How Hong Kong Forgot the Battle to Save It

Artwork by Samson Young, based on a World War II journal entry When there is a bomb scare in Hong Kong, it usually doesn’t have anything to do with modern-day terrorism. It’s more often a reminder of World War II. In February 2014, construction workers in Happy Valley unearthed an unexploded 2,000-pound American bomb that […]

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Pillars

Gorgeous, albeit neglected, relics dot the Shanghai landscape. This one is an entrance to an old housing complex.