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Case of Ethiopian engineer detained in China is raised by PM Abiy Ahmed in meeting with Xi

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed raised attention to an individual case of a 27-year-old Ethiopian civil engineering graduate’s pre-trial detention…

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Chinese singer, pop star Chen Yufan busted for drugs in Beijing

Chén Yǔfán 陈羽凡, a 43-year-old Chinese singer best known as half of the pop-rock duo Yǔquán 羽泉, has been labeled…

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Hit movie prompts government response to drug-pricing problems

Dying to Survive (我不是药神 wǒ bùshì yào shén), the hit movie that tells a real-life-based story of a Chinese leukemia sufferer smuggling…

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China gives ‘sewage surveillance’ a shot as part of its own war on drugs

A recent Scientific American article details China’s use of wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) — the process of chemically analyzing sewage water for…

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Are China’s drug price controls failing?

Last year, regulators in China began an ambitious program to reduce the cost of drugs in the country: A policy…

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A red thumbprint: A brewer discovers what happens when airport officials confuse hops with weed

Carl Setzer, owner of Great Leap Brewing in Beijing, was stopped at Taipei’s international airport on the suspicion of carrying…

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China’s 170 million surveillance cameras know your face

Jeremy Goldkorn’s selection of the top stories from China on June 27, 2017. Part of the daily SupChina newsletter, a…

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Michael Manning’s Beijing jail diary

The Sinica Podcast interviewed Michael Manning about his time incarcerated in China. Here, we publish the diary he wrote in…

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An American’s 7 months in a Chinese jail

What's it like inside the Beijing No. 1 Detention Center? Michael Manning discusses the inmate hierarchies, food and fear he…

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An American’s 7 months in a Chinese jail

What's it like inside the Beijing No. 1 Detention Center? Michael Manning discusses the inmate hierarchies, food and fear he…

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