Gangs of Old Shanghai: The Swiss Gang

A who's who of old time organized crime.

by Paul French, 16 September 2019

This Day In History: Mao Coins Communist Slogan Serve the People

'Though death befalls all men alike, it may be weightier than Mount Tai or lighter than a feather...'

by Ned Kelly, 08 September 2019

This Day In History: Small Sword Society Take Shanghai

Never underestimate an emaciated, opium smoking Cantonese ex-sugar broker...

by Ned Kelly, 07 September 2019

This Day In History: Death of the Dogmeat General

The day warlord Zhang Zongchang found out that it's a dog eat dog world.

by Ned Kelly, 03 September 2019

The KMT Veterans of China on The Wrong Side of History

'I only wish to be treated fairly. I fought against the Japanese, why on earth did I become a war criminal?'

by Karoline Kan, 29 August 2019

Journalist Stephen Claypole Reflects on His 1972 Trip to Shanghai

Peeking behind the bamboo curtain: Stephen Claypole recalls the 1972 press delegation to Shanghai.

by That's Shanghai, 29 August 2019

Learn All About the Forbidden City with This Illustrated Book

What was life really like behind the walls of the Forbidden City? This kid-friendly illustrated book will show you!

by That's, 13 August 2019

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 Emma Chi, 06 August 2019

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