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Man Sells 'Fresh British Air' to Gullible Chinese

Man Sells 'Fresh British Air' to Gullible Chinese

A British businessman has allegedly made thousands of pounds by selling bottled air to China for a whopping £80 (RMB762)
Feb. 7, 2016, 2 p.m. by dent
5 Seconds of Summer to Make Shanghai Debut

5 Seconds of Summer to Make Shanghai Debut

Live Nation has announced that it will bring Australian pop-rock band 5 Seconds of Summer to Shanghai for the first time
Feb. 5, 2016, 5:17 p.m. by
4 Easy Ways To Save Money In Shanghai

4 Easy Ways To Save Money In Shanghai

People constantly complain about the cost of living in Shanghai. We say they aren’t trying hard enough. It is
Feb. 5, 2016, 9:20 a.m. by chelsea stone
Shanghai Offering Newlyweds Free E-Firecrackers To Discourage Them Using The Real Thing

Shanghai Offering Newlyweds Free E-Firecrackers To Discourage Them Using The Real Thing

Looks like there won't be as many sparks between Shanghai's newlyweds in the future. In light of the Shanghai airpocalyp
Feb. 4, 2016, 7:18 p.m. by Ben Cost
Treasure Chest! Artist Carves Bra Out Of 223 Gemstones

Treasure Chest! Artist Carves Bra Out Of 223 Gemstones

A Yunnan jade carver brought new meaning to the term 'treasure chest' after he crafted a bra out of 223 gemstones, inclu
Feb. 4, 2016, 6:22 p.m. by Ben Cost
LOOK: 12-Meter-Tall 'Monkey King Transformer' Appears In Hefei

LOOK: 12-Meter-Tall 'Monkey King Transformer' Appears In Hefei

Hefei residents were taken aback when a 12-meter Monkey King-inspired Transformer seemingly materialized in a public pla
Feb. 4, 2016, 4:38 p.m. by Ben Cost
10 Ways To Cope With A Bad China Day

10 Ways To Cope With A Bad China Day

It happens to all of us. The bitterness seeps in and before you know it you've jumped from a Level 3 expat to a Lev
Feb. 4, 2016, 12:44 p.m. by chelsea stone
LOOK: These Adorable Little Monks Will Melt Your Callused Heart

LOOK: These Adorable Little Monks Will Melt Your Callused Heart

Check out the photos that are melting hearts around the internet. Depicting two little tykes parading about a Chongqing
Feb. 4, 2016, 12:02 p.m. by Ben Cost
Hidden Gem: The Snake Restaurant

Hidden Gem: The Snake Restaurant

Tis the season. That’s right, snake season. Right now, China’s serpents are hibernating, so they’re at their fattest. An
Feb. 3, 2016, 6:32 p.m. by Ben Cost
Shanghai Disney’s Ticket Prices Finally Revealed

Shanghai Disney’s Ticket Prices Finally Revealed

We know that you’ve been dying to find out how much a ticket to Shanghai Disney is going to cost you, and after months o
Feb. 3, 2016, 3:49 p.m. by dent
Shanghai Court Fines Local Firms For Spreading Rumors About KFC 'Spider Chickens'

Shanghai Court Fines Local Firms For Spreading Rumors About KFC 'Spider Chickens'

Three local tech companies have been fined by a Shanghai court for spreading false allegations that KFC served mutant ch
Feb. 3, 2016, 1:57 p.m. by Ben Cost
Watch: Hilarious Pro-Government Rap Video - Translated

Watch: Hilarious Pro-Government Rap Video - Translated

Xinhua news has released the latest in a series of wonderfully-cheesy pro-government videos that attempt to paint The Pa
Feb. 2, 2016, 7:17 p.m. by dent
She's Back: Subway Chicken Foot Eating Woman Back with a Vengeance

She's Back: Subway Chicken Foot Eating Woman Back with a Vengeance

The Shanghai local who was caught last week eating and spitting out chicken feet on the metro, is back - this time with
Feb. 2, 2016, 3:16 p.m. by dent
Look: Naked Girl Rides Shanghai Bus

Look: Naked Girl Rides Shanghai Bus

A video of a girl suddenly taking off her top on a Shanghai public bus has been making the rounds on Chinese social medi
Feb. 1, 2016, 6:42 p.m. by Shanghai Expat Staff
The 6 Best And Worst Things About Living In Shanghai

The 6 Best And Worst Things About Living In Shanghai

You can tell if someone's a veteran Shexpat by their love-hate relationship with Shanghai (call it 'Hai-polar'). The stu
Feb. 1, 2016, 6:15 p.m. by Ben Cost
Shanghaiers Ranked Amongst Least Respectful to Parents in China

Shanghaiers Ranked Amongst Least Respectful to Parents in China

Shanghai residents have been ranked as some of the country’s worst when it comes to showing respect to their parents, ac
Feb. 1, 2016, 4:09 p.m. by dent
LOOK: Two Shenzhen Buildings Nuzzle, Prompt Evacuation

LOOK: Two Shenzhen Buildings Nuzzle, Prompt Evacuation

Two Shenzhen apartments brought new meaning to the term "lean to" after they bumped together, prompting offici
Feb. 1, 2016, 3:55 p.m. by Ben Cost
LOOK: Guangdong Hot Springs Invites Visitors To Bathe In Noodles

LOOK: Guangdong Hot Springs Invites Visitors To Bathe In Noodles

Ever wanted to bathe in a cup of ramen? You're in luck, this special spa in Fogang, Guangdong, collapses the gap between
Feb. 1, 2016, 1:53 p.m. by Ben Cost
Hallelujah! China To Start Blacklisting Unruly Airplane Passengers

Hallelujah! China To Start Blacklisting Unruly Airplane Passengers

Tired of dealing with airplane passengers that make Con Air look like Singapore Airlines? You might not have to for much
Feb. 1, 2016, 9:40 a.m. by Ben Cost
Chinese Delicacy: Pig Face

Chinese Delicacy: Pig Face

It might resemble something you’d see leering at you from a Halloween shop, but braised pig face is the crown jewel of H
Jan. 30, 2016, 7:16 p.m. by Ben Cost