Archive for March, 2011

Haibao: I’m Still Here – COMPLETE SEASON 1

March 30th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Haibao: I'm Still Here

Haibao: I'm Still Here - COMPLETE SEASON 1

A chance to catch up on Haibao in Robin Wang’s illustrated account of Haibao’s post-expo adventures.

Worst Jobs in Shanghai

March 28th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Features

Worst Jobs in Shanghai

In a quest to find the worst job in Shanghai, we sent local writer Christian Qu out on the town to gather information. After speaking to various candidates he drew up this shortlist, scientifically ranking them unhappy emotacons. The Recent University Graduate Xin graduated from college in 2010. He now works for an advertising company […]

Solemn Globetrotter: The Annapurna Circuit

March 27th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Solemn Globetrotter

Solemn Globetrotter: The Annapurna Circuit

Well, that’s it. Ten weeks just sort of flew by, didn’t they? This is my last chapter of Solemn Globetrotter here at Shanghai Squared. I’d like to thank Stephen Wright for inviting me to contribute this column, and all of you that have enjoyed reading it. If you still haven’t had enough and would like […]

Quake Appeal – Wednesday, March 30th

March 24th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Blog

Quake Appeal - Wednesday, March 30th

Shanghai Squared would like to lend it’s support to the victims of the recent Japan quake and tsunami. Please show your support by joining QUAKE APPEAL on Wednesday, March 20th.

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What your man thinks when you come home from ladies night

March 24th, 2011  |  by  |  published in LeXXX on Love and Lust

What your man thinks when you come home from ladies night

For the last in the series of her regular column, LeXXX has put together a test to determine what your boyfriend really thinks when you stumble back in from Ladies Night at WFC, Brown Sugar or the Apartment. Will he always be there to hold your hair back on does your behaviour while intoxicated mark the beginning of the end

Shape of the City: Shanghai

March 22nd, 2011  |  by  |  published in Shape of the City

Shape of the City: Shanghai

  The plane descends through smog the color of cigarette smoke, coasting over low-slung industrial sheds in a brownfield landscape sliced by highways and dirty canals. Distant cranes hover above endless rows of towers, fading in the haze as the tarmac heaves up to meet the landing gear. The gleaming terminal fades into your subconscious […]

Haibao: I’m Still Here – Episode 10

March 21st, 2011  |  by  |  published in Haibao: I'm Still Here

Haibao: I'm Still Here - Episode 10

The final episode of the season, Haibao faces trial for attempting to smuggle drugs into mainland china. However, thanks to Hello Kitty’s testimony he is sentenced to only community service.

Spotted! on the St.Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl

March 19th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Spotted!

Spotted! on the St.Patrick's Day Pub Crawl

Pictures from the St.Patrick’s Day pub crawl. Taken at O’Malley’s, The Oz, Dada and then back to O’Malley’s to finish the night in a sea of green beer.

Solemn Globetrotter: Nepal

March 18th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Solemn Globetrotter

Solemn Globetrotter: Nepal

Hi folks! No, you’re not mistaken, there was definitely not an installment of Solemn Globetrotter last week. I probably should have told you this before, but as per my contract with Shanghai Squared I am allowed one day off from work each month. During which I’m allowed to step out of my cage, breathe some […]

Shape of the City: Hangzhou

March 15th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Shape of the City

Shape of the City: Hangzhou

Hangzhou is nearly 200km from Shanghai, but the speed and efficiency of the Chinese rail system makes a day trip or weekend getaway incredible easy, and offers a tranquil respite from the chaos of the city on the Huangpu.     West Lake is the biggest draw here, and an efficient trip to Hangzhou would […]

     

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