This Week in History: China Ends the Eunuch Era

Finally banned in 1924, the system had endured for over 3,000 years and through 25 dynasties.

by Ned Kelly, 27 November 2020

Yulia Yan on Providing Scholarships Through Shanghai Sunrise

Providing educational scholarships to promising students from low-income families.

by Ned Kelly, 18 November 2020

This Day in History: When Albert Einstein Came to Shanghai

On arrival the Swedish consulate reiterated that he had officially been awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics.

by Ned Kelly, 13 November 2020

This Week in History: The Coup of Empress Dowager Cixi

The 1861 power grab of the woman who went on to control the Qing Dynasty.

by Ned Kelly, 10 November 2020

Catch the Hong Kong International Literary Festival Online

Enjoy 76 events featuring over 150 writers and speakers from around the world

by Ned Kelly, 05 November 2020

This Week in History: When Andy Warhol Came to China

In late 1982, Andy Warhol and a small entourage were invited on a VIP trip to Beijing, the Forbidden City and Great Wall.

by Ned Kelly, 29 October 2020

This Day in History: When Michael Jackson Came to China

The King of Pop visited the PRC for seven hours in 1987.

by Ned Kelly, 23 October 2020

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