Anthony Tao, Author at SupChina
Anthony Tao

Anthony is the Asia managing editor of SupChina. Follow him @anthonytao

Friday Song: Bohan Phoenix is the rapper we need

妈妈说你是不是不要脸  身上都是纹身所有人都看得见  我说妈妈等你儿子赚了钱  看你在不在乎这么一点点 — Bohan Phoenix, from “Product” (一模一样 yīmúyīyàng) Bohan Phoenix is a product of his environment, as…

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Watch: Chinese man makes harrowing escape from high-rise fire

Straight out of the book of terrifying scenarios, a man dangled outside what appears to be (at least) the 17th-floor…

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Another Beijing street protest against forced evictions, as documented by Hua Yong

Yesterday’s demonstration in Feijia Village 费家村 in northeast Beijing — where hundreds took to the streets to protest the…

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Anti-eviction protest breaks out in Beijing’s Feijia Village on Human Rights Day

Hundreds of people gathered today in Feijia Village 费家村, outside of Beijing’s northeast Fifth Ring Road, to protest the…

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The Santa of Xinjian Village, Beijing

Lan Jinghua 蓝京华 (Alain) spotted the giant Santa from a distance and was struck by its vivid colors, the doll’s…

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Pictures of the Day: Exodus from fire-ravaged Xinjian Village, Daxing

On November 18, a fire ripped through a two-story structure in the shantytown of Xinjian Village 新建村 in Xihongmen Town 西红门镇,…

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China: This is too many bikes

There’s a Katie Melua song called “9 Million Bicycles” that starts, “There are nine million bicycles in Beijing. /…

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Friday Song: 歌声与微笑 — when a children’s song could unite a country

Welcome to Friday Song, a new feature in which we spotlight a different Chinese song every week across…

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China’s ‘Little Pink’ are not who you think

Early last year, following the victory of Taiwan’s pro-independence opposition leader in its general elections, a wave of mainland…

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Old Chinese man dances his way into the internet’s heart

Perhaps you’ve already seen this video, going viral worldwide, which Japanese Twitter user @malatang2015 posted last Friday. But if not, take…

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SupChina is redesigned

Hello! We’ve undergone some changes, as you can see. And it’s not all cosmetic, either: We’ll be diversifying our…

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Parents across China vent about their children’s inability to finish homework, stupidity

Last week, triggered by a viral article (in Chinese) titled, “Goodness, what have I done…

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U.S. poet laureate Tracy K. Smith on Chinese poetry, language, and the allure of China

BEIJING – Tracy K. Smith, who began her post as the 22nd poet laureate of the…

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