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.
How China’s poverty alleviation program works, explained by Gao Qin
There is no question that China has seen a miracle of poverty reduction. According to the World Bank, since the economic reforms that started in 1978, economic growth in China has “lifted more than 800 million people out of poverty.” Chinese state media regularly reminds us that the country has about 50 million people left in poverty, […]
A food vendor boils dumplings in the Muslim Quarter of Xi’an, the capital of Shaanxi Province. One of China’s oldest cities, Xi’an is famous for many delicious street foods, including flatbread in mutton soup (羊肉泡馍 yángròu pàomo) and a Xi'an-style meat burger (肉夹馍 ròujiāmó).