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More news from China on Belt and Road, the death of Utopia, Australia tensions, and trade war covfefe

Building the Belt and Road, one cobblestone at a time The TIR Convention (Transports…

Safety tips are the last thing that Chinese women need after the Didi murder case

Li Mingzhu 李明珠 was a 21-year-old flight attendant who was reportedly raped and murdered on May 6 after she hailed a…

A noodle-pulling performance gone wrong

A video showing a woman accidentally getting lassoed by noodles went viral on the Chinese internet.

Chinese stock markets keep Didi, Foxconn subsidiary in orbit with planned local IPOs

As we noted in March, the Chinese government has begun to urge…

China Unsolved: The Boy in the Red Dress

China Unsolved is a new SupChina weekly series profiling China’s most notorious unsolved mysteries. The red dress, expert knots, the weight,…

Mingbai: Money, money, money, China style

人民币 (rénmínbì), “the people’s currency,” shortened RMB, measured in yuan (元), is the money used in China. This week, Mingbai explores the bills…

Swimming on period? Chinese celebrity Angelababy sparks online debate

Yeung Wing 杨颖, a Chinese entertainer better known by her stage name Angelababy, has…

The end of forced family planning?

For years, the writing has been on the wall for China’s infamous family planning measures….

China sentences Tibetan language activist to five years in prison

In November 2015, the New York Times published a 10-minute video about…

After blinking on trade war, is Trump caving on ZTE?

Yesterday we noted (paywall) the widespread condemnation in the U.S. of the Trump…

Man catches falling toddler with bare hands in Chongqing

“I was scared as well. But if I failed to save her, it would be my lifelong regret,” said Zhang Yun, 42, after…

Third suspect in two months nabbed at a Jacky Cheung concert

Maybe criminals should stop attending Jacky Cheung concerts. For the third time in less than two months, a Chinese fugitive has been captured at…

Till death or exam do us part: Chinese province offers ‘divorce test’

Ongoing efforts by local governments in China to prevent couples from divorcing have reached a new level: The civil affairs bureau of Jiangsu…

If China had superheroes…

Who would China call on to save the day?     I may not have been…

Pictures of the Day: Final look at Yingxiu

Here are 13 pictures of Yingxiu, Wenchuan county, Sichuan province, one of the towns rocked by a magnitude 7.9 earthquake 10 years ago….