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PhD student suffering from ALS decides to stop treatment, donate head for medical research

6 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

"The meaning of life is not about how long one lives, but rather the quality of one's life,” read Lou’s last words. Her life was cut short unfortunately, but her memories will live on in the lives that she helped save. [ more › ]

Xi Jinping gives extremely boring 3.5-hour speech while Jiang Zemin steals the show

7 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The 91-year-old former party leader proved once again that he is not dead and remains incredibly photographable. [ more › ]

WATCH: Audi driver somehow cheats death after massive crane arm falls on his car

8 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A video has hit the Chinese internet which will make you hesitate to ever venture outside again. [ more › ]

Hong Kong finds Taiwanese hairy crabs with cancer-causing chemicals

10 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Mainland hairy crabs were a problem for the territory back in November. Now, Taiwan joins the fray. [ more › ]

PHOTOS: CHELAE Opening Party

11 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

CHELAE is a Mediterranean seafood restaurant that focuses on crab, and it strives to present the crustacean as a work of art. Check out snapshots from the restaurant’s grand opening, then head to Shanghaiist Life's Facebook Facebook page to see all the action. Stay up to date with upcoming events below! [ more › ]

WeChat prevents users from making changes to their profiles until end of October

12 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

We hope that you like your profile picture on WeChat, because you're stuck with it until the end of the month. [ more › ]

What's On, Oct 19: Australian wine, Bar Rouge and Magic mike

14 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Where to go, what to do on October 19 in Shanghai. [ more › ]

Mainland China and Hong Kong schools take 7 of top 10 spots in new Asia university ranking

Shanghai's Fudan University was the only school in this year's regional rankings to vault over one of the institutions from last year's top 10. [ more › ]

'Shanghai' actress Vu Thu Phuong says Harvey Weinstein offered to teach her how to do sex scenes

“I can teach you, don’t worry. Many stars have also been through this,” he allegedly told her. “Just treat this as necessary experiences so that you’ll have a stronger foundation in the future.” [ more › ]

How much beer can you drink at this year's Oktoberfest?

The Bavarian bonanza moves to the Bund this year featuring free-flow beer and festivities. [ more › ]

Reuters Poll Ranks Shanghai Fifth-Safest Megacity for Women

Women living in Shanghai face the third lowest risk of rape, sexual attack, or harassment; claim the second most robust economic prospects; and enjoy better access to healthcare than their counterparts in all but three cities, according to the results. [ more › ]

Find out how inspiration sparks art at this talk

The MADNESS event returns for its 13th edition, this time exploring the inspiration behind the art. [ more › ]

Catch a week of mystique and rock music at The Pearl

Noir Soiree Cabaret on Wednesday, The Monsters of Rock concert on Saturday. [ more › ]

What's On, Oct 18:

Where to go, what to do on October 18 in Shanghai. [ more › ]

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