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Archaeologists Uncover Treasure in Chinese River

Archaeologists Uncover Treasure in Chinese River

Archeologists in China have unearthed some major booty. More than 10,000 items made from gold and silver were found more than 10 meters into the Earth at bottom of the Minjiang River in Sichuan province. Some say these gems, which include iron weapons and golden coins, offer proof to the tales of “The Yellow Tiger,” a […]

Chinese Judge Ranks Jailing of Human Rights Lawyer Greatest Achievement of 2016

Chinese Judge Ranks Jailing of Human Rights Lawyer Greatest Achievement of 2016

2016 was one for the books. In China, one prominent judge recalled the year in justice and declared a victory for human rights, by praising the arrest of a human rights lawyer. He specifically called out Zhou Shifeng and commended his “severe punishment” for “endangering state security.” Known for taking politically sensitive cases and defending dissident […]

Hundreds Take to The Streets of Hong Kong to Commemorate the Tiananmen Square Massacre

Hundreds Take to The Streets of Hong Kong to Commemorate the Tiananmen Square Massacre

Four days from today marks the 27th anniversary of one of the most horrific instances of government brutality in modern China: the Tiananmen Square Massacre. June 4th, 1989 in Tiananmen Square was like a scene out of a horror film – not one of those paranormal ghost-types, but the gory aftermath of a slasher flick […]

San Francisco’s Old Chinatown: Reborn Through Photos

San Francisco’s Old Chinatown: Reborn Through Photos

San Francisco’s original China Town was shattered by a devastating earthquake in 1906, but its sights have risen from the ashes through the photographs of Arnold Genthe. This German immigrant traveled to San Francisco during the 1800s and immediately fell in love with China Town. He decided to capture the essence of the cultural hub […]

40 Years After the Former Premier’s Death: Remembering Zhou Enlai through Photos

40 Years After the Former Premier’s Death: Remembering Zhou Enlai through Photos

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the death of China’s first premier Zhao Enlai. Zhou is remembered in Chinese history as one of Chairman Mao Zedong’s most trusted lieutenants, and his right-hand man. He also is recognized for saving lives without being purged during the Cultural Revolution, which coincided with the height of Mao’s […]

Humanitarian Elsie Tu Dies at 102

Humanitarian Elsie Tu Dies at 102

Justice for the People Those are the words that renowned humanitarian Elsie Tu lived by up until her death on Dec. 8, 2015 at the age of 102. This Englishwoman arrived in the colony of Hong Kong in 1951 as Elsie Elliot to support her husband, a missionary named Bill Elliot. But she soon wanted […]

Tibet Conquers China in 764

Tibet Conquers China in 764

When most people think of Tibet, they think of a beautiful country high up in the clouds. The people that are from this land are known for their great respect for life and go to great lengths to avoid harming even the smallest of critters that inhabit this Earth. So is the way of this […]

Chinese massacre of 1871

Chinese massacre of 1871

The atrocities visited upon the slaves that made the American economy what it it today is an unwashable sin thoroughly and permanently staining the reputation of the country. While millions made it to the new world, around 400,000 found themselves in the United States. These slaves were beaten, murdered and raped at the whim of […]

The First President of China

The First President of China

On the 10th of October, in the year 1913, Yuan Shikai was installed as the first president of China. It was done against the wishes of Sun Yat Sen, who is considered by many to be the father of modern China, but with his political maneuvering was able to make it so with the coerced […]

The First Opium War

The First Opium War

On September 5th, 1839 the first Opium War started when China attempted to stop Britain from smuggling opium into the country. Smuggling opium into the country was a way for the British to sell their wares to gain the silver that China required for trade, as they had no interest in British goods. British merchants […]