Anthony Tao, Author at SupChina
Anthony Tao

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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…

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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,…

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Tiananmen Square 30 years on: 30 essential stories about June 4, 1989

Photo by Jeff Widener, June 5, 1989 On the night of…

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Friday Song: ’99 Bends in the Yellow River’ and an elegy for Chinese civilization

“Do you know how many bends are on the Yellow River?” belts the singer above, in Shaanxi dialect, to…

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Friday Song: Kangding (poetry x music version)

We’re music enthusiasts here at SupChina, from Kaiser’s former life as a head-banger to Jeremy lending his vocals to…

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(Ended) Dashan, Stephon Marbury among participants of 12th Bookworm Literary Festival in Beijing

We are renewing our support for the international Bookworm…

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China made a rap song about its annual ‘two sessions’ political meeting

I got elation from inspiration writing a compliment song for the nation while I’m talking about “two sessions.” After…

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Here it is, the best act from the 2019 CCTV Spring Festival Gala

The 2019 edition of the CCTV Spring Festival Gala — one of the most watched shows on the planet…

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And now, an amazing Chinese rendition of ‘Cell Block Tango’ (with translated lyrics)

This is the best thing we’ve seen on Chinese social media in a while: A song by Tú Yǒuqín…

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Bus plummets into Yangtze River after passenger assaults driver

In some states, like New York, it’s a felony to assault bus drivers, and the reasoning behind the stiff…

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Friday Song: German electronic act C.O.W. 牛

We’re going European electronic tonight with the German outfit C.O.W. 牛, founded in December 2015, with some very apparent…

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Young Chinese kid lifts rug on everyone’s worst nightmare

Forget Halloween, the scariest thing you’ll see this week is what’s lurking underneath that rug. Don’t pull up that rug,…

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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…

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Profane roadside rant against Beijingers incites Beijing mob

On Friday, a driver in Beijing — who was not from the city — learned the perils of casting…

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Runaway wagon remarkably determined to run over Chinese man

This video appears to depict a minor road accident in Shandong Province, the run-of-the-mill kind of which there are…

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