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Doorman 'verbally abused to death' in Anhui

5 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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

5 days 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 › ]

Thanksgiving is here! This is where you get your roast turkey, Christmas goose, advent calendar, and more!

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

It’s that time of year again? the holiday season! The warmth of cinnamon, silver bells, and everything delicately scented with pine brings thoughts of holidays past and future. Santa’s helpers at Epermarket have been hard at work to bring all your holiday needs to your doorstep! [ more › ]

Inspiring teen insists on going back to school in bandages while recovering from burn accident

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A 13-year-old pre-teen in Quanjiang county, Jiangxi province insisted on going back to school in face bandages and gloves while recovering from severe burns he suffered after an accident last March. [ more › ]

Look: PLA soldiers before and after joining the army

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The People's Liberation Army isn't just the world's largest military force, it's also a really good place to go if you are in need of a makeover, as these before and after pictures making waves online show. [ more › ]

And the survey says: Sex education still awful in Shanghai

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Researchers in Shanghai questioned young people about their understanding of reproductive health, their attitudes toward sex, and their own sexual behavior. [ more › ]

Look: Shanghai university chefs take part in cafeteria cook-off, with weird results

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A cooking competition called on 133 chefs from over 30 Shanghai universities to produce a new cafeteria dish that could potentially be served to students across the city. The results aren't exactly traditional, and from the looks of it, probably aren't very tasty either. Show More Summary

Fire breaks out at Shanghai hospital mid-construction

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Billows of smoke rose above a hospital currently under construction on Sichuan Bei Road as it was partially engulfed by flames today. [ more › ]

Look: Daredevil climbers release more sweat-inducing selfies from top of Hong Kong skyscrapers

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Yet another group of Russian daredevils have scaled one of Hong Kong's tallest skyscrapers to capture these images with a selfie stick dangling out some 360 meters above ground. [ more › ]

Look: Contestants space-out for hours to win iPhone 6 in Chengdu

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

In a contest that many young people in China have been preparing their whole lives for, Chengdu hosted China's first ever "blank staring" contest yesterday. [ more › ]

Photos: Shanghai International Beer Festival, Fall 2014

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The Fall 2014 edition of the Shanghai International Beer Fest smashed all previous records, attracting more than 32,000 people to its 65 beer and food tents over four days. [ more › ]

Schools close in Heilongjiang as over 8,000 teachers go on strike

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

At least 8,000 teachers working at elementary schools and middle schools in Zhaodong city of Heilongjiang province went on strike on Monday to demand for higher pay, resulting in a majority of the city's schools being temporarily closed and a number of Strike Preparedness Kits being pulled out of the closets. [ more › ]

Creepy psycho kills wife, shares photos of her corpse on WeChat

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A man in his early 20s stood trial on charges of intentional homicide on Monday in Anhui province after he killed his wife with a pair of scissors and a hammer in her car then shared photos of her corpse on his WeChat Moments as proof to his friends and relatives. [ more › ]

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