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Jiangsu's most generous barber keeps haircut price under 5RMB for over 24 years

3 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A 55-year-old generous barber in Danyang city, Jiangsu province who has kept prices for his most loyal customers super cheap has made headlines this past week. [ more › ]

China's recent stock market rally driven by uneducated investors

3 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Two-thirds of new investors in China's recent stock market rally didn't finish high school according to economists at Bloomberg. [ more › ]

Drunk driver loses his car, seeks fortune teller to help find it

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A man from Changchun who lost his car while in the middle of a heavy drinking session has sought the help of a fortune teller to help locate it. [ more › ]

Beijing given thumbs up by IOC for 2022 Winter Olympic bid

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Beijing is capable of hosting a successful Winter Olympic Games, a top official from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said yesterday. [ more › ]

Shanghai Pudong Airport opens 4th runway, plans to build 5th

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Pudong International Airport yesterday opened its new runway No. 4, announcing that plans for a fifth runway are in development. [ more › ]

Guangdong man detained for extorting officials with photoshopped porn pictures

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A man from Guangdong who attempted to blackmail Chinese officials across the mainland with photoshopped pornographic images was recently detained by local police. [ more › ]

[DEALS] Spring champagne carnival @ ?780

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The weather is getting better and the sun is out so what could be better than to enjoy it with some premium bubbles? FirstCellars have created an unbeatable Champagne package, just for you. All bottles are rated 90 or more out of 100 by Wine Spectator: [ more › ]

Watch as People Across the Globe Switch Off Their Lights for Earth Hour

From Australia to Austin, global citizens send a message about climate change

Leader of Hong Kong's student protest movement Joshua Wong in Fortune top 10

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Student pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been named among the top 10 of the world's 50 "greatest leaders" by US business magazine Fortune. [ more › ]

Jiangsu man creates giant two-ton 'spicy lobster' model for restaurant

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A man in Xuzhou, Jiangsu province has spent 15 days creating a giant "spicy lobster" model for a lobster restaurant in a bid to arouse customers' appetites. [ more › ]

Shanghai Gone Funky: A quick take with DJ Verse@ille ahead of his funk event tonight

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

“Free your mind,” said George Clinton of pioneering funk collective Parliament-Funkadelic, “And your ass will follow.” That might be the case, but Reggie Goldenhuys, aka DJ Verse@ille, got thoughtful for us concerning funk music and his new party series. [ more › ]

Watch: 12-year-old Sichuan girl amazes netizens with her basketball skills

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A video showing a young girl outclassing everyone on a basketball court in Sichuan province has recently gone viral, amazing Chinese netizens. [ more › ]

China Lays Out Path to Silk Road

Chinese officials have fleshed out some details for its “one belt, one road" plans to lay networks of infrastructure to better connect its economy with the rest of Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe, releasing an action plan.

Guizhou man detained for selling 3-month-old twin daughters for 100,000RMB

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A 42-year-old man from Guizhou has been detained on suspicion of "trafficking women and children" after he sold his infant twin daughters to two families for 10,000 yuan. [ more › ]

'Seed-snacking competition' held at university in Henan

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A class of students at Shangqiu University in Henan province recently participated a "seed-snacking competition" organised by their teacher, bound to help them get ahead in today's competitive job market. [ more › ]

Air pollution in Beijing reaches crazy high levels, AQI hits 895

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

As of midday today, air pollution in Beijing has hit outrageously high levels, with the air quality index (AQI) hitting 895. [ more › ]

Advert for Chinese tech company compares Apple to Hitler

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

In a bizarre move to create publicity ahead of a smartphone launch, LeTV puts out a cartoon showing Hitler dressed up with an Apple logo in place of a swastika. [ more › ]

Zoo keeper killed by tiger after cage door left open

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Yesterday morning, a Weibo user broke the news of a gruesome accident involving a tiger and a zoo keeper in Yichun city, Jiangxi province. [ more › ]

Tonight: Get ready for a celebration of funk and future beats @ FUNKSION

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Tonight, Verse@illity Entertainment will be hocking the mothership down loogie-like at Factory 54 as DJs Verse@ille, B.O, & Press Play will be dropping nothing but the filthiest funk and funk-derived beats, accompanied by Jericho (live graffiti) & Wink (live saxophone). [ more › ]

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