This Day in History: First Post-Cultural Revolution Advertisement

The ad men follow on from the mad men.

by Ned Kelly, 04 January 2019

This Week 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, 23 December 2018

This Day in History: Massive Haiyuan Earthquake Devastates Gansu

Statistics released in 2010 show at least 273,400 were killed by the earthquake in Gansu, with Haiyuan losing 73,604 people, nearly half of the county’s entire population.

by Jonathan Zhong, 16 December 2018

This Week 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, 10 December 2018

This Week in History: The Discovery of Peking Man

And its mysterious disappearance in World War II...

by Ned Kelly, 05 December 2018

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 2018

This Week in History: China Ends the Eunuch Era

Finally banned in 1924, the system had endured for over 3,000 years and through 25 dynasties.

by Ned Kelly, 29 November 2018

This Day in History: Shanghai's Trolley System Debuts

Shanghai's first trolley bus started operations on November 14, 1914.

by That's, 14 November 2018

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