SupChina - China News & Commentary | Sinica Podcast | Daily News App

Is Tsinghua University soft on foreigners?

Top Chinese university criticized for lowering admission standards for foreign students / SCMPChina’s Tsinghua University recently changed its admission requirements for overseas…

Demonstration of military might in Xinjiang

Massive show of force staged in China’s Xinjiang region after terrorist attack / SCMPAfter a knife attack in Pishan County in the…

New plans for government relations from ride-sharing giant Didi Chuxing

Didi’s new plan to win over unfriendly authorities / Tech in Asia Didi Chuxing, the ride-hailing company that

News roundup: Female assassins kill North Korean leader’s half brother en route to China

Female assassins kill Kim Jong-un’s half brother A woman wearing a sweater emblazoned with “LOL” and at least one accomplice apparently sprayed poison onto…

American public opinion of China on the decline

How Americans and Chinese view their countries and each other, in three charts / Quartz In a January survey conducted by…

In debt? Don’t get on train

China penalizes 6.7 million debtors with travel ban / Financial Times (paywall)The Supreme People’s Court of China released records yesterday showing that…

Chinese artificial intelligence

China’s artificial intelligence boom / The AtlanticAt the 2017 AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence held in San Francisco last week, China  made…

News roundup: A surprise win for the Trump brand in China

Trump brand wins in China, raises ethics questions back home For more than a decade, Donald Trump has struggled to gain control over his…

Wealth and wealth inequality in China

On inequality in China / Thomas Piketty’s Blog Thomas Piketty, author of the best-selling Capital in the Twenty-First Century, comments…

An attack in Xinjiang amid further crackdown on Uighurs

Armed police out in full force after deadly Xinjiang terror attack / SCMP Three knife-wielding attackers, identified…

Racist vandalism toward Chinese students at Columbia and its backlash

After being James, Peter, and William, I decided to stick with my Chinese name / Quartz Earlier this month at Columbia University…

The revival of religion in China

China’s great awakening / Foreign Affairs (paywall)In a country where religion has long played marginal roles under the central government’s control, contemporary…

Lawyers sue government for smog

‘We had to sue’: The five lawyers taking on China’s authorities over smog / The…

Trump government strategies to press China

U.S. eyes new tactic to press China / WSJ (paywall)A new policy is under discussion in the White House to discourage China…

News roundup: Small-time investors risk jail to recoup billions

Small-time investors risk jail to recover investments in government-backed scheme Quartz reports that the Fanya Metals Exchange, whose business model heavily relied on deposits…