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A collection of columns and commentary on various topics and news in China, including Kaiser Kuo’s weekly Kuora column and SupChina’s “A China Christmas Story” series. SupChina is your premier source for China news.

Kuora: The ways women had to rise above oppression in China — and the ways they still have to

This week’s column comes from two of Kaiser’s answers, originally posted to Quora on January 9, 2014

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Kuora: China’s New Culture Movement and the intellectual framework for the CCP

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s recent answers originally posted to Quora on November 26, 2018. How was…

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Why Chinese students don’t need ‘English’ names

There is a segment of the population in the U.S. and the UK that is patently…

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Kuora: All the times the Chinese Communist Party nearly died

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s recent answers originally posted to Quora on January 11,…

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Kuora: Explaining China’s Warlord Period, which splintered the country

Last week, we looked at the most overlooked moments in 20th-century Chinese history, which included the warlords. Following…

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Kuora: The most overlooked moments in 20th-century Chinese history

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s recent answers originally posted to Quora on February 3, 2019. What are…

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Kuora: Visiting Beijing during Chinese New Year

A new lunar new year is upon us. Starting tomorrow, actually. So this week’s column will be about that…

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Kuora: China and the U.S. are more alike than you think

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s recent answers originally posted to Quora on January 25, 2019.

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Kuora: The Nanjing Massacre, where ‘all Chinese, regardless of sex or age, seemed marked out as victims’

“The Memorial Hall for the Victims of the Nanjing Massacre will start to sort out the family trees of…

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Kuora: Yunnan, with all its history, is more than a vacation getaway

This week’s column comes from two of Kaiser’s answers, originally…

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Kuora: How rice vs. wheat shaped Chinese personality differences

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on June 20, 2015.

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Kuora: Lucky numbers in China and Chinese URLs

This week’s column comes from two of Kaiser’s answers, originally posted to Quora on May 7, 2015 and…

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Mingbai: They sing, China listens — four pop stars all Chinese know

Mingbai (明白, meaning “understand”), written by Christian Føhrby and Deng Jie,…

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Kuora: Here are some of my kids’ drawings. Happy holidays, everyone

Just in time for the holidays, it’s all about family in this week’s column, originally posted to Quora on…

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Kuora: How to play the Chinese card game ‘Fight the Landlord’ (Dou Dizhu)

This week’s column is an introduction to one of China’s most popular card games. Admittedly, this is just one…

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