This weekend at ICON, "the biggest gay dance venue in China" is Kenta in Shanghai, featuring Japanese dance star Kenta along with music by internationally renowned DJ/producer Elof de Neve from Belgium and Shanghai's DJ Aven. [ more...
On March 5, during the 12th session of National People's Congress, a Japanese journalist's unique "dream" hairstyle caught people's attention. [ more › ]
After winning the pointless Confucious Peace Prize., legendary Chinese hybrid rice breeding expert Yuan Longping has been nominated for this year's Nobel Peace Prize's along with Putin, who was also considered for the Confucius Peace Prize. [ more › ]
A 24-year-old Hong woman beat out Facebook cofounder Dustin Moskovitz to become the world's youngest billionaire according to Forbes' annual rundown of the world's wealthiest. However, unlike the FB tycoon, she inherited it from daddy who runs the Shenzhen-based Logan Property holdings. [ more › ]
The visit to Washington by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not appear to do much to enhance the chances for success in struggling peace talks with Palestinians. Netanyahu’s White House meeting Monday was framed by a published warning from U.S. Show More Summary
"The Chinese People's Liberation Army are not Boy Scouts with spears. Some foreigners always expect China to be a baby Scout. In that way, how can we safeguard national security and world peace? How can we ensure stability in the country, region and the world? [...]Show More Summary
China's love of the label makes vintage trade in Shanghai hard to come by, but it's looking like March is the month for thriftsters to get their hands dirty in racks of shoulder-padded, garishly bejeweled blazers (if you're lucky). Please loosen the grip on your Forever 21 shopping bags and take advantage of the following vintage fairs going on this month: [ more › ]
A passenger was captured by police at an airport in Zhengzhou on on March 6 carrying some HK$1.3 million on him, making it the biggest case of foreign currency crossing the border undeclared, according to local reports. [ more › ]
A 'magic bucket' that's been selling in Cixi, Zhejiang province under claims that it possesses healing powers has been revealed to be not quite so magical and, in fact, a trash bin from Japan, according to local reports. [ more › ]
Former elementary school teacher Hector Orjuela was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Thursday by a US court for child molestation and producing child pornography. According to South China Morning Post, the 47-year-old man had spent a number of years teaching at international schools in Shanghai prior to his arrest. [ more › ]
With no update on what happened to Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 hours after it went missing, the anxiety of waiting boiled over into anger for some in Beijing.
Friends and family members of passengers on Malaysian Air MH370 waited anxiously in Beijing for word on the missing plane.
The Shaanxi Province Women's Prison yesterday hosted a series of activities for its inmates to celebrate the annual International Women's Day. [ more › ]
Vaccines for the deadly H7N9 bird flu could be available to the market as soon as May, according to Xinhua. [ more › ]
A kindergarten teacher in Hunan found one of her four-year-old students carrying 20,000 yuan cash in his backpack during a routine homework check on March 5, which he reportedly brought to school so that he could play poker with his friends 'like adults'. Kids these days. [ more › ]
A search and rescue operation has been launched after it was reported this morning that a Malaysia Airlines flight traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people aboard has gone missing. [ more › ]
Vegetarians are practically behind enemy lines in Shanghai, so any vegetarian cafe is a godsend for our herbivorous friends. Fortunately, Veggie Pot isn't your stereotypical twig and raisin skin depot run by talentless ideologues, but for the most part, a solid Chinese restaurant that happens to be vegetarian. [ more › ]
The future is now, guys. Staff members at Shanghai's Zhongshan hospital announced today that Asia's first-ever robot-assisted liver transplant surgery, involving a mother and her 20-month-old son, was successfully completed this past week. [ more › ]
Netizens are accusing police in Langzhong, Sichuan province of brutal behavior after they bludgeoned to death a homeless man's dog in public after receiving a tip that it had rabies. [ more › ]
Remember Liu Bolin, the chameleon artist who managed to perfectly hide himself amongst such backdrops as the Beijing Bird Nest, the Great Wall and the Temple of Heaven? He's back, and this time he's bringing with him a "giant iron fist, poised to punch a hole through Modern China." [ more › ]