This Day In History: Small Sword Society Take Shanghai

Never underestimate an emaciated, opium smoking Cantonese ex-sugar broker...

by Ned Kelly, 07 September 2021

Coffins, Cigars & Concubines: Dogmeat, China's Basest Warlord

The day warlord Zhang Zongchang found out that it's a dog eat dog world.

by Ned Kelly, 03 September 2021

This Day in History: Old Shanghai’s Biggest Ever Gangster Heist

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

by Paul French, 02 September 2021

Uncovering The Dark History Behind a Brutal Beijing Murder

A walking tour run by the Bespoke Travel Company reveals intriguing details about the murder of a British schoolgirl.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 28 August 2021

This Day in History: First NBA Team to Play Basketball in China

On August 24, 1979, the Washington Bullets became the first professional US sports team invited to China.

by Josh Parker, 24 August 2021

This Day in History: Shanghai Jews Fleeing Nazi Persecution

The total number Jews arriving at the open port of Shanghai by sea and land between November 1938 and 1941 is estimated at 20,000.

by Ned Kelly, 20 August 2021

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, 13 August 2021

This Day in History: Lujiazui's 'Terra Natura' Angels Sculpture

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

by Ned Kelly, 12 August 2021

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