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CUTE ALERT: World's first twin spotted seals born in Dalian

7 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The world's first twin spotted seals were born at the Dalian's Sun Asia Ocean World in Liaoning Province. It has also been documented as the first time that twin spotted seals have been successfully reproduced in captivity. D'aww. [ more › ]

Temple fair operators rake in 10,000 RMB per day from toy excavators for kids

7 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Ingenious temple fair operators have discovered a lucrative way to make money by inviting Chinese kids to come play with their toy excavators at 20 yuan a go. [ more › ]

Prince William poses with elephants while others perform for tourists at Yunnan sanctuary

9 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Prince William spent his last day in China at the Wild Elephant Valley in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan province, a visit that was meant to shine some light onto China's role in fighting the ivory trade and bring further attention to the conservation of the creature. Show More Summary

US feds crack down on 'maternity tourism' rings catering to pregnant Chinese women

9 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

US federal agents raided over a dozen homes during a crackdown on three "maternity tourism" rings in which operators arrange for pregnant (and wealthy) Chinese women to give birth in the States on improper visas. [ more › ]

Look: Another knock-off Sphinx spotted in Anhui province

12 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Another life-sized replica of the Great Sphinx has popped up in the unexpected setting of Anhui province. This fancier version of the Sphinx copycat we saw last year was constructed as part of the World Cultural Heritage Expo Park in Chuzhou city. Show More Summary

Look: Is this Sichuan woman China's most fashionable street cleaner?

12 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Images of a sanitation worker sweeping the streets of Deyang, Sichuan province while dressed in a black miniskirt, stockings and high-heels have been making the rounds on Chinese social media, where some web users have awarded her the title of China's most sharply dressed cleaner. [ more › ]

HK magazine posts video of foreigner hogging MTR seat, says 'not just mainlanders' do it

12 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A Hong Kong magazine posted a video of a woman availing herself of several seats on the MTR as an elderly gentleman in need of a seat stands right in front of her. [ more › ]

Thai monks deny reports of segregated toilets at White Temple, say Chinese tourists welcome to use them

14 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The monks from the White Temple in Thailand have recently dispelled the rumors that Chinese tourists will be denied access to their brand new toilets. [ more › ]

Mainland mother booted from Hong Kong-Beijing flight after refusing to close toilet door

15 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A woman was ordered off of a Dragonair plane headed from Hong Kong to Beijing and the flight was delayed by nearly three hours after repeatedly refused to close the cabin toilet door open as she changed her child's diaper. [ more › ...

Prince William practices football diplomacy in Shanghai, poses with famous bear

16 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The Duke of Cambridge spent the third day of his four-day visit to China in Shanghai, where he played football, posed with a life-sized teddy bear and got to talk about David Beckham, pretty much checking off every activity you'd expect a British prince to do on a trip to China's greatest city. Maybe. [ more › ]

35-year-old man lives in cave for six months to save money for family

17 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A 35-year-old man who makes around 3,000 yuan a month working as a truck loader at a logistics company in Jinan city says he has been living in a dark and narrow cave for around six months so that he can save money to send to his family in the Doufuying village of Handan city, Hebei province. [ more › ]

Look: Huawei reveals sleek new smart watch

19 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei unveiled its fancy-schmancy new (and first-ever) smart watch at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday, a week before Apple planned on making public the details for its own new digital watch. [ more › ]

Father of gay son writes to 1,000 Chinese lawmakers ahead of 'two sessions' urging for gay marriage

A Jiangxi father wrote to 1,000 lawmakers ahead of China's 'two sessions' calling on the legalization of same-sex marriage in the country. [ more › ]

Photos: Changchun monks smash bricks on heads during frigid training

               Images from yesterday's winter practice session in Changchun, Jilin province show a group of monks showing off some intense moves involving smashing bricks against their heads, performing headstands on the cement and tumbling on the snow-coated ground without shirts. [ more › ]

Tiananmen dissident Yuan Zhiming resigns from church duties after Chai Ling accuses him of rape

A Tiananmen Square activist who became a well known figure in the Chinese Christian community has stepped down from his pastoral duties and ministries following accusations that he'd raped fellow Chinese dissident and Christian convert Chai Ling. [ more › ]

Sohu partners up with 'Saturday Night Live' to spotlight Chinese comedians

Video streaming site Sohu.com is teaming up with Broadway Video Entertainment to bring "Saturday Night Live" to China, but a version that will be tailored for local audiences and will feature Chinese comedians. [ more › ]

Chai Jing's smog documentary 'Under the Dome' goes viral with over 150 million views

A film about air pollution by one of China's most famous TV journalists has gone viral on Chinese social media, where it has received over 153 million views and stirred up huge conversation and conflicting views. [ more › ]

Chinese tourists take wedding shots in Antarctica, penguins flee in fear

Chinese tourists have now set their eyes on Antarctica, much to the chagrin of local inhabitants. A huge group of travelers from China recently landed in the South Pole to have wedding shots taken, unfortunately freaking out the penguins in the area just trying to get on with their lives. [ more › ]

Man coughs up blood and dies after 19 hours at Shanghai web cafe

A man began coughing blood and died at an internet cafe in Shanghai's Songjiang district on Friday morning after he'd been surfing the web for 19 consecutive hours. [ more › ]

71 new Chinese billionaires make Forbes rich list

A total of 213 people from mainland China landed spots on the 2015 Forbes Billionaires list, an increase of 61 from last year. Familiar faces including Wang Jianlin and Jack Ma topped the list, but 71 among the 213 are newcomers to the world of billionaire-dom. [ more › ]

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