This Day in History: Palace of Sino-Soviet Friendship Completed

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

by Ned Kelly, 05 March 2021

This Day in History: 'Learn from Lei Feng Day' Campaign Begins

On March 5, 1963, Chairman Mao initiated the 'Follow the examples of Comrade Lei Feng' propaganda campaign.

by That's, 05 March 2021

This Day in History: Pearl S. Buck's 'The Good Earth' Published

Hailed in the West as the most important book about China since ‘The Travels of Marco Polo’.

by Ned Kelly, 02 March 2021

Chinese Migrants, Lost Mines & Ghost Towns on New 'China Untold' Episode

Chinese people were significant players in the rise and fall of resource towns in western Canada in the 1800s and 1900s.

by That's, 01 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

Hugues Martin on Old Shanghai Blog Shanghailander Turning 15

We want a seat at his dinner party...

by Ned Kelly, 24 February 2021

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