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Kunming man tries selling 100,000 RMB alpaca amid stock market woes

4 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A middle-aged man who suffered losses in China's volatile stock market took to the streets of Kunming, Yunnan province yesterday in an attempt to auction off his beloved pet alpaca. [ more › ]

Michael Jordan loses trademark case against Chinese company

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A court in Beijing this week dismissed a case brought by NBA champion Michael Jordan against a Fujian-based sporting goods retailer that he accused of infringing upon his trademark. [ more › ]

Debris found in Indian Ocean believed to belong to Malaysia Airlines flight 370

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

After several false leads and months with little to no new information, officials say they are confident that wreckage found in the Indian Ocean on Wednesday is consistent in appearance with a Boeing 777, the same type of plane boarded by passengers on the doomed Malaysia Airlines flight 370. [ more › ]

Look: Chongqing tuhao spends 80 million RMB on lavish backyard garden

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

When cars, watches and antiques become mere play-things, what does the tuhao who has it all blow his wads of cash on? Apparently, an outrageously expensive garden. [ more › ]

Elderly woman's leg completely flattened in horrific Shandong bus accident

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

An elderly woman was run over by a bus in Jinan, Shandong on Monday morning, and while she managed to survive, one of her legs was completely crushed and flattened in the accident. [ more › ]

Look: More daredevil climbers scale China's towering landmarks, terrifying pictures go viral

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Tall buildings: so hot right now. Another group of daredevils from Hong Kong and Russia (always from Russia) have taken on some of China's highest skyscrapers and posted these insane pics online to prove it. [ more › ]

Giant panda accused of 'faking pregnancy' for better treatment

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

China Daily has reported that a panda named Yuan Yuan at the Taipei Zoo in Taiwan actually faked her own pregnancy in order to be relocated to fancier accommodations ahead of the summer. [ more › ]

3-month-old Shanxi child shrinks to just 2kg due to rare health condition

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The parents of a three-month-old baby born with a life-threatening health defect which caused his weight to drop down to about two kilograms are now seeking help from the media. [ more › ]

Watch: Massive armed brawl breaks out over land disputes in Shandong village

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

On July 24, a gruesome large-scale armed fight broke out at a construction area near a shopping village in Ju County of Rizhao City, Shandong. According to villagers in the neighbourhood, the cause of the conflict was related to land expropriation issues. [ more › ]

'Honesty bookstore' with no staff opens in Nanjing, actually works

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A bookstore with no cashier desk and no working staff was opened to the public in a busy city square in Nanjing, Jiangsu province last Saturday and actually managed to cover costs with its "pay what you will" policy. [ more › ]

New footage reveals what happened moments before woman's death on escalator

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

New surveillance footage has shed light on what transpired moments before Sunday's accident in which a woman was swallowed up by an escalator at a mall in Jingzhou city, Hubei province. [ more › ]

Mosquito bite from hell causes Jiangsu man's entire face to swell

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The mother of all mosquito bites caused a Jiangsu man's face to swell up like a balloon for around two months, Chinese media reports. [ more › ]

Look: 100-meter-high wall of sand appears in Inner Mongolia

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A powerful sandstorm swept across Eren Naoer Sumu of the Sonid Right Banner, an administration under Xilin Gol League, in the central part of Inner Mongolia yesterday afternoon. Over 20,000 people were in the area attending a Naadam festival celebration when a hundred-meter-high wall of sand was seen roaring towards the festival ground. [ more › ]

Wenzhou Christians hand out homemade crosses amid removal campaign

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Christians in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province were seen making dozens of crosses to be passed out and worn among fellow believers after the local government removed over 1,000 crosses from church exteriors in a year-long "clean-up movement". [ more › ]

Siblings rescued after found living in Nanjing dog kennel

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A six-year-old boy and his four-year-old sister who'd been kept in a in a filthy dog kennel for most of their lives were rescued by social workers after concerned neighbors alerted media about their living conditions. [ more › ]

Henan father detained after trying to sell newborn in suitcase

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A man was caught attempting to sell his newborn baby girl after he'd transported the child in a suitcase to a hotel in Yuzhou, Henan province on Sunday. [ more › ]

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6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

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Mainland passengers storm plane, assault Hong Kong airport staff after flight delay

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A group of six tourists from mainland China were arrested at the Hong Kong International Airport today after being accused of assaulting airport staff members because their flight to Beijing had been delayed for more than six hours. [ more › ]

Toddler's arm gets stuck inside moving escalator in Guangxi

6 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Yet another escalator accident has made headlines in China, this time at the Sun Square Mall in Wuzhou, Guangxi, where a one-year-old toddler was dragged into one of the moving staircases. [ more › ]

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