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Creative movie tribute in the snow

Chinese sci-fi fans have been very excited lately because of the Chinese New Year blockbuster film Wandering Earth

Forget Seamless: The best Chinese food in NYC is on Yunbanbao

How the Chinese in New York get their lunch delivered.   Every day, around lunchtime, outside…

U.K. and Germany not aligned with U.S. on Huawei ban

Since 2012 the U.S. has effectively shut Huawei out of the American market. More recently, the Trump administration has been 

Chinese Corner: Three billboards across China — to fight gay conversion therapy

Three billboards and an uphill battle against gay conversion therapy “中国版‘三块广告牌’”的双城之旅,为一种 “不存在的疾病” The journey…

Chinese female bodybuilder in feud with internet police over bikini videos

Lara Zhang, an Australia-based Chinese female bodybuilder, engaged in a social media feud on Monday with China’s cyber police, who accused her of…

Introducing Middle Earth – China’s cultural industry podcast

This week, big news from SupChina and the Sinica Podcast Network: we are proud to be adding a new member to the family!…

Kuora: Explaining China’s Warlord Period, which splintered the country

Last week, we looked at the most overlooked moments in 20th-century Chinese history, which included the warlords. Following up on that, this…

How Hou Dejian went from Tiananmen protester to composer of the patriotic song ‘Chinese Dream’

On December 31, 2018, a song called “Chinese Dream” (中国梦 zhōngguó mèng) was performed at a “release ceremony” at a high…

Real-time censorship for real-time comments

In January, China released new guidelines to tighten its grip on the booming industry of short-video apps, requiring them to vet all sorts…

When hip-hop dance is infused with fireworks!

Bo Tao is an amateur hip-hop dancer in Guangdong, China, who likes to share his dance moves on Kuaishou, an online…

What the ruck? Huawei rugby ad catches flak in New Zealand

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

Love in Rural China: A matter of trying

You’ve likely never heard of Sanpi, or met anyone from there. But that shouldn’t stop you from recognizing their stories.  

The People’s Republic of Desire, reviewed

A dark and provocative glimpse at China’s celebrity streaming culture   Originally founded as a…

Sinica Podcast: Tashi Rabgey and Jim Millward on China’s ethnic policy in Xinjiang and Tibet

This week’s Sinica Podcast is now live. This week on the Sinica Podcast, Jeremy and Kaiser speak with Tashi Rabgey, research professor…

Some fun things to do in the snow!

Most cities in China don’t get much snow during the winter. But that doesn’t stop people from thinking about how to…