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A collection of the latest expert reviews, commentary, and opinions on various topics and news in China. SupChina is your premier source for China news.

In Taiwan, is it ‘COVID-19’ or ‘Wuhan pneumonia’?

Illustration by Julia YH Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文 Cài Yīngwén) calls the coronavirus two different names. On her English-language…

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Stay abroad, or return to China? One Chinese student grapples with the decision

Illustration by Derek Zheng The UK’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic has left much to be desired, but for Chinese…

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The coming biosecurity state

“I can see clearly now. The system is broken. I’ve got to get out.” That’s what my friend — let’s…

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How living in China dispelled the ‘Model Minority’ myth for me

While the Model Minority identity for Asian Americans in the U.S. appears positive at first glance, its manifestations are often…

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After the champagne, a long road ahead: How Hong Kong’s pan-democrats can capitalize on their election wins

Sunday’s District Council elections saw sweeping victories for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy camp, but the fact remains that a large portion…

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Distrust but verify: How the U.S. and China can work together on advanced technology

Beijing and Washington are locked in a tech cold war that will threaten global prosperity and stability for decades to come.…

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Is Chinese thought work coming to America?

“I know this one pusher walks around humming a tune and everybody he passes takes it up. He is so…

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China has played itself

By attacking the NBA, China exposed the more unsavory aspects of its authoritarian ways to a wider segment of the…

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China is not a technology superpower. Stop treating it like one

It’s a common argument in the debate about how to respond to China’s technology rise: Beijing is intent on “catching…

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What Warren’s trade plan means for China

There seems to be no end in sight to the U.S.-China trade war, even as both economies slow down and…

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In defense of the Yenching Academy

Late last week, NPR reported that the FBI had questioned at least five American graduates of the Yenching Academy, an…

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Chinese Americans are increasingly siding with Trump. Here’s how liberals can win them back

“There is a ‘try a hijab on’ booth at my college campus. So you’re telling me that it’s now just…

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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 timing couldn’t be…

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What is Hong Kong for? 

This is an op-ed from Antony Dapiran, a Hong Kong–based writer and lawyer, and the author of City of Protest:…

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A crisis is a terrible thing to waste

Editor’s note: This piece was originally published by The Carter Center, and republished on Brookings.edu on January 16, 2019. The essay…

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