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 2023

This Day in History: Wellington Koo, the Dapper Diplomat

The first and only Chinese head of state to use a Western name.

by Ned Kelly, 29 January 2023

This Day in History: 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

This Week in History: Pamela Werner Murdered in Old Peking

An undercover sex cult, heroin addicts and disappearing brothels; the truth behind the crime can now be told.

by Paul French, 09 January 2023

This Day in History: Down to the Countryside Movement Launched

Chairman Mao proclaims 'We too have two hands, let us not laze about in the city.'

by Ned Kelly, 19 December 2022

Opium & Treason: Qi Xieyuan, Shanghai’s Other Forgotten Warlord

Diminutive in stature and with a lazy eye, Qi refused to be overlooked.

by Dan Stein, 17 December 2022

Journalist Stephen Claypole Reflects on His 1972 Trip to China

Peeking behind the bamboo curtain: Stephen Claypole recalls the 1972 press delegation to Shanghai.

by That's Shanghai, 30 September 2022

This Day in History: Birth of 'Lust, Caution' Author Eileen Chang

Writer of Lust, Caution born in Shanghai.

by Ned Kelly, 30 September 2022

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