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.

Memories of June Fourth leading up to its 30th anniversary

Some good reporting, essays, and reflections to read about the legacy of the 1989 Tiananmen protests, and the bloody…

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Beijing makes third threat to cut off rare earth elements to U.S.

In the center of page 3 of today’s People’s Daily, the official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party,…

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‘China backtracked on nearly all aspects of U.S. trade deal’

After Trump’s tweeted tariff threat that upset trade talk expectations on Monday,…

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U.K. approves Huawei equipment for non-core network

The United Kingdom has approved the use of Huawei equipment for at least some parts of its 5G data…

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Ericsson runs into 5G licensing trouble in China

The Wall Street Journal reports (paywall) that last Friday, April 12, “some 20 investigators from China’s State Administration for…

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JD’s Richard Liu faces rape lawsuit

JD.com, China’s number two ecommerce company, made headlines last year in September, when founding CEO Richard Liu…

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Who owns Huawei? Not its employees, says research paper

Huawei’s 2018 Annual Report states that Huawei…

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‘Automated racism’ — facial recognition software targets Uyghurs

In a front-page story in today’s New York Times print edition (link to newspaper front; 

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Chinese employers might not favor U.S. university graduates

Inside Higher Ed reports that companies in…

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Hype and reality in Chinese artificial intelligence

In MIT Technology Review, Jeff Ding shares five takeaways from his experience writing about and translating Chinese-language…

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Chinese trespasser at Mar-a-Lago was going to Cindy Yang event

A few weeks ago, it was revealed that a Chinese businesswoman named Cindy Yang (Yáng Lì 杨莅), who…

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The day in Sino-American hostilities

Exactly 265 days ago, the Trump administration imposed large-scale tariffs on China,…

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1.5 million Muslims are in China’s camps — scholar

Adrian Zenz is a researcher at the European School of Culture and Theology in Korntal, Germany. Last year, he…

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Is Google still developing a censored search engine for China?

One of the biggest stories about technology and China last year was the revelation…

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An underwhelming trade deal forms

The New York Times and Wall Street Journal

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