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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.

Will China’s next overseas port be in Djibouti?

China’s noteworthy establishment of both ports and military bases overseas in…

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Two Sessions: Beijing budgets for international influence

Yesterday, the Two Sessions, China’s biggest annual political ritual, began in…

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Two Sessions: China’s biggest annual political ritual begins in Beijing

On the morning of March 5, thousands of delegates flooded into Beijing’s Great Hall of the People for the…

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End of a dealmaking spree for CEFC?

The South China Morning Post reports that “Ye Jianming…

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As China makes economic overture, Taiwanese push for independence referendum

China’s Taiwan Affairs Office announced on February 28 a package of…

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U.S. reinforces its relationship with Taiwan as part of a pushback on Beijing’s influence

Earlier this week, it was reported that the U.S….

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The Quad vs. China’s Belt and Road

A long-anticipated hawkish turn in American strategy directed at the region around China — what Trump administration officials

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‘We believers just go to church and pray’: Chinese Catholics feel removed from Vatican-Beijing tensions

Ian Johnson, the veteran reporter on religion in China (interviewed on Sinica here and here),

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China’s AI ‘wish list,’ and how it works

Matt Sheehan at Macro Polo has a must-read…

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Maldives in crisis is torn between India and China

The Maldives, a small nation of little more than 400,000 in…

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Detained Hong Kong bookseller gives surreal interview, raising stakes for Sweden

According to the Chinese government and state media, Gui Minhai is…

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Is China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs finally going to get some muscle?

China’s foreign ministry has long been known as the weakling among…

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U.S. plans next trade skirmish with China

On January 22, the Trump administration slapped substantial…

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Mercedes-Benz is the latest in a long line of companies apologizing to China

“Look at situations from all angles, and you will become more…

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AI submarines, ship-mounted rail guns, and other Chinese military tech

China’s military has made several waves recently with ambitious technological advances…

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