This Day in History: Mukden Tiger and The Huanggutun Incident

On June 4, 1928, a train carrying warlord Zhang Zuolin from Beijing to Shenyang was ripped apart by a huge explosion.

by Ned Kelly, 04 June 2020

This Day in History: May 30 Incident Leads to Riots Across China

The 1925 event would incite a series of strikes and riots that brought the Chinese economy to a standstill.

by Ned Kelly, 31 May 2020

This Day in History: Shanghai's Tilanqiao Prison Opens

Shanghai's only downtown jail was nicknamed 'Alcatraz of the Orient' for its tough reputation.

by Ned Kelly, 18 May 2020

Tianjin Tianhai Quit China Super League, Replaced by Shenzhen FC

A swift and dramatic fall from from grace.

by Ned Kelly, 12 May 2020

4 New Paul French Podcasts on Famous Visitors to Old Shanghai

‘Destination Shanghai’goes oral.

by Ned Kelly, 06 May 2020

This Day in History: US Passes Chinese Exclusion Act

The act effectively ended Chinese immigration to the US for 60 years.

by Ned Kelly, 06 May 2020

This Day in History: China Enacts New Marriage Law

When Mao Zedong famously declared "Women hold up half the sky."

by Ned Kelly, 01 May 2020

Shanghai Bars Raided as China's Illegal Drug Crackdown Continues

The coronavirus outbreak has changed nothing.

by Ned Kelly, 29 April 2020

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