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Hong Kong artist Jackson Wang pulls out of 88Rising festival after expressing support for Beijing

As demonstrations in Hong Kong intensify, the entertainment world is increasingly feeling the heat. Today, news came that Jackson…

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No foreign black hands, say source: Hong Kong police officers

As Sophia Yan and Roland Oliphant of The Telegraph

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Beijing’s likely response to the Hong Kong protests (it doesn’t involve troops)

Will China send in the troops? Anna Fifield of the Washington Post says China is threatening to…

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‘What a shame to Hong Kong’: Chinese users flood Instagram

After days of deliberate silence on the turbulent situation in Hong Kong, news outlets in mainland China started this…

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Hong Kong: The propaganda is working

The BBC reports that “squads of riot police” arrived at the Hong Kong International Airport shortly before midnight local time…

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Weekly Briefing: Police brutality in Hong Kong; the world’s most dangerous place; progress for LGBT Chinese

Hello, readers! The SupChina Weekly Briefing details the most important China…

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The impossible politics of doing business in ‘China’

The Taiwanese fruit tea chain Yifang recently found itself battered by — successively — mainland Chinese internet…

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Beijing sees ‘signs of terrorism’ as Hong Kong airport shuts down

It’s been a relatively quiet news day in most of China today, but not in Hong Kong, where the…

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Beijing bans Cathay Pacific flight crew who protest

On Friday, Beijing revealed a new strategy to sanction people and companies that participate in protests: “Beijing has ordered…

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Mainland Chinese opinions of Hong Kong’s summer of discontent

Hong Kong has recently caught the eye of the world, with global media relaying clips of protesters…

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Beijing blames Hong Kong protests on American ‘black hands’

In the People’s Republic, the people are always happy. So when…

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Hope for Hong Kong? Depends who you ask

On Tuesday, a spokesperson for the Chinese government’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office gave a press conference where…

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‘Play with fire, you’ll get burned’ — a warning to Hong Kong

Yáng Guāng 杨光, a spokesperson for the Chinese government’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, gave a press conference…

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Weekly Briefing: Tariff Man with no plan; Hong Kong; social credit — has the West got it wrong?

Hello, readers! The SupChina Weekly Briefing details the most important China…

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Hong Kong strikes escalate into city-wide clashes

In Hong Kong on Monday, widespread strikes brought the usually bustling city to a relative halt, with 11 rail…

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