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LOOK: How Chinese Cope With Being Single On Valentine's Day

LOOK: How Chinese Cope With Being Single On Valentine's Day

Feb 14th is a big date for any couples around the world, and although China has it's own Valentine's day (Qixi Festival)
Feb. 10, 2017, 3:35 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Xi Commends Trump Backing One-China Policy During Their First Phonecall

Xi Commends Trump Backing One-China Policy During Their First Phonecall

Despite a tumultuous past few months, it appears everything is once again hunky dory with the Xi-Trump bromance. During
Feb. 10, 2017, 2:25 p.m. by Ben Cost
Hangzhou Hospital Admits To Accidentally Infecting 5 Patients With AIDS

Hangzhou Hospital Admits To Accidentally Infecting 5 Patients With AIDS

Go in for a booster jab, come out with......a deadly incurable disease. Medical staff at Hangzhou's Zhejiang Provin
Feb. 10, 2017, 11:34 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Shanghai's Jade Buddha Temple Recruiting Web Editors To Help Spread Gospel

Shanghai's Jade Buddha Temple Recruiting Web Editors To Help Spread Gospel

We always knew the internet was "habit-forming," but this takes it to a new level. Shanghai's Jade Buddha Temp
Feb. 10, 2017, 11:27 a.m. by Ben Cost
Hidden Gem: Glutinous Rice Dumplings At Shengxing

Hidden Gem: Glutinous Rice Dumplings At Shengxing

The Lantern Festival is this Saturday, which means tangyuan, the holiday's signature rice dumpling will be flooding
Feb. 9, 2017, 10:25 p.m. by Ben Cost
China Will Soon Require Foreigners To Scan Fingerprints Upon Entry

China Will Soon Require Foreigners To Scan Fingerprints Upon Entry

Just when new visa policies had you convinced that it was safe to go back in the China.....Any foreigner between ages 14
Feb. 9, 2017, 6:49 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Shanghai Experiences First (And Probably Last) Snow Of The Year

Shanghai Experiences First (And Probably Last) Snow Of The Year

If you didn't catch any snow this morning, you've probably just missed your one chance this year. Snow was spotted at ar
Feb. 9, 2017, 1:15 p.m. by Jordan Harris
REMINDER: People's Square Metro Lines To Reopen This Saturday

REMINDER: People's Square Metro Lines To Reopen This Saturday

After being closed for repairs since January 17, the People's Square sections of Lines 1 and 8 will finally reopen this
Feb. 9, 2017, 11:52 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Nearly 1,600 Foreigners Obtained Chinese 'Green Cards' Last Year

Nearly 1,600 Foreigners Obtained Chinese 'Green Cards' Last Year

While the US increasingly vacuum-seals itself from outsiders like Jerusalem in World War Z, China becomes more and more
Feb. 9, 2017, 11:36 a.m. by Ben Cost
WATCH: Huge Explosion Rocks Anhui Chemical Plant

WATCH: Huge Explosion Rocks Anhui Chemical Plant

A huge explosion at a chemical plant rocked the city of Tongling in Anhui Province yesterday, lighting up the sky for mi
Feb. 9, 2017, 10:28 a.m. by Jordan Harris
LOOK: Shanghai Museum Constructs Building Models Out Of Food

LOOK: Shanghai Museum Constructs Building Models Out Of Food

What better way to attract visitors than by having exhibitions made out food? Yesterday, Shanghai's Rockbund Art Museum
Feb. 8, 2017, 5:51 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Cambodia Bans Taiwan Flag To Show Solidarity With China

Cambodia Bans Taiwan Flag To Show Solidarity With China

In a bid to please bigwigs in Beijing and show their commitment to the 'one China' policy and out-lapdog Duterte, Cambod
Feb. 8, 2017, 4:34 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Guess Which City Was Named China's Most Romantic

Guess Which City Was Named China's Most Romantic

When it comes to romance in China, Zhengzhou is number one, according to a survey by Amazon China. Inner Mongolia's Baot
Feb. 8, 2017, 2:53 p.m. by Ben Cost
8 Low-Smog Chinese Cities To Visit Before You Die Of Lung Cancer

8 Low-Smog Chinese Cities To Visit Before You Die Of Lung Cancer

For most people, beating the smog means making a long journey into some remote countryside retreat far from the smell or
Feb. 8, 2017, 12:37 p.m. by Jordan Harris
China To Become World's Largest Economy By 2050

China To Become World's Largest Economy By 2050

As if China hasn't smashed enough world records as of late (mostly due to the success of Shanghai, but we digress), the
Feb. 8, 2017, 12:36 p.m. by Ben Cost
China Implements National Smog Monitoring System To Curb Fake Reports

China Implements National Smog Monitoring System To Curb Fake Reports

Tired of officials dubbing a Jupiter-esque day "slightly foggy?" You're in luck; as part of their most recent
Feb. 8, 2017, 11:01 a.m. by Ben Cost
39,000 Foreigners Have Entered Shanghai Visa-Free Since Start Of 2016

39,000 Foreigners Have Entered Shanghai Visa-Free Since Start Of 2016

Since the inception of the 144-hour, visa-free transit policy one year ago, some 39,000 foreigners have entered Shanghai
Feb. 7, 2017, 9:57 p.m. by Ben Cost
Now Hiring: Commercial Director For Shanghai Expat

Now Hiring: Commercial Director For Shanghai Expat

Ringier China is looking for a Commercial Director to lead its Shanghai Expat website. Shanghai Expat is one of the city
Feb. 7, 2017, 8 p.m. by ShanghaiExpat
5 Keys to Success in China’s Tier Two Cities

5 Keys to Success in China’s Tier Two Cities

Retailers are familiar with Asian powerhouse markets Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul, Shanghai, and Beijing. As profit margins s
Feb. 7, 2017, 6:06 p.m. by maxxelli
Shanghai Man Confesses To Murdering And Freezing Wife For Months

Shanghai Man Confesses To Murdering And Freezing Wife For Months

A local Shanghai man sent shockwaves around the city after he confessed to killing his wife and then storing her body in
Feb. 7, 2017, 3:18 p.m. by Jordan Harris