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Prepare to be underwhelmed: Mastercard makes a belated arrival in China

A version of this article was originally published by KapronAsia, a Shanghai- and Singapore-based fintech consultancy. Reform is coming to China’s $27 trillion…

Sony China roasted for ad that implies professional-grade cameras are too complex for women

A social media post from the Chinese operation of Japanese electronics and entertainment behemoth Sony has seriously backfired as the Chinese internet lit…

A response from Huawei

Catherine Chen, Senior Vice President and  Director of the Board at Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, sent us this letter in response to…

Educational equality in China: How online learning during coronavirus has changed the status quo

For perhaps the first time, all students in China — rich and poor, urban and rural — have equal…

Tencent’s boundary-pushing Dajia blog abruptly shuts down

On the morning of February 19, media consumers in China woke up to discover that Dàjiā 大家 by Tencent News, an opinion blog…

The Communist Youth League thought it was creating patriotic idols. Instead, it started a conversation about women’s rights

At this point, it’s no secret that the Communist Youth League of China (CYLC), the Chinese Communist Party’s division for young people, knows…

Gansu government’s head-shaving publicity stunt backfires

The Chinese internet is on fire over a disturbing video via the Lanzhou Morning Post that shows a group of female health care…

10 hilariously aggressive coronavirus propaganda banners found in China

The Chinese government has been using everything at its disposal to keep the virus at bay. Local officials, however, have tapped into simpler,…

Traditional Chinese medicine mobile hospital treats COVID-19 patients in Wuhan

A group of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) experts has been put in charge of Jiangxia Module Hospital, one of the medical…

Did Plato and the ancient Greeks know about China?

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora and updated on January 19, 2019: Would Plato have known of…

During coronavirus, China’s music industry finds creative ways to keep going

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in China has resulted in the cessation of a number of cultural activities throughout the country….

‘One Person City’: Eerie photos of Shanghai during coronavirus

Nicoco is an American photographer who has been documenting the coronavirus outbreak in Shanghai in a photo series called “One Person City”…

Coronavirus-induced sports postponements continue

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature. Shanghai Grand Prix Following major postponements of the Chinese Basketball Association — which is in the middle of…

China’s growing outer space ambitions

In the last 20 years China’s National Space Administration has been making huge strides and has further plans to create its own space…

Chinese fintech giants expand across the Belt and Road

China’s Belt and Road Initiative