This Day in History: Bloody Saturday, Shanghai's Darkest Day

New York Times bestselling author's new book on the 1937 Japanese bombing of the city.

by Ned Kelly, 14 August 2018

This Day in History: The 2008 Beijing Olympics Commence

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

by Grace Mulamba, 08 August 2018

This Day in History: The Founding of Shanghai's Good 8th Company

The 8th Company of Shanghai Garrison, People's Liberation Army was founded on August 6, 1947, and since 1949 it has been stationed on Nanjing Lu.

by That's Shanghai, 06 August 2018

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 2018

Were Aliens Responsible for China's Otherworldly 'Sky Spiral' of 1981?

A giant spiral in the sky, a spiral allegedly seen by 10 million people in Sichuan and Yunnan provinces.

by Matthew Bossons, 25 July 2018

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

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

by Ned Kelly, 25 July 2018

Interview: 'Above the Drowning Sea' Director René Balcer

We interviewed award-winning television director René Balcer to find out more about his newest doc, a chronicle of Jewish refugees in 1940s Shanghai.

by Yannick Faillard, 13 July 2018

New Documentary Chronicles Shanghai's Role as a WWII Safe Haven for Jews

A new documentary that's currently making the rounds at festivals, 'Above the Drowning Sea' sheds light on an important tale.

by Erica Martin, 10 July 2018

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