Strangers on the Praia: Refugees and Resistance in Wartime Macao

Paul French weaves together the stories of those Jewish refugees who moved on from wartime Shanghai to seek a possible route to freedom via the Portuguese colony.

by Paul French, 04 August 2020

A Brief, Hairy History of Women's Rights in China

Hairstyles were closely intertwined with politics over a century of change for women.

by Bailey Hu, 30 July 2020

The 8 Best Things to Do This Weekend in Shanghai

Some cool events are happening in Shanghai this weekend.

by That's, 24 July 2020

This Day in History: China's Otherworldly 'Alien 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, 24 July 2020

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

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

by Ned Kelly, 23 July 2020

This Day in History: Founding of the Communist Party of China

The Communist Party of China turns 98 this month, founded in Shanghai in July 1921.

by Ned Kelly, 23 July 2020

This Day in History: Shanghai's Yongkang Lu Bar Street Shut Down

On July 11, 2016, a Shanghai mayor vowed to close down the city's most infamous bar street, kickstarting a dramatic shutdown.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 12 July 2020

This Day in History: The Marco Polo Bridge Incident

On July 7, 1937, the cataclysmic event that led to the start of the Second Sino-Japanese War.

by Steve George, 08 July 2020

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