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, 26 February 2021

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, 26 February 2021

This Day in History: Ernest Hemingway Visits China

The Old Man and the ROC: When the Dean of American Literature came to China.

by Connor Frankhouser, 22 February 2021

The Beijing Central Axis – 6 Places You May Not Have Visited

These six places along the Central Axis offer alternatives to the more well-known tourist hot spots.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 19 February 2021

The Story of Ho Chi Minh's Secret Chinese Bride

A tale of love and woe, just in time for Valentine's Day.

by Daniel Plafker, 14 February 2021

Sex, Lies & Saucy Postcards: Wallis Simpson in China

Rumor has it she picked up tricks in the brothels of the East.

by Ned Kelly, 09 February 2021

This Day in History: Haicheng Earthquake Prediction World First

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

by Ned Kelly, 05 February 2021

'Destination Peking' and Beijing's Original Hutong Hipsters

Paul French with 18 tales of foreigners who spent time in Peking in the first half of the 20th century.

by Paul French, 03 February 2021

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