The Life of Lao She, the First People's Writer

All about the 20th century Chinese author's serious satire.

by Tom Lee, 08 August 2019

Nelson Mandela and His Changing Relationship with China

South African leader's close links with the Middle Kingdom.

by James Griffiths, 01 August 2019

The Oriental Circuit and Bruising World of Asia's Inter-War Boxing

In the 20s and 30s fighters from all over the world took to the boxing rings of Asia, but the stakes were never higher than in the Canidrome Gardens of Shanghai.

by Paul French, 01 August 2019

How China Invented Every Sport EVER

All of them. Ever. Got that?

by Ned Kelly, 01 August 2019

Legendary Hong Kong Impresario Andrew Bull and Wife Sally Kwok

"At one party confetti cannons were stuffed with US$10,000 full of bills and fired off every half an hour, showering the dance floor with cash.”

by Ned Kelly, 12 July 2019

This Day in History: Palace of Sino-Soviet Friendship Completed

The 'wedding cake' still stands today with a Soviet star atop its gilded spire.

by Ned Kelly, 05 March 2019

#TBT: The Sky's the Limit for China's Wannabe Pilots

The sky's the limit for today's wannabe pilots.

by Tongfei Zhang, 31 May 2018

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