This Week in History: The Battle of Muddy Flat

Believed to be the first time British and American forces fought as allies in a land battle.

by Ned Kelly, 06 April 2021

Still Writing Aged 94 – Renowned Chinese Author Yang Jiang

We take a look at author and translator Yang Jiang who once lived in Dongluojuan Hutong.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 29 March 2021

This Day in History: Lu Yongxiang – Shanghai's Forgotten Warlord

The decade after the fall of the Qing Dynasty was the age of warlordism.

by Dan Stein, 25 March 2021

Imperial Pets: Furry Friends in the Forbidden City

Giraffes, lions, leopards, ostriches, zebras and more.

by Ned Kelly, 23 March 2021

This Day in History: The Funeral of Ruan Lingyu

The Shanghainese silent film star had taken her own life at the age of just 24.

by Ned Kelly, 14 March 2021

This Week in History: When Charlie Chaplin Came to China

The King of Comedy's fly-by 1936 visit to the Pearl of the Orient.

by Ned Kelly, 10 March 2021

New 'China Untold' Episode Introduces an Ancient Chinese Cult

If you are from the West, the word 'cult' likely brings about thoughts of spiked Kool-Aid and aliens. But how much do you know about Chinese cults?

by That's, 08 March 2021

9 Badass Women in Chinese History

Here are nine of the most fearsome and intelligent women to ever have lived.

by Jonty Dixon, 08 March 2021

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