This Day in History: Anna May Wong's Shanghai Express

The first Chinese-American movie star's struggle for acceptance in the land of her ancestors.

by Ned Kelly, 14 January 2018

#TBT: The Oriental Circuit and the 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 That's, 11 January 2018

This Day in History: Down to the Countryside Movement

Chairman Mao proclaims 'We too have two hands, let us not laze about in the city.'

by Ned Kelly, 22 December 2017

PHOTOS: Japanese Occupation of Shanghai, Then and Now

The Japanese takeover of Shanghai's International Settlement began on December 8, 1941​. Here are some photos of the captured areas then and now.

by That's Shanghai, 08 December 2017

This Day in History: Japanese Takeover of the International Settlement

An inside look at the Japanese takeover of Shanghai's International Settlement, which began on December 8, 1941.

by That's Shanghai, 08 December 2017

This Day in History: China's Deadliest Maritime Disaster

The world's worst maritime disaster unrelated to military action happened at the mouth of the Huangpu.

by Ned Kelly, 04 December 2017

This Day in History: The Discovery of Peking Man

And its mysterious disappearance in World War II...

by Ned Kelly, 02 December 2017

Throwback Thursday: The Shanghai Rugby Club

From the 1860s to the final kick of the International Settlement era.

by That's Shanghai, 30 November 2017

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