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Unilever falls for the 2.6 billion armpit delusion

“The first time for many years that I was in a crowd of non-Chinese was in…

China to take a swipe at American sorghum in trade retaliation?

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce has a sore spot with American sorghum, the New York…

Philippines feel helpless as China completes South China Sea development

“What do they want us to do?” This was the rhetorical question from a government spokesperson at a press conference at the Filipino…

Kuora: China vs. Rome, and the question of cultural cohesiveness

We return to the subject of history this week, as Kaiser answers a question originally posted on Quora on January 6, 2016: Why did…

Victim-blaming official provokes more anger in billboard death case

An official in Zhengzhou, Henan Province has finally made a public statement about a…

Kris Wu makes history, becomes first Chinese performer at Super Bowl Live concert

Kris Wu (吴亦凡 Wú Yìfán), a Chinese Canadian singer and actor born in Guangzhou, became the first Chinese singer to perform at a…

Pentagon issues correction after document labels Taiwan as part of China

Chinese officials aren’t the only ones sensitive about labeling/mislabeling Taiwan as an independent territory/part…

China’s hottest granny, at 70, has big plans ahead

Photos courtesy of Han Bin She’s graceful and elegant, with a packed schedule as a sought-after model and spokeswoman in China. And she just…

Friday Song: G.E.M. — Bubbles

Bubbles under sunlight, they are colorful Just as a deluded me, I am happy Bubbles (泡沫 pàomò), by Hong Kong singer Tang…

AcFun, a pioneer of Chinese danmu (‘bullet screens’), can’t pay its bills

Video streaming site AcFun, Bilibili’s biggest rival in the world of online anime content and “danmu” (弹幕) — a feature that allows users…

Li Haotong, China’s best male golfer, is putting the world on notice

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which China Sports Insider Mark Dreyer looks at the week that was in the China…

China’s central bank hits pause on Tencent Credit

A written agreement of some kind between the Vatican and China on the appointment…

Vatican and Beijing on cusp of ‘historic breakthrough in relations,’ says report

The Vatican and Beijing, who have long endured icy relations, have created a common framework…

It’s Uber…but for bicycles: The American on-demand leader takes a page from China

The company that invented and exported much of the “sharing economy” business model of the…

Sinica Podcast: Gerry Shih on China’s Uyghur Muslims, under pressure at home and abroad

This week’s Sinica is now live. Listen to it here. Associated Press (AP) reporter Gerry Shih was hard at work in 2017 writing a remarkable series…