Lim Jia Ying Gayle

Freelance Writer/Journalist

Location icon Shanghai, China

Apple Pay entices China with mega discounts and reward points

China's digital payment market is worth 5.5 trillion USD, and Apple is determined to have a slice of that juicy pie. In an attempt to win over Chinese consumers, the iPhone maker has unveiled their new Apple Pay promotional campaign - the largest since their launch in February last year.

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15 summer essentials you can find on Taobao to beat the heat

Just pop four batteries into this portable mini electric fan to enjoy your own personal cool breeze - it's got that whole 'small and mighty' thing going on. It'll fit perfectly on your desk, your bedside table, or even balanced on the toilet if you're seriously desperate.

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9 brilliant bings and where to get them in Shanghai

While Americans have their pancakes, the Chinese have the mighty bing. It's one of the country's most popular street breakfast eats, and you can find a stand slinging them in almost every neighbourhood across the People's Republic. Bing can be grilled, baked or shallow fried in a pan.

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China's new Fuxing bullet train debuts on Beijing to Shanghai route

Two of China's latest model of high-speed train made their maiden journeys on the Beijing-Shanghai railway line this morning. The CR400AF left Beijing South Railway Station at 11.05am for Shanghai while the CR400BF departed Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station for Beijing at the same time.

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3 new ice cream spots you should try right now

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. Here are three hot (or should we say cold?) new spots around town to grab a scoop. Owned by the same team behind Speak Low, Sober Café is part of the new three-in-one Sober Company space.

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Meaty ramen, manga and food challenges at new Sumo Cat Ramen Club

'First looks' are initial sneak peeks at a new venue. Unlike reviews, which are strictly anonymous and paid for by Time Out, 'first looks' may be based on press trips or other non-anonymous visits. Look out for the full review coming soon.

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Eat a ramen burger at newly opened OH MY BURGER!

Four years after the ramen burger started taking many cities by storm, it's finally Shanghai's turn to see what all the fuss is about (better late than never, eh). Just two weeks after opening, OH MY BURGER! is already causing a stir across the city with its ramen burger.

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Try this: Qimin Organic Hotpot Marketplace

Owned by the same folks behind speciality grocer Green & Safe, this is the third Qimin branch bringing the farm-to-table concept to its customers. Qimin prides itself as a healthy hotpot restaurant, focusing on organic ingredients sourced directly from its own farm in Kunshan and a menu that changes every three months to ensure the freshest seasonal ingredients.

Shanghai will open 3 new country parks by October

The city's government has been working really hard lately with extending the opening hours of the city's parks and building new running tracks around Shanghai. We love it, and they know it. So here's more good news for everyone who enjoys a little sunshine and getting outdoors.

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Print Samples

'Check this out: Great World of China' and 'The green tip: A huge farming district is coming to Shanghai'

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