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Guides, directories, and lists that help you make sense of China. Includes SupSources — our annual list of websites we read daily — the SupChina Red Paper — an original report on the year that was — and city directories, put together by the SupChina editorial team. SupChina is your premier source of China news.

The 2017 SupChina Winter Reading List

Your brain needs expanding, and you need to buy gifts for your smart friends! We’re here to help with…

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SupChina Sources 2017

Ever wonder how we produce a daily newsletter with dozens…

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Your guide to Chinese social media

Understanding China is daunting enough when you’re studying government papers or trying to keep up with the latest news….

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Three tips for becoming a better China-watcher

China plays prominent and expanding roles in many areas of U.S. policy, from trade to North Korea to climate…

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What happened at China’s 19th Party Congress

We are now two weeks out from the conclusion of the 19th Party Congress, and the Party’s propaganda…

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Here are all the words Chinese state media has banned

Xinhua News Agency was established by the Chinese Communist Party in 1931 in a

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The 2017 SupChina summer reading list

For our first summer reading list, we recommend books on a few subject areas that an informed reader…

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Guo Wengui — half a year in the media spotlight

The following is a compilation of everything SupChina has written, to date, about exiled billionaire Guo Wengui 郭文贵…

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The Belt and Road: China’s ‘project of the century’

Quick facts on China’s Belt and Road Belt and Road is basically a network of railroads,…

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What really happens at China’s Two Sessions

A sea of jargon and acronyms Every year in March, the Chinese government organizes a series of meetings in…

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Will Xi’an become a megalopolis at the heart of the New Silk Road?

In December 2016, Wang Yongkang 王永康, Xi’an’s newly appointed Party chief, took a stroll atop the western Chinese city’s ancient…

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The SupChina Chengdu Directory

The laid-back city of Chengdu is a major draw for tourism in China’s southwest, largely for three reasons:…

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China’s four great novels

Chinese literature has a long, rich history, but the four novels considered to be the greatest of the…

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The biggest TV show in the world

Over the years, China’s Spring Festival Gala, known as Chunwan (春晚 chūnwǎn), has evolved to become more than an…

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The Year of the Rooster

At midnight of January 27, 2017, the Year of the Monkey ends and the Year of the Rooster…

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