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‘China’s big mistake’ in Xinjiang

“Pakistani businessmen whose wives and children are trapped in China’s restive Xinjiang are traveling to Beijing to lobby their embassy,” reports…

Could Taiwan win a war with China?

“China says it has filed an official protest over plans by the United States to sell military equipment to Taiwan,” reports…

In favor of engagement

Jeffrey Bader of the Brookings Institute has written an essay arguing that the U.S. should continue to engage with China. It’s worth…

Is China losing the world?

Kerry Brown, professor of Chinese studies and director of the Lau China Institute at King’s College, London, argues that China’s recent assertiveness…

Trade war, day 82: China establishes hard Party line opposing U.S. tariffs and ‘trade bullyism’

In case you’re living under a rock — or haven’t signed up for SupChina Access yet, and didn’t receive our last…

New Party rules to govern members’ online behavior

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is set to implement some new regulations for its…

Director exposes Chinese TV’s fraudulent ratings

Fan Bingbing, Feng Xiaogang, and tax evasion aren’t the only stories currently stirring up a storm in China’s entertainment sector. On September…

Director Feng Xiaogang reportedly cut from ‘Ash is Purest White’ because of Fan Bingbing’s tax scandal

A director’s cut of Jia Zhangke’s latest movie, Ash is Purest White (江湖儿女 jiānghú érnǚ), was released in China last Friday that was six…

What is the Mid-Autumn Festival?

Today, September 24, is the traditional Mid-Autumn Festival 中秋节 (zhōngqiūjié). It’s a holiday for families to get together and enjoy the first full…

Kuora: Censorship of American tech companies in China, and the question of reciprocity

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on January 25, 2018: Why are Tencent…

Chinese government imposes limit on foreign television programming

Last Thursday, the National Radio and Television Administration released a draft of new regulations regarding the airing of foreign programming. According to

College student expelled after making negative remarks about Chinese patriotism

A Chinese college in Hunan Province has expelled a first-year student who made remarks critical of patriotism on social media and in person…

NHL China Games 2018: The good, the bad, and the could-be-better

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

Friday song: Vava, queen of Chinese hip-hop, demands ‘look at me’ on Crazy Rich Asians soundtrack

From its first line, you know exactly what Vava’s hit song, “My New Swag” (我的新衣 wǒ de xīn yī), is all about. That’s…

Chinese corner: The peer-to-peer lending meltdown, Miss Hong Kong, and domestic abuse

P2P nightmare: How I lost all my savings overnight P2P爆雷后,我的存款一夜清零 By 看客inSight August 24, 2018 Once seen as an innovative financial tool fervently endorsed…