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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.

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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A second fire claims five more lives as turmoil continues in Beijing

Less than a month after a devastating fire in a southern Beijing migrant neighborhood

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‘Beijing is livid’ over ‘racist’ criticism from Australia

The latest in the growing Australian backlash to Chinese influence: Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull…

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China has issued three veiled threats to Australia to get an extradition treaty passed, reports say

China is lobbying hard for Australia to pass a long-awaited extradition treaty, which was signed in 2007 and set…

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Beijing evictions reach into the tens of thousands, destroying livelihoods of migrants

Despite an unusual backlash from some state media and even cautionary words from Beijing…

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Did an Australian senator sell himself to Chinese interests?

Australian Labor Party (ALP) senator Sam Dastyari is in hot water after the latest in a year-and-a-half long series of…

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Chinese cash now reaches all of Central and Eastern Europe

Caixin reports that with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s 李克强 visit to Budapest, Hungary, and the announcement of agreements…

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