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Former Thai leader Yingluck hits up China's tourist spots with son and older brother

13 minutes agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra visited Beijing with her son and her older brother Thaksin on October 25, according to Thai media. [ more › ]

Look: Shenyang car careens off bridge, all passengers are fine

1 hour agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A driver in the pitch black of a dark, dark, Shenyang night careened off the side of a bridge, resulting in this monstrous looking wreck. Apparently, it was traveling so fast that it plowed through the brick wall, making it look like some smart-ass tried to drive down a lane less than half the width of the car. [ more › ]

17-year-old who took MDMA showered more than 20 times before her death

2 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A 17-year-old woman died in Dongguan city, Guangdong province on October 20 after she'd taken MDMA with a group of "strange men". After going out with them for 10 hours, she returned to her rented room and showered over 20 times before her death, her roommate said. [ more › ]

China buries remains of 437 war soldiers brought back from South Korea

3 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Remains of 437 Chinese soldiers who were killed in the Korean War six decades ago were reburied in Liaoning province this week after being returned from South Korea back in March. [ more › ]

[DEALS] Hong Kong Rugby 7s entrance tickets + airfare from ?5,330!

8 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Every year for the Hong Kong Rugby 7s, a migration of expats from China make their way down south for a guaranteed weekend of fun and excitement -- it's that time of the year again! This once-a-year event is happening 27-29 March, 2015 at the Hong Kong Stadium, and tickets are limited, so you'll want to make travel arrangements now. [ more › ]

Tonight: Shanghai bands cover The Strokes, Rage Against the Machine & more @ YYT's Halloween Tribute show

10 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Below, members of each act share how these elder bands influenced them, and how they hope to capture the essence of their legendary performances on YYT’s stage this Halloween. [ more › ]

Photos: Freak Show at Beergrdn @ URBN Hotel

10 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

             Halloween came early, and the freaks came out to play at the official launch of the URBN Hotel's new beergrdn last Friday evening. [ more › ]

Table tennis champion fined $450,000 in prize money after celebrating too hard

10 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Just after being crowned World Cup champion, Chinese table tennis player Zhang Jike was fined his entire prize fund of 450,000 USD for celebrating a bit too aggressively. [ more › ]

Cheating allegations lead to delayed SAT scores in China, South Korea

15 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Thousands of SAT scores from Chinese and South Korean students are being withheld due to widespread reports of cheating on the exam, The New York Times reported yesterday. [ more › ]

Table tennis champion fined $45,000 in prize money after celebrating too hard

16 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Just after being crowned World Cup champion, Chinese table tennis player Zhang Jike was fined his entire prize fund of 450,000 USD for celebrating a bit too aggressively. [ more › ]

Guangdong man tries to set own car on fire after receiving 30RMB parking fine

17 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A man in Shundu city of Guangdong province was seen attempting to light his own car on fire on Tuesday afternoon after staff members from the local residential committee had his car locked and charged him a parking fine, Nandu Daily reported. [ more › ]

'Pistol dance' video performed by hot models goes viral

18 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Though plenty of women dance in squares on an everyday basis in thousands of cities, these hot models, attired in what could very vaguely be described as "clothing," are finally bringing the act of simple dance moves set to annoying ear-worms to the masses with a new video, Me Me Da. [ more › ]

Man strangled to death after attempting to rob home of former marine

19 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A thief in Taipei was strangled to death when a former member of Taiwan's marine corps found him hiding in his house. [ more › ]

Former general Xu Caihou confesses to accepting bribes

22 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Xu Caihou, AKA a "military tiger" AKA the former vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission, has been getting quite a lot off his chest. The disgraced army man has confessed to accepting bribes and abusing his power, making him one of the highest-profile figures in China's military to be caught during Xi Jinping's campaign on corruption. [ more › ]

Shanghai International Beer Fest starts TODAY! Here's what's happening

22 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The big Beer Fest is back: October 30th to November 2nd brings to the Wharf 1846 Bund Promenade the 4th edition of the Shanghai International Beer Festival, presented by Stella Artois. Here's a schedule of what's in store for the four-day festival, which officially kicks off TODAY at 6:00 p.m. [ more › ]

Losing money in card game triggered Hubei man's killing spree

22 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Four people have now been reported dead and 20 more injured after a man went on a rampage and began stabbing them or running them over with a car yesterday morning in Hubei. [ more › ]

Algae invasion turns Qingshan lake bright green

23 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The dramatic coloring of Qingshan Lake in Nanchang, Jiangxi province might actually be kind of cool looking if we knew it hadn't been the result of a gross blue-green algae outbreak in the water. [ more › ]

Criminal gang trades in stolen female corpse for 'ghost marriage'

Recently, a suspect surnamed Wang confessed to police that he and eight accomplices were involved with the stealing and selling of a corpse in March. [ more › ]

12 needles successfully removed from abused infant

Doctors in Beijing managed to extract all 12 needles from 11-month-old Fan Zixuan in just one operation on Tuesday, despite previously thinking that the removal would require several surgeries. [ more › ]

Chongqing tech team rolls out 'world's first' wearable air-purifier

A tech team in Chongqing is seeking investment for mass production of a device which they claim to be the world's first wearable air purifier, according to tech blog [ more › ]

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