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Anthony Tao

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

Picture of the Day: Dockless, eh?

The recent kerfuffle over scooters in American cities like San…

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Friday Song: Forward, forward! Sing into the night

I was scootering past Guangqumen Bridge just southeast of Beijing Railway Station tonight when I encountered the scene above,…

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‘Are you coming to the orgy?’ Check out the hoodie Michael Chen wore on the Chinese reality show ‘Keep Running’

Here’s a bit of fun from usually staid Chinese television: Keep Running (奔跑吧 bēnpǎoba), adapted from South Korea, is a…

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18 dead after fire in Guangdong karaoke bar, arson suspect arrested

At least 18 are dead and five injured in the southern Chinese city of Qingyuan 清远, Guangdong province,…

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Chinese state media parrots Russian claim that ‘White Helmets staged chemical attack video’

In the video above, Chinese state broadcaster CCTV reports, uncritically, on a Russian television story that claims the April…

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Friday Song: ‘The Empty Chair,’ performed by Ah-Q Jazz Arkestra

Gonna let this Beijing jazz band play us out. Here’s Ah-Q Jazz Arkestra, featuring Matt Roberts on trombone,…

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Photos: Kim Jong-un meets Xi Jinping in Beijing

Kim Jong-un made his first known diplomatic trip outside of North Korea on Monday, arriving in Beijing via…

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Friday Song: Spring is here

You might disagree if you live in the northeastern part of the United States, but spring has arrived. The…

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Friday Song: Hanggai — Drinking Song

It’s Friday night, basketball games are on, we’re happy, and we’ve been drinking a little. Perhaps you should as…

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Friday Song: Jess Meider, guest on Tuesday’s Sinica Live Show

Jess Meider, who has been gracing jazz stages around China for 20 years, will…

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(Ended) We had a chat with Michael Szonyi on Access and you should’ve been there

One of the perks of being a SupChina Access member — in addition to receiving a Friday weekly…

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‘Find the thing you love and stick with it’: Xi Jinping and the perfect meme

The Communist Party of China Central Committee proposed to remove the expression that the President and Vice-President of the People's Republic of China "shall serve no more than two consecutive terms" from the country's Constitution https://t.co/B849nuc2CJ pic.twitter.com/IbR7NNS9m2 — China Xinhua News (@XHNews) February 25, 2018 Chinese internet users, being internet users, had a bit…

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Friday Song: MC Jin — ‘Chinese New Year’

Before Bohan Phoenix, before Higher Brothers or GAI or PG One or any number of Chinese rappers, there…

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Friday Song: Happy New Year, from a lotta good dogs

新年快乐,恭喜发财,万事如意 (xīnnián kuàilè, gōngxǐ fācái, wànshì rúyì) Happy New Year, may you be prosperous in the days to come. All…

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China’s CCTV Spring Festival Gala included a truly shameless Africa skit, featuring blackface

We need to talk about that Africa skit. You know the one. UPDATE: CCTV appears to have removed the skit…

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