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World Military Games draws to a close in Wuhan while Jeremy Lin set to make CBA debut

We’re proud to introduce Gerry Harker, who will be taking over our weekly China Sports Column for Mark Dreyer. Onwards. The 7th edition…

‘Mr. Vampire’: The definitive jiangshi movie

To wrap up our series on Chinese horror, we turn to the jiangshi, that most quintessential of Chinese monsters. Part-vampire, part-zombie,…

The SupChina Quiz: Happy Halloween

It’s the last Thursday of the month, which means it’s quiz time! Last month was a quiz about China’s environment. Today, because it’s…

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 neighbors…

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…

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, hurling abuse and,…

China’s space program is taking off

In 2018, China conducted 39 orbital launches, more than any other country in the world. However, China has a long march ahead to…

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 — the maximum allowed…

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, the…

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 29, 2019 /…

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 singer-songwriter JJ Lin…

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…

Will cryptocurrency from Beijing revolutionize global money?

Xinhua reports that the National People’s Congress (NPC) “on Saturday voted to adopt a national law on cryptography,” to take effect January 1, 2020….

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 for…

No one has destroyed Chinese culture quite like the Chinese

This week’s Kuora comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on June 7, 2014: China has basically lost touch with its own…