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Sinica backgrounder: Wartime China and Bill Lascher’s ‘Eve of a Hundred Midnights’

When aspiring journalist Bill Lascher learned from his grandmother that her cousin had been a war…

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Sinica extra: Q&A with Andy Rothman on his start in China, being bullish on the nation and 5 must-read books

Andy Rothman is an investment strategist with Matthews Asia, where he writes the Sinology column. He was previously…

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Sinica extra: Q&A with Rachel Stern on the scholarly appeal of China’s legal system, the nation’s crackdown on lawyers and U.S. litigiousness

Jeremy: A cynic might joke that studying Chinese law and legal processes is in some ways like living in…

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Sinica extra: Q&A with Ma Tianjie on toxic heavy metals, bourgeois culture and more

Ma Tianjie is the blogger behind Chublic Opinion, editor of the environmental website

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Sinica extra: Q&A with Mei Fong on her Pulitzer win, meeting Queen Elizabeth and foreign correspondence

Mei Fong, the guest on this week’s Sinica Podcast about China’s one-child policy, is the first Malaysian-born…

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Michael Manning’s Beijing jail diary

Introduction Michael Manning was, in many ways, just another young American living in China. His career there followed…

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Q&A with Zing Bai, the founder of a New York restaurant who wants to take her ‘awesome’ fried rice across the U.S.

Last summer, Haijing “Zing” Bai’s parents in Beijing had no idea their daughter had quit her law firm…

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Gay men from China find a liberating openness in America’s LGBT community

The first thing Evan Liu did when he arrived at New York City’s Pride Parade in June was…

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Book Excerpt: ‘The Hacked World Order’ by Adam Segal

Editor’s note: Listen to Adam Segal on this episode of the Sinica Podcast. Just as…

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Editor’s note: SupChina expands with the Sinica Podcast and photos from Michael Yamashita

In the latest Sinica podcast — the first that Kaiser Kuo and

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Q&A with Hao Wu, documentary filmmaker trying to understand China’s changes

In 2011, Hao Wu gave up a successful career as a top executive in the Chinese Internet industry to…

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China journalism

Through the lens of American journalism, writer gets a new perspective on telling China’s story

Growing up in China, I never saw a protest, not even a small one. I don’t recall reading…

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Amid pollution’s haze, stories make it worth staying in China

When I returned to Beijing from a vacation in Canada, it was a blue-sky day fit for skating on…

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The one and many ways of being Chinese

Although I possess only a Canadian passport, people in China have never made me feel like an outsider during…

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Q&A with Shen Wei, visual and performing artist from two cultural worlds whose work appeared in the 2008 Beijing Olympics

The choreographer and artist Shen Wei is perhaps best known to audiences around the world for his work that…

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