At a time when regular citizens were forbidden from living within the ancient walls, Dongshan started to flourish as a residential neighborhood for Chinese returning from overseas.
by Jocelyn Richards, 26 May 2015
Through the Republican era, the Japanese invasion and the Communist revolution, one plucky evangelist refused to abandon the city. Opening a hospital, founding a Sunday school and adopting...
by Jocelyn Richards, 22 May 2015
A rare view of old Canton through New Zealand missionary snapshots
by Jocelyn Richards, 19 May 2015
In 1900, the area within Guangzhou’s city wall was about 18 square kilometers. In 2015, Guangzhou encompasses an area of 7,434 square kilometers. And that's just the tip of the iceberg....
by Jocelyn Richards, 13 May 2015
In a series of articles and photographic series, we're taking a look at how Guangzhou has evolved in the past century. This segment focuses on direct comparison of city scenes.
by Jocelyn Richards, 07 May 2015
Despite being the largest ethnic minority in Guangdong and boasting a population comparable to Chicago’s, the Yao have historically remained absent from all social, economic and political...
by Jocelyn Richards, 16 April 2015
Picture your all-time favorite pair of jeans. If you bought them abroad, there’s a one-in-three chance that they were manufactured right here in Guangzhou – in the back alleyways...
by Jocelyn Richards, 14 January 2015