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WATCH: Police officer saves tiny kitten from being crushed on road

A tiny kitten was saved from almost certain annihilation on Friday by an alert and kindly traffic cop. [ more › ]

Following pregnant woman's suicide, hospital and family said to have come to agreement

The details of this agreement have not been announced, but according to insiders, it involves the hospital paying the family compensation money, while the family promises not to speak with the media. [ more › ]

Pro-independence banners at universities spark battle over freedom of expression in Hong Kong

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thirteen Hong Kong universities and academic institutions accused the Chinese-ruled city's leader of undermining freedom of expression amid a row over pro-independence banners appearing on campuses. [ more › ]

Authorities dig up 300 tonnes of dead pigs in Zhejiang

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

BEIJING (Reuters) - Authorities in China have detained five people as they investigate caches of 300 tonnes of dead pigs uncovered in the southern mountains of Zhejiang, state media said on Monday, the latest in a string of scandals over the mishandling of sick livestock. [ more › ]

Man 'accidentally' bids over 270,000 yuan for used iPhone 7 in online auction

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Recently, a used iPhone 7 went up for sale online in China. Final price? 270,550 yuan. [ more › ]

Chile takes on France at First Cellars' Fight Night

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Two countries, eight wines, and one winner decided by you. [ more › ]

'This is China! Okay!' Passerby cheered online for standing up to rude foreigners outside bar

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

One woman is being applauded on Chinese social media for standing up to a trio of apparently drunk and rowdy foreigners. [ more › ]

China is now mulling when to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has begun studying when to ban the production and sale of cars using traditional fuels, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing comments by the vice industry minister, who predicted "turbulent times" for automakers forced to adapt. [ more › ]

Chinese court releases video of Taiwanese activist 'confessing' to subversion in 'open' trial

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The activist's wife has said that she refuses to recognize the court's authority. [ more › ]

What's on, Sept 11: Salad day and Lunch deals

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Where to go, what to do on Sept 11 in Shanghai. [ more › ]

LOOK: Discarded shared bikes turned into children's park in Shanghai

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

It appears that China has finally found something constructive to do with the millions upon millions of shared bikes crowding the country's streets, sidewalks and vacant lots -- make them into a park! [ more › ]

WATCH: 66-year-old father leads blind son down street, hands him his favorite snacks

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

When a passerby asks the father if his life is not hard, the old man replies: "No, I'm only 66 years old. [ more › ]

Hospital held 'negligent' for suicide of pregnant woman who was denied C-section

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Chinese social media is still in an uproar over the case of a pregnant woman who allegedly committed suicide after her family refused to allow her to have a C-section. In the latest revelation, the hospital where the woman leaped out of a fifth-floor window has been charged with "negligence" by local investigators. [ more › ]

China bans moldy cheese, but do people really care?

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Imports of brie, blue cheese, and other mold-ripened cheeses temporarily banned. [ more › ]

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