This Day in History: Deng Xiaoping's Historic Visit to the US

This was the first time that a top Chinese leader visited America since the founding of the PRC in 1949.

by Jonathan Zhong, 29 January 2021

This Day in History: Massive Haiyuan Earthquake Devastates Gansu

Statistics released in 2010 show at least 273,400 were killed by the earthquake in Gansu, with Haiyuan losing 73,604 people, nearly half of the county’s entire population.

by Jonathan Zhong, 16 December 2020

This Week in History: The Birth of Sun Yat-sen, Father of Modern China

To this day, more than 150 years after his birth, Sun is one of the most revered political figures among Chinese people.

by Jonathan Zhong, 13 November 2020

This Day in History: Death of China’s Great Modern Writer Lu Xun

He was a writer, poet, editor, translator, thinker and revolutionary who laid the foundation for China’s modern literature.

by Jonathan Zhong, 19 October 2020

74 Flu Patients Dead in Hong Kong's Ongoing Flu Outbreak

Currently, less than 30 percent of preschool children have been vaccinated in Hong Kong.

by Jonathan Zhong, 24 January 2019

Once Again, Shenzhen Tops GDP List in Guangdong

Meanwhile, both cities have failed to reach their projected growth targets set at the beginning of 2018, while also lowering growth targets for 2019.

by Jonathan Zhong, 21 January 2019

South China Hit with 2 Deadly Knife Attacks in Single Day

These two tragic happenings come just one week after a mallet-wielding man turned up at a primary school in Beijing, injuring 20 students.

by Jonathan Zhong, 15 January 2019

The Air in South China Has Been Stinky Lately and Nobody Knows Why

Shenzhen Human Settlements and Environment Commission have begun looking into the situation, but have yet to find the source of the odor.

by Jonathan Zhong, 11 January 2019

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