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Brouhaha over Italy-China BRI deal may be overrated

The port of Trieste in Italy, one of four in the country that are…

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An American’s China dream: Brian Linden and Yunnan tourism

Brian Linden isn’t trying to “save” the Chinese tourism industry, which suffers from top-down planning and dubious…

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What’s in a name? Taiwan and China are fighting a war of words over identity and sovereignty

The armed conflict between China and Taiwan has been dormant for decades, but a wider war over…

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‘Trump on Show,’ reviewed: Cantonese Opera meets Donald Trump (and Mao, Kim Jong Un, Ivanka, etc.)

Li Kui-ming’s Trump on Show is, like its title character, over the top, sensationalist, and unpredictable. But…

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Cannavaro out as Chinese national team coach, and Guangdong sweeps way to 9th CBA title

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which 

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China’s generational divide and the struggles of building a queer family

Director Hao Wu ventures into the personal documentary genre in All in My Family, available on Netflix.  

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1919 to 2019: A century of youth protest and ideological conflict around May 4

Xi Jinping heads a party born out of a youth movement, and he’s now determined to stamp…

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‘Truth hidden in the dark’: Chinese international student responses to Xinjiang

Pictured: Students line up for a public presentation on the mass internment of Uyghurs with Rushan Abbas…

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Guo Lusheng and underground poetry during the Cultural Revolution

Today is the final day of Poetry Month, celebrated every April. We commemorated it with a series of…

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Chinese students also victims of unethical admissions practices

The recent U.S. college admissions scandal was a big deal, but in China, cheating to get into…

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Kuora: What is the most admired Chinese dynasty?

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on January 19, 2015. What period of…

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China’s OPPO to become first Asian sponsor in Wimbledon’s 142-year history

The 

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An introduction to Chinese poetry in translation: Five anthologies

April is National Poetry Month, and we’re celebrating with a series of articles that looks at Chinese poetry, both…

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The SupChina Quiz: The May Fourth Movement

It’s the last Thursday of the month, which means it’s quiz time! Last month was a quiz about

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Protesting in the name of science: The legacy of China’s May Fourth Movement

A hundred years after the rally for “Mr. Science” and “Mr. Democracy,” can the pursuit of…

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