China's Top Politics and Current Affairs News, News Roundups, Headlines, Stories | SupChina Newsletter | SupChina

Politics & Current Affairs

The top news stories, headlines, news roundups, and related content from the world of Chinese politics and current affairs — part of the daily SupChina newsletter, a convenient package of China’s business, political, cultural, and society news delivered to your inbox for free. SupChina is your premier source for China news.

Op-ed: How to make China’s Belt and Road green

Pictured: Two BRI projects in Pakistan represent the contradictory environmental effects of Chinese investment: Left, the Sachal…

Continue reading

U.K. regulator to investigate CGTN over televised confessions

The Guardian reports: The UK broadcasting regulator has launched a formal…

Continue reading

‘Unanimous bipartisan support’ for Taiwan on Capitol Hill

The United States House of Representatives on May 7 unanimously passed a bill to support security in…

Continue reading

Falun Gong’s media company spends big on Trump

The Epoch Times, a website and newspaper with print editions in cities around the world, is an…

Continue reading

Working around censorship / censorship and the markets

Three different aspects of censorship in the news today: China’s strict censorship may have economic…

Continue reading

Brouhaha over Italy-China BRI deal may be overrated

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

Continue reading

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…

Continue reading

Case of Ethiopian engineer detained in China is raised by PM Abiy Ahmed in meeting with Xi

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed raised attention to an individual case of a 27-year-old Ethiopian civil engineering graduate’s pre-trial…

Continue reading

Racist garbage from a State Department official

The pro-Trump website Washington Examiner has a story featuring some racist garbage…

Continue reading

Have the Canadians had enough of Beijing’s bullying?

Canada’s National Post reports: Shelve any talk of a free…

Continue reading

Two views of the May Fourth Movement

The May Fourth Movement (五四运动 wǔsì yùndòng), named after student demonstrations in Beijing on May 4, 1919,…

Continue reading

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…

Continue reading

‘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…

Continue reading

A ‘recalibrated’ Belt and Road?

The second BARF — Belt and Road Forum — begins tomorrow in Beijing, two years after the…

Continue reading

Xi and the need for a strong navy

Yesterday, we noted a Reuters report on China under Xí Jìnpíng 习近平 that says Xi “has refashioned the People’s…

Continue reading