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 2022

Doctor Removes 60cm Steel Bar From Shanghai Patient’s Leg

A construction worker in Shanghai fell from scaffolding after he failed to securely attach his harness, leading a steel bar to become impaled in his leg.

by Lars James Hamer, 07 January 2022

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

Meet the Russian Artist Boldly Capturing Queer Life in China

Denis Sdobnov has captivated the attention of gay icons like Shea Coulee, A’Whora and Willam.

by Fábio de Lima, 03 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

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