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Filed Under:China / Shanghai
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Archived Since:March 20, 2008

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Nightmarishly large grouper goes on display at Fuzhou fair

34 minutes agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

This one was pulled out of the fishing waters of Indonesia and is now at display at the International Fishery Fair in Fuzhou. [ more › ]

Writer who published Mao victim's memoirs officially charged

1 hour agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Writer Huang Zerong, who published the memoirs of survivors of Mao's labor camps under the pen name Tie Liu, has officially been charged by Chinese authorities for illegal business activity and "creating a disturbance." The 81-year-old...Show More Summary

Nickelback's new song deemed Western Propaganda by Chinese newspaper

2 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Because the world needed yet another reason to ban Nickelback, we can now add "violent revolutionists" to the now infinite list. A recent article from Chinese-owned news source Global Times, written by Farman Nawaz, proffers that the Canadian band's newest song, "Edge of a Revolution," is actual a white anthem for riotous revolution and global anarchy. [ more › ]

Australia to extradite corrupt Chinese government officials

3 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Corrupt Chinese government officials can run, but hiding is going to become a bit trickier. Australia and China, though currently without extradition treaties, are working together to send corrupt Chinese officials back to their homeland for, at the very least, a stern talking to. But more likely for life in prison. [ more › ]

Watch: Hauntingly beautiful time-lapse shows a side of Hong Kong often forgotten

4 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Vacant roads and misty clouds sweeping across a star-strewn sky void of high-rises: these aren't usually the scenes that first come to mind when one thinks of Hong Kong, but they exist—this video proves it. [ more › ]

Foreigner jailed for 10 days after assaulting waitress at Dalian restaurant

4 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A foreigner visiting Dalian, Liaoning Province was fined 500 yuan and sentenced to 10 days in jail after he forced himself on a female waitress. [ more › ]

Wuhan Sea World tank breaks after years of visitors knocking on glass

4 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A total of 21 rare Chinese and Russian Sturgeon had to be removed from an aquarium at the Wuhan Donghu Sea World in Hubei province after a giant crack formed in the tank as a result of visitors knocking on the glass. [ more › ]

Trapped in a crowded elevator, passengers break through a brick wall to freedom

4 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Eleven people who got trapped inside an elevator at a residential building in Shenzhen last Saturday took matters into their own hands when they thought that their distress calls hadn't been received. [ more › ]

Q&A: Brian Offenther, mastermind of WKND and man about town

4 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Brian Offenther, aka DJ B.O., is mastermind of WKND, the new Sunday all-day brunch.booze.chillout event happening at the URBN Hotel's BeerGrdn. He's also "Shanghai's No. 2 DJ", the "first DJ in North Korea", and a concert promoter. Shanghaiist asks him what's shaking his floors these days. [ more › ]

Trapped in a crowded elevator, passengars break through a brick wall to freedom

4 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Eleven people who got trapped inside an elevator at a residential building in Shenzhen last Saturday took matters into their own hands when they thought that their distress calls hadn't been received. [ more › ]

Protestor claims Kenny G was supportive during visit to Occupy zone

4 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The Kenny G saga continues! A protestor at the Admiralty demonstration zone, where just yesterday Kenny G posed for pictures and live tweeted (since deleted) words of encouragement, said that the sax star wasn't as diplomatic as his newest tweets and Facebook posts imply. [ more › ]

Experts warn about risk of rabies outbreak at Yulin dog meat festival

4 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Chinese experts this month sent a letter to the government of Yulin, home of the annual and widely controversial dog meat festival, imploring that the traditional gathering of mass canine consumption be brought to an end, as it can increase the risk of contracting rabies. [ more › ]

Interview: Jean-Yves Lu, founder of Epermarket

4 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Epermarket, the online supermarket for the expat community in Shanghai, Jiangsu and Zhejiang, celebrates its 3rd anniversary this week. Jean-Yves Lu, founder of the company, spoke to Shanghaiist on how it all came about and where he's taking Epermarket to next. [ more › ]

China ranked 3rd top destination for expats in the world: Report

4 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

China's mainland has been ranked third by expats as one of the best destinations for career progression, financial well-being and quality of life. [ more › ]

Shanghai traffic police go after 'cherry-picking' cabbies

4 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Plainclothes traffic officers in Shanghai have launched a new campaign targeting the bane of every weekend-reveler's existence: cab drivers who refuse to give rides to passengers only going a short distance. [ more › ]

Suspected mistress publicly stripped and shamed by group of women

4 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Photos of an alleged mistress being violently stripped naked by a group of women on the streets of Puyang, Henan province are still gaining traction online after being uploaded earlier this month. [ more › ]

Kenny G causes mild political scandal with visit to Hong Kong protest site

4 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

As the severe response to Hong Kong's Occupy protests continue to rouse jingoistic tensions, an unlikely celebrity's name rings out among the cacophonous crowds and media frenzy: Kenny G. [ more › ]

Girl turns back to help elderly person cross street, act of kindness goes viral online

4 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

For all you world weary folks depressed by today's news, let's brighten your day a bit: a passer-by taped a random girl in Taiwan running to help an elderly, wheel-chair-ridden person cross the street as the light was about to turn red. Show More Summary

Man posing as physiology teacher tricks 16 girls into naked video-chatting

4 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A man in Jiangsu province has been arrested on charges of child molestation via the internet after police found explicit video clips of 16 different young girls on his computer whom he'd managed to get naked by pretending to be a teacher. [ more › ]

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