Shanghai Exhibition Center: The Palace of Sino-Soviet Friendship

The 'wedding cake' still stands today with a Soviet star atop its gilded spire.

by Ned Kelly, 05 March 2021

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: 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

8 Chinese Aphrodisiacs to Help You Get it On

The Chinese way to rev your engine.

by Ned Kelly, 14 February 2021

This Day in History: Haicheng Earthquake Prediction World First

On February 4, 1975, Chinese authorities claim to be the first to successfully predict an earthquake.

by Ned Kelly, 05 February 2021

This Day in History: Anna May Wong's Shanghai Express

The first Chinese-American movie star's struggle for acceptance in the land of her ancestors.

by Ned Kelly, 14 January 2021

Fascinating Photos Capture 30 Years of Dramatic Change in Shanghai’s Pudong

From shantytown to a glass and steel world finance, trade and tech hub.

by Ned Kelly, 08 January 2021

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