Jeremy Goldkorn, Author at SupChina
Jeremy Goldkorn

Jeremy Goldkorn is co-founder of the Sinica Podcast and currently edits SupChina and its daily newsletter.

Opportunities for China in the trade war crisis

“May you live in interesting times” is, of course, not actually an ancient Chinese curse, nor is…

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‘Where does this lunatic nonsense in the White House come from?’

The Chinese Communist Party’s stodgy house journal is the People’s Daily. For most of the time that I have…

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Chinese people don’t like smart speakers

The South China Morning Post’s new publication, Abacus, has released its 2018 China Internet Report, and a…

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A billion-dollar coffee company and the woman behind it

The hard-charging style of Chinese tech entrepreneurs has arrived in the coffee shop sector: Luckin Coffee (瑞幸咖啡 ruì xìng…

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Beijing closes office of liberal-leaning think tank Unirule

Chris Buckley of the New York Times reports (porous paywall): An independent think tank that was one of…

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Angela Merkel and Li Keqiang get down to business

As mentioned above, Premier Li Keqiang met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin yesterday, where Reuters says they…

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Liu Xia finds freedom in Germany after Merkel presses Beijing to release her

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

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Closing down foreign education partnerships

Sino-foreign partnership programs at universities and joint venture schools are under…

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Trade war: The clock is ticking

“Tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese goods are scheduled to take…

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Guns and debt on the Belt and Road

Xi Jinping’s signature Belt and Road Initiative and hype about it keeps on growing — last week, the…

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Shorting the yuan — trade war gloom and boom update

America will be barbecuing and letting off fireworks tomorrow, so it seems unlikely that a settlement will be reached…

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Yuan drops as Trump softens tone

We’ve got your doom and gloom and boom news from various fronts of the U.S.-China trade war today: currency,…

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Gloom and doom trade war update

Here is everything you need to know today from the front lines of the U.S.-China trade war: Starting on July…

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China veteran protests: Is this time different?

In the last few days, the news out of China that has most animated my Chinese friends — especially…

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Yan Xuetong and Xi Jinping on China’s place in the world

If you want to read one thing about China today, this is it: Yan Xuetong on…

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