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Crowds Gather to Remember Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution, One Year On

Though the mood was restrained, many Hong Kongers say that the city's politics have been irreversibly changed

See Where China is Spending Billions on American Businesses

State-owned Chinese companies are pouring billions of dollars into projects in the United States.

Palestinians Clash With Israeli Riot Police at Holy Site

The hilltop compound in Jerusalem's Old City is a frequent flashpoint

GOP Critics of Nuclear Deal Couldn’t Find Iran on a Map, Says Iranian President Rouhani

He accuses Republican presidential candidates of making "political slogans" on nuclear deal

[HOLIDAYS] Book your dream vacation!

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

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Foreign teacher who looks vaguely like Albert Einstein becomes internet celebrity

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A foreign professor at Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University has become a minor celebrity on the Chinese internet due to his vague resemblance to a certain really smart dude with white hair. [ more › ]

The Top U.S. Financial Diplomat’s Upbeat View on China

While some economists are predicting a nose-diving Chinese economy will push the global economy into a recession, the U.S.’s top financial diplomat has an upbeat view of the world’s second-largest economy.

[DEALS] Stock up the booze cupboard before Golden Week!

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

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Taiwan fans reportedly snitch on Bon Jovi to Chinese censors to get an extra gig in Taipei

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The plot thickens! Mainland rock fans were pretty disappointed earlier this month when Bon Jovi's tour dates in Shanghai and Beijing were suddenly scrapped at the last second. However, new information has just been released that shows a more sinister hand in a much larger conspiracy. [ more › ]

[DEALS] Stock up your home bar before the National Day holiday!

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Breaking news from Shanghai9. No deliveries in Shanghai from October 1st to 5th! So, stock up your home bar now before that long national holiday break. Get 5% off everything they have in stock by using the special coupon code: SHANGHAIIST. Hurry! This offer expires in 24 hours! [ more › ]

Xi Jinping pledges $2 billion for developing world, promises to write off debts of poorest countries

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Along with promoting women's rights, Chinese President Xi Jinping also spent the weekend making waves by announcing a $2 billion fund to help developing nations. [ more › ]

Dedicated dentist kneels for 40 minutes to perform tricky surgery on 9-yr-old girl, wins netizens' smiles

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Images of a deeply dedicated dentist kneeling down on the floor to perform a difficult surgery on a 9-year-old girl has produced warm smiles from netizens across China. [ more › ]

Xi Jinping reaffirms China's commitment to women's rights at UN, critics not impressed

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Speaking at the United Nations yesterday, Chinese President Xi Jinping lauded his country's record on women's rights and gender equality. Meanwhile, the U.S. and other human rights critics struck back by highlighting China's record of jailed women's activists. [ more › ]

New U.S.-China Military Rules Vague on Dealing with Conflicts

The U.S. and China completed an agreement Friday on military air and naval encounters, but it is unclear how it would apply to disputed islands in the South China Sea.

LOOK: Supermoon over China marks an auspicious Mid-Autumn Festival

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Pictures of last night's super cool supermoon taken from across China have flooded the internet as netizens celebrated Mid-Autumn Festival with a little moon gazing and photography. [ more › ]

Massive fire sweeps through boats in HK's Victoria Harbor, injuring at least 5

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A large fire engulfed nine boats anchored at the Shau Kei Wan typhoon shelter in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor on Sunday afternoon, leaving at least five people with minor injuries. [ more › ]

Name That Zun: China Gives Giant Peace Urn to United Nations

They're calling it the "Zun of Peace". That's the official name conferred on the gift Chinese President Xi Jinping presented to the United Nations on Sunday.

China’s First Lady Peng Liyuan Gives Speech on Education in English at U.N.

China's first lady, Peng Liyuan, showed off her language skills over the weekend, making a speech at the United Nations in fluent English on the importance of education for women and girls.

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