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Beijing to Hong Kong: We make the laws

Zāng Tiěwěi 臧铁伟, the spokesperson of the Legislative Affairs Commission of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress.  The…

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Watch: What is to be done about China?

SupChina was media partner for this year’s annual CHINA Town Hall from the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, an hour-long…

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Han Kuo-yu, a Beijing-friendly populist, might still win Taiwan 2020

Opinion polls tip Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文 Cài Yīngwén) to win a second term in office in large part…

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Xi Jinping on Xinjiang in leaked documents: ‘Absolutely no mercy’

Photo: Gilles Sabrié, New York Times Over the weekend, the New York Times published one of the most significant document leaks from the…

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What do the Hong Kong protesters want?

Hong Kong is now paralyzed on a near-daily basis by violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police. How did we…

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Schools close after third day of violent clashes in Hong Kong

Things in Hong Kong are not looking good: After three days of increasingly violent clashes between protesters and police, “Beijing’s…

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Hong Kong protester shot and critically injured

For most of the 24 weeks of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, the city has seethed on weekends but returned…

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Ilham Tohti’s Sakharov Prize and the desecration of Uyghur society

Ilham Tohti was famous for pushing back against the material and social dispossession of Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims. When…

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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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Chinese reactions to the Donald Trump impeachment inquiry

Before he became president, Donald Trump was hailed by Chinese commentators as a game-changer, hailed for his business acumen and…

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No Party for Cao Dong’s title song for ‘Devotion,’ like the game itself, deserved better

Devotion, the video game, is a first-person horror title by the Taiwanese developer Red Candle that was on its way…

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Fear and loathing — anti-mainlander sentiment in Hong Kong

As anti-government protests simmer in Hong Kong, some demonstrators are increasingly focusing their anger on mainland Chinese in the city,…

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The Holy and the Broken

Salam: the First ****** Nobel Laureate is a documentary currently streaming on Netflix that looks at the life of Abdus Salam,…

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Joshua Wong is disqualified from elections in Hong Kong

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong speaks to journalists after being disqualified from running in district council elections in Hong Kong. October…

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The Panda in the Room: Hong Kong’s pro-independence movement

Some Hong Kong activists, faced with diminishing prospects for political liberalization and a government in Beijing that’s taken a marked…

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