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Rant Of The Week: Opportunism At Its Worst

Rant Of The Week: Opportunism At Its Worst

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 16, 2017, 8:08 a.m. by Ben Cost
Sichuan Food In Shanghai: The Complete Guide

Sichuan Food In Shanghai: The Complete Guide

We used to shun Sino-Western fusion concepts until we learned that our beloved Sichuan cuisine wouldn't exist without cu
March 15, 2017, 11:31 p.m. by Ben Cost
Shanghai Bans New Rental Bikes

Shanghai Bans New Rental Bikes

That’s right, less than a month after the police began their e-scooter crackdown and the local Shanghai authorities have
March 15, 2017, 5:54 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Stricter Chinese Pollution Standards Could Prevent 3 Million Deaths A Year

Stricter Chinese Pollution Standards Could Prevent 3 Million Deaths A Year

A British Medical Journal study on China's air quality has shown that around three million premature deaths could be avo
March 15, 2017, 3:35 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Man Proposes With Giant One Million RMB Meteorite

Man Proposes With Giant One Million RMB Meteorite

A man from Urumqi, named Liu Fei, brought whole new meaning to 'romancing the stone' when he proposed to his girlfriend
March 15, 2017, 11:08 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Scientists Discover New Insect Species In Shanghai

Scientists Discover New Insect Species In Shanghai

A city of 25 million isn't the first place you'd expect undiscovered creatures to lurk. However researchers from Shangha
March 15, 2017, 10:16 a.m. by Jordan Harris
WATCH: Chinese Woman Broadcasts Vandalizing Of Korean Products

WATCH: Chinese Woman Broadcasts Vandalizing Of Korean Products

A woman from Shenyang, Liaoning Province is being investigated by police after livestreaming vandalizing various Korean
March 14, 2017, 7:02 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Trump To Host President Xi At Florida Estate Next Month

Trump To Host President Xi At Florida Estate Next Month

US President Donald Trump will host President Xi next month in Florida for a summit from April 6-7 in what will most lik
March 14, 2017, 4:51 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Chinese Population Projected To Top Out At 1.45 Billion By 2030

Chinese Population Projected To Top Out At 1.45 Billion By 2030

No need to start supplementing your diet with crickets just yet. You wouldn't think it from the World War Z-esque crowds
March 14, 2017, 4:11 p.m. by Ben Cost
Where To Find: Greeting Cards In Shanghai

Where To Find: Greeting Cards 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
March 14, 2017, 3:20 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Mobike's New Adjustable Bike Seat is Here!

Mobike's New Adjustable Bike Seat is Here!

The long-awaited adjustable-seat Mobike is finally being rolled out across Shanghai!That's right, we spotted our first o
March 14, 2017, 12:45 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
How To Set Up A Business In China: The Complete Guide

How To Set Up A Business In China: The Complete Guide

Whether you are an enthusiastic entrepreneur or company-appointed agent assigned to browse the Chinese foreign investmen
March 14, 2017, 12:04 p.m. by maxxelli
Scary-Go-Round! Ride Collapses At Gansu Carnival, Injuring Nine

Scary-Go-Round! Ride Collapses At Gansu Carnival, Injuring Nine

In case you needed another reason to avoid carnival rides in China, a cyclone swing at a fairground in Gansu Province, c
March 13, 2017, 6:31 p.m. by Ben Cost
China's H7N9 Deaths Soar To 161 Amid Worst Winter Outbreak Since 2009

China's H7N9 Deaths Soar To 161 Amid Worst Winter Outbreak Since 2009

China's H7N9 death toll has risen to 161 with over 400 people infected since October in what's been named the worst wint
March 13, 2017, 5:01 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Shexplainer: Why Old Chinese Walk Backwards And Slap Themselves

Shexplainer: Why Old Chinese Walk Backwards And Slap Themselves

Shexplainer is a biweekly column where we take a scalpel to an aspect of Chinese culture that expats experience everyday
March 13, 2017, 4:39 p.m. by Ben Cost
How to Buy Movie Tickets in China

How to Buy Movie Tickets in China

Are you tired of walking into the movies and having to shell out ¥100+ per ticket on the door? If so, here're three diff
March 13, 2017, 4:04 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
3,400 Chinese Tourists Refuse To Alight At Korean Island Amidst THAAD Dispute

3,400 Chinese Tourists Refuse To Alight At Korean Island Amidst THAAD Dispute

A total of 3,400 Chinese passengers on a cruise ship refused to disembark at South Korea's Jeju island last Saturday ami
March 13, 2017, 1:57 p.m. by Jordan Harris
China Demands Apology Over Offensive German Shirts

China Demands Apology Over Offensive German Shirts

The Chinese embassy in Berlin has demanded an apology from a local German clothing retailer spreadshirt.de, after they s
March 13, 2017, 10:48 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Idiots! Foreigners Caught Stealing Iconic Statue On Camera

Idiots! Foreigners Caught Stealing Iconic Statue On Camera

Two foreigners were caught on CCTV early this morning stealing a Goose Island statue from a Jing’an bar.The theft, which
March 10, 2017, 6:45 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
CCTV Releases List Of China's 10 Happiest Cities

CCTV Releases List Of China's 10 Happiest Cities

The latest in totally objective, scientific roundups, CCTV just released its annual list of the top ten happiest cities
March 10, 2017, 6:07 p.m. by Ben Cost