Explainer: Everything You Need to Know About October Holiday

Take a break from your holiday planning to find out why you're having one in the first place.

by William Lee, 29 September 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 2020

This Day in History: Founding of the Communist Party of China

The Communist Party of China turns 98 this month, founded in Shanghai in July 1921.

by Ned Kelly, 23 July 2020

The Incredible Life of Isabel Crook, Chinese Medal of Friendship Recipient

Born in Chengdu, Sichuan in December of 1915, Isabel witnessed some of the biggest events of the 20th century through a Chinese lens.

by Matthew Bossons, 15 June 2020

This Day in History: 'Learn from Lei Feng Day' Campaign Begins

On March 5, 1963, Chairman Mao initiated the 'Follow the examples of Comrade Lei Feng' propaganda campaign.

by That's, 05 March 2020

This CCP App Teaches Party Doctrine and Quizzes You

Xuexi Qiangguo is a one-stop shop to learn about President Xi Jinping’s political doctrine, Xi Jinping Thought.

by Ryan Gandolfo, 15 February 2019

The Story of Ho Chi Minh's Secret Chinese Bride

A tale of love and woe, just in time for Valentine's Day.

by Daniel Plafker, 09 February 2018

Beijing Cracks Down on Airbnbs During Party Congress

​Airbnbs within the Fifth Ring Road are unavailable for the rest of this month.

by Noelle Mateer, 11 October 2017

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