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China's Latest Intrigue: Chief Inspector Chen

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 06.17.2012 | World

SHANGHAI -- To climb into Qiu Xiaolong's childhood home, down a narrow alley where women chop and fry lunch in shared kitchens, is to step on creaking...

WATCH: Artist Creates Mark Zuckerberg's Portrait Out of Books

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 06.11.2012 | Books

A Shanghai-based artist has created a pun-filled portrait of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg out of stacked books. A time-lapse YouTube clip sho...

My Shanghai Next Door Neighbor Is Chinese Dissident Feng Zhenghu

Lara Farrar | Posted 06.11.2012 | World
Lara Farrar

In the beginning, when I moved into my apartment back in 2010, the security apparatus was barely noticeable. There were always some random men who looked like the type of men who might be found late at night in a stale diner in a casino in Atlantic City.

What Makes Chinese Youth Tick?: A Quick Q & A With Mary Bergstrom

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 07.22.2012 | Books
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

"Youth in China are doing more than just buying brands and downloading free entertainment, they are quietly and irreverently changing the future of the world we all live in."

Why I'm Glad I Lived In China

Robert Schrader | Posted 07.07.2012 | Travel
Robert Schrader

Whether you teach English or work a corporate job, living in China will almost certainly allow you to reform yourself financially if, that is, you're willing to live like a local.

The Significance of Shanghai

Tom Butta | Posted 06.25.2012 | World
Tom Butta

Shanghai embodies the potential of China perhaps more than any other Chinese city. Shanghai is at once contemporary, connected, in tune, aware, open, willing, engaged, and hungry.

China To Erect 'Groundscaper' Hotel (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 04.12.2012 | Travel

China's love for towering skyscrapers just got turned upside down. Construction is underway to build a luxury resort delving 100 meters undergroun...

PHOTOS: Two Well-Designed Stays In Shanghai

Andria Mitsakos | Posted 06.10.2012 | Travel
Andria Mitsakos

My room featured a deep concrete soaking tub, as well as a large walled terrace overlooking the internal courtyard.

Alfred Dunhill Engages With Shanghai Fashion Extravaganza

Jim Shi | Posted 01.01.2013 | Style
Jim Shi

In the wide range of offerings -- from super-soft cashmere cardigans and meticulously cut velvet jackets to signature flannel suits and fur-trimmed outerwear -- there was no lacking in brand identity. This was romanticism in its most masculine form.

PHOTOS: Kidtastic Family Adventures

Kensington Tours | Posted 05.21.2012 | Travel
Kensington Tours

What is a Kidtastic Family Adventure? It's a holiday that goes far beyond the beach and instead features personalized once-in-a-lifetime activities

A New Generation of Leaders in China-America Relations

Dr. Caroline Cicero | Posted 05.12.2012 | Impact
Dr. Caroline Cicero

In this internet age, how much do we really know about each other? How much are we alike? To find out, ten American and ten Chinese college students gathered together for The Listening Conference this weekend in Shanghai.

Court Reportedly Smacks Down iPad Ban

Reuters | Samuel Shen and Jason Subler | Posted 04.24.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - The Asian firm trying to stop Apple Inc from using the iPad name in China has launched an attack on the consumer electronics giant's home ...

WATCH: Shanghai Airport Officials Discover 79 Living Turtles In Box

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 02.15.2012 | World

Shanghai airport officials got quite a surprise Saturday when they discovered 79 live turtles in a package, the Associated Press reports. With a re...

A New Book on Poverty in China, 1900-1953: A Quick Q & A With Its Author, Janet Y. Chen

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 04.01.2012 | Books
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Every society sees and treats its poorest members differently. For China specialists, the most important new publication on the impoverished is the first book by Princeton historian Janet Y. Chen.

You've Never Seen Silhouettes Like These Before!

Posted 01.20.2012 | Arts

In 2008, people living in urban areas outweighed the amount of people living in rural areas for the first time in history. This monumental shift towar...

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.