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

This Week In History: Central China Floods of 1931

The deadliest natural disaster ever recorded.

by Ned Kelly, 28 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

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 2019

The Story Behind the 'Terra Natura' Angels Sculpture in Lujiazui

Wu Ching-ju's pair of faceless fairies float elegantly above the ground.

by Ned Kelly, 01 August 2019

The Story Behind the Rabindranath Tagore Bust on Maoming Lu

He set off 'Tagore fever' when he visited China in 1924.

by Ned Kelly, 31 July 2019

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