China's tuhao are notorious for their occasionally disgusting displays of wealth, but one man in Qingdao with money to blow has taken it to somewhat gruesome extremes, by transporting a shark into his backyard to skin, gut and eat. [ more › ]
(LONDON) — A British man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for making a roadside bomb that killed a U.S. soldier in Iraq in 2007. Anis Abid Sardar, 38, was accused of assembling bombs in Syria that were planted on the western outskirts of Baghdad that year. One of the devices killed Sgt. 1st…
With a bag, a bike and the help of some kind strangers he met along the way, Chen Chen's (??) dream of traveling the world has been accomplished. [ more › ]
Kim Jong-chul is clearly a big Clapton fan
China’s biggest taxi-hailing app says it can take the hassle out of travel while keeping taxi drivers and regulators happy.
After a successful month selling his vision of China abroad, Chinese President Xi Jinping has turned his attention back home, where the sales job is tougher.
A breakthrough in facekini design. [ more › ]
The South China Morning Post (SCMP), Hong Kong's paper of record, has axed four of its star columnists—three of whom were prominent critics of the Hong Kong government—leaving many observers feeling nervous about the paper's future direction. [ more › ]
The bulk of Beijing’s population lives in suburban areas where public services are in relative short supply, underscoring the challenges city planners face.
The rumours that a Chinese billionaire paid 50 million yuan for the exclusive services of ex-AV star Rola Misaki turn out to be just that, as both parties deny that the deal ever existed. [ more › ]
Southeast Asian countries have been accused of playing "maritime ping-pong"
Well, that's Fifty Shades of Grey nixed then
An employer in Taizhou, Zhejiang province has attracted heaps of online criticism after news got out that he'd forced all of his employees to take part in a funeral procession for his deceased mother-in-law, and even threatened to fine them if they didn't make an appearance. [ more › ]
An eccentric Chinese businessman has paid tribute to his favorite TV show in about the most spectacular way possible, by boldly building what no man has ever built before: an office headquarters modeled after a Federation starship from his beloved Star Trek sci-fi series. [ more › ]
Based between Beijing and Shenzhen, Jiang Zhi ?? (born in 1971 in Yuanjiang, Chine) is a prolific and multidisciplinary artist whose production began in 1997. Videos, paintings, installations and photography, his seemingly disparateShow More Summary
Demand for the Chinese currency is set to rise in years to come, which will have long-term impacts.
Li Hejun was once considered China’s richest man based on his stake in the solar company.
In the mountainous Xuanen county of Hubei province, a 290-meter deep sinkhole previously used to dump trash has revealed a flourishing ecological landscape after workers cleared tons of rubbish out of the site. [ more › ]
Due to the local Karst landscape and humid climate, a sinkhole more than 290 meters deep in China has become home for various plants and animals.
China's big three oil companies have been big buyers of international oil assets in previous years, driven by the country's swelling hunger for energy. Now they’ve suddenly put away their wallets. Why is Chinese big oil staying sile...