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China in infographics

SupChina recently corresponded with Peter Wood, editor of the China Brief at the Jamestown Foundation in…

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Guo Wengui — half a year in the media spotlight

The following is a compilation of everything SupChina has written, to date, about exiled billionaire Guo Wengui 郭文贵…

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Who is Guo Wengui?

In March this year, an exiled Chinese real estate tycoon named Guo Wengui 郭文贵 set off to do what…

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The Belt and Road: China’s ‘project of the century’

Quick facts on China’s Belt and Road Belt and Road is basically a network of railroads,…

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Where does Chinese Islamophobia come from?

I am sitting with a small group of Chinese and Westerners on the dried-out grass in Beijing’s Chaoyang…

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There is no Thucydides Trap

Book review: Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap, by Graham Allison (Boston and…

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Kaiser Kuo: America should stop sneering at China’s Belt and Road initiative

Just a couple of weeks before the Belt and Road Forum, held in Beijing earlier this month, Sinica…

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The Belt and Road show

China Daily: Belt and Road Bedtime Stories Road to Rejuvenation…

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Iran, Syria, North Korea, and Huawei?

The U.S. Treasury Department issued an administrative subpoena, undisclosed until reviewed (paywall) by the New York…

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The dire state of female representation in the Chinese government

With this past weekend’s election of Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (林郑月娥) as Hong Kong’s first female chief executive,…

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North Korea and Rex Tillerson’s muddled arguments in Beijing

Throughout U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s controversial Asia trip, one issue dominated every conversation: What…

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What really happens at China’s Two Sessions

A sea of jargon and acronyms Every year in March, the Chinese government organizes a series of meetings in…

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

I was never planning on attending 2015’s 两会 (liǎnghuì), the annual “Two Sessions” series of political gatherings in Beijing….

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

We live in an age of rising nationalism, and this is most certainly cause for concern. Nationalism is…

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

Accusing China of manipulating its currency to compete unfairly with the U.S. has been a feature of American…

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