Peking’s most famous cold case heats up with a new book by Graeme Sheppard.
A quarter of a century ago today, Beijing witnessed a mass shooting incident from a rogue PLA soldier.
150 years ago this month, one of the most famous photographs in American history commemorated the completion of the transcontinental railway. But where are the Chinese workers who played a key role in building the railroad?
On April 15, 1989, former General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party died in Beijing. What came next changed China forever.
The mid-century scramble to stop priceless art and artefacts falling into the wrong hands saw country’s collection of imperial artefacts splinter
Nationalists transported their treasures to Taiwan, while newly minted People’s Republic allowed Forbidden City to preserve posterity
In October 1910, a mysterious illness appeared in the city of Manzhouli, on the Russian and Chinese border. Meet the doctor who stopped a deadly epidemic from spreading to the rest of Asia and possibly beyond.