Kaiser Kuo

Kaiser Kuo is co-founder of the Sinica Podcast and editor-at-large of SupChina.

Beijing brings the hammer down on cryptocurrency exchanges – China’s latest top news

Cryptocurrencies: The other shoe drops Following the ban on ICOs — initial coin offerings — announced by the People’s…

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Trump upholds CFIUS and squashes semiconductor sale to China – China’s latest top news

The Art of the Deal-killer Oregon-based Lattice Semiconductor Corp hoped to sell itself to a Chinese-backed private equity fund called…

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China electrifies global auto markets – China in the driver’s seat on electric vehicles

China electrifies auto market China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has announced plans to end…

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Has China reached peak bike sharing, or will the cycle continue? – China’s latest top news

Peak bike sharing? It seems like just yesterday we lauded China’s innovative bike-sharing companies: “Bike sharing done right,”…

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In China, Apple’s fate rides on the 8 – China’s latest business and technology news

Eight is an auspicious number in China. It remains to be seen whether it will prove lucky for Apple….

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The North’s nukes: Did Beijing sow what it must now reap? – China’s latest top news

Beijing’s role in the Korean crisis Two major questions emerge in today’s reporting on China and the North Korean…

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Facebook friends Shanghai, and awaits a reply – China’s latest business and technology news

Once more there are rumors upon the land that Facebook, which has been blocked in China since late May of…

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Beijing’s Korean Conundrum – China’s latest top news

Beijing’s Korean conundrum How is the crisis over North Korea’s nuclear program playing out in Beijing? China’s leadership has banned…

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Gray Rhino Blues – China’s latest business and technology news

A “gray rhino” is a lumbering, outsize beast representing potential danger and that oughtn’t be ignored — but alas, often…

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BRICS summit overshadowed by North Korean nuke – China’s latest top news

North Korea crisis hits a BRIC wall Kaiser here, sitting in for Jeremy, who’s on vacation. The big story over…

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New Beijing regs take a bite out of Bitcoin – China’s latest business and technology news

After a slew of high-profile ICOs — Initial Coin Offerings — by Chinese virtual currency operators, the People’s Bank…

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Kaiser Kuo: America should stop sneering at China’s Belt and Road initiative

Just a couple of weeks before the Belt and Road Forum, held in Beijing earlier this month, Sinica…

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Do we really need to worry so much about Chinese nationalism?

We live in an age of rising nationalism, and this is most certainly cause for concern. Nationalism is a…

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The talk of Davos about Xi and Trump

A spectre was haunting Davos, and its name was Donald Trump. I hadn’t been to Davos for a few…

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Spurning China and courting Russia: Trump’s dangerous game

The surreal spectacle of Trump’s obeisance to Vladimir Putin is appalling for many reasons. It shows the president-elect’s…

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