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1 million Chinese university students are getting an education in Marxism

There's one name on the lips of China's best and brightest at universities across the country -- Marx. [ more › ]

China ranked as the 120th most peaceful country in the world

Less peaceful than Ethiopia, Myanmar and the United States. [ more › ]

Angry passenger assaults Shenzhen airport clerk, leaves her lying in a pool of her own blood

'Cause assaulting the person who's helping you do something will definitely make them want to help you more. [ more › ]

Photography Friday: Jenny Krasner

Although proceeding from a spontaneous desire to document without preconceived ideas, her photographs disclose an in depth observation of China’s contemporary circumstances, its colors, its popular activities and objects, its urban and rural contrasts among other multiple contradictions. [ more › ]

Chinese Tourists Stir Up the Waters

Chinese tourists were caught wading into forbidden waters, in two separate incidents, adding to other watery transgressions.

? 10 wonderful places for a spot of afternoon tea in downtown Shanghai

Afternoon tea in Shanghai is not just just cakes and earl grey these days -- you could even go for beers and sliders or even a marshmallow pizza! Perfect for when you have an attack of the munchies between lunch and dinner. The afternoon...Show More Summary

THIS WEEK: Catch master mixologist Daniele Dalla Pola at Calypso!

Cocktail lovers in Shanghai are in for a very special treat this week as celebrity bartender Daniele Dalla Pola, the World Champion of Below Cocktail World Cup 2011, whirls into Calypso with his tiki magic. [ more › ]

Find-a-Journalist App Highlights Murky Media Practices in China

It isn’t a secret that some companies seek to buy favorable news coverage or that many journalists pad their incomes with envelopes of money slipped to them at press conferences, or after interviews. Now, an app takes “envelope journalism”...Show More Summary

What's on Today: PRIDE, music, EURO soccer food and comedy

Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist's picks. [ more › ]

China's first campaign to promote gender-neutral bathrooms begins at Beijing bars

Beijing becomes more accepting of LGBT rights than North Carolina. [ more › ]

Study Finds China’s Ecosystems Have Become Healthier

China's skies may be toxic, and its rivers fetid and prone to sudden infestations of pig carcasses. But according to a new study, the country's environmental battle has also been making quiet, measurable progress.

Mandarin speaking tourist caught greedily filling his bottle with sacred water from Japanese shrine

At the Pure Water Temple in Japan, visitors are provided cups with long handles to drink the sacred water coming out of the Otowa Waterfall. But this man went too far to get his share. [ more › ]

Sichuan begins crackdown on illegal foreigners, employers can be fined up to 100,000 RMB

Those of you teaching English on a L visa in Sichuan might want to take an extended summer vacation. [ more › ]

Weekendist, Jun 17 - 19: Parties, PRIDE, music, hypnosis and spiritual healing

Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist's picks. [ more › ]

Li Ka-shing’s Fortunes Slide

Hong Kong's richest man hasn't had it all his own way. In January 2015, The Wall Street Journal wrote that “Li Ka-shing is now $2.5 billion wealthier.” Since then, there have been a number of corporate setbacks for the tycoon, and C.K. Hutchison Holdings hit its lowest share price Thursday since Mr. Li restructured his companies last year.

The Hottest Mailbox in Shanghai Has Fans Flocking for Photos

After pop star Lu Han posted a photo of himself leaning against it, a mailbox in Shanghai has become a huge draw for photo-seeking tourists.

In China, One Nail House Doesn’t Get Hammered

Standoffs between developers and property owners in China are usually grim affairs almost always ending the same way: demolition. One holdout in the southern city Shenzhen is scoring a rare--but perhaps mixed--victory after fending off the bulldozers for more than a dozen years.

Hundreds wait in the rain to be the first inside Shanghai Disneyland on its opening day

"It's not pouring rain, it's pouring American dollars and RMB," said Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang. [ more › ]

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