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Quack doctor jailed third time for practicing medicine illegally

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Hu Wanlin, an unqualified, uneducated quack "doctor," was sentenced to 15 years in prison and a 200,000 RMB fine after the death of one of his patients, 22-year-old college student Yun Xuyang. [ more › ]

Gang members who imprisoned women, sold them as sex slaves arrested in Anhui

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A human trafficking ring involving two gangs that abducted women, imprisoned them then sold them as sex slaves was recently busted by police in Dingyuan county, Anhui province. [ more › ]

Gay couple finds happiness in rural Hebei, their inspiring story gains attention online

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

China is not exactly known as being all warm and fuzzy most to the LGBT community, but that hasn't stopped Anwei and Yebin, together since 2011, from creating a life together in Shijiazhuang, a rural village in Hebei province. [ more › ]

Photography Friday: Zhang Yaxin ???

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

As a photographer of Xinhua News Agency, Zhang Yaxin’s (born in 1933 in Heishan) task was to shoot the model operas and their political significance during Chinese Cultural Revolution (launched in 1966). [ more › ]

Beijing university student stabs roommate for not taking out the trash

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Remember to take out the trash before your roomie kills you. [ more › ]

Spark from welding gear caused Shanghai hospital blaze

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A spark from electric welding equipment is believed to be what triggered the fire that broke out at the No. 411 Hospital in Shanghai's Hongkou district on Wednesday. [ more › ]

Joe Klocek looks back on his time in Shanghai

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Kung Fu Komedy’s pro-in-residence Joe Klocek is getting to the end of his time in China. Here, he looks back on his two months in Shanghai. [ more › ]

Good guy dad builds 1.6-ton 'Transformers' bot for son's birthday

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A father in Hejian, Hebei province spent three months building a 4.3-meter high Optimus Prime replica for his son's 18th birthday. [ more › ]

Watch: Elderly Chinese folk react to Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda'

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The guys behindthis series have released a new episode, this time gauging reactions from elderly Chinese folk who sat down to watch Nicki Manaj's seXXXy music video for "Anaconda". [ more › ]

Man held for ejaculating on woman's pants in Shanghai Metro station

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A man who ejaculated on a woman's pants as she was on an escalator at a Shanghai Metro station was detained. [ more › ]

Idiots force 2 trains to stop so they can take pictures on tracks, pictures aren't even cool

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

When you cannot scale a 350-meter-high skyscraper, attain an instant adrenaline rush by standing on some train tracks. That's what these two men in Hefei, Anhui province did, causing two trains to stop mid-route for their lame photo shoot. [ more › ]

Doorman 'verbally abused to death' in Anhui

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

An elderly doorman in Hefei, Anhui province dropped dead after he got into a heated argument with an alleged female official on November 16, and Chinese media is spinning the case as death by verbal abuse. [ more › ]

Take a look at China's biggest Hello Kitty amusement park, set to open in January

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Warning: viewers with an aversion to kitties, the color pink and all things kawaii should not click on the following post. [ more › ]

7 killed, 1 injured in Hebei hospital dorm knife attack

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Seven people were killed and one person injured when a man armed with a knife entered a female dormitory and began attacking employees at the No. 281 Hospital in Qinhuangdo, Hebei province in the early hours of Thursday. [ more › ]

Elderly man's pre-1949 currency rejected at train station

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

An 80-year-old man attempted to purchase a train ticket using currency that went out of circulation in 1949 in Yongkang, Zhejiang province. [ more › ]

WATCH: Young mainland auto-addicts live it up in California

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A peek at a "super car meet-up" in the San Gabriel Valley, California for some of the richest and profligate of mainland Chinese students studying abroad in the US to gather and bond over their love of glossy Bentleys. [ more › ]

Q&A with Bill Callahan, playing this Sunday @ Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Hall

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Ahead of his show on November 23, Callahan tells Shanghaiist about his offbeat new disc, Have Fun with God, what made his Smog alter-ego dissipate, and more. [ more › ]

Watch: Shandong man weds cancer-stricken bride in hospital ward

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

After registering for marriage on November 5, 24-year-old Yu Haining and his 25-year-old cancer-stricken girlfriend, Fan Huixiang, held a wedding ceremony in her hospital ward on Monday, winning crowds of witnesses' good wishes and a lot of teary eyes. [ more › ]

11 kindergarteners killed after school bus collides with lorry carrying sand

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Eleven young students were killed and three more injured after a minibus taking them to school was crushed by a lorry carrying sand in Shandong province. [ more › ]

Look: Qingdao motorist uses live chicken to reserve perfect parking space

4 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Finding a parking space in overcrowded Chinese cities can be a real pain, but like most problems in life, one can work it out with a little foresight, ingenuity, and a live chicken. [ more › ]

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