DJ B.O be conducting a Q and A with Anthony Doughty (Tex Axile) tonight at 9:15 p.m. at the Punk Rock Party at Limbo (1394 Yan'an Xi Lu, near Dingxi Lu). The night also includes a screening of a cult classic punk film he chose to screen, Urgh! A Music War, and Beijing rockabilly/psychobilly band Rolling Bowling. [ more › ]
"Hamas has no qualms whatsoever about targeting innocent civilians," says Israeli government spokesman Mark Regev
For those of you who claim to experience that ever-elusive "runner's high": Organizers announced yesterday that the 2014 Shanghai International Marathon will be held on November 2. Mark your calendars, you fit things. [ more › ]
A secondary school-educated man in Danjiangkou City, Hubei constructed his very own submarine in five months. Sadly, its first launch attempt was a failure, Net Ease News reports. [ more › ]
Sellers of expensive handbags, jewelry and wine have feasted on Chinese buyers. The banquet is over now.
In laboratories and startups across China, tinkerers with big dreams are pushing what many in the industry see as a potential new wave of Chinese innovation.
Born in Zhejiang Province in 1978, Shan Feiming (???) studied at the Beijing Central Academy of Fine Arts. [ more › ]
China's economy is looking shaky again, with a widely watched indicator of manufacturing activity the latest to turn southward, prompting some experts to call for more government stimulus measures.
Five cult members accused of brutally beating a woman to death at a Shandong Mcdonald's in May were seen smiling as they appeared in court yesterday. [ more › ]
A package containing the skin of an endangered black bear, with its head and limbs still attached, was intercepted by custom officials in Qingdao, Shandong province after it'd been shipped to China from the US. [ more › ]
If life is like a box of chocolates and to eat bitter is a valued trait in China, a new candy factory tour in Shanghai may have a sweet future.
Iranian Science Minister Reza Faraji-Dana, a close ally of President Hassan Rouhani, is impeached by hardliners who oppose reforms
An ex-convict in Xin'an, Henan province was detained after he filed a false police report as a way to get sent back to jail to see an old friend who was still in detention, Global Times reports. Seems to have worked. [ more › ]
A truck overturned at the intersection of Jinhua and Yiwu on a Shanghai-Kunming Expressway, leaving a ton of fish scattered on the ground in a likely terrible-smelling array, according to Net Ease News. [ more › ]
Nigeria’s film industry struggles against red tape and corruption, but like the country itself, it finds a way to grow
Doctors at a hospital in Shanghai performed a five-hour operation removing 86 pellets from an eight-year-old Anhui boy's face last night after he accidentally shot himself while playing with his parents' hunting gun. [ more › ]
The Pope’s South Korea trip comes as Christianity is booming in Asia—and under growing strain
Guo Xueguang, a villager in Puyang County, Henan province with only primary education, assembled a small dual-control aircraft in nine months, costing him around 60,000 yuan. Remarkably, the aircraft can reach 3,000 meters in altitude, according to Oriental Daily. [ more › ]
The roof of a Sydney Opera House replica in Liaoning province's Fuxin county has been taken off due to severe leaks, chinanews.com said. [ more › ]
A doctor at the Sanya People’s Hospital in Hainan province won public applause after he continued treating a head-injury patient while being attacked by another person. He pulled through the attack and eventually managed to save the patient's life, Oriental Daily reports. [ more › ]