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.

Trade war, day seven: China’s strategy comes into focus

There is not much hard news amid the fallout from the latest $200 billion in tariffs, but…

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Trump targets another $200 billion — trade war update, day six

The U.S.-China trade war is getting ugly, fast. Before day five of the confrontation even came to the…

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China tries to absorb U.S. trade punch with handouts to companies and domestic soy drive

It is day five of the U.S.-China trade war. There are no signs that either side will back down…

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HNA’s chairman, Wang Jian, falls to accidental death in France

Wang Jian 王健, the chairman of HNA (formerly Hainan Airlines), one…

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Has China already reached peaked carbon emissions

In May, Greenpeace released an analysis of China’s global warming pollution that found the country’s carbon emissions had increased…

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Beyond Trumpism: What is the ‘smart’ direction for U.S.-China relations?

Are the U.S. and China headed into a “Cold War 2.0”? Some object to the very question. Michael Swaine, a…

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BYD builds biggest battery factory for electric cars

China, the country that already accounts for half the world’s production and sales of electric cars, is…

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Mattis visits Beijing as South China Sea tensions bubble

Jim Mattis arrived in Beijing on June 26, becoming the first U.S. Secretary of Defense to visit China in…

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Xi Jinping takes up Trump’s challenge to a trade duel

U.S. President Donald Trump announced a week ago that he was going all in with his big bet…

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Will North Korea finally take China’s offer of economic know-how?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un wrapped up his two-day trip to China on June 20 — his

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Trade war update: Chinese investment in U.S. plummets, but yuan stays steady

The hostilities continue between the American and Chinese governments, a day…

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Kim goes to Beijing after Singapore Summit

For the third time in less than three months, Kim Jong-un…

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Trump escalates trade war, again

U.S. President Donald Trump is preparing to go all in on…

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U.S. Senate clashes with Trump on China’s ZTE

Chinese telecom giant ZTE has had a rocky couple of months….

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U.S. beefs up official presence in Taiwan

On the morning of June 12, when Donald Trump went to Singapore to broker a deal with North Korea…

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