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Street cleaner has donated 170,000 yuan over last 30 years to put 37 impoverished kids through school

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A street cleaner from Shenyang has stunned and humbled the Chinese internet with his incredible generosity. [ more › ]

Family of 5-year-old girl run over while peeing on roadside demands 1.2 million yuan in compensation

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A family is demanding 1.2 million yuan in compensation from a driver who ran over their 5-year-old girl while she was peeing on the side of the road. [ more › ]

Kim Jong Nam's family under Chinese protection in Macau following sensational assassination

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

After Kim Jong Nam's sensational assassination in the Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Monday by a woman wearing a shirt with "LOL" written across the front, Kim's family has been placed under Chinese protection in Macau. [ more › ]

Photography Friday: Interview, Solange Brand, former Art Director at 'Le Monde Diplomatique'

Solange Brand lived in Beijing from 1965 to 1968 where she watched the Cultural Revolution play out through her camera lens. [ more › ]

???? Everyday Chinese: "No heart no lungs"

Learn Chinese in bite-sized portions daily with Shanghaiist! [ more › ]

Italian architect Stefano Boeri wants to cover China with 'forest cities' starting in smoggy Shijiazhuang

If you think that a building covered in hundreds of trees and shrubs is cool, how about a whole city full of them? [ more › ]

Man sentenced to 8 years in prison for setting off homemade explosives inside Pudong airport

A man who set off homemade explosives inside Shanghai's Pudong International Airport last June has been sentenced to eight years in prison by a local court. [ more › ]

Hong Kong police officers get 2 years in jail for beating Occupy activist Ken Tsang

“It has been two years since the incident took place. This comes as a minor victory for civil society against police violence,” Ken Tsang said. [ more › ]

950 drivers caught illegally using high beams choose to stare into blinding lights, rather than pay fine

In just a single night, almost 1,000 Chinese drivers who were improperly using their high beams in the city during the evening were made to truly see the error of their ways. [ more › ]

Soccer Dreams in China’s Rust Belt

China’s smog-choked northern province of Hebei is no stranger to lofty goals. For one thing, it has to shut down two-thirds of its steel factories by 2020. Here comes another: becoming a provincial powerhouse in soccer.

Take a peek inside 'China's biggest RV' worth a whopping 8 million yuan

Travel the country in style with six of your closest friends. [ more › ]

'Pangolin princess' arrested in Shenzhen over her taste for eating endangered animals

A Shenzhen woman has become known as the "Pangolin Princess" after her taste for the adorable endangered animal got her noticed on Chinese social media and by the police. [ more › ]

China Eastern Airlines flight to Shanghai makes unexpected stop in Siberia due to engine failure

Passengers abroad a China Eastern Airlines flight bound for Shanghai were recently rewarded with a free trip to the scenic middle of Siberia following a small bout of engine failure. [ more › ]

Zhejiang police seize 1200 boxes of counterfeit cosmetics worth 827 million yuan

Zhejiang police are now well-equipped for their hot date tonight following the seizure of a massive haul of counterfeit cosmetics worth around 827 million yuan ($120 million). [ more › ]

Weekendist Feb 17 - 19: burlesque show, Wang Da Wei and parties

FRIDAY Cabaret Show @ The Pearl Head down to The Pearl and have a cabaret experience unlike any other in Shanghai. Voluptuous Miss Lulu Galore and her sassy Cupid along with some naughty cherubs will aid you to start celebrating Valentine's Month the right way. Show More Summary

???? Everyday Chinese: Gossip

Learn Chinese in bite-sized portions daily with Shanghaiist! [ more › ]

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