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2 women sentenced to jail for selling homemade porn videos through WeChat

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Two women who collected over 18,000 yuan by making sex tapes from their home in Shanghai then selling them online have been sentenced to prison and fined. [ more › ]

Watch: Man juggles ping-pong balls with only his mouth

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A man named Song Fei has gained attention on Chinese social media for his ability to play ping-pong with his mouth. Can you play ping-pong with your mouth? [ more › ]

Peking University professor sacked after impregnating international student

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A professor at Peking University in Beijing has been removed from his position and had his teaching license revoked after having an affair with an international student and getting her pregnant. [ more › ]

In China Coal Hub, City Flounders Amid Economic Slowdown

In this city of 1.8 million people near the Russian border, hulking factories are collecting dust and restaurants sit empty in a landscape of half-completed building projects, idled cranes and closed businesses.

Weak Links: Loan ‘Guarantee Chains’ in China Prove Flimsy

When a fabric company called Jiangyin Xueyuan Textile Co. collapsed, the troubles soon cascaded through other firms in this mill town. The central bank cut benchmark lending and deposit rates to reduce financing costs for companies and help revive growth.

China’s Surprise Rate Cut Signals Desperation, Bad News Ahead

The Chinese central bank’s Friday announcement reveals troubles in Beijing.

First China-Made Plane Coming To U.S. Skies

The Chinese Y-12F has just been sold to an American customer.

The Long, Hard Slog Continues

After 13 years, there is no "pause" button in the war on terror

Look: Zhejiang folk artist creates paintings with his tongue

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A Zhejiang folk artist who is adept at producing paintings just by using his tongue has made headlines this week. [ more › ]

Look: Villagers dump appalling amount of trash at Hebei riverside

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Appalling. As if China's water pollution issues aren't already horrific to begin with, villagers from the Xinchang village of Yihang city, Hubei province, have been nonchalantly collecting and dumping their trash along a river, NetEase reported. [ more › ]

Iranians Ponder Economic Future as Nuclear Talks Near Deadline

An accord with world powers over the future of Iran’s nuclear program could ease the way for foreign investment and free up the country’s assets frozen abroad, something that many hope could help lift its economy out of the doldrums. But others warn against overstating the potential economic impact of any deal

Look: Chocolate terracotta warriors with Christmas hats

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The historical Xi'An terracotta warriors have been constantly re-modelled and revised by artists, from miniature pizza dough versions to empowering female ones - now with Christmas around the corner this genius retailer has come up with the idea of displaying miniature chocolate terracotta warriors, complete with furry red Christmas hats. Show More Summary

6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Sichuan, at least 4 reported dead

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A powerful earthquake with a 6.3 magnitude struck Sichuan province late Saturday afternoon, Sina News reported. At least four have been reported dead, with more than 50 injured and around 25,000 houses damaged. [ more › ]

Braille signs installed on 27 Guizhou overhead bridges

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Guiyang's Municipal Engineering Department in Guizhou province has reportedly spent around 40,000 RMB and over a week installing braille signs on 27 overhead bridges for blind residents to easily find their way around in the city. [ more › ]

Guangxi bus catches fire in accident, 18 injured

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A total of 18 people were injured in an accident involvng a bus that caught fire on Friday in Liuzhou city, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, reported NetEase. [ more › ]

China’s ‘Blind Massage’ Wins Big at Golden Horse Awards

The Chinese film “Blind Massage” was the big winner at the 51st Golden Horse Awards on Saturday night, snatching up six trophies among seven nominations, including the top prize of best feature film.

20 month old girl severely scalded, in coma after falling into boiling pot of soup

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A 20 month old girl was severely scalded after she accidentally tripped and fell into a large pot of boiling soup at the entrance of the house on the evening of November 20 in Fujian province. The girl, named Xiao Ru, is currently in a coma, NetEasereported. [ more › ]

Scores of escaping pigs nailed by rescue team after truck collision on highway

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A rescue team was dispatched to catch scores of "escaping" pigs and bring them back to a truck on an expressway in Wu Town of Zhejiang province early this morning after the truck containing 169 pigs rammed into two cars due to the foggy weather conditions. [ more › ]

Loyal police dog can't bear to see retiring handler go

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Awww. A police dog found it so hard to say goodbye to its retiring handler that it firmly held on to his luggage bag by its teeth, unwilling to let go, Tencent reported. [ more › ]

Photos: Lives of elderly, infirm and disabled convicts in Guangdong prison

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A photographer recently documented the lives of over one thousand elderly, infirm and disabled convicts in Huaiji Prison in Guangdong's Zhaoqing city, NetEase reported. [ more › ]

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