 1:47 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Vietnamese Customs Officer Writes 'Special Salutation' In Chinese Passport

Vietnamese Customs Officer Writes 'Special Salutation' In Chinese Passport

A Guangzhou woman was shocked to find a "special salutation" in her passport after going through customs at Ta
July 28, 2016, 10:35 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Guizhou Student Writes Letter In Blood To Police After Getting Scammed

Guizhou Student Writes Letter In Blood To Police After Getting Scammed

A Guizhou Man became the ultimate hipster by writing a plea for help in his own blood and dropping it out of the bathroo
July 27, 2016, 4:09 p.m. by Jordan Harris
The 11 Types Of People You Meet At The Shanghai Gym

The 11 Types Of People You Meet At The Shanghai Gym

With this summer’s scorching heat and the occasional high AQI, outdoor exercise is essentially a death wish. Cue a gym m
July 27, 2016, 2:52 p.m. by Caitlin Wang
Chinese Temperatures So Hot You Can Cook Steak On The Sidewalk

Chinese Temperatures So Hot You Can Cook Steak On The Sidewalk

We've seen some insane heat recently in Shanghai, and the rest of China is following suit with some areas reaching tempe
July 27, 2016, 2:12 p.m. by Jordan Harris
China Building World's Fastest Supercomputer, Again

China Building World's Fastest Supercomputer, Again

If there was a computer that could take over the world, this would probably be it. Currently under development by Tianji
July 27, 2016, 11:22 a.m. by Jordan Harris
City Weekend Shanghai is Hiring: Digital Content Writer

City Weekend Shanghai is Hiring: Digital Content Writer

City Weekend Shanghai is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated Digital Content Writer with experience writing a range of
July 26, 2016, 11:44 p.m. by
Historic Manchester United vs City Derby Cancelled In Beijing

Historic Manchester United vs City Derby Cancelled In Beijing

The International Champions Cup match between Manchester United and Manchester City in Beijing was cancelled yesterday a
July 26, 2016, 2:46 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Is Uber China On Its Way Out?

Is Uber China On Its Way Out?

Car hailing APPs are less than a decade old, but they have proved to generate a substantial global cash flow, as well as
July 26, 2016, 12:29 p.m. by maxxelli
China Enacts Online News Ban

China Enacts Online News Ban

Didn't think the CCP had enough control over the media? China has ordered several major news corporations, such as Sina
July 26, 2016, 12:08 p.m. by Jordan Harris
10 Places to Buy Meat in Shanghai

10 Places to Buy Meat in Shanghai

Barbecue season is finally upon us, break out the grill and meat! Here are 10 spots to get some prime, meaty cuts.Nicols
July 25, 2016, 6:55 p.m. by Wansien, Lee
Murderer Hides In Woods, Surrenders Due To Mosquito Bites

Murderer Hides In Woods, Surrenders Due To Mosquito Bites

No, this is not an infomercial for Off! In what is probably the worst effort to escape from justice, this murder suspect
July 25, 2016, 5:15 p.m. by Jordan Harris
The 10 Best Crayfish Dishes In Shanghai

The 10 Best Crayfish Dishes In Shanghai

Introduced by a Yunnan farmer in the late 1900s, crayfish have become a scourge throughout China, ravaging rice crops an
July 25, 2016, 3:31 p.m. by Ben Cost
LOOK: Aww - Little Girl Helps Mom Out in 40℃ Heat

LOOK: Aww - Little Girl Helps Mom Out in 40℃ Heat

Netizens across China let out a collective “aww” yesterday, after a series of images showing a little girl helping her m
July 25, 2016, 3:29 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Shanghai Wedding Party Parks Helicopter On Bridge, Commuters Not Amused

Shanghai Wedding Party Parks Helicopter On Bridge, Commuters Not Amused

This wedding party decided to flip the bird to everyone without their central nervous system yesterday when they landed
July 25, 2016, 11:55 a.m. by Jordan Harris
WTF: Tiger Eats Woman At Beijing Safari Park

WTF: Tiger Eats Woman At Beijing Safari Park

If you had to pick one place to get out of your car in a safari park, we're guessing the tiger enclosure wouldn't be you
July 25, 2016, 10:54 a.m. by Jordan Harris