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Thousands of brave tourists cram onto the world's longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The world's longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge finally opened on Saturday in Zhangjiajie, nearly a year behind schedule. Tourists were pretty excited. [ more › ]

A Chinese Central Banker’s Obsession With Fiscal Policies, Aversion to Low Rates

Central bankers in some major economies have been talking up the need for governments to spend more, rather than rely on interest rates, to get sluggish economies going. For one Chinese central bank official, it’s become a fixation.

Chinese sci-fi writer Hao Jingfang wins Hugo Award for Best Novelette with 'Folding Beijing'

It's a story based in a dystopian Beijing that still may seem all too real for some living there. [ more › ]

U.S. Approval of Syngenta Deal Brings GMO Food a Step Closer to China

But a raft of food safety scandals has made the Chinese public extremely wary of genetically modified crops

‘Arrest Us’ Say Defiant Hong Kong Independence Activists in Challenge to Government

The call comes as the city's establishment figures line up to denounce the growing movement

Massive Dam Project at Center of China-Burma Talks

The Chinese-funded $3.6 billion Myitsone dam project in northern Burma was suspended in 2011

China May Not Have Enough Arable Land to Feed Its People. But Big Changes Are Coming

Faced with a growing food security crisis, China is reforming its agriculture industry in what could be the biggest change since the Great Leap Forward

China’s Launch of a Quantum Satellite is a Major Step in the Space Race

Quantum messaging could become a major defense against hackers and have applications ranging from military and government communications to online shopping

Philippines to Pursue ‘Formal Talks’ With China

Tensions between the two countries have grown in recent years

From slurping to fighting to pay - welcome to Chinese dining

Dining plays the central role in Chinese culture, from a simple street-side breakfast jian bing to loaded lazy Susan’s once evening comes around - because to be social in China is to eat. [ more › ]

What's on Today: Night market, haunted house and sustainability

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

Young woman posts pictures of her scars online five years after being set on fire by jilted classmate

Five years after having her face and body set on fire and severely disfigured by a scorned classmate, Zhou Yan is ready to look at a camera again. [ more › ]

Fu Yuanhui pays a visit to Shanghai Disneyland

The happiest person at the happiest place in the world. [ more › ]

Six family-friendly restaurants your kids will adore

Always wondering where to bring your family? Fret not! We've compiled a list of awesome family restaurants to cure any palates. Whether you're craving for a gourmet buffet or hotdogs, these kid-friendly restaurants may convince you to leave your house during meal time by making dining out a little less stressful. [ more › ]

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