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‘Broken Wings’: Jia Pingwa’s controversial novel explores human trafficking and rural China

Locked up in the cave, the only thing connecting me to the outside world was that one…

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Weekly Briefing: U.S. citizens trapped in China; ‘happy lives’ in concentration camps; Château Lafite made in China

Hello, readers! The SupChina Weekly Briefing is our newest feature,…

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China tech’s ‘new normal’: Are the go-go years over for mainland startups?

A “capital winter” has chilled investment in China’s technology sector, and this could have far-reaching implications for…

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In Chinese soccer, a tale of two nationalities: Or, the difference between Brazil and Tibet

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

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‘The Crossing’: A crime-tinged teen drama that explores the Hong Kong-mainland China divide

The Crossing, director Bai Xue’s impressive film debut, is a stirring coming-of-age story set against the backdrop…

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Chinese and out in America — and only in America

“Here in America, walking down a street full of strangers, I can hold hands with my boyfriend…

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The new Yellow Peril?

Why we launched a Sinophobia Tracker to follow the treatment of Chinese students and…

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Inside Emory’s crackdown on China-influenced research

On the morning of Tuesday, May 16, a postdoctoral researcher at Emory University in Atlanta arrived at his biomedical…

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Requiem for the ‘Living Dead’: Ten years after 7-5

July 5, 2009, is a date that forever changed the course of Xinjiang history. The lives of…

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Weekly Briefing: A techno-trade war truce; capitalist dreams of unmanned stores; Chinese reggae pioneers

Hello, readers! The SupChina Weekly Briefing is our newest…

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China’s digital imperialism: Shaping the global internet

William Chalk argues that China seeks to change the global internet to suit its authoritarian ends. Its…

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Kuora: The best part of Beijing are its people

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on February 15, 2016: Is Beijing a…

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China crashes out of World Cup; Stephon Marbury to coach in CBA

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which 

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Remembering animator Hu Jinqing, father of the Calabash Brothers

Hu Jinqing, who passed away in Shanghai last month, was a legendary Chinese animator whose works include…

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The SupChina Quiz: Xinjiang

It’s the last Thursday of the month, which means it’s quiz time. Last month was a quiz in commemoration…

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