Lucas Niewenhuis, Author at SupChina
Lucas Niewenhuis

Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.

Trump’s ‘best people’ bicker, as China approves business deals with the U.S.

What happens when you put the guy who wrote a book…

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China’s ‘re-education camps’ for Muslims expand, echo Cultural Revolution

The evidence of a campaign to “re-educate” tens, or even hundreds…

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Trump’s Indonesian partner denies Chinese loans

In the days leading up to President Trump’s inauguration, an Indonesian billionaire…

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Money to follow MSCI into Chinese stock markets

In June of last year, MSCI (formerly Morgan Stanley Capital International),…

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The futility of American whining about China

China is less of a “free rider” today on U.S.-led international systems than ever before, but American “whining” about…

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Trump tears up the Iran nuclear deal: How will China act?

U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday, May 8, that he is unilaterally “terminating” American involvement in…

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Missile deployment: ‘China is now unambiguously militarizing the Spratlys’

Yesterday, we noted a Financial Times report that suggested this will be a “testing year” for U.S.-China relations,…

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Beijing gets friendly with the Koreas, Chinese consumers follow

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi is in Pyongyang today, on a…

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Xi to Modi: Let’s work together for the ‘revival of Eastern civilization’

General Secretary Xi Jinping’s “informal” summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi began in Wuhan on April 27. Here’s the…

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China’s tech war with the U.S. heats up as Xi urges self-reliance

If it’s imported from the U.S. and has electric wires in…

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Rampant sexist job ads in China ‘do not reflect our values,’ say apologetic tech companies

On April 23, Human Rights Watch released a bombshell report exposing widespread sexism in job ads from…

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India and China aim to ‘properly settle disputes’ with a bilateral summit. Will it work?

It has not been an easy year for India-China ties. Troops on a contested border had a months-long

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China’s biggest food delivery app buys China’s biggest on-demand bike service

Dianping.com is a Chinese restaurant review website that was founded in 2003, a year before Yelp was started, and…

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Are China’s drug price controls failing?

Last year, regulators in China began an ambitious program to reduce the cost of drugs in the country: A…

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China fires back in trade war with Trump, but global face-off in tech is just getting started

China has done away with its tentative approach to combating U.S. President Donald Trump on trade, and issued a full…

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