This Day in History: When Albert Einstein Came to Shanghai

On arrival the Swedish consulate reiterated that he had officially been awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics.

by Ned Kelly, 13 November 2021

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

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

How Stand-up Comedy Has Evolved in Shanghai

A rough timeline of the transgressions in Shanghai's stand-up comedy scene.

by Jon Fields, 13 July 2021

Shanghai's Timelessness Captured in New Song 'Yeah Shanghai!'

'Yeah Shanghai!' by Lynton serves as an intoxicating love letter to the glamor and grit of the city.

by Ryan Gandolfo, 27 May 2021

This Day in History: The Rolling Stones First-Ever China Show

Keith Richards: “I feel like Marco Polo!”

by Ned Kelly, 08 April 2021

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

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

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