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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.

What’s in a Chinese name?

This week’s Kuora comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on January 1, 2011. How do Chinese names…

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Chinese web censorship works. Unfortunately, it’s never going away

While protests continue in Hong Kong, the government on the Chinese mainland has been increasingly aggressive in its…

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Why Chinese are good at math (and it’s not racial)

China and the U.S. were co-champions of the 60th International Mathematical Olympiad, held last month at the University of…

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Chinese opinions on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki happened this week 74 years ago, on August 6 and 9, respectively….

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Will China ever be ready for democracy?

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s recent answers originally posted to Quora on November 2, 2017.

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Why do Chinese people like their government?

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on January 11, 2015: Why do so…

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For the Xi’an traveler, learn about the man behind the Terracotta Army

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on July 13, 2019: What tips do…

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Why Chinese people don’t need deodorant

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on June 7, 2015: I am an…

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Kuora: The best part of Beijing are its people

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on February 15, 2016: Is Beijing a…

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Kuora: How much Chinese culture should first-gen immigrants pass on?

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on June 22, 2015: As a…

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Kuora: Misconceptions about the Chinese and dog meat

The southern Chinese city of Yulin in Guangxi Province holds an annual dog meat festival called the Lychee…

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Kuora: Revisiting the ‘Taiping Civil War’

We turn to history this week. This column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on…

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Kuora: How many Chinese know about the ‘June Fourth Incident’? More than you think

Tomorrow is the 30th anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army opening fire on protesters in central Beijing. This week’s…

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Kuora: Does Kaiser like baijiu? He does not.

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s recent answers originally posted to Quora on January 29, 2019.

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Kuora: China’s eventual transition into democracy

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s recent answers originally posted to Quora on March 26, 2015.

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