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Friday Song: Yellow, by Katherine Ho, from ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

Of all the things Crazy Rich Asians has going for it — critical acclaim, strong earnings, cultural impact — let’s add this to the…

Viral videos from China, 08/10-17, 2018

What’s China watching this week? A child fallen through an escalator, pampered Rhesus monkeys, and stolen water from fire hydrants.

Chinese Corner: Will China ever make peace with dogs?

Will China ever make peace with dogs? 遛狗要栓绳,异烟肼倒逼中国养狗文明进步 By 紫竹张先生 August 9, 2018 These days in China, no animal divides public opinions as strongly…

The NBA backup whose popularity in China is making him millions

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

Five essential Chinese silent films

Politics, revolution, bloodshed, prostitution, suicide, feminism (before it was defined as such): Chinese films of the 1920s and ’30s were forward-thinking…

Sinica Podcast: Legendary diplomat Chas W. Freeman, Jr.

This week’s Sinica Podcast is now live: Legendary diplomat Chas W. Freeman, Jr., on U.S.-China strategy and history: Part 1 Few living figures…

Trade war, day 42: China to send low-level delegation in late August

Yesterday (day 41 of the trade war), we observed that China appears to be undecided in its next move. Negotiations to…

Subsidies for having kids? The Chinese internet is not impressed

Earlier this month, a People’s Daily’s opinion piece that urges Chinese citizens to have more babies as a “national issue” caused…

A 3-year-old crawls out of debris after being trapped alone for hours

He was taken to the hospital afterwards and remains in stable condition.

Janet Yang: Crazy Rich Asians is ‘a big effing deal for Asians all over the world’

Pictured: Janet Yang (center) with (from left to right) Warner Bros. executive Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, Henry Golding, Awkwafina, and Crazy Rich Asians…

The White Wolf of Taiwan

  Editor’s note: Last week, an official at the Taipei District Prosecutors’ Office told the…

Xenophobia and Hong Kong independence

Andy Chan Ho-tin 陈浩天, founder of the pro-independence Hong Kong National Party, gave a speech yesterday at the Hong Kong…

Propaganda about Xinjiang re-education camps

On Monday, China said there were “no such thing as re-education centers” in Xinjiang,

Labor activists allege sexual humiliation and sleep deprivation in police custody

Yesterday, Radio Free Asia reported on a “Maoist labor campaigner ‘kidnapped,’ believed detained, in…

Trade war, day 41: China undecided on next move?

On day 29 of the U.S.-China trade war (covered on SupChina Access), when China responded to a threatened additional $200…