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China vs. Italy among more interesting matchups in Women’s World Cup Round of 16

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

Kuora: How much Chinese culture should first-gen immigrants pass on?

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on June 22, 2015: As a first-generation immigrant in Canada…

July 17, SupChina x Sinica Live Podcast: The World According to Jeremy Goldkorn

For over nine years, Jeremy Goldkorn and Kaiser Kuo have hosted the Sinica Podcast, the…

A crisis is a terrible thing to waste

Editor’s note: This piece was originally published by The Carter Center, and republished on Brookings.edu on January 16, 2019. The…

Chinese Corner: Traditional Chinese medicine: Will facts ever sway believers?

Chinese Corner is Jiayun Feng’s weekly review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet. Will facts ever sway TCM believers? 致中医药信徒:这是一份世界观地毯式降维打击 To TCM…

June 27, The New Normal: The perils of being a Chinese scientist or engineer in the U.S.

  Sign up HERE ABOUT THE EVENT U.S. government concerns about alleged intellectual property theft are driving what feels to many Chinese scientists and engineers…

Belt and Road interview: Scholar Dragan Pavlićević on BRI and China’s foreign policy

It’s been over five and a half years since Chinese President Xí Jìnpíng 习近平 first revealed the hugely ambitious idea of a “Silk…

U.S.-China supply chains and innovation: The risks the Huawei hawks don’t understand

The ongoing drama with China’s largest and most innovative technology company, Huawei, illustrates how the narrative on innovation in China and the United…

Hainan orders local businesses to change their names into something less foreign

The civil affairs office in Hainan has launched (in Chinese) a cleanup campaign to purge local business names deemed “improper” by the local…

China’s firefighting agency slams a random internet user for criticizing its job

The national firefighting department under China’s Ministry of Emergency Management has gone off on a Weibo user with only 114 followers who questioned…

Kuora: Misconceptions about the Chinese and dog meat

The southern Chinese city of Yulin in Guangxi Province holds an annual dog meat festival called the Lychee and Dog Meat Festival,…

Decision time for China at World Cup: Play to win, or play to progress?

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

Friday Song: Vinida takes the lead among China’s underground rappers

There’s something convincing about the way Vinida turns her parasol and raps “I’m the future you long for.” Her song 主角 (zhǔjué) — i.e.,…

From Hong Kong’s mass protest to pot in graves, our top news this week

From a massive protest in Hong Kong that turned violent to Huawei’s “indefinite” plan to delay launching a new computer to cannabis in…

Chinese Corner: Baidu’s bad year, doping for gaokao, and the perfect sex doll

Chinese Corner is Jiayun Feng’s weekly review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet. Baidu’s very bad year 首次亏损,百度是怎么把一手好牌打烂的? First loss for…