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The Belt and Road show

China Daily: Belt and Road Bedtime Stories Road to Rejuvenation Studios / Xinhua: The Belt and Road is How music…

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Iran, Syria, North Korea, and Huawei?

A summary of today’s top news in Chinese politics and current affairs. Part of the daily SupChina news roundup "Cross toppler…

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The dire state of female representation in the Chinese government

Cheng Li of the Brookings Institute looks into the status of women leaders in China on the Eve of 19th…

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North Korea and Rex Tillerson’s muddled arguments in Beijing

Why Kim Jong-un won’t be persuaded.

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What really happens at China’s Two Sessions

This year’s Two Sessions ends today. Here is a brief guide to the annual meeting in Beijing, which is China’s…

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That time I split my pants open at the Great Hall of the People

In 2015, I was chased around a Tianjin railway station by four goons and ended up at the National People's…

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Do we really need to worry so much about Chinese nationalism?

Kaiser Kuo reflects on Chinese nationalism and its interpretation.

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People’s Daily: A ‘currency cold war’ is brewing among developed countries

A curious theory on currency manipulation from the Party's in-house newspaper.

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The talk of Davos about Xi and Trump

Kaiser Kuo goes to the World Economic Forum and contemplates two different worldviews.

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Who speaks for the Chinese government?

A guide to interpreting the utterances of state media.

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Spurning China and courting Russia: Trump’s dangerous game

The president-elect's obeisance toward Putin and hostility to China will end badly for America.

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Top China news of 2016

SupChina's roundup of the most significant news about China in the past year.

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Optimism from veteran participants in U.S.-China relations

At an event in New York, Henry Kissinger and other distinguished panelists expressed hope amid uncertainty about the new American…

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When a typo is no laughing matter

David Bandurski discusses the dangers of editing mistakes in Chinese media.

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What do new rural land rights mean for Chinese farms?

Farmers can’t sell or easily transfer usage rights to their land, so they are stuck in the countryside, while large…

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