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Seafood Banquet in the Conference Room: One Executive’s Demise

For 10 years, Zhang Jianjin headed Tianjin Pharmaceuticals. Now he is in detention, undone by a passion for seafood banquets and the throat-scorching Chinese spirit Moutai.

Chengdu Metro says 'NO' to commuters wearing creepy Halloween costumes

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

With Halloween fast approaching, the Chengdu Metro has stepped up to warn commuters that it will have absolutely no spooky hijinks on its trains. [ more › ]

Chinese tourist who stole toilet seat from Japanese hotel offers resignation amid online backlash

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Here's a little life lesson for us all: no matter how nice a toilet seat might be, don't try and steal it. [ more › ]

Hot Property: China Says New Controls Are Taming Prices

When new data showed already high-flying housing prices soaring even further last month, China’s official number-crunchers had a message: Things are getting better.

Man violently attacks woman in elevator in front of her kid after she asks him not to smoke

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A shocking video of a man violently attacking a woman as her kid looks on inside an elevator has gone viral online. The woman says the man was set off when she asked him not to smoke. [ more › ]

What's on Today: salsa beats, James Bond tribute and techno

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist's picks. [ more › ]

Beijing’s Adroit Diplomacy Is Isolating the U.S. in Asia

While Washington has been diverted by the Middle East and an acrimonious presidential election, Beijing has been scoring strategic coup after coup

A 23-Foot-Tall Bid to Clear the Air in Beijing

Residents of notoriously smoggy Beijing have grown used to the sounds of air purifiers buzzing inside their homes. A Dutch innovator has a new proposal: installing giant purifiers outdoors to suck up the smog there as well. In northeast Beijing, a group called the Smog Free Project has erected a 23-foot-high air purifier that it […]

Beijing primary and middle school students will all be forced to learn a winter sport

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

After emerging victorious over the hated Almaty in its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, China woke up to the unfortunate reality that it wasn't very good at winter sports. The burden for getting good has now apparently fallen on the children. [ more › ]

Duterte announces 'separation' from the US, says 'goodbye' to former ally in favor of China

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

"I will not go to America anymore. We will just be insulted there, so time to say goodbye my friend." [ more › ]

THIS SATURDAY: Hypno-Halloween comedy Show with Steve at The Pearl!

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Join if you dare, for a night of trick or trance comedy show with hypnotist Steve this Saturday night at The Pearl. Come out, laugh and have a great time as Steve explores the wonders of the mind with hypnosis, combined with his spooky mind games. Show More Summary

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