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PHOTOS: China Prepares For 2012 Lunar New Year

Posted 01.18.2012 | Home

The City Wall New Year Lantern Festival, running from January 16 to February 21, is one of the traditional events held to celebrate the lunar new year...

PHOTOS: Where To Break Your New Year's Resolutions

Black Tomato | Posted 03.05.2012 | Travel
Black Tomato

It is a lovely time of year if you are naive enough to believe you'll follow through on all your promises, a month spent looking forward to a thinner, healthier, richer, French-speaking you.

PHOTOS: A Tale Of Two Tofus In Shanghai

Robert Oliver | Posted 02.27.2012 | Travel
Robert Oliver

Shanghai, in food, right now, is the most exciting city in the world.

PHOTOS: Artist Looks Deep Into China's Future

Posted 12.27.2011 | Arts

For Zhang Huan's largest solo exhibition to date at the reopened Rockbund Art Museum in Shanghai, the venerable Chinese artist decides to tackle the f...

Chinese Stage Massive Pillow Fight

Reuters | Posted 02.28.2012 | Weird News

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A whirlwind of pillows bearing the names of bosses and teachers filled the air as hundreds of Chinese gathered to blow off stress...

PHOTOS: Follow In Tintin's Footsteps

Posted 12.14.2011 | Travel

Tintin has hobnobbed with Emirs, cruised the Caribbean seafloor in a shark-shaped submersible and been waylaid by Tibetan snows. An inveterate wandere...

PHOTOS: The 15 Most Beautiful Subway Stops In The World

BootsnAll | Posted 02.04.2012 | Travel
BootsnAll

Lavish, old subway stops in allow passengers to travel back in time as they walk long corridors filled with antique chandeliers and other decadent embellishments.

WATCH: Save Room For Dessert -- Chefs Bake Gigantic Holiday Pastry

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 12.01.2011 | Weird News

Is getting a world record for the largest Christmas log a sweet victory for some pastry chefs in Shanghai? Yule better believe it. Eighty chefs ...

WATCH: China's Largest Picasso Exhibition Hits Shanghai

Posted 12.19.2011 | Arts

The biggest Picasso show to ever hit China opened Monday at the China Pavilion in Shanghai. It features over 60 of Picasso's prints, paintings and scu...

Beautiful Gardens The World Over

Black Tomato | Posted 12.18.2011 | Travel
Black Tomato

Let us take you on a tour of some of the most magnificent gardens from around the globe. There's no window boxes here, just acres and acres of the grassy stuff.

PHOTOS: Cities That Are Ripoffs Of Other Cities

Infrastructurist | Posted 12.05.2011 | Travel
Infrastructurist

Urban design has never been more exciting. As the migration to cities continues worldwide, it has resulted in a renaissance of urban design and creative infrastructure. But -- even with all the growth and ingenuity and innovation -- there are still some interesting cases of copying.

Shanghai Glass Museum Shines

My Modern Metropolis | Posted by Jacob Paul Wiegmann on September 28, 2011 at 3:30pm | Posted 11.29.2011 | Arts

A new museum has been opened as part of Shanghai's campaign to create 100 new museums in a decade. The Shanghai Glass Museum covers an impressive area...

Another China Rail Accident... Another Cover-Up?

Posted 11.29.2011 | World

is a new website that delivers English editions of the best foreign-language news and journalism. SHANGHAI - A crash this week on the city's Metro...

PHOTOS: World Tourism Day: 12 Great Cultural Destinations

The Huffington Post | Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.27.2011 | Travel

World Tourism Day, like a lot of the "holidays" declared by the United Nations sounds like a bureaucratic invention, but by putting aside a day to cel...

Hundreds Injured As Trains Crash In Shanghai Subway

AP | EUGENE HOSHIKO | Posted 11.27.2011 | World

SHANGHAI — A Shanghai subway train crashed into a stopped train during a signal failure Tuesday, injuring more than 270 people in the latest tro...

WATCH: Artist Creates Dreamy Labyrinth In A Shanghai Mall

Posted 11.22.2011 | Arts

What do you get when you combine post-structuralist theory, Taoist philosophy and a Shanghai mall? 'Beyond Infinity,' a disorienting journey through m...

GE, GM Push Electric Vehicle Infrastructure For China

AP | Posted 11.22.2011 | Green

SHANGHAI -- General Electric and General Motors Co. agreed Thursday on a pilot installation of electric vehicle charging stations in Shanghai, the lat...

PHOTOS: Portraits Of Shanghai's Burdened Bikers

Posted 11.22.2011 | Travel

French photographer Alain Delorme's series Totems features the acrobatic stacking feats of Shanghai's bikers. Delorme explains that the "cardboard...

Decoding 'Social Management'

Posted 11.21.2011 | World

By David Cohen, The Diplomat The Chinese Communist Party is tired of playing Whac-A-Mole with social unrest, and over the past few months it ...

GM CEO 'Clearly' Concerned About Possibility Of U.S. Recession

Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

(Kazunori Takada) - Pent-up car demand in the United States and slowing, but still growing sales in China, should soften concerns about the abilit...

Evan Osnos, Stephen Colbert and My Shanghai Summer Job of a Lifetime

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 11.04.2011 | Books
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

I would show up at M on the Bund, an elegant restaurant in a stunning landmark building, and chat for an hour or two in front of a crowd, the members of which would laugh from time to time during the event and clap when it ended.

WATCH: Shanghai Subway Commuters Get Punching Bags In Subway Stations

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 10.10.2011 | Weird News

Commuting is far from a stress-free experience, especially in a city of 23 million. But now Shanghai's subway riders can take out their frustration on...

Whack-A-Mole in China's Bubbly Housing Market

Nigel Chalk | Posted 10.10.2011 | Business
Nigel Chalk

We can expect that policymakers will continue to have to periodically step back into the property market with successively tighter administrative controls, continuing to play Whack-a-Mole with China's burgeoning property bubble.

Phelps Takes Third Gold At Swimming World Championships

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 09.29.2011 | Sports

SHANGHAI — Michael Phelps easily won the 100-meter butterfly, then ceded the spotlight to Missy Franklin, swimming's newest breakout star who ma...

China Reports Rapid Increase In Tax Revenues Amid Debt Concerns

Posted 09.18.2011 | Business

BEIJING (Kevin Yao) - China's tax revenues in the first half of the year surged 29.6 percent from a year earlier to 5 trillion yuan ($773 billion)...