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Chinese Corner: The intriguing history of Hunan TV

The intriguing history of Hunan TV 湖南卫视,“妖孽”二十年 húnán wèishì, “yāoniè” èrshínián Hunan TV, being the unordinary for 20 years By 王不易 Wáng…

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Chinese Corner: Blame for China’s demographic time bomb, neurotic parents, and a Lu Xun comic

Who is to blame for China’s population crisis? 人口列车是怎样失控的 rénkǒu lièchē shì zěnyàng shīkòng de How did the population…

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The SupChina Quiz: Tech in China

It’s the last Thursday of the month, which means it’s quiz time! Last month was Music in…

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Chinese corner: The peer-to-peer lending meltdown, Miss Hong Kong, and domestic abuse

P2P nightmare: How I lost all my savings overnight P2P爆雷后,我的存款一夜清零 By 看客inSight August 24, 2018 Once seen as an innovative…

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Chinese Corner: China’s disgruntled ‘middle class,’ public bathing, and how a meme is born

Who, exactly, is the Chinese middle class? 京城消费降级实录 By 西岛 August 24, 2018 The self-proclaimed middle class in China is…

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Chinese Corner: The Death of a Gangster (and his underworld in Kunshan)

The death of ‘Brother Long’ and the underworld…

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Chinese Corner: The woman who made ride-hailing ‘sexy’

The woman who made ride-hailing ‘sexy’ 顺风车女掌门的奋斗史 By Will | 人物 August 29, 2018 The late alleged summer

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The SupChina Quiz: Music in China

It’s the last Thursday of the month, which means it’s quiz time! Last month was Women…

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Chinese Corner: In Beijing, finding an affordable rental is hard as hell

In Beijing, finding an affordable rental is hard as hell 中产从此难续租 By 袁琳 | 谷雨实验室 August 21, 2018 A rental…

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Chinese Corner: Will China ever make peace with dogs?

Will China ever make peace with dogs? 遛狗要栓绳,异烟肼倒逼中国养狗文明进步 By 紫竹张先生 August 9, 2018 These days in China, no animal divides…

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Reminder: The SupChina Photo Contest ends in two days

UPDATE: The photo contest has ended. Thank you…

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Chinese Corner: ‘Rocket Girls,’ heart-shaped faces, and the mystery of Chinese agriculture

What does the future hold for “Rocket Girls”? 解约闹剧,中国选秀节目榨干热度的最后一招 By 贾小凡 | Vista看天下 August 9, 2018 Rocket Girls 火箭少女, the manufactured…

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Chinese Corner: Fakes, gay fan fiction, and local beer

Pinduoduo: Building a business on fake goods 拼夕夕的上市让历史倒退了二十年 By 大卫翁 | 起朱楼宴宾客 July 29, 2018 In only three years since…

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The SupChina Quiz: Women in China

It’s the last Tuesday of the month, which really doesn’t mean anything, but let’s quiz, shall we? Last month…

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Chinese Corner: The decline of investigative journalism, slut-shaming of sexual assault victims, and students’ organizations

The decline of investigative reporting in China 深度调查行业的兴衰 By 楚团长 | 饭统戴老板 July 23, 2018 In March 2010, investigative journalist…

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