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LATEST SHANGHAI NEWS

China Building World's Highest Ring Road

China Building World's Highest Ring Road

As if rolling out the world's longest sea bridge and world's tallest regular bridge wasn't enough, China has begun
Jan. 5, 2017, 11:13 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Shanghai Named The 7th Most Competitive City In The World

Shanghai Named The 7th Most Competitive City In The World

Shanghai came in 7th place on a list of the world's most competitive cities produced collaboratively by the National Aca
Jan. 4, 2017, 5:27 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Shanghai's 4 Craziest Theme Cafes

Shanghai's 4 Craziest Theme Cafes

Every city has its share of theme cafes, but in Shanghai they're on every corner. And people can't seem to put their fin
Jan. 4, 2017, 4:33 p.m. by Ben Cost
Hunan Pig Sellers Force-Feeding Hogs Mud To Increase Value

Hunan Pig Sellers Force-Feeding Hogs Mud To Increase Value

Authorities busted pig purveyors in central China's Hunan Province after it came out that they were feeding their hogs a
Jan. 4, 2017, 3:47 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Apple China Offering Free 'Beats Headphones' With Purchases This Friday

Apple China Offering Free 'Beats Headphones' With Purchases This Friday

Anyone in China planning to purchase a Macbook or iPhone in the coming days might want to wait till this Friday. Apple w
Jan. 4, 2017, 12:26 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Hebei Port Builds Huge Pollution-Catching Wall

Hebei Port Builds Huge Pollution-Catching Wall

In a move that will no doubt be of huge interest to President-Elect Trump, a port in Hebei is currently in the middle of
Jan. 4, 2017, 12:22 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Smog Leaves 2,000 Tourists Stranded On Cruise Ship Over New Year's

Smog Leaves 2,000 Tourists Stranded On Cruise Ship Over New Year's

It seems that not even the seafarers are safe from the Chinese airpocalypse. Approximately 2,000 tourists -- mostly Chin
Jan. 4, 2017, 11:30 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Man Storms Out of Car on Highway After Lover's Tiff

Man Storms Out of Car on Highway After Lover's Tiff

A couple in Xuancheng, Anhui were fined over the weekend after a lover’s tiff led to the boyfriend pulling over on a hig
Jan. 3, 2017, 4:22 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
WATCH: Nanning Man Uses Baby To Prop Open Metro Doors

WATCH: Nanning Man Uses Baby To Prop Open Metro Doors

Thought using boxes to prop open subway doors was douchey? A man in Nanning out-douched the rest after footage surfaced
Jan. 3, 2017, 1:27 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Shanghai New Year's Day Flight Travels 'Back In Time' To 2016

Shanghai New Year's Day Flight Travels 'Back In Time' To 2016

In what sounds like the plot to the worst Back To The Future movie yet; United Airlines flight UA890 depa
Jan. 3, 2017, 10:55 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Public Toilet Explodes Killing 1 Injuring 7

Public Toilet Explodes Killing 1 Injuring 7

As if using a public toilet in China wasn’t already bad enough, you can now add “might die in an explosion” to the thing
Jan. 3, 2017, 10:31 a.m. by Dan Entwistle
Oscar Arrives In Shanghai After Signing 512 Million RMB Contract With SIPG

Oscar Arrives In Shanghai After Signing 512 Million RMB Contract With SIPG

Chinese soccer fans rejoiced as Chelsea player, Oscar dos Santos Emboaba Junior (better known as Oscar) touched down in
Jan. 3, 2017, 9:10 a.m. by Jordan Harris
First Ever China-To-London Freight Train Departs From Zhejiang

First Ever China-To-London Freight Train Departs From Zhejiang

Just in case we haven't bombarded you with enough locomotive stories as of late, a freight train carrying 700 tonnes dep
Jan. 3, 2017, 4:16 a.m. by Jordan Harris
China's 5 Shittiest Stories Of 2016

China's 5 Shittiest Stories Of 2016

2016 has been pretty shitty for everyone, but in China it's been crappy in the literal sense. From sidewalk shitters to
Dec. 30, 2016, 7:18 p.m. by Ben Cost
Chinese Guy Invents Smog Cannon

Chinese Guy Invents Smog Cannon

Well if there’s one invention China doesn’t need, it’s this: the smog cannon.Don’t worry though, it wasn’t invented as a
Dec. 30, 2016, 6:52 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
China to Have 30,000km of High-Speed Rail by 2020

China to Have 30,000km of High-Speed Rail by 2020

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Dec. 30, 2016, 3:30 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Shanghai Records Its Second Bird Flu Case In A Week

Shanghai Records Its Second Bird Flu Case In A Week

Don your hazmat suits! A new H7N9 case has surfaced in Shanghai, marking the second time a Shanghaier has contracted the
Dec. 30, 2016, 1:28 p.m. by Ben Cost
Repainted Stolen Rental Bikes Springing Up Across Shanghai

Repainted Stolen Rental Bikes Springing Up Across Shanghai

Over the past week, China’s netizens have taken to the web to share images they’ve snapped of stolen rental bikes that h
Dec. 29, 2016, 6:52 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Shanghai Mother Hospitalizes Daughter for Bad Homework

Shanghai Mother Hospitalizes Daughter for Bad Homework

In yet another instance of Chinese Tiger Mum’s going bat-shit crazy, a nine-year-old girl was hospitalised yesterday aft
Dec. 29, 2016, 1:54 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Donald Trump Chicken Statue Sparks Online Merchandise Craze

Donald Trump Chicken Statue Sparks Online Merchandise Craze

In a phenomenon reminiscent of the mainland's giant rubber duck craze of 2013, a Donald Trump-themed Rooster Statue (jus
Dec. 29, 2016, 12:36 p.m. by Ben Cost