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In no particular order: The future of a bitcoin billionaire Bitmain is the dominant force in bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining in China, and…

Trade war, day 40: ‘Zero-sum’ is the word

For at least half a year now, China has regularly warned Donald Trump against taking a zero-sum view of U.S.-China trade. Last…

Stealing from a fire hydrant

Normally, thieves steal from places like banks, storefronts or houses. But what happens when somebody steals from a fire hydrant? The police of…

Infamous rapper PG One is pivoting to fashion

The world hasn’t heard any new music from Chinese rapper Wang Hao 王昊, a.k.a. PG One, for months. After he

Amazing illustrations in a student’s notebook!

Some people underline their notes, some people highlight them, but this student draws intricate cartoons to accompany hers.

In China, rainbow trout is now salmon?

Two months after the revelation that one-third of the salmon sold in China was, in fact, domestic rainbow trout mislabeled to…

Kuora: China’s claim to ‘5,000 years of history’

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on November 28, 2017: China often notes it has 5,000 years…

10-year-old falls through moving escalator in northwestern China

Luckily, she was rescued. According to China’s Special Equipment Safety Supervision Bureau, there were 48 elevator/escalator accidents in 2016, killing 41 people. But at least…

Reminder: The SupChina Photo Contest ends in two days

We’ve received some great entries so far, but the competition is just heating up….

Xinjiang in the spotlight at forthcoming UN hearing

Today, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Geneva time (4 a.m. – 7 a.m. EST, or starting 4 p.m. China time), the United…

Reddit blocked in China

The “front page of the internet” becomes latest site to fall behind the Great Firewall.  

Friday Song: A Chinese rap that pays homage to Bart Simpson

Rap shows in Beijing often feel a little like high school talent shows. Yet a few months back, when Bamboo of the Cloud…

This is how pampered rhesus macaques in Henan Province spend their summer!

Nature reserve staff in Jiyuan combine tomatoes, watermelon, and ice as a cool treat for the monkeys in hot Henan weather.

Chinese Corner: ‘Rocket Girls,’ heart-shaped faces, and the mystery of Chinese agriculture

What does the future hold for “Rocket Girls”? 解约闹剧,中国选秀节目榨干热度的最后一招 By 贾小凡 | Vista看天下 August 9, 2018 Rocket Girls 火箭少女, the manufactured girl group spun off…

China’s sports industry 10 years after the Beijing Olympics: Global leader or pretender?

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