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COVID-19: Economy still far from healthy

Today’s global infection count is 80,413 confirmed cases with 2,708 deaths. According to official numbers, the COVID-19 epidemic appears to be…

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Fears of global pandemic and recession

While Chinese officials are (prematurely?) claiming success in handling COVID-19, the rest of the world is beginning to look vulnerable. “Outside…

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Stocks plummet as COVID-19 spreads across Asia and Europe

SupChina illustration by Derek Zheng “It was an ugly day on Wall Street,” reports CNBC. “The Dow closed down more…

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Square dancing to shake off the coronavirus blues

Dance to heal: COVID-19 patients in temporary hospitals are using movement to keep spirits up. Walk into a public park…

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Africa is not prepared to deal with the coming economic disruption in China

The Chinese economy is undergoing unprecedented economic disruption due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. African countries are largely unprepared for…

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COVID-19 en Latinoamérica, el Caribe y España: Prevención, Vuelos de Rescate y Dengue.

Después del primer caso de contagio en Africa (Egipto), América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) se mantienen como las únicas…

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Champion Zhang Weili cleared for UFC 248 while Chinese fighters celebrate in Auckland

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature. Zhāng Wěilì 张伟丽, the current UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion, has landed in Las Vegas…

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Hundreds of prisoners infected with COVID-19

The latest official numbers on the COVID-19 epidemic are: 76,798 confirmed cases and 2,250 deaths.  China remains the only seriously affected…

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Ep. 61: Getting educated on China K-12 tutoring edtech

Episode 61 of Tech Buzz China is on K-12 edtech entrepreneurs, who are seeing their businesses grow instead of shrink in the…

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I was on a Chinese film set when coronavirus hit. Things got weird

Illustration by Derek Zheng for SupChina How not to behave during an epidemic.     An unspoken tension rippled throughout our…

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COVID-19: ¿Ha llegado el brote a su punto máximo en China?

Según los datos oficiales, la respuesta es sí. No obstante que el número total de infecciones y fallecidos continúa elevándose…

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Educational equality in China: How online learning during coronavirus has changed the status quo

For perhaps the first time, all students in China — rich and poor, urban and rural — have equal access…

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Has the COVID-19 outbreak peaked in China?

According to official numbers, the answer is yes. Though the total number of infections and deaths continue to increase steadily…

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The Communist Youth League thought it was creating patriotic idols. Instead, it started a conversation about women’s rights

At this point, it’s no secret that the Communist Youth League of China (CYLC), the Chinese Communist Party’s division for…

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Beijing eager to declare COVID-19 contained, but economy may take weeks to restart

Screenshot  — positive vibes on Xinhua News Agency’s home page. The characters mean “Go China!” (中国加油 zhōngguó jiāyóu) For a…

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