Explainer: How May 1 Became International Workers' Day

Why does China have a holiday for wrongly executed US terror suspects?

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 29 April 2021

Explainer: Why is Chinese New Year Called 'Spring Festival'?

Why doesn't everyone call it that, and why is there no Winter Festival or Summer Festival?

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 21 January 2020

Shanghai man charged with fraud, bigamy after posing as HSBC director and marrying 4 women

'I can't stand the fact that the women around me are imperfect.'

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 20 May 2015

Highspeed rail to link Shanghai with Huangshan, Wuyishan from July 1

Three hours are all you'll need to reach the mountains starting this summer.

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 20 May 2015

Netizens are freaking out at prospect of ChinaJoy cleavage crackdown

More than 2cm of cleavage will earn you a hefty fine, according to alleged new list of offenses.

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 19 May 2015

Buxom Rebellion: jobless models protest showgirl ban at Shanghai Auto Show

Protesting is fine as long as you look good doing it.

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 27 April 2015

Sex in Shanghai no longer 'toxic' thanks to seizure of millions of fake condoms

Shanghai police bust counterfeit condom cabal.

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 22 April 2015

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