This Day in History: China Enacts New Marriage Law

When Mao Zedong famously declared "Women hold up half the sky."

by Ned Kelly, 26 April 2023

Explainer: Why is Chinese New Year Called 'Spring Festival'?

Why doesn't everyone call it that, and why is there no Winter Festival or Summer Festival?

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 21 January 2020

This Day in History: The Central China Floods of 1931

The deadliest natural disaster ever recorded.

by Ned Kelly, 25 August 2023

Behind the Webcam with China's Live-Streaming Stars

Live-streaming apps are being subjected to criticism and censorship. But they're also giving entertainers a wide-reaching platform never before seen in China.

by Noelle Mateer, 18 July 2016

TDIH: Andrew Bull's Hong Kong Handover Party of 1997

The largest rave Hong Kong has ever seen.

by Ned Kelly, 30 June 2023

This Day in History: China Develops the Hydrogen Bomb

June 1967 sees China become the world's fourth thermonuclear power.

by Ned Kelly, 17 June 2023

Explainer: Why Winter is the Most Polluted Time of Year in China

’Tis the season for pollution and facemasks.

by Jonty Dixon, 06 January 2021

TDIH: The Controversy of 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, 13 January 2023

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