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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.

China’s Singles’ Day shopping craze turns into environmental nightmare

As “China recycles less than 20% of packaging waste,” the “1 billion parcels expected to crisscross [the] country in coming…

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Alibaba expected to rake in record $20 billion in Singles’ Day sales this Friday

On Singles’ Day last year, held on November 11 and “featuring awkward appearances from James Bond and Frank Underwood,” Alibaba…

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The stage is set for the Amazon vs. Alibaba battle in Southeast Asia

After reaching into each other’s home markets and beginning to compete in India, the American and Chinese online shopping giants…

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Voters take note: China’s trade surplus with U.S. is shrinking

Chinese exports have fallen for the seventh month in a row, and its year-to-date trade surplus with the U.S. has…

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Opinion: “Time to teach these ‘Hong Kong Independence’ supporters a thorough lesson”

The Beijing Daily writers advocate for a “strong and forceful denunciation” of the two lawmakers-elect who caused the most disturbance,…

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China replaces finance minister Lou Jiwei

While many outlets described the reshuffle as a shock or even a power play by Xi Jinping, one Beijing-based academic…

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China ousts finance minister as Xi Jinping turns to allies

Lou Jiwei, whom the Wall Street Journal describes as China’s “highest-profile finance minister in years,” has been replaced by Xiao…

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China parliament bans some private, for-profit schools

The National People’s Congress has approved regulations first announced last week banning private school for grades one through nine. The…

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Why Chinese elites endorse Hillary Clinton

"Trump's policies would be softer on China, but the global instability he'd create as president would be bad for business…

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Zambia on track to host China’s next African railroad

The $2.26 billion deal reveals China's "widening economic footprint" in Africa.

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China’s ‘citizen scores’ system gets people barred from flights – just like ‘Black Mirror’

A British television show about the dark side of technology featured a character who was denied access to a flight…

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Does this ancient textbook show how Qing dynasty Chinese tried to learn English?

Texts such as this one, which features English pronunciation spelled out in Chinese characters, are said to have “gained popularity…

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Faster growth for service companies, as Caixin PMI climbs to 52.4

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Wanda chairman reveals ambitious plan to invest billions in ‘all six’ Hollywood studios

Wang Jianlin, Wanda's chairman, "has come to be seen simultaneously as Hollywood's most coveted business partner and, to some, an…

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Millennials drive Chinese online consumer boom

Thanks to the busy lives of young shoppers, ecommerce sales of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) are growing seven times faster…

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