Why Chinese elites endorse Hillary Clinton 1 month agoBy Lucas Niewenhuis "Trump's policies would be softer on China, but the global instability he'd create as president would be bad for business in Beijing,” writes Isaac Stone Fish. 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, 2016Business & tech via TIMEChinese scientists complain that the country's internet controls are impeding innovationAcademics are voicing concerns that their research will fall short if they lack ready access to what is happening overseas. “Our nation’s mind is caged,” says Hu Xingdou, an economics professor at the Beijing Institute of Technology. Politics via ReutersBeijing shows support for Hong Kong authorities and police after food stall riotsIn the central government's first reaction to clashes that left 130 people wounded, it said the unrest was "plotted mainly by a local radical separatist organization."Military via The WeekAnalysis: U.S. military preparing for potential challenges from China, North Korea and RussiaWhile the United States faces a defense budget that overall remains flat, the country continues to invest in technology and the "Third Offset Strategy" that will help it take on potential challenges by China, whose military budget is increasing, as well as North Korea, Russia and others.