This Day in History: Weibo Launched in China

Weibo’s start came at a turbulent time as both Twitter and Fanfou were temporarily blocked in June 2009.

by Ryan Gandolfo, 14 August 2022

The Story Behind the 'Terra Natura' Angels Sculpture in Lujiazui

Wu Ching-ju's pair of faceless fairies float elegantly above the ground.

by Ned Kelly, 12 August 2022

This Day in History: The 2008 Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony

A look back at the first ever Olympics to be hosted in China.

by Grace Mulamba, 08 August 2022

This Day In History: Korean War's Operation Big Switch

The repatriation of remaining prisoners from both sides of the Korean War came with a few surprises.

by Ned Kelly, 05 August 2022

This Day in History: China Star Li Ning Shines at 1984 Olympics

Defying a Soviet Union-led boycott, Li Ning earns the nickname Prince of Gymnasts.

by Ned Kelly, 28 July 2022

This Day in History: The Foreign Founder Member of the CPC

The Dutch socialist who attended the First National Congress of the CPC.

by Ned Kelly, 23 July 2022

This Day in History: Founding of the Communist Party of China

The Communist Party of China turns 100 this month, founded in Shanghai in July 1921.

by Ned Kelly, 23 July 2022

This Day in History: Mongolia Becomes Independent From China

Mongolia proclaimed its independence on July 11, 1921.

by Anna Priymak, 09 July 2022

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