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The SupChina Quiz: The Environment

It’s the last Thursday of the month, which means it’s quiz time! Last month was a quiz about China books. Today, we…

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Exclusive: China on the offensive about Xinjiang — raises issue at U.N.

United Nations Headquarters New York, New York Today at the United Nations Security Council in New York, the situation of…

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Hands That Feed

At a time when ethno-authoritarianism is on the rise across the globe, often aided by new technology, the idea that…

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Are Chinese and Western perspectives incompatible in our post-truth times?

We make much ado of “building bridges” and “deepening understanding” between China and the West. But this is easier said…

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Independence activist Su Beng dies at 100, believing until the end that ‘Taiwan people need to persevere’

Revered Taiwan independence activist and trusted adviser to Tsai Ing-wen, Su Beng, passed away on Friday at the age of…

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Chinese interest in domestic hockey at all-time high

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which China Sports Insider Mark Dreyer looks at the week that was in the…

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The 5 best Jay Chou songs

China’s pop king briefly broke the internet with the release of his latest single, “Won’t Cry.” But don’t let that…

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Introducing: ‘Strangers in China,’ newest member of the Sinica Podcast Network

The Sinica Podcast Network is proud to introduce the latest member of our family, Strangers in China, hosted by Clay Baldo.…

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The Quantified Country

China is the quantified country. It has long constructed metrics and set targets, tying numbers into both the engineering of…

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The ‘debt-trap diplomacy’ debate: Are China’s loans predatory?

China has poured mountains of cash into infrastructure projects abroad, leading smaller countries to worry about exploitation. But while there…

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From lotus seed paste to salmon wasabi: The mooncakes of Mid-Autumn Festival 2019

If there’s one festival that makes Chinese people more homesick than Chinese New Year, it would be Mid-Autumn Festival, celebrated…

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China needs a better policy to address demographic realties

This week’s Kuora, on the subject of China’s population decline, comes from two of Kaiser’s answers, originally posted to Quora on May…

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Brazilian-born Elkeson scores twice in his China national football team debut

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which China Sports Insider Mark Dreyer looks at the week that was in the…

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The life and work of Dai Tielang, director of ‘Black Cat Detective’

A cat detective. A mouse with one ear. Zany gadgets and surprising violence. Welcome to the mind of animator Dai…

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America can learn from China’s amazing high-speed rail network

China is already halfway to a high-speed rail future, where taking the train is the easy option and flying is…

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