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Drank Water In Shanghai Recently? It Might've Been Garbage Juice

Drank Water In Shanghai Recently? It Might've Been Garbage Juice

What better way to quench your thirst than by drinking a glass of garbage juice? That's right, a mere three years since
Dec. 23, 2016, 7:08 p.m. by Ben Cost
Over 90% Of Shanghai Uber/Didi Drivers Will Lose Their Jobs Soon

Over 90% Of Shanghai Uber/Didi Drivers Will Lose Their Jobs Soon

Thought it was bad that most foreigners can no longer use Uber? In their latest myopic protectionist measure, officials
Dec. 23, 2016, 10:28 a.m. by Jordan Harris
H7N9 Surfaces In Shanghai

H7N9 Surfaces In Shanghai

After lying dormant since 2014, the H7N9 is doing a China comeback tour! The most recent victim is a 45-year-old Jiangsu
Dec. 22, 2016, 4:41 p.m. by Ben Cost
7 Reasons To Visit China's Korean Prefecture

7 Reasons To Visit China's Korean Prefecture

  The Yanbian Autonomous Korean Prefecture ( 延边朝鲜族自治州) is one of China's least known and least-trave
Dec. 22, 2016, 4:18 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Beijing Palace Museum To Release 19,999 RMB SmartPhone

Beijing Palace Museum To Release 19,999 RMB SmartPhone

Even the Palace Museum in Beijing seems to have realized there are a lot of people in China with more money than sense.
Dec. 22, 2016, 11:08 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Mobike Vs Ofo Vs Bluey - The Ultimate Review

Mobike Vs Ofo Vs Bluey - The Ultimate Review

While certain areas of Shanghai have had really shitty rental bikes in place for several years, no one really got excite
Dec. 21, 2016, 4:17 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Bought A Toy Recently? It Could Be Medical Waste From China

Bought A Toy Recently? It Could Be Medical Waste From China

Does your kid like his toy car? It could've been some old guy's IV bag. Police in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province have arreste
Dec. 21, 2016, 2:21 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Hidden Gem: Homestyle Shanghainese At Hong Qi Lin

Hidden Gem: Homestyle Shanghainese At Hong Qi Lin

The Shanghai homestyle hole-in-the-wall is an endangered species in a city where the norm has become glitzy palaces offe
Dec. 21, 2016, 2:19 p.m. by Ben Cost
400 Henan Students Forced To Take Test Outside During Airpocalypse

400 Henan Students Forced To Take Test Outside During Airpocalypse

The headmaster of a secondary school in Anyang, Henan became a pariah online after photos surfaced of his students takin
Dec. 21, 2016, 9:50 a.m. by Jordan Harris
5 Times Shanghai Kicked Everyone's Ass in 2016

5 Times Shanghai Kicked Everyone's Ass in 2016

We're not gonna hide the fact that we think Shanghai is the best city in China, and one of the best places to live in th
Dec. 20, 2016, 11:31 p.m. by Jordan Harris
People's Square Station and Others to Close Temporarily

People's Square Station and Others to Close Temporarily

All you Shanghai commuters pay attention, Shanghai’s Public Transportation Authority has announced that they’ll be halti
Dec. 20, 2016, 6:14 p.m. by Dan Entwistle
Shanghai's Expo Stage To Receive 700 Million RMB Makeover

Shanghai's Expo Stage To Receive 700 Million RMB Makeover

Shanghai's top planning body confirmed yesterday that they'll be giving the Expo Stage complex on the banks of the Huang
Dec. 20, 2016, 3:17 p.m. by Jordan Harris
LOOK: Chongqing Unveils Five-Star Public Toilets With TVs, Wi-Fi And More

LOOK: Chongqing Unveils Five-Star Public Toilets With TVs, Wi-Fi And More

Ever wanted to shit like a billionaire? In the latest bout of conspicuous spending, Chongqing literally flushed money do
Dec. 20, 2016, 12:07 p.m. by Jordan Harris
Air Pollution Levels In North And Central China Surpass 1000

Air Pollution Levels In North And Central China Surpass 1000

Coming just after Beijing issued its first red alert of the year for pollution, cities in Henan and Hebei have been hit
Dec. 20, 2016, 10:36 a.m. by Jordan Harris
Epic Mid-Flight Brawl Forces Plane To Land In Beijing

Epic Mid-Flight Brawl Forces Plane To Land In Beijing

In case you've been going through bad Chinese airline passenger withdrawal....Authorities forced a plane to ground
Dec. 19, 2016, 1:49 p.m. by Ben Cost
WATCH: Why Not To Piss Off Hefei Street Sweepers

WATCH: Why Not To Piss Off Hefei Street Sweepers

A street sweeper in Hefei, Anhui became understandably perturbed after he spotted a vehicle parked in the designated gar
Dec. 19, 2016, 1:33 p.m. by Jordan Harris
China-To-Thailand High Speed Railway To Start Construction Early Next Year

China-To-Thailand High Speed Railway To Start Construction Early Next Year

In an effort to facilitate tourism between China and Thailand, transport authorities will start construction on a high-s
Dec. 19, 2016, 9:53 a.m. by Jordan Harris
China No Longer The Biggest Holder Of US Debt

China No Longer The Biggest Holder Of US Debt

Japan has overtaken China as the largest holder of US treasuries (aka who the US owes the most moula to). The Middle Kin
Dec. 16, 2016, 4:07 p.m. by Jordan Harris
5 Chinese Moguls Make Forbes' 'World's Most Powerful People' List

5 Chinese Moguls Make Forbes' 'World's Most Powerful People' List

Communism Shmommunism....Five Chinese entrepreneurs have been included in Forbes' annual roundup of the world's most pow
Dec. 16, 2016, 11:37 a.m. by Ben Cost
Shandong Dad Marries ‘Critically Ill' Six-Year-Old Daughter

Shandong Dad Marries ‘Critically Ill' Six-Year-Old Daughter

In case you thought we're too cynical on this site...A heartwarming story is currently circulating the interwebs of a fa
Dec. 16, 2016, 11:25 a.m. by Jordan Harris