This Week in History: Pamela Werner Murdered in Old Peking

An undercover sex cult, heroin addicts and disappearing brothels; the truth behind the crime can now be told.

by Paul French, 09 January 2023

Opium & Treason: Qi Xieyuan, Shanghai’s Other Forgotten Warlord

Diminutive in stature and with a lazy eye, Qi refused to be overlooked.

by Dan Stein, 17 December 2022

This Day in History: Birth of 'Lust, Caution' Author Eileen Chang

Writer of Lust, Caution born in Shanghai.

by Ned Kelly, 30 September 2022

This Day in History: China's Qing Dynasty UFO Incident of 1892

‘Red Flame Soaring in the Sky.’

by Ned Kelly, 27 September 2022

Shanghai's Biggest Heist by China's Most Charming Gangster

The life and crimes of Elly 'the Swiss' Wilder.

by Paul French, 02 September 2022

This Day in History: Bloody Saturday, Shanghai's Darkest Day

New York Times bestselling author's new book on the 1937 Japanese bombing of the city.

by Ned Kelly, 12 August 2022

The Story Behind the 'Terra Natura' Angels Sculpture in Lujiazui

Wu Ching-ju's pair of faceless fairies float elegantly above the ground.

by Ned Kelly, 12 August 2022

This Day in History: The 2008 Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony

A look back at the first ever Olympics to be hosted in China.

by Grace Mulamba, 08 August 2022

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