Zambia on track to host China’s next African railroad 1 month agoBy Lucas Niewenhuis The $2.26 billion deal reveals China's "widening economic footprint" in Africa. By Lucas NiewenhuisGet daily news to your inbox Subscribe China in 2 minutes a day Top news and analysis delivered to your inbox Subscribe See example newsletterMore from SupChina Our Podcast SinicaBeijing meets banjo: Wu Fei and Abigail WashburnTwo musicians find great harmony between Chinese and American folk music. http://supchina.com/podcast-player/31124/beijing-banjo-wu-fei-and-abigail-washburn.mp3Dec 08, 2016 http://supchina.com/podcast-player/31124/beijing-banjo-wu-fei-and-abigail-washburn.mp3 FeaturedDrop the One China fiction — just not this way PhotosFriday, December 09The market at Shangri-LaDec 09, 2016Technology via CNETDiscounts, games and speedy service are among the features that drive success of China's mobile payment servicesServices such as Alibaba's Alipay and Tencent's WeChat Wallet have become global leaders in mobile payment innovation. Business & tech via CNBCIKEA issues recall for dressers in China after media criticism of double standardAt first the Swedish company said it would not issue a recall in China for the chests and dressers it had recalled in the U.S. because they met local standards; now the country's product safety regulator says the company has submitted a request to recall the furniture pieces effective July 12. Politics via Far West ChinaThe traditional Xinjiang craft of knife-making is dying out with heavy regulation that followed series of attacksRestrictions over the past decade have "amounted to a swift and deadly blow" to the economy of the town of Yengisar, long known as the source of the best knives in the region.