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Shanghai: Shared parental leave on the horizon?

The Shanghai Women’s Federation (SWF) is hoping to introduce a shared parental leave policy for both men and women in an attempt to…

Adorable piggy engraving on a watermelon

This fruit artist from Jiangsu Province celebrated the upcoming Year of the Pig by engraving a piggy on a watermelon’s skin….

Venezuela-China, explained: The geopolitics of the dragon in Little Venice

This is the third of a four-part series, which will be published on Mondays this month, that spotlights the Venezuela-China relationship. Part One:

Kuora: The Nanjing Massacre, where ‘all Chinese, regardless of sex or age, seemed marked out as victims’

“The Memorial Hall for the Victims of the Nanjing Massacre will start to sort out the family trees of the victims and survivors…

Friday Song: Na Ying, the singing legend, and her unforgettable swan song

“Sadness” (默 Mò), released in 2015 by Na Ying 那英, is not as much a song as it is an atmosphere of sadness and desolation…

New Year’s greetings from the NBA, China and the AFC Asian Cup, and the X Games are coming

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which 

Baidu threatens to sue a journalist for mentioning its past scandals

Baidu, China’s top search engine, has come under intense fire after threatening a prominent Chinese journalist with legal action if he didn’t remove…

Sinica Podcast: Christina Larson on He Jiankui and the Chinese scientific community

This week’s Sinica Podcast is now live. This week on Sinica, Kaiser and Jeremy chat with Christina Larson, a science and technology…

This dad performs surgery on fruit

Wang Yexiao, age 32, from Hegang, Heilongjiang Province, has filmed himself performing “surgery” on all kinds of fruit, including grapes, mangoes, bananas, and…

Luckin Coffee continues ambitious rampage: Is it really China’s Starbucks — or the next Ofo?

Luckin Coffee, founded in November 2017, already has 2,000 offline stores and grand ambitions to surpass Starbucks in China. It recently announced plans…

Get your nails done in Lunar New Year fashion!

The 2019 Lunar New Year is just around the corner, and you can’t call yourself prepared without decorating at least a…

China Business Corner: WeChat founder Allen Zhang and the Tencent conference

China Business Corner is a weekly window into Chinese-language coverage of business, technology, and the broader economy, brought to you by co-writers 

Trade war, day 195: Chinese tourism to U.S. still growing

The Chinese government’s warning about travel to the U.S. issued in July last year had no…

Update: Huawei and the Canadians behind bars in China

An update: Robert Schellenberg, the Canadian who was recently given the death sentence for…

Chinese kindergarten teacher, fired for being gay, sues to get job back

A Chinese kindergarten teacher who was dismissed last summer allegedly because of his sexuality has…