This Week in History: Haicheng Earthquake Prediction

On February 4, 1975, Chinese authorities claim to be the first to successfully predict an earthquake.

by Ned Kelly, 08 February 2019

This Day in History: Birth of Wellington Koo, Dapper Diplomat

The first and only Chinese head of state to use a Western name.

by Ned Kelly, 29 January 2019

Wu Lei Signs for Spanish Club Espanyol from Shanghai SIPG

Chinese Super League Top Scorer and Player has his eyes on Europe.

by Ned Kelly, 29 January 2019

This Day in History: First Post-Cultural Revolution Advertisement

The ad men follow on from the mad men.

by Ned Kelly, 04 January 2019

This Week in History: Down to the Countryside Movement

Chairman Mao proclaims 'We too have two hands, let us not laze about in the city.'

by Ned Kelly, 23 December 2018

Explainer: Why Beijing Gets Central Heating Yet the South is Left in the Cold

When the ancient Huai River-Qin Mountains Line and the days of central planning combine...

by Ned Kelly, 12 December 2018

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