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 2022

Explainer: The Plum Rain Season of East Asia

The East Asian rainy season, or meiyu, usually lasts from July to August. But why?

by Ned Kelly, 13 June 2022

This Day in History: Mukden Tiger Warlord Assassinated by Japan

On June 4, 1928, a train carrying warlord Zhang Zuolin from Beijing to Shenyang was ripped apart by a huge explosion.

by Ned Kelly, 02 June 2022

Brazil Footballer Paulinho in Scandal with Japanese Porn Star

Guangzhou Evergrande midfielder snapped promoting illegal betting company with adult performer Tsukasa Aoi.

by Ned Kelly, 13 April 2017

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: Wellington Koo, the Dapper Diplomat

The first and only Chinese head of state to use a Western name.

by Ned Kelly, 29 January 2022

This Day in History: China's Deadliest Maritime Disaster

The sinking of SS Kiangya was the world's worst maritime disaster unrelated to military action.

by Ned Kelly, 03 December 2021

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