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Then and now: Photos show Tangshan's transformation, 40 years after devastating earthquake

2 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

40 years ago yesterday, on July 28th, 1976, the Great Tangshan Earthquake demolished an area that millions of people called home. [ more › ]

Chinese police are scaring sex workers away from using condoms

3 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Research finds that many sex workers in China are not using condoms, because prostitution is illegal and if they are caught the condoms are often held as evidence against them. [ more › ]

Xinhua editorial declares that public nude photo shoots aren't art, arousing debate online

3 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

"If being naked is art, then everyone is an artist when taking a shower!" [ more › ]

6 great buffets in Shanghai where you can eat like a king (or queen)

7 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Remember all those times when you walked into some up market restaurant and handed over hundreds of RMB for what was basically just a salad? Well, prepare to redress the balance. We've taken it upon ourselves to line up the tastiest, most bountiful and best value buffets in Shanghai. Pay up and eat as much as your stomach can handle! [ more › ]

LOOK: Hong Kong artists decorate streets using paint made from smog

9 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Instead of ending up in our lungs, pollutant particles are purified and processed into ink and paint. [ more › ]

Breast model contest winner says plastic surgery has made her life complete

9 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Meet the winner of the 6th Annual International Breast Model Contest. [ more › ]

Young firefighter devours giant bowl of instant noodles, becomes an online superstar

12 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

"I'm sure whoever offers to buy meals for this dude will be broke in no time!" [ more › ]

Shanghai tuhao couple hire helicopter to fly them to their wedding, cause hour-long traffic jam

13 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

While most Chinese people are thinking about which brand of luxury car they will use to drive to their wedding, one tuhao couple from Shanghai decided to just fly inside, hopping in a helicopter and causing a one-hour traffic jam in the process. [ more › ]

Forbidden City stays dry thanks to ancient plumbing while cities across China suffer severe floods

"The drainage system is indeed very good, but that's because it was built 600 years ago," one netizen wrote. [ more › ]

Strange interview raises fears about Beijing's influence over Hong Kong's paper of record

The South China Morning Post is stuck between a rock and a hard place as critics have begun to question the (once) venerable newspaper's peculiar interview with a young activist who has been detained by Chinese authorities for over a year. [ more › ]

China jails two Hong Kong journalists for selling political magazines to mainland readers

This summer, from the same people that brought you the missing bookseller drama, comes an all new political drama. [ more › ]

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