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 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

US Consulate Issues Warning About Taxis in China

The Consulate General of the United States in Guangzhou has issued a stark warning to American expats: beware of taxi drivers in China.

by Matthew Bossons, 30 October 2017

This Day in History: First NBA Team to Play Basketball in China

On August 24, 1979, the Washington Bullets became the first professional US sports team invited to China.

by Josh Parker, 24 August 2020

This Week in History: Finding of the First Panda to Leave China

And the incredible story of the American socialite who became the first person to bring a giant panda to the US.

by That's, 10 November 2020

This Day in History: LA’s Forgotten ‘Wild West’ Chinese Massacre

On October 24, 1871, an incensed lynch mob gathered in Los Angeles and killed 17 Chinese men, in what was the largest mass lynching in US history.

by William Lee, 24 October 2020

Turbulent Times for Foreigners in China as COVID-19 Spikes Overseas

Sentiment towards non-Chinese nationals in the PRC has taken a hit as nations outside China struggle with COVID-19.

by Ryan Gandolfo, 27 March 2020

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