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Jackie Chan named world's second highest-paid actor

1 hour agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

His latest film Dragonblade, which hasn't seen a US release yet despite starring big Hollywood names including Adrien Brody and John Cusack, grossed 120 million USD in China, and it's estimated that Chan took at least a 10 million USD cut. [ more › ]

Video of woman torching dog to death draws ire

3 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A video clip of a young woman torching a live dog has sparked outrage and disgust among web users across China. The unidentified woman in the video, dressed in a black dress and a pair of red high-heels, is seen holding a flame up to the squirming dog, even smiling as she burns the animal to death. [ more › ]

What's on Today: The Despair of the Soul 2, Oh my god, Entrepnr talk and Roaring '20s wine party

4 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist's picks. [ more › ]

Hong Kong-Shenzhen Express Rail opening delayed, now HK$20 billion over budget

16 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Hong Kong's Mass Transit Railway Corporation (MTR) yesterday submitted its latest assessment report for the highly anticipated Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail, admitting that the expenditure will reach 85 billion HKD, exceeding its initial budget by 20 billion HKD. [ more › ]

Look: Shenyang auto show pulls out the half-naked sushi girls

17 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The 14th Shenyang International Car Exhibition kicked off at the city convention center this week, and in true Chinese car show style, featured half-naked women draped across various objects in a display completely unrelated to automobiles. [ more › ]

McDonald's China launches 'Create Your Taste' customized burger concept

17 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of its entrance into China, McDonalds' "Create Your Taste" concept is coming to the mainland, and the first stop is Shanghai. [ more › ]

Watch: Hard-ass auntie attacks pickpocket with shoe on Harbin bus

18 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A middle-aged female bus passenger in Harbin served a whopping dose of justice to a thief who'd attempted to take off with her belongings by slapping him up with her bare hands and then a shoe—even after he'd returned her goods. [ more › ]

Editorial interns wanted for summer 2015!

18 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Shanghaiist is looking for interns with an interest in journalism, new media and blogging. [ more › ]

'Hong Kong is not China': Artist's illustrations go viral

19 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A collection of illustrations created by a Hong Kong designer has gone viral since being published to the Facebook page of Local Studio HK (?????). [ more › ]

Infographic: Average heights of Chinese men and women by province

20 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The State Council Information Office yesterday released the nation’s latest nutrition and chronic diseases status report, which includes a summary of the average height of males and females (aged between 20 and 25) from 34 divisions across China. [ more › ]

Korean gambler's 7 million HKD in winnings seized by Macau customs

21 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A Korean man who won 13 million HKD while gambling in Macao saw his luck run out when he'd reached airport customs and had seven million HKD in cash confiscated. The case marks the largest violation of its kind at Macau's airport this year, Sina News reports. [ more › ]

Pro-democracy protesters march towards flag-raising venue carrying 'Hong Kong's grave'

21 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A group of 20 pro-democracy protestors this morning marched towards Hong Kong's Golden Bauhinia Square during its annual flag-raising ceremony, demanding "real" democracy. One legislative member involved in the protests was arrested near the venue, where crowds gathered to commemorate the 18th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to Beijing. [ more › ]

Not again: Mainlander bad-mouthed for drying underwear at Hong Kong Disneyland

23 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A woman from mainland China was criticized for her "inconsiderate" behavior after she was spotted airing out her undergarments on a railing at Hong Kong Disneyland, Apple Daily reports. Photos of the makeshift laundry line were posted...Show More Summary

Shanghai woman injured in Taiwan blaze sent back home for treatment

An 18-year-old Shanghai student who was wounded in the Taipei water park blaze left Taiwan and was transported to the Shanghai Ruijin Hospital via rescue helicopter yesterday. [ more › ]

Chinese overseas student accused of killing girlfriend arrested in Zhejiang

A student from Zhejiang province suspected of strangling his girlfriend to death while studying abroad in the US was arrested in China, nearly 10 months after the victim was found dead, China's Ministry of Public Security announced on Monday. [ more › ]

BMW in fatal Nanjing crash was traveling nearly 200km/h

The BMW that flew past a stoplight and crashed into a Mazda sedan in Nanjing, Jiangsu province on June 20 was traveling at 195.2km/h, police said earlier this week. Both passengers in the Mazda were thrown out of the vehicle on impact and were found dead at the scene. [ more › ]

Look: Harbin groom picks up newlywed with 36-truck convoy

A Heilongjiang groom decided to go "green" by using 36 brand-new environmentally friendly trucks for his wedding procession in the Songbei district of Harbin. [ more › ]

Get your tickets now! Chinese pop star kicks off her Bang the World tour

Chinese superstar singer Jane Zhang kicked off her very ambitious-sounding Bang the World tour in Shanghai on Saturday in front of thousands of very excited fans and likely a couple disappointed ones. [ more › ]

4-decade-old smuggled meat believed to have come from United States

After Chinese customs busted two gangs in Changsha for smuggling frozen meat up to 40 years old, experts said that the products are most likely former strategic food reserves from the United States. [ more › ]

Drunk man crashes outside Wuchang train station, leaving 7-year-old son crying by his side

A man dressed in a police uniform downed one too many drinks on his way to the Wuchang Train Station and was seen unconscious, lying in a plaza outside the station. [ more › ]

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