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To commemorate 94th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party, elderly members hike across revolutionary sites

3 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A group of elderly Communist Party members hiked through revolutionary sites in Hunan province, Hubei province and Jiangxi province to commemorate the upcoming 94th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party. [ more › ]

Thousands protest against planned PX plant in Shanghai

3 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Protests against the construction of a new PX plant in Shanghai have taken place throughout the week as frustration builds over plans to relocate chemical plants to the city's southern most district. [ more › ]

Explosion rocks water park near Taipei, more than 500 injured

3 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

At least 500 people have been injured after an unknown flammable powder exploded in midair at a recreational water park in Taiwan. [ more › ]

China says relinquishing claims to territory in the South China Sea would shame ancestors

3 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

In comments made yesterday, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that changing position on China's claims over the South China Sea would shame its ancestors, while not facing up to infringements of Chinese sovereignty there would shame its children. [ more › ]

A Word on Bossy Girls From Sheryl Sandberg to Tsinghua Graduates

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg told a graduating class at Tsinghua University to be bold, speak up and, of course, lean in.

Sao Paulo Bans Foie Gras in Restaurants

Restaurants that don't abide by the new law will be fined

Drug use by foreigners in Beijing on the rise, says local security bureau

3 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The number of foreigners living in Beijing who abuse drugs is increasing alongside drug-related crime according to the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau. [ more › ]

University dorms underwater as torrential rain batters Nanjing

3 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Heavy flooding in Nanjing due to torrential rain lashing the city has inundated the Nanjing University of Science and Technology and surrounding area, turning the student dorms into a water park. [ more › ]

Lamborghini goes up in flames after high-speed car crash, driver killed trapped inside the inferno

3 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A Lamborghini went up in flames after colliding with roadside barriers and smashing into a lorry while speeding down a highway, killing the driver who did not escape from the car before it was consumed by flames. [ more › ]

It's about time: Poorly performing officials will face the sack under new regulations

3 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The Communist Party of China just issued new regulations on the performance of officials, vowing that incompetence will be punished by demotion or dismissal. [ more › ]

50-year-old artist maintains 1.3-meter-long Manchu braid for over 10 years

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A male artist who has sported a 1.3-meter-long Manchu braid for more than ten years has garnered attention from locals in Jiangsu and others online after his dedication to the outdated hairstyle made headlines. [ more › ]

LOOK: College graduate builds 29-square-meter office from 8,500 beer bottles

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A recent graduate has spent the past four months turning a long-abandoned tile plant into an office made out of 8,500 empty beer bottles. [ more › ]

Chaos for travellers as torrential weather wreaks havoc at Shanghai airports

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Heavy rainfall coupled with thunder and lightening has led to the cancellation of more than 240 flights and delays to 400 others at Shanghai's two main airports. [ more › ]

Police in Yunnan arrest 18 men involved in trafficking Vietnamese brides

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Seven human traffickers along with eleven men who attempted to purchase Vietnamese brides were arrested by police in Kunming earlier this month. [ more › ]

See Gay Pride Parades From Around the World

Celebrations took place in June 2015 in countries across the globe, from Brazil to Germany

South Korea Authorizes Prison Time for MERS Patients Who Break Quarantine

The country is in the midst of the worst outbreak ever seen outside of Saudi Arabia

This Dutch City Plans to Give Residents a Universal ‘Basic Income’

Residents will receive money to cover living expenses with no strings attached

Oil Markets Await Iran Nuclear Talk Outcomes

Outcomes on June 30 could either make or break the eventual return of Iranian oil

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