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‘A Gay’s Life’: First-of-its-kind web game explores LGBT Chinese experience

It’s tough being gay and Chinese. An interactive browser game, playable here, takes players…

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Chinese Corner: On Weibo, men are ‘trash’

On Weibo, men are ‘trash’ 王思聪杀死微博 Wang Sicong killed Weibo By Tiānshǐ Bútóuzīrén 天使不投资人 November 13, 2018 The entire internet seems…

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‘Very complicated and very tough’ — China’s African swine fever challenge

In its second breakout from its indigenous environment in the sub-Sahara, African swine fever (ASF) has finally achieved what…

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Kuora: At what point does a foreigner ‘really’ understand an adopted country?

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on June 26, 2015. Asians love to…

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On China’s World Cup and Summer Olympics hosting ambitions

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

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The Red Runners of Peking University

“The earth belongs to us, the workers, no room here for the shirk, how many on our flesh have…

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Introducing the SupChina Shop!

Looking for China-themed gifts? SupChina’s team is dedicated to helping you understand China through our daily…

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Chinese Corner: The ‘long-term despicable behavior’ of an ambitious abbot

The ‘long-term despicable behavior’ of an ambitious abbot 龙泉寺的背影 Behind the scenes at the Longquan monastery By Wú Yú…

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Kuora: Why does the Chinese Communist Party believe it is essential to China?

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on July 15, 2017. Why does the…

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Live-blogging Alibaba’s insane Tmall Double Eleven Gala

7:35pm Elaine: Hey what’s up SupChina friends! We’re ready to kick this thing off tonight. In case you…

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Shanghai SIPG clinches club’s first league title — in half-empty stadium, because Chinese football

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

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Singles Day preview: Join us on Saturday for a liveblog extravaganza

Before the craziness begins at midnight for China’s annual 11.11 Global Shopping Day, a.k.a. Singles Day (guānggùn jié 光棍节), a.k.a. Double…

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Jin Yong, China’s late great novelist, was a world-creator who shaped Chinese imagination

Clockwise from top left: The Deer and the Cauldron; Book and Sword; Gratitude and Revenge; The Return of the Condor Heroes; The Smiling,…

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Chinese Corner: Can we get some bad stories about male drivers, too?

Can we get some bad stories about male drivers, too? 女司机的妖魔化之路 The history of demonizing female drivers By Hóu…

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A porcine predicament for rural North Carolina

DURHAM, NC — In this state, home to 9 million hogs as of January 2018 — and…

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