- This unusual lawsuit caught our attention in the Shanghai Daily: The children of a notable local professor, Dr Kuang Ankun, said to be “one of the founders of China’s incretology research into adrenal disorders like diabetes and thyroid problems”, who passed away in 1992 have sued their young stepmother, who they earlier hired to be their father’s domestic helper, over an inheritance.
- A random test conducted by the Shanghai Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision in the Jing’an District found that one in five water dispensing machines had bacteria levels above the allowable standard because most offices don’t clean their water machines regularly.
- A pair of siblings have been jailed for extorting 57,500 yuan (US$8,099) from a foreigner after offering sex services to him through a prostitute.
- A driver of a boat transporting sand was killed two days ago on Shanghai’s Suzhou Creek when his boat collided into a bridge
Photo from Jake Newby