The KMT Veterans of China on The Wrong Side of History

'I only wish to be treated fairly. I fought against the Japanese, why on earth did I become a war criminal?'

by Karoline Kan, 29 August 2019

This Day in History: Shanghai Jews Fleeing Nazi Persecution

The total number Jews arriving at the open port of Shanghai by sea and land between November 1938 and 1941 is estimated at 20,000.

by Ned Kelly, 20 August 2021

This Day in History: Nixon Signs Shanghai Communique

On February 27, 1972, President Richard Nixon and Premier Zhou Enlai signed the Shanghai Communique, a document that has remained the basis for Sino-American relations ever since.

by Ned Kelly, 26 February 2021

This Day in History: The Discovery of Peking Man

And its mysterious disappearance in World War II...

by Ned Kelly, 02 December 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 2021

This Day in History: The 2007 China Stock Market Crash

On February 27, 2007 the 'Shanghai Sneeze' triggered major drops in worldwide stock markets.

by Ned Kelly, 26 February 2021

This Day in History: Down to the Countryside Movement Launched

Chairman Mao proclaims 'We too have two hands, let us not laze about in the city.'

by Ned Kelly, 22 December 2020

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 2021

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