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No short skirt on campus? Chinese internet users are waging war on a university’s sexist dress code

A college in Jilin has enforced a dress code (in Chinese) that bans students from wearing skirts above the knees and sleeveless…

Li Bai’s ‘Gazing at a Waterfall on Mount Lu’

April is National Poetry Month, and we’re celebrating with a series of articles that looks at Chinese poetry, both past and present….

Kuora: Stereotypes of China’s provinces: A poem

April is National Poetry Month, which makes this week’s column — from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on November 3,…

Weibo is taking down posts hashtagged #les, short for lesbian

Roughly a year after Sina Weibo introduced a controversial ban on gay-themed content, which sparked a massive outcry that prompted it to…

Han Xu selected by New York Liberty 14th overall, first Chinese player drafted to WNBA since 1997

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

Friday Song: Erguna Band, the Inner Mongolian folk band that went mainstream

In the summer of 2001, four young college students from Inner Mongolia spontaneously formed a band and named themselves after the great Ergune…

From a red scarf video to bad feng shui — our top news this week

From massive layoffs at an ecommerce giant to a real estate company winning a lawsuit against a blogger who claimed one of its…

Sinica Podcast: The numbers behind Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign

This week’s Sinica Podcast is now live. Is the ongoing anti-corruption drive a sincere effort to root out official wrongdoing? Or is…

Chinese employers might not favor U.S. university graduates

Inside Higher Ed reports that companies in China — even foreign…

Hype and reality in Chinese artificial intelligence

In MIT Technology Review, Jeff Ding shares five takeaways from his experience writing about and translating Chinese-language writing about artificial intelligence…

Trouble at JD — ecommerce winter, or a company adrift?

JD.com, China’s number two ecommerce company, made headlines last year in September, when founding CEO Richard Liu (刘强东 Liú Qiángdōng) was…

American farmers to profit from swine fever in China?

The Wall Street Journal reports (paywall) that since the first reported outbreak of African swine fever…

Real estate billionaire wins libel case over claim that his building has bad feng shui

SOHO China, one of China’s largest real estate companies, led by billionaire Pān Shíyì 潘石屹, has won (in Chinese) a libel battle against…

‘A Life in a Sea of Red’: Q&A with Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Liu Heung Shing

Pictured: “Coca-Cola: Feel the taste!” A young man proffers the iconic glass bottle which symbolizes Coca-Cola around the world. The Coca-Cola company had…

Meet the winner of this year’s China Institute fashion competition

Feiyang Qiao, a senior at Parsons School of Design, who studies fashion, said that she wanted to use her wedding collection to show…