China's Top Society News, Headlines, Stories | Society | SupChina
Free

We're a new type of news publication

China news you won't read elsewhere.

Weekly Newsletter

Get a roundup of the most important and interesting stories coming out of China.

Podcasts

Sinica, TechBuzz China, and our 6 other shows are the undisputed champs of China podcasts. Listen now.

Feature Articles

Interactive, web-based deep dives into the real China.

Premium

Join the thousands of executives, diplomats, and journalists that rely on SupChina for daily analysis of the full China story.

Daily Newsletter

All the news, every day. Premium analysis directly from our Editor-in-Chief Jeremy Goldkorn.

24/7 Slack Community

Have China-related questions and want answers? Our Slack community is a place to learn, network, and opine.

Free Live Events & More

Monthly live conference calls with leading experts, free entry to SupChina live events in cities around the world, and more.

"A jewel in the crown of China reporting. I go to it, look for it daily. Why? It adds so much insight into the real China. Essential news, culture, color. I find SupChina superior."
— Max Baucus, former U.S. Ambassador to China

Free

We're a new type of news publication

China news you won't read elsewhere.

Weekly Newsletter

Get a roundup of the most important and interesting stories coming out of China.

Podcasts

Sinica, TechBuzz China, and our 6 other shows are the undisputed champs of China podcasts. Listen now.

Feature Articles

Interactive, web-based deep dives into the real China.

OR… for more in-depth analysis and an online community of China-focused professionals:

Learn About Premium Access Now!
Learn More
Minimize
Learn More
Minimize

Society

The top news stories, headlines, and related content from the world of Chinese society. SupChina is your premier source for China news.

Taiwan’s historic pride parade is celebration for Asia and reminder that the fight isn’t over

When Taiwan legalized gay marriage earlier this year, it positioned itself as a beacon of hope for the region. Its…

Continue reading

Rising sea levels to turn Shanghai into a swamp — study

A new study on sea level rise due to climate change was published on Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications, titled,…

Continue reading

China asks: Should a 13-year-old boy get the death sentence for killing a 10-year-old girl?

A 13-year-old boy in Dalian, Liaoning Province, has been sent to a juvenile correctional facility for a three-year term —…

Continue reading

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,…

Continue reading

Hospital workers suspended for selling pop star JJ Lin’s medical waste

Staff at a hospital in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province, have been suspended for allegedly selling medical products used by Singaporean Mandopop…

Continue reading

China’s longest-surviving — and very illegal — LGBT magazine

Beijing-based GS began as a listings and lifestyle magazine geared toward the gay community before evolving into a respected outlet…

Continue reading

Children of China Pediatrics Foundation: Raising the Bar on Disability Awareness and Philanthropy

After being left alone on a Chinese street and then spending years in an orphanage in Henan Province, Jackson, an…

Continue reading

First Day of School

On the question of whether to keep the baby, my sister wavered while her husband was determined to raise his…

Continue reading

China investigates painful, unproven needle ‘treatment’ for cerebral palsy

Health officials in Henan Province have initiated an investigation into several local hospitals and clinics that have been offering unproven…

Continue reading

Still sorry for hurting Chinese feelings, Dior plays patriotic song at Shanghai show

A string of international brands have recently offended China by publishing improper maps or making statements considered disrespectful to the country’s…

Continue reading

Chinese celebrities fire back at cyberbullies following K-pop star Sulli’s death

With fame comes glamour, wealth, and adoration from supporters, but it doesn’t guarantee happiness. In fact, for many celebrities in the…

Continue reading

Primary school teacher arrested for forcing students to eat garbage

A primary boarding school teacher in Henan Province has been arrested for physically abusing four students by forcing them to…

Continue reading

Head of Central South University TV station under investigation for alleged sexual assault

A faculty member at Central South University (CSU) in Hunan Province, who is in charge of the school’s campus television…

Continue reading

First court ruling in China against sexual harassment on public transportation

Shanghai has stepped up its initiative to combat sexual harassment on the city’s public transit system, sentencing one man to…

Continue reading

A modern myth — and a story of modern China

The “hidden character stone” in Guizhou — a prehistoric tribute to the Chinese Communist Party, so the story goes —…

Continue reading