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Sinica Podcast: A conversation with Jane Perlez on Donald Trump’s China trip

This week’s Sinica episode is now live. Hosts Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn talk to the Pulitzer Prize-winning…

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The great romantic of 20th-century Chinese poetry, Xu Zhimo

This past spring, I traveled to rural Zhejiang Province to participate in a poetry event. At one of the…

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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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When words kill: ‘Big-character posters’ are testament to tenacity and suffering in one of China’s darkest periods

In China in Ten Words, translated into English by Allan H. Barr, author Yu Hua gives a trenchant description…

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Giraffes, wolves, and dragons: How evolutionary biology explains the Chinese internet

This is a story of Darwinian evolution. About how, over time, living in different environments, the descendants of the…

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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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The stinky cheese saga: What China’s short-lived import ban on soft cheese really represents

You’ve probably heard about China’s most recent, since-overturned ban, given that it was stranger than most. The victim…

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‘The Taste of Rice Flower’ and other notable Chinese movies from the Pingyao International Film Festival

Starting from the opening ceremony of the Pingyao International Film Festival (PYIFF) two weeks ago and through to…

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Donald Trump in Beijing’s Forbidden City

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Have you tipped a Chinese journalist today? A PR professional explains why companies in China do

Today is Journalists’ Day in China, a holiday established by the Chinese State Council in 2000. As a…

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Chinese reactions to the Sutherland Springs church shooting

The latest mass shooting in the United States, which left at least 26 dead in the…

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The Chinese GPS

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Love is in the air!

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China unveils ‘magic island-making’ ship

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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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