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Pencil this in, June 20 - 26: Meatfeast, PRIDE, design and parties

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

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

Professional smugglers caught trying to sneak 580 smartphones over China border

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Police in Shenzhen have arrested a group of seven smugglers who attempted to pass through a customs checkpoint with 580 mobile phones taped to their bodies. [ more › ]

64 percent of Chinese oppose Yulin Dog Meat Festival, says survey

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A recent poll carried out by Xinhua has found that the majority of respondents want an end to the controversial festival held in southern China. [ more › ]

Man from southern China complaining of abdominal pain found to have four kidneys

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A man from Guizhou province who was admitted to hospital after reporting abdominal pain was discovered to have grown an extra two kidneys. [ more › ]

Denise Ho Draws Hong Kong Crowd After Lancôme Cowed

Hundreds of people squeezed into a quiet Hong Kong street to watch singer Denise Ho perform Sunday afternoon—the date and time her canceled appearance for Lancôme was originally due to take place.

Chinese media call out uncivilized behavior at newly opened Shanghai Disneyland

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Shanghai Disneyland opened to great fanfare earlier this week, but local media say that the behavior of some visitors still leaves a lot to be desired. [ more › ]

Driver takes truck with no front wheels onto highway, local police are furious

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A truck driver travelling across the border between Anhui and Jiangxi provinces incurred the wrath of the local traffic police after taking his banged up vehicle with no front wheels onto a busy highway. [ more › ]

Shanghai told to shut down factories in August to give Hangzhou G20 summit clear blue skies

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Later this year, Shanghai will be closing down 225 of its industrial facilities in order to cut pollution before the arrival of world leaders for the G20 summit in neighboring Hangzhou. [ more › ]

What's on Today: PRIDE, spiritual awakening and roots reggae

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

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

Bad Assets To Soar In China's Interbank Market

Chinese overnight lending is booming, and that is not a good sign.

Apple ordered to stop selling iPhone 6 in China following patent dispute

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Chinese courts have ordered Apple to suspend sales of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus following a successful legal challenge by a little-known Shenzhen-based startup. [ more › ]

Factory worker in Guangdong threatens to jump from roof after boss denies her leave

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A female factory worker from southern China was seen earlier preparing to jump from a rooftop after her boss refused to grant her request for leave. [ more › ]

American commits suicide in Taiwanese courtroom after receiving 4-year sentence for marijuana possession

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A 41-year-old American resident in Taiwan stabbed himself to death after being sentenced for possession and cultivation of marijuana. [ more › ]

12-year-old girl genius gets admitted to college before graduating from primary school

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A 5th grade student from Anhui Province has shown up her classmates, and quite a few high-school hopefuls, by being accepted to college before she had even got round to graduating from primary school. [ more › ]

Pudong Airport gets punished after security breach allows Sichuan teen to sneak onto Dubai-bound flight

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Pudong International Airport has been banned from adding any new flights to its schedule after a lapse in security allowed a teenager from Sichuan to stow aboard a plane headed for Dubai. [ more › ]

Shanghai's oldest resident passes away at the ripe old age of 117

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Li Suqing, born into a peasant family in Liaoning back in 1899, has died at the ripe old age of 117. [ more › ]

What's on Today: PRIDE, Ibiza, hypnosis, dub and Nik HilP

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

Young gay activist takes government to court again over homophobic textbooks

The only thing that should be set straight, is the textbooks' records. [ more › ]

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