Nonstop flights took place between mainland China and Taiwan. These were the first such flights between the nations since 1949 when Communists gained control of the mainland and established the People’s Republic of China (PRC) while the government of the Republic of China retreated to Taiwan. The first flights to take to the skies for... Continue Reading →

Rose Lok achieved nationwide fame as a Chinese-American aviation pioneer during the 1930s. Lok, who was born in China in 1912, immigrated to the United States with her family as a child. They settled in a home on Tyler Street in Boston. By the time she was 20, Lok had developed a strong interest in... Continue Reading →

Zhan Tianyou, an engineer who was responsible for the first railroad built in China without any foreign assistance, died in the city of Hankou in central China at the age of 57. He had born in 1861 in the present-day city of Guangzhou in southern China. In 1872, Zhan was selected to receive an education... Continue Reading →

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