On Thursday, new security-enhanced 100 kuai notes were released. (China Daily)

As expected, Singles’ Day was absolutely crazy with Alibaba cracking $14.3 billion in sales. (The Wall Street Journal)

Meanwhile, a Shanghai gaming company hires women to provide their overworked programmers with back rubs. (Shanghaiist)

Liu Yiqian, a former taxi driver turned billionaire art collector, confirmed on Tuesday that he was the buyer a Modigliani painting that sold for $170.4 million at Christie’s New York on Monday night. (The NY Times)

Not surprising to see a Kenyan win the Shanghai International Marathon on Sunday – congrats to Paul Lonyangata who outraced two-time defending champion Stephen Mokoka. (IAAF)

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