This Day in History: The Funeral of Ruan Lingyu

The Shanghainese silent film star had taken her own life at the age of just 24.

by Ned Kelly, 14 March 2020

This Week in History: When Charlie Chaplin Came to China

The King of Comedy's fly-by 1936 visit to the Pearl of the Orient.

by Ned Kelly, 09 March 2020

This Day in History: Palace of Sino-Soviet Friendship Completed

The 'wedding cake' still stands today with a Soviet star atop its gilded spire.

by Ned Kelly, 05 March 2020

This Day in History: Nixon Signs Shanghai Communique

On February 27, 1972, President Richard Nixon and Premier Zhou Enlai signed the Shanghai Communique, a document that has remained the basis for Sino-American relations ever since.

by Ned Kelly, 27 February 2020

This Day in History: The 2007 China Stock Market Crash

On February 27, 2007 the 'Shanghai Sneeze' triggered major drops in worldwide stock markets.

by Ned Kelly, 27 February 2020

8 Chinese Aphrodisiacs to Help You Get it On

The Chinese way to rev your engine.

by Ned Kelly, 14 February 2020

15 Stunning Photos of China by Instagram Star Jord Hammond

He started out as an English teacher in Chongqing.

by Ned Kelly, 05 February 2020

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