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Sinica Podcast: China and North Korea are not as close as you think

This week’s Sinica Podcast is now live: Listen to it now! The dominant narrative in the U.S. about China’s…

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Photos: Kim Jong-un meets Xi Jinping in Beijing

Kim Jong-un made his first known diplomatic trip outside of North Korea on Monday, arriving in Beijing via…

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Unilever falls for the 2.6 billion armpit delusion

“The first time for many years that I was…

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China Sports Column: A pre-Olympics victory for China in Korea

The China Sports Column is SupChina‘s new weekly feature, in which China Sports Insider Mark Dreyer takes a…

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North Korean restaurants in China remain open

To comply with sanctions on North Korean companies operating abroad, China set a deadline of January 9 to shut down…

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Yanbian looks south: How China’s borderland has turned its back on North Korea

China and Korea have rarely let their 880-mile border divide them. For centuries, Korea was one of China’s…

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Trump thanks Xi for bank freeze on North Korea

“Again, I want to just say and thank President Xi from China for the very bold move he…

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The North’s nukes: Did Beijing sow what it must now reap?

Beijing’s role in the Korean crisis Two major questions emerge in today’s reporting on China and the North Korean…

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Beijing’s Korean Conundrum

Beijing’s Korean conundrum How is the crisis over North Korea’s nuclear program playing out in Beijing? China’s leadership has banned…

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BRICS summit overshadowed by North Korean nuke

North Korea crisis hits a BRIC wall Kaiser here, sitting in for Jeremy, who’s on vacation. The big story over…

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North Korea, South China Sea, and India developments

Every week for the past few months, international attention has been shifting between three military hot spots on…

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North Korea and the ‘China responsibility theory’

North Korea and the ‘China responsibility theory’ At the Chinese foreign ministry’s regular briefing on July 11, a journalist…

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A grisly murder by a literary police chief

Note: The U.S. will be celebrating Memorial Day on Monday, May 29. SupChina is taking the day off. We’ll…

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North Korea and Rex Tillerson’s muddled arguments in Beijing

Throughout U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s controversial Asia trip, one issue dominated every conversation: What…

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Garratts recount dark odyssey through China’s security apparatus

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