Chinese high-speed trains now welcoming corporate sponsorship

Don't be surprised if next time you board a high-speed train China you're not getting on a "Harmony" but a Taobao, Xiaomi or Haier.

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 15 July 2014

AMC to produce first American TV adaptation of Journey to the West

American television AMC has ordered six one-hour episodes of a new martial arts drama said to be "very loosely" based on the Chinese tale Journey to the West.

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 14 July 2014

PHOTOS: Teachers and principals photoshop themselves into graduation photos

Teachers and principles at schools throughout China are photoshopping themselves into graduation pictures since they can't be bothered to show up in person.

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 14 July 2014

PHOTOS: Biggest birthday party ever held in Henan

With 2,136 participants and 60 meters of cake, Luanchuan saw the world's biggest-ever b-day bash over the weekend.

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 14 July 2014

Jiro Dreams of Beijing: legendary sushi restaurant to open third branch in Chinese capital

Sushi master and star of US documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi plans to open Beijing branch in a few weeks' time.

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 11 July 2014

WATCH: Waitress eats cockroach in front of diners

In order to save face and prove she wasn't at fault, a server in a Chengdu restaurant ate a live cockroach in front of customers.

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 11 July 2014

Having trouble learning Chinese? There’s a pill for that.

Famed futurist claims that within the next 30 years we will be able to learn languages simply by swallowing a pill.

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 11 July 2014

Chongqing man bleeds grease after too many late-night World Cup snacking sessions

Boozing and snacking through too many late-night World Cup matches gave this man a veinful of fatty oil.

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 11 July 2014

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