Exploring The Beijing Watchtower Which ‘Got The Cold Shoulder’

The Zuo'anmen Watchtower might just be worth a visit.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 21 October 2022

Journalist Stephen Claypole Reflects on His 1972 Trip to China

Peeking behind the bamboo curtain: Stephen Claypole recalls the 1972 press delegation to Shanghai.

by That's Shanghai, 30 September 2022

This Day in History: Birth of 'Lust, Caution' Author Eileen Chang

Writer of Lust, Caution born in Shanghai.

by Ned Kelly, 30 September 2022

This Day in History: China's Qing Dynasty UFO Incident of 1892

‘Red Flame Soaring in the Sky.’

by Ned Kelly, 27 September 2022

What’s so Great About This Spot on Beijing’s 2nd Ring Road?

Aside from a well known tourist attraction, Beijing's Dongbianmian also features a great spot for a few snaps.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 19 September 2022

This Day In History: Mao Coins Communist Slogan Serve the People

Though death befalls all men alike, it may be weightier than Mount Tai or lighter than a feather...

by Ned Kelly, 09 September 2022

This Day In History: Small Sword Society Take Shanghai

Never underestimate an emaciated, opium smoking Cantonese ex-sugar broker...

by Ned Kelly, 07 September 2022

Cigars, Coffins & Concubines: Dogmeat, China's Basest Warlord

The day warlord Zhang Zongchang found out that it's a dog eat dog world.

by Ned Kelly, 02 September 2022

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