Charles Liu, Author at SupChina
Charles Liu

Charles Liu is a writer and musician based in Beijing who writes about Chinese current events, news, and culture.

Friday Song: BEJ48, the spin-off girl idol super band

Most nights at a theater inside the Chaoyang U-Town Shopping Center in Beijing, a group of young women will…

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Weddings gone wrong: An ancient Chinese custom takes a disturbing turn

On November 18, a man armed with a sledgehammer was captured on video breaking down a door to…

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Chinese gamers draw ire for dominating world’s most popular game

Question: What’s the difference between a victory arch, and a victory arch made with misbegotten gains?

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‘The Taste of Rice Flower’ and other notable Chinese movies from the Pingyao International Film Festival

Starting from the opening ceremony of the Pingyao International Film Festival (PYIFF) two weeks ago and through to…

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‘Sundance of China’ opens with pomp and celebrity, but not much spirit

PINGYAO — The small Shanxi provincial city of Pingyao 平遥 was built as a defensive buttress, and…

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