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Winners of the 2018 SupChina Female Rising Stars Award

Two SupChina Female Rising Stars winners, one China-based and one U.S.-based, were announced on Monday in front of hundreds of attendees gathered in…

LGBT events spring up on Chinese campuses

Marking International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOT) on May 17, college and high school students rallied on campuses across China in…

Beijing high school students promote LGBT awareness with t-shirt campaign

Students at several Beijing public high schools have joined LGBT activist groups worldwide in celebrating International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOT) today…

Watch this Chinese makeup artist transform herself into the Mona Lisa

A recent video showing a Chinese makeup artist transforming herself into the Mona Lisa has gone viral on the Chinese internet. How much…

Worrying about China ruling the world

Prospect magazine has published a package of China articles: Isabel Hilton, founding editor of

Trump’s Indonesian partner denies Chinese loans

In the days leading up to President Trump’s inauguration, an Indonesian billionaire by the name of…

Sichuan Airlines makes emergency landing after co-pilot sucked halfway out of cockpit

A Sichuan Airlines aircraft made a safe emergency landing after a windshield suddenly shattered while the plane was en route from the southern…

No sleeping in class: Chinese high school installs cameras to monitor student facial expressions

A network of surveillance cameras backed by facial-recognition technology has been introduced to every classroom at a high school in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province….

Mingbai: Know your sports stars: The most famous female athletes in China

Mingbai (明白, meaning “understand”), written by Christian Føhrby and Deng Jie, is a daily newsletter that drops…

The Party takes over China’s foreign affairs

China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has long been known as one of the government’s weakest…

Money to follow MSCI into Chinese stock markets

In June of last year, MSCI (formerly Morgan Stanley Capital International), a company that produces…

Is your English better than that of this Qing dynasty ‘princess’?

A video showing “Princess” Der Ling from the Qing dynasty making a speech in fluent English went viral on the Chinese internet.

The SupChina team will be drinking this Wednesday and you should join us

Hey! We’re basically all* in New York this week, so we thought, Happy hour? Happy hour. If you’re around tomorrow — that’s Wednesday,…

Chinese government says no to ‘mobile theaters’

Movies available on Smart Cinema On May 9, Beijing Digiwork Film Co. announced it was launching Smart Cinema, a app that would allow users…

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ scores second-biggest opening in China box office history

This past weekend, Avengers: Infinity War scored a record-breaking opening in China. The superhero film raked in $200 million (1.26…