This Week 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 2021

This Day in History: Hong Kong Handover From UK to China

On July 1, 1997, China resumed its control of Hong Kong after 156 years of British rule.

by Adrienne Hoe, 01 July 2021

This Day in History: When Muhammad Ali Came to China

Praying in the Great Mosque of Xi'an and sparring with a Brawl on the Bund referee: a look back on the 1985 visit of The Greatest to the Middle Kingdom

by Ned Kelly, 20 May 2021

This Day in History: Train Robbing Bandits & the Lincheng Outrage

The capture of famed foreigners and journalists made this a major international event in China's history.

by Tristin Zhang, 06 May 2021

Still Writing Aged 94 – Renowned Chinese Author Yang Jiang

We take a look at author and translator Yang Jiang who once lived in Dongluojuan Hutong.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 29 March 2021

This Day in History: Lu Yongxiang – Shanghai's Forgotten Warlord

The decade after the fall of the Qing Dynasty was the age of warlordism.

by Dan Stein, 25 March 2021

Imperial Pets: Furry Friends in the Forbidden City

Giraffes, lions, leopards, ostriches, zebras and more.

by Ned Kelly, 23 March 2021

New 'China Untold' Episode Introduces an Ancient Chinese Cult

If you are from the West, the word 'cult' likely brings about thoughts of spiked Kool-Aid and aliens. But how much do you know about Chinese cults?

by That's, 08 March 2021

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