Anthony Tao, Author at SupChina
Anthony Tao

Anthony is the Asia managing editor of SupChina. Follow him @anthonytao

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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Horrific scene in Hangzhou as driver plows through bikers and pedestrians

In an apparent accident, a black car plowed through bikers and pedestrians alike on a busy intersection in Hangzhou…

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Friday Song: Because of Love 因为爱情…

“Because of Love” (因为爱情 yīnwéi àiqíng) is performed by Eason Chan 陳奕迅 and Wang Faye 王菲, known as, respectively, the King of…

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Smoke and confusion after explosion outside U.S. Embassy in Beijing

An explosion was reported outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing this afternoon, with witnesses describing smoke wafting from the main…

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Liu Xia is free

Eight years after being placed under de facto house arrest despite committing no crime, Liu Xia 刘霞 — the widow…

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Japan’s World Cup win was “Asia’s victory,” says Chinese newspaper

Japan made history on Tuesday when it defeated Colombia 2-1…

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Xi Jinping and China get the John Oliver treatment

“China: the country responsible for huge technological advances, and yet it still can’t seem to get pandas to fuck.” Thus…

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Another fire in Daxing district, Beijing

Around 7 pm on Friday, a fire broke out in Xinjian Village 新建村 in Daxing District 大兴区, Beijing, reportedly about…

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Third suspect in two months nabbed at a Jacky Cheung concert

Maybe criminals should stop attending Jacky Cheung concerts. For the third time in less than two months, a Chinese fugitive…

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Watch: Nicki Minaj cosplays as Chinese Street Fighter Chun-Li on SNL

Here’s Nicki Minaj on Saturday Night Live last night trying to make herself the center of some cultural appropriation…

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Friday Song: Mao Zedong said ‘Change must come through the barrel of a gun’

Mao Zedong didn’t say that, of course. He said “枪杆子里面出政权” (qiānggǎnzi lǐmiàn chū zhèngquán) — Political power grows out of the…

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Film Friday: ‘A Big Deal,’ just in time for Mother’s Day

Let’s try something. A SupChina film recommendation column, to run every Friday, called Film Friday. This could be…

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Au revoir, Great Leap No. 12: Another popular Beijing bar forced to close

If you’re a beer drinker in Beijing, I know where you’re at right now. That’s because tonight is the…

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