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

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

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

How China Invented Every Sport EVER

All of them. Ever. Got that?

by Ned Kelly, 01 August 2019

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

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