Stories from 70 years of communist rule in China
In 1949 Chairman Mao Zedong announced the creation of the People’s Republic of China
The Chinese civil war remembered by the Nationalist leader's former chief aide.
China's legendary Communist leader in the words of an American who knew him well
When Mao Zedong tried to force an industrial revolution in China millions starved to death
A former communist Red Guard recalls his role in China's Cultural Revolution.
Striking workers and students filled the streets calling for an end to British rule.
How China's barefoot doctor scheme revolutionised rural healthcare.
Discovered by chance by farmers digging a well, the secrets of the Qin Dynasty in China.
The return of university entrance exams showed the Cultural Revolution had really ended.
Chinese scientists used ancient traditional medicine to find a cure for malaria.
In May 1980 Communist China allowed capitalist activity for the first time.
The Chinese Communist Party started ruthlessly enforcing birth control in the early 1980s
Three friends set off on an epic trek along the Great Wall of China in May 1984
Sister Lotus was an unlikely online celebrity because she was famous for being ordinary.
How LGBT people in China started arranging fake marriages to hide their sexuality