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Sina Finance publishes remarkably sexist, ageist commentary, angers everyone

An article about Taiwanese supermodel Lín Zhìlíng 林志玲 and her recent marriage to Japanese pop star Akira, which was published online by Sina…

Kuora: Revisiting the ‘Taiping Civil War’

We turn to history this week. This column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on October 14, 2018. How could…

Scenes from Hong Kong’s anti-extradition protest

All images by Anthony Tao “No extradition to China, oppose evil law” — 返送中, 抗恶法 (fǎn sòng zhōng, kàng è fǎ) —…

Hong Kong ‘not ready to give up’: Historic protest against extradition bill

Hong Kong people took to the streets on Sunday in mass protests to demonstrate against a proposed extradition bill that critics say…

Friday Song: ‘Song of Joy,’ a Jiangnan sizhu classic

Jiangnan sizhu — 江南丝竹 (jiāngnán sīzhú), literally meaning “Jiangnan,” an area south of the Yangtze River, and “silk and bamboo” — is a genre…

China enters Women’s World Cup with high expectations but brutal draw

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which China Sports Insider Mark Dreyer looks at the week that was in…

From rare earths threat to 5G: Top news this week

From China’s threat to cut the U.S. off from rare earths to the approval of a commercial rollout of a 5G network, here…

‘The New King of Comedy’: A remake that shouldn’t have been made

A remake of a 1999 Stephen Chow classic, The New King of Comedy has hijinks galore and even some humor, but flops when…

Sinica Podcast: Jude Blanchette on neo-Maoists and China’s new Red Guard

This week’s Sinica Podcast is now live. SupChina.direct — China consultants, on demand. Submit your project needs, and we will match you with…

5G — China’s next national project?

Building a domestic 5G network is now an urgent national priority for China, one to be achieved by any means necessary,…

Blind man in Changsha denied marriage license for failure to write perfect signature

A video of a visually impaired man being denied a marriage license due to his inability to sign registration forms has sparked outrage…

‘We are Filipinos, and we hate China’: China’s influence in the Philippines, and backlash against Tsinoys

The Chinese Filipinos of the Philippines have historically persisted through waves of discrimination. While the country takes pride in its multiculturalism,…

China’s rare earth threat is getting real

As per the Simpsons, nothing happened on Tiananmen Square in Beijing on June 4 this year. But nearby on Yuetan Street, an important…

Is the Arabic-speaking world finally learning about Xinjiang?

A YouTuber named Joe HaTTab put out a 15-minute video in Arabic titled “Where did China’s Muslims disappear?

Q&A: Ingrid Yin on China’s healthcare industry and new medical technologies

Ingrid Yin is the co-founder and portfolio manager of MayTech Global Investments, a New York–based firm that specializes in managing global growth portfolios….