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Trump press secretary says US will defend South China Sea from being taken over by China

1 hour agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

In his first official press conference, White House press secretary Sean Spicer likely didn't make any friends in Beijing, declaring that the United States would prevent China from taking over territory in the disputed international waters of the South China Sea. [ more › ]

Beijing professor under fire for blogging about judging female students based on their appearance

10 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Drawing upon his decade of experience interviewing the school's postgrad applicants (who are mostly women), Qiao also revealed his order of operations in looking for in an ideal candidate. "Breasts first, face second, ass third and legs fourth," he wrote. [ more › ]

China's environmental ministry announces the most and least polluted cities of 2016

11 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

No matter how bad the smog gets in Shanghai or Beijing. There's at least one thing that residents can take solace in -- that they don't live in Hebei. [ more › ]

China Just Made It Even Harder to Get Around the Great Firewall

New rules on VPNs fit into a wider trend of tightening space for free expression in China

[????CNY] 9 things to do in Shanghai over the Chinese New Year break! ?????????9??

12 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

With the year of the Rooster starting on January the 28th, all around the world, Chinese people are cleaning their houses, shopping for new clothes, and queuing up at banks for crisp notes to prepare for the festivities. If you're not...Show More Summary

China announces crackdown on using unauthorized VPNs to conduct business

12 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

In a Chinese government directive that is sure to leave foreigners across the country spooked, China has announced a lengthy crackdown on what is must essential to all expats -- their VPNs. [ more › ]

Japanese hotelier gloats about notoriety books denying Nanjing Massacre have brought to his hotel chain

15 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

"We are world famous now. Lots of my friends have told me that I've become a big deal in news all across the United States, the Philippines, Hawaii and New York." [ more › ]

China Consumption Growth Down -- And Heading Lower Fast

Beijing is flooding the economy with stimulus, and that undercuts the long-planned move to consumer spending as an economic driver.

WATCH: Shanghai choir sings about what it's like to go home for Chinese New Year and be nagged at

3 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

"Any dates lately? Anyone you like at all? Why don't you go on this date I set up for you tomorrow? And it's about time you lose a few pounds too!" [ more › ]

Photography Friday: Chang Chungliang

3 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Chang Chungliang ??? is a Taiwanese artist who graduated from the Taipei National University of the Arts. He completed his advanced studies in France at the Ecole supérieure d'art et de design Le Havre-Rouen (ESADHaR) and later at the Sorbonne I in Paris. Show More Summary

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