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Disney Kicks Off Celebrations For Its First Chinese New Year

Disney Kicks Off Celebrations For Its First Chinese New Year

With families rushing home to visit their loved ones during the new year's break Shanghai can turn into a bit of ghost t
Jan. 18, 2017, 12:57 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Hong Kong Bank Runs Out Of Money In 1.5 Hours Amidst CNY Crowds

Hong Kong Bank Runs Out Of Money In 1.5 Hours Amidst CNY Crowds

It's not just train stations that are impacted by the CNY throngs. A Hong Kong bank ran out of new notes in under two ho
Jan. 18, 2017, 11:27 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Shanghai Disney Hosted Almost 6 Million Visitors in 2016

Shanghai Disney Hosted Almost 6 Million Visitors in 2016

Almost 6 million tourists visited Shanghai Disney during its first seven months, announced Fan Xiping, Chairman of Disne
Jan. 17, 2017, 5:24 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Chinese Passport Ranked Only 66th Most Powerful In The World

Chinese Passport Ranked Only 66th Most Powerful In The World

Despite the Chinese tournami sweeping the globe, Chinese have relatively little access to other countries compared to th
Jan. 17, 2017, 4:28 p.m. by Ben Cost
Shandong Father Tries To Sell 5 Month Old Son To Pay For Car

Shandong Father Tries To Sell 5 Month Old Son To Pay For Car

Another day another douchebag dad. A man surnamed Zhang was arrested in Shandong's Linyi City after trying to sell his o
Jan. 17, 2017, 1:12 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Expats With Master's Degrees No Longer Need Work Experience For Jobs In China

Expats With Master's Degrees No Longer Need Work Experience For Jobs In China

Expats rejoice! China has finally lifted the postgraduate work experience requirement for anyone holding a masters degre
Jan. 17, 2017, 11:12 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Used Soy Sauce In China Recently? It Might've Been Fake

Used Soy Sauce In China Recently? It Might've Been Fake

Investigative journalists have uncovered a massive counterfeit foods ring in Tianjin, where people had been using their
Jan. 16, 2017, 5:32 p.m. by Jordan Harris
REMINDER: People's Square Station to Close Tomorrow

REMINDER: People's Square Station to Close Tomorrow

Those who ride Line 1 or Line 8 to People’s Square will need to find another route to work from tomorrow until February
Jan. 16, 2017, 4:33 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Can Soy Sauce Solve China's Smog Problem?

Can Soy Sauce Solve China's Smog Problem?

After myriad half-baked anti-smog measures -- bazookas, walls etc -- researchers may have come up with the ultimate poll
Jan. 16, 2017, 3:21 p.m. by Ben Cost
Chinese Family Shocked After 'Dead' Father Wakes Up Inside Coffin

Chinese Family Shocked After 'Dead' Father Wakes Up Inside Coffin

"What's happening?" are not what you expect to hear from someone inside a coffin. That's right, a 75-year-old
Jan. 16, 2017, 2:48 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Father Of Pinyin Dies At 111

Father Of Pinyin Dies At 111

Zhou Youguang the creator of the alphabetic writing system for spelling Chinese (and the only reason any foreigner knows
Jan. 16, 2017, 10:28 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Los Angeles The Number One US Destination For Chinese Tourists

Los Angeles The Number One US Destination For Chinese Tourists

Despite a few economic speedbumps last year, the Chinese-to-US tournami shows no signs of letting up. LA is officially t
Jan. 13, 2017, 2:31 p.m. by Ben Cost
Monstrous Couple Kept 92-Year Old Woman In Pigsty For Years

Monstrous Couple Kept 92-Year Old Woman In Pigsty For Years

Netizens were outraged after photos surfaced of a 92-year-old Guangxi woman that had been living in a pig sty for years,
Jan. 13, 2017, 10:05 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Top 10 Most Ridiculous Phone Calls Shanghai Police Received in 2016

Top 10 Most Ridiculous Phone Calls Shanghai Police Received in 2016

Yesterday was China’s “110 Day”, the day that local police command centres around the country reveal information about t
Jan. 12, 2017, 5:32 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Chinese Officials Demand That Air Quality App Cap AQI Readings At 500

Chinese Officials Demand That Air Quality App Cap AQI Readings At 500

It seems the sky isn't the only thing being obscured in the Middle Kingdom. Last week, officials made waves after they w
Jan. 12, 2017, 5:31 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Disney Visitors Left Hanging Mid-Air as Popular Ride Breaks Down

Disney Visitors Left Hanging Mid-Air as Popular Ride Breaks Down

Yesterday evening, dozens of visitors were left suspended in the air at Shanghai Disney after one of the park’s most pop
Jan. 12, 2017, 5:01 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
4 Injured In Shanghai Building Collapse

4 Injured In Shanghai Building Collapse

Four people were injured last night when a building collapsed on Kong Jiang Road in Shanghai's Yangpu District last nigh
Jan. 12, 2017, 11:44 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Rude Xi'an Police Forced To Take Hospitality Classes

Rude Xi'an Police Forced To Take Hospitality Classes

In light of multiple complaints about the poor attitude of Xi'an cops, the city's bigwigs have decided to send them to a
Jan. 12, 2017, 11:01 a.m. by Jordan Harris
China Bans Pokemon GO

China Bans Pokemon GO

In light of potential security risks, China is calling a moratorium on Pokemon GO coming to the Middle Kingdom. Yes, it
Jan. 11, 2017, 1:44 p.m. by Ben Cost
Linfen Mayor Apologizes For Poisonous Gas Enveloping City

Linfen Mayor Apologizes For Poisonous Gas Enveloping City

Sulphur dioxide readings in Linfen, Shanxi have been off the charts recently with levels hitting 1303mcg last week, prom
Jan. 11, 2017, 9:13 a.m. by Jordan Harris