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Rant Of The Week: Shanghai Metro Card Top-Up Kiosks

Rant Of The Week: Shanghai Metro Card Top-Up Kiosks

Rant of the week is a biweekly column where we pick one aspect of Shanghai life and gripe about it like an opinion colum
March 1, 2017, 10:41 p.m. by Ben Cost
WATCH: Dad Dangles Son Above River Because He Didn't Finish Homework

WATCH: Dad Dangles Son Above River Because He Didn't Finish Homework

It can be frustrating when your child won't study as much as you want him to. However, this father from Sichuan bridged
March 1, 2017, 4:20 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Shanghai's Line 9 Extension Is Finally Complete

Shanghai's Line 9 Extension Is Finally Complete

Shanghai Shentong Group announced that the the eastern extension of Shanghai's Line 9 was linked with the the main line
March 1, 2017, 12:05 p.m. by Jordan Harris
'It's Not As Stinky As I Thought': Wolverine Braves Smelly Tofu In Taiwan

'It's Not As Stinky As I Thought': Wolverine Braves Smelly Tofu In Taiwan

Thought surviving a gunshot to the head and a part in X-Men Origins: Wolverine was impressive? Hugh Jackman proved
March 1, 2017, 10:52 a.m. by Ben Cost
Chinese-Australian Politician Bribes Voters With Free Bottles Of Wine

Chinese-Australian Politician Bribes Voters With Free Bottles Of Wine

What's the best way to gain the public's vote? Bribe them with bubbly of course. Lily Chen, a Chinese born politician in
March 1, 2017, 10:38 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Drank Nestle In Shanghai Recently? It Might've Been Fake

Drank Nestle In Shanghai Recently? It Might've Been Fake

A Shanghai family complained to authorities after discovering that bottles of Nestle water they bought from Galaxy Water
Feb. 28, 2017, 11:21 p.m. by Joe Buddha
Everything You Need To Know About Riding Taxis In China

Everything You Need To Know About Riding Taxis In China

It's possible in China to find a taxi in practically any first, second or third tier city. There are four major types of
Feb. 28, 2017, 7:23 p.m. by maxxelli
Where To Find: Western-Sized Shoes In Shanghai

Where To Find: Western-Sized Shoes In Shanghai

"Where To Find" is a weekly column where we track down hard-to-find items or services in the 'Hai. Have one of
Feb. 28, 2017, 7:09 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Emma Watson and Dan Stevens Stun Crowds at Shanghai Disney

Emma Watson and Dan Stevens Stun Crowds at Shanghai Disney

After arriving in Shanghai earlier this week, Emma Watson and her Beauty and the Beast co-star, Dan Stevens, went on to
Feb. 28, 2017, 6:06 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
World Expo Museum Coming Soon To Shanghai

World Expo Museum Coming Soon To Shanghai

The much awaited World Expo Museum is slated to finish construction at the end of March, and open sometime in May, accor
Feb. 28, 2017, 10:53 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Weibo User-Base About To Surpass Twitter's

Weibo User-Base About To Surpass Twitter's

While Twitter has seen its number of users plateau over the past couple of years, its Chinese counterpart Twitter is flo
Feb. 28, 2017, 9:33 a.m. by Jordan Harris
6 Foods You Didn't Know Came From China

6 Foods You Didn't Know Came From China

Talk to any grizzled Shanghai grandpa and they'll claim that China invented everything from bangers and mash to the McRi
Feb. 27, 2017, 11:13 p.m. by Ben Cost
Shexplainer: 5 Reasons Shanghai Taxi Drivers Refuse To Pick You Up

Shexplainer: 5 Reasons Shanghai Taxi Drivers Refuse To Pick You Up

It’s 12am on a Friday and you have a 1am flight to catch. You’re weighed down by two duffel bags and it’s raining like J
Feb. 27, 2017, 6:06 p.m. by Ben Cost
Chinese Company Unveils World's First 5G Smartphone

Chinese Company Unveils World's First 5G Smartphone

Yet more evidence that China's at the tip of the spear when it comes to superfast Smartphones... Shenzhen-based telecomm
Feb. 27, 2017, 5:23 p.m. by Jordan Harris
High School Girl Stuns Internet with Incredible Blackboard Paintings

High School Girl Stuns Internet with Incredible Blackboard Paintings

A high school student in Fuzhou has become Chinese internet famous after posting images of her blackboard drawings onlin
Feb. 27, 2017, 4:50 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Emma Watson Arrives At Shanghai Disney

Emma Watson Arrives At Shanghai Disney

As if you didn't have enough reasons to visit Shanghai Disney before, Harry Potter star Emma Watson arrived at the Mouse
Feb. 27, 2017, 2:43 p.m. by Jordan Harris
10 Killed In Deadly Jiangxi KTV Blaze

10 Killed In Deadly Jiangxi KTV Blaze

Ten people were killed and another ten injured after a fire broke out at a karaoke bar in Nanchang, Jiangxi's capital on
Feb. 27, 2017, 11:02 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Flight Turns Back To China After Door Left Open While Airborne

Flight Turns Back To China After Door Left Open While Airborne

Yeah it's usually not a great idea to leave the door open on a giant 100 tonne machine thousands of feet up in the air.
Feb. 24, 2017, 6:16 p.m. by Jordan Harris
North Korea Slams China For 'Dancing To US Tune'

North Korea Slams China For 'Dancing To US Tune'

After enduring since the Cold War, it appears the DPRK-China bromance could be on the rocks. North Korea recently accuse
Feb. 24, 2017, 4:48 p.m. by Ben Cost
LOOK: Class Photo Of Eight Sets Of Twins Goes Viral On Chinese Web

LOOK: Class Photo Of Eight Sets Of Twins Goes Viral On Chinese Web

A primary school in Hubei with an unusually large population of twins, a total of 28 pairs and one triplet, gathered tog
Feb. 24, 2017, 4:14 p.m. by Jordan Harris