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Guides, directories, and lists that help you make sense of China. Includes SupSources — our annual list of websites we read daily — the SupChina Red Paper — an original report on the year that was — and city directories, put together by the SupChina editorial team. SupChina is your premier source of China news.

The biggest TV show in the world

Over the years, China’s Spring Festival Gala, known as Chunwan (春晚 chūnwǎn), has evolved to become more than an…

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The Year of the Rooster

At midnight of January 27, 2017, the Year of the Monkey ends and the Year of the Rooster…

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The SupChina Hangzhou Directory

The prosperous city of Hangzhou (杭州 Hángzhōu) has been a center of commerce since ancient times, and it…

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Who speaks for the Chinese government?

As uncertainty surges in U.S.–China relations and observers struggle to derive signals about U.S. policy, there is a…

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Top China news of 2016

The year 2016 was characterized by political upheaval across the world, but not in China. Many of the…

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Dunhuang — a brief history and travel guide to China’s Silk Road oasis

Cave #285 from the Western Wei period (535-556…

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Top 10 buzzwords of 2016

Yaowen Jiaozi is a Chinese magazine that the translator Joel Martinsen calls “one of the most delightfully peculiar…

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SupChina Sources: Directory of China websites

SEE THE UPDATED LIST: SupChina Sources 2017. SupChina pick Each time we update this list, we’ll choose one source that…

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The 25 key phrases of Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping was chosen to be the president and general secretary of the Communist Party Central Committee, the position…

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