Lucas Niewenhuis, Author at SupChina
Lucas Niewenhuis

Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company’s newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.

Will China help France fund a 10,000-strong anti-terrorism force in Africa?

Yesterday, we noted the results of a visit to Beijing by…

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Only small deals for France in Beijing, but a more united EU front could be coming

French President Emmanuel Macron wrapped up a three-day visit to China with moderate outcomes, including a few business…

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Didi’s ‘war of the century’

Didi Chuxing, the Chinese ride-hailing giant that likely surpassed Uber in market valuation last month, will have…

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China’s third aircraft carrier under construction, to launch in 2020?

China currently has two aircraft carriers in service: the…

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$2 billion artificial intelligence park in Beijing

Xinhua News Agency reported on January 2 that Zhongguancun…

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Beijing aims to contain bitcoin boom, but does not ban mining

It’s no secret that Beijing is skeptical of the bitcoin boom….

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The excesses of China’s social credit system

Sesame Credit (芝麻信用 zhīma xìnyòng) is the leader in the “social…

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2019: The year China pharma goes big?

For years, Chinese medical scientists have focused their efforts on replicating…

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‘I’m not feeling positive’: Hong Kongers march again to resist Beijing’s influence

Thousands of protesters — 10,000 if you ask organizers, 6,200 if…

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First mental health-focused company goes public in China

In China, mental health issues are poorly understood and often stigmatized…

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Tibetan filmmaker arrives in San Francisco under political asylum

A Tibetan filmmaker, Dhondup Wangchen, arrived in San Francisco under U.S. political asylum on December 25 after six years…

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Stricter rules on mobile payments to come in April

TechNode reports that the People’s Bank of China has “issued a trial notice on the issuance of barcode…

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Chinese live-streaming site Qihoo 360 shuts down surveillance feature

TechNode reports that Qihoo 360, the video streaming service that was revealed last week to be broadcasting…

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A South Korea detente derailed?

Only a week ago, South Korean President Moon Jae-in visited Beijing and pledged a “new start” after over…

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Artist who filmed Beijing eviction aftermath detained, then released on bail

Hua Yong 华涌, the artist who documented the destruction and social turmoil that resulted from Beijing’s migrant…

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