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China Business Corner: WeChat founder Allen Zhang and the Tencent conference

China Business Corner is a weekly window into Chinese-language coverage of business, technology, and the broader economy, brought to…

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Hanshan: Investigating the life of Chinese literature’s most mysterious poet

The poet Hanshan 寒山, a name meaning “Cold Mountain,” ranks as one of the most eccentric and mysterious figures…

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Flavor is more than skin deep: The many ways in which Chinese eat offal

China and the United States are among the world’s biggest meat consumers, but there’s a big difference in what…

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Chinese Corner: The women who spoke out against sexual misconduct — and continue to battle misogynists and trolls

When women break their silence 当女性打破沉默 By Wáng Tiāntǐng 王天挺 January 10, 2018 What happens to a Chinese woman after…

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Venezuela-China, explained: The Belt and Road

This is the second of a four-part series, which will be published on Mondays this month, that spotlights the…

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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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Film Friday: ‘Einstein and Einstein’ depicts the painful reality of growing up in China

Storytellers the world over are drawn to bildungsroman, focusing on…

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Kyrgyzstan goalie forgets what sport he’s playing, dunks ball into own goal

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which China Sports Insider Mark Dreyer looks…

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China Business Corner: The new WeChat and its ‘Top Stories’ feature

China Business Corner is a weekly window into Chinese-language coverage of business, technology, and the broader economy, brought to…

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China, Taiwan, and a dearth of ideas

Did Xi Jinping, in a January 2 speech, misjudge the will of the Taiwanese for self-dependence —…

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China Fintech Today: A new column about China’s financial technology sector

This is the first of a biweekly roundup of news from one of the…

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‘Deers’ vs. ‘Horses’: Old and new Marxist groups wage ideological battle at Peking University

One Marxist student group is backed by the Party. The other’s WeChat account is blocked.   [caption id=”attachment_63306″ align=”alignnone”…

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A new Li Bai biography by Ha Jin, ‘The Banished Immortal,’ looks at the man behind the myth

Li Bai towers over Chinese literature. But few have attempted, in English, to explain the man behind…

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The lifetime of a meme: The lesson of Zhang Jinlai, a.k.a. Liuxiaolingtong

The internet’s meme economy is complicated. Some memes are self-explanatory and inherently funny, but…

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Chinese Corner: Guide dog Jenny, Hu Xijin, and 29 trips to the central petition office

Custody battle over guide dog Jenny 导盲犬珍妮的退役之旅 The retirement journey of guide dog Jenny By Shí àihuá 石爱华 December 17, 2018

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