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A Brief, Hairy History of Women's Rights in China

Hairstyles were closely intertwined with politics over a century of change for women.

by Bailey Hu, 20 June 2018

This Day in History: The PRC Develops the H-Bomb

June 1967 sees China become the world's fourth thermonuclear power.

by Ned Kelly, 17 June 2018

A Brief History of India Pale Ale, That IPA You're Drinking

First brewed by the English, IPA was rejuvenated by the Americans.

by Chris Foste, 14 June 2018

This Day in History: Zhu Jianhua Sets High Jump Record

On June 11, 1983 Shanghai-born high jumper Zhu Jianhua cleared 2.37m at a meet in Beijing, setting a new world record.

by Ned Kelly, 11 June 2018

This Day in History: The Huanggutun Incident

On June 4, 1928, a train carrying warlord Zhang Zuolin from Beijing to Shenyang was ripped apart by a huge explosion.

by Ned Kelly, 04 June 2018

This Day in History: The May 30 Incident

The 1925 event would incite a series of strikes and riots that brought the Chinese economy to a standstill.

by Ned Kelly, 30 May 2018

This Day in History: When Muhammad Ali Came to China

Praying in the Great Mosque of Xi'an and sparring with a Brawl on the Bund referee: a look back on the 1985 visit of The Greatest to the Middle Kingdom

by Ned Kelly, 20 May 2018

This Day in History: Shanghai's Tilanqiao Prison Opens

Shanghai's only downtown jail was nicknamed 'Alcatraz of the Orient' for its tough reputation.

by Ned Kelly, 18 May 2018

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