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

How China Invented Every Sport EVER

All of them. Ever. Got that?

by Ned Kelly, 01 August 2019

This Day in History: May 30 Incident Leads to Riots Across China

The 1925 event would incite a series of strikes and riots that brought the Chinese economy to a standstill.

by Ned Kelly, 30 May 2021

Sir Victor Sassoon: Shanghai's Playboy of the Eastern World

To Sir Victor goes the spoils.

by Ned Kelly, 28 January 2020

The Epic Wonder of Shanghai's Yangshan Deep-Water Port

We revisit Yangshan Deep Water Port in its all its industrial glory.

by Ned Kelly, 08 August 2019

Legendary Hong Kong Impresario Andrew Bull and Wife Sally Kwok

"At one party confetti cannons were stuffed with US$10,000 full of bills and fired off every half an hour, showering the dance floor with cash.”

by Ned Kelly, 12 July 2019

This Day in History: Zhu Jianhua Sets High Jump World Record

On June 11, 1983 Shanghai-born high jumper Zhu Jianhua cleared 2.37m at a meet in Beijing, setting a new world record.

by Ned Kelly, 11 June 2022

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