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Jeremy Goldkorn

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

Booming coastal cities at risk from climate change

A 2016 World Bank report said (see page 84) that Guangzhou is the world city that faces the…

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Your own private karaoke

What’s on Weibo reports on a Chinese company called M-Bar 友唱 (yǒu chàng), which provides private self-service karaoke booths…

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A student’s death in Sichuan sparks angry protests

On April 1, a 14-year-old student at a middle school in Luzhou, Sichuan Province, was found dead near the…

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Court orders Beijing subway to pay 260,000 yuan to paralyzed commuter

A court in Beijing’s Changping District has ordered operators of the city’s subway system to award 260,000 yuan ($37,700)…

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China calls for whole population to speak Mandarin

China’s Ministry of Education and its National Language Committee have issued an announcement (in Chinese) calling for intensive…

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U.S. cities woo Chinese travelers with creature comforts

Chinese tourists “already spend more in the U.S. than other international visitors” and their number continues to grow,

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How will the Chinese government eliminate poverty?

The top headlines on all central state media today were about a Politburo meeting chaired by Xi Jinping…

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Tesla and Tencent: A smart move by Elon Musk

Tesla has been growing steadily in China: The electric auto manufacturer last year sold about 7,500 vehicles in the…

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France, now India: Chinese government calls for protection of its citizens

As China’s presence across the globe grows, the Chinese government is more and more frequently having to defend the…

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Fake Disney parks: Executive signs unauthorized deals with Chinese cities

The New York Times reports (paywall) that a Walt Disney executive named Meng Dekai 孟德楷 had signed deals with…

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Is China losing its taste for ivory?

Writing in the Washington Post, Simon Denyer reports that “China will close 67 ivory carving factories…

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China’s pervasive influence in Malaysia

Asia Times has a story on the history and current state of China’s presence in Malaysian politics, beginning in…

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Chinese bike-sharing companies go global

You can’t go anywhere in a major Chinese city without seeing colorful bicycles provided by more than a dozen…

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Big airlines and big oil

Bloomberg reports that American Airlines, the world’s biggest carrier, is in talks to invest about $200 million in China…

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Doing drugs in China

China arrests 168,000 for drug-related crimes in 2016 / XinhuaChina’s National Narcotics Control Commission said on Wednesday that…

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