SupChina - China News & Commentary | Sinica Podcast | Daily News App

Friday Song: Vinida takes the lead among China’s underground rappers

There’s something convincing about the way Vinida turns her parasol and raps “I’m the future you long for.” Her song 主角 (zhǔjué) — i.e.,…

From Hong Kong’s mass protest to pot in graves, our top news this week

From a massive protest in Hong Kong that turned violent to Huawei’s “indefinite” plan to delay launching a new computer to cannabis in…

Chinese Corner: Baidu’s bad year, doping for gaokao, and the perfect sex doll

Chinese Corner is Jiayun Feng’s weekly review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet. Baidu’s very bad year 首次亏损,百度是怎么把一手好牌打烂的? First loss for…

Hong Kong police fire tear gas and rubber bullets at protestors

Hong Kong police in riot gear fired rubber bullets, tear gas, and water cannons in skirmishes with protesters surrounding the city’s Legislative Council…

In Beijing, two parks where the old and single look to mingle

In China, more than 43 million seniors are widowed, divorced, or unmarried. In Beijing, you’ll find many of them…

Whispers of ‘Umbrella Movement II’ as protesters gather in Central, Hong Kong

Photo by Anthony Tao Demonstrators were back on the streets in Hong Kong on Tuesday night, with protests continuing into Wednesday morning….

‘Western Pacific’: U.S. messaging in the South China Sea includes recommitment to Taiwan

Washington, D.C., is signaling its commitment to the Western Pacific — a favored umbrella term for any part of the Pacific Ocean that…

ChinaEconTalk: Peter Hessler talks China, Egypt, and the craft of foreign correspondence

In the latest ChinaEconTalk, we have veteran journalist Peter Hessler, who spent seven years in China as a correspondent for The New Yorker,…

Sina Finance publishes remarkably sexist, ageist commentary, angers everyone

An article about Taiwanese supermodel Lín Zhìlíng 林志玲 and her recent marriage to Japanese pop star Akira, which was published online by Sina…

Kuora: Revisiting the ‘Taiping Civil War’

We turn to history this week. This column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on October 14, 2018. How could…

Scenes from Hong Kong’s anti-extradition protest

All images by Anthony Tao “No extradition to China, oppose evil law” — 返送中, 抗恶法 (fǎn sòng zhōng, kàng è fǎ) —…

Hong Kong ‘not ready to give up’: Historic protest against extradition bill

Hong Kong people took to the streets on Sunday in mass protests to demonstrate against a proposed extradition bill that critics say…

Friday Song: ‘Song of Joy,’ a Jiangnan sizhu classic

Jiangnan sizhu — 江南丝竹 (jiāngnán sīzhú), literally meaning “Jiangnan,” an area south of the Yangtze River, and “silk and bamboo” — is a genre…

China enters Women’s World Cup with high expectations but brutal draw

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

From rare earths threat to 5G: Top news this week

From China’s threat to cut the U.S. off from rare earths to the approval of a commercial rollout of a 5G network, here…