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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 166: China admits it has Canadian hostages

The SCMP notes that “any direct mention of the specific challenges China faced, above all a slowing…

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Trade war, day 161: Are U.S.-China relations beyond repair?

Other than the nasty Canada-China hostage situation, described above, which is officially not related to the trade…

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Trade war, day 160: Is Beijing softening Made in China 2025?

Since March, when the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released its “Section 301” report on Chinese trade…

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Trade war, day 159: Lighthizer-Liu negotiations proceed, but ‘major broadside’ being planned in Washington

Despite Beijing’s fury over the arrest of Huawei CFO Mèng Wǎnzhōu, the remaining 80 of the

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Trade war, day 153: China affirms ‘very successful’ trade meeting

After Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to a vague tariff cease-fire…

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Trade war, day 152: Tariff Man tweets, markets plunge

The morning tweets of Donald Trump today gave reasons for both optimism and pessimism about the future…

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Ningxia to learn from Xinjiang ‘experiences in promoting social stability’

Since China’s mass detention of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang was first documented in detail

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Didi gets slammed by authorities over ride-sharing safety

In August, the rape and murder of a female passenger on Didi Chuxing’s Hitch ride-sharing service —…

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15 Western ambassadors raise concerns about Xinjiang in letter

A significant development in the international response to the situation in Xinjiang: …

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Trade war, day 119: Trump has ‘good conversation’ with Xi, then issues another technology theft indictment

At 10:09 a.m. this morning, Donald Trump tweeted: Just had a long and very good conversation with…

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Trade war, day 118: Chinese manufacturing slows more than expected

The Associated Press reports: The purchasing managers’ index of the National Bureau of Statistics and an industry…

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U.S. accuses 10 Chinese nationals of stealing aerospace technology

The U.S. Justice Department has accused 10 Chinese nationals, including two intelligence officials and six hackers, with…

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Trade war, day 117: U.S. Commerce Department bans technology export to Fujian Jinhua

Yesterday on Access (paywall), we noted how more…

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China denies it spied on Trump’s iPhone, jokingly suggests he use a Huawei handset instead

President Trump, like previous American presidents, uses multiple phones for security reasons: these include a secure landline…

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Trade war, day 112: U.S. refuses to negotiate before China shows its hand

As has been the case for about two months now, despite a glimmer…

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