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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: Mao Zedong’s legacy — and Deng Xiaoping’s role in preserving it

This month’s Kuora columns were in the subject of modern…

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Mingbai: Explaining Chinese idioms and the stories behind them

Mingbai (明白, meaning “understand”), written by Christian Føhrby (who contributed the above…

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Kuora: Mao Zedong, Chiang Kai-shek, and the battle for Chinese hearts and minds

This month’s Kuora columns will be in the subject of modern Chinese history. Take a look at last week’s…

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Kuora: Considering the Republican-era thinkers Kang Youwei and Liang Qichao (for president)

This month’s Kuora columns will be in the subject of modern Chinese history. Take a look at last week’s…

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Kuora: The 1911 Xinhai Revolution and birth of modern China

This month’s Kuora columns will be in the subject of…

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Kuora: Celebrating Deng Xiaoping, who saved contemporary China

Today marks the 69th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, and the start of a…

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Kuora: Censorship of American tech companies in China, and the question of reciprocity

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on January 25, 2018:

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Kuora: The political life of Chinese students overseas

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on November 17, 2017. Rare as it…

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Kuora: Chinese food in America doesn’t have to be an abomination

This week’s column comes from two of Kaiser’s answers, originally posted to Quora on August 3, 2018.

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Kuora: Wade-Giles romanization and traditional characters — why not?

This week’s column comes from two of Kaiser’s answers, originally posted to Quora on January 29, 2018. Why didn’t China…

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Kuora: The greatness that could have been for the Song Dynasty

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on February 8, 2018. Could the Song…

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Kuora: How the West views China now, China viewed the West 200-plus years ago

This week’s column comes from two of Kaiser’s answers, originally posted to Quora on December 29, 2017 and September…

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Kuora: China’s claim to ‘5,000 years of history’

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on November 28, 2017: China often notes…

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Kuora: The fascinating appeal of Mexican food in China

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on February 22, 2018: Do Chinese people…

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China Unsolved: The Cop Killer of Harbin City

This is the final installment of China Unsolved, a SupChina series profiling China’s most notorious unsolved mysteries. Between…

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