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A weekly discussion of current affairs in China with journalists, writers, academics, policy makers, business people and anyone with something compelling to say about the country that's reshaping the world. A SupChina production, hosted by Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn.
 
Join Liam and James for an hour or two of random chat about whatever comes up. Recorded live in McCawley's Bar in Sea World in Shenzhen. Feel free to come along and join the audience! We suggest listening to Episode 2 onwards as Episode 1 sound quality is awful! Come back to it in the future if you like the podcast! Support us on Patreon - www.patreon.com/tuesdaynightcomedown Connect with us - TuesdayNightComedown@gmail.com Facebook - The Tuesday Night Comedown Twitter - @TuesdayNightCD (Yes ...
 
We at Shenzhen Stories hope to foster relationships within the community in Shenzhen by sharing true stories that will remind us all that we all have a little more in common than we might think. Shenzhen is filled with people from all over the world and everyone has a different past, a different way to know and be known and with the stories collected and shared through SS, we hope to find common ground. A story can remind is that we are not alone, give perspective, teach us about others and ...
 
China Stories from the Sinica Network on SupChina brings you audio narration of the best articles and op-eds appearing in Sixth Tone, Caixin Global, The Wire China, Week in China, The World of Chinese, Protocol China, and of course SupChina. Subscribe to the podcast and you can listen to features on the go, with narrators who won’t butcher the pronunciation of Chinese names and words.
 
“Where there is railway, there is civilization.” Railway can bring about resources, culture and prosperity. The six episodes of culture documentary take the audience to look around China Culural. We shall introduce the newest high speed rail lines to you, including the Beijing-Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong high-speed railway(京廣深港高鐵) Qingdao-Taiyuan high-speed railway(青太高鐵) , Shanghai-Kunming high-speed railway(滬昆高鐵), Harbin-Dalian high-speed railway(哈大高鐵), Lanzhou-Xinjiang high-speed railway( ...
 
Brewing in China is brought to you by Joe Finkenbinder, the founder of Bionic Brew. Joe started his brewery in Shenzhen in 2014 as the sole brewer, distributor, and bartender and has since grown the brewery into a business employing people from around China and the world. He and the brew crew discuss news, industry challenges, and topics with a rotating guest list of brewers, brewery owners, beer folks, and all types of interesting and knowledgeable people who are passionate about beer in Ch ...
 
The China Flexpat podcast interviews professionals in China to help people from all over the world find the best jobs in China. We uncover myths and show the truth about challenges and opportunities when looking for a life in the Middle Kingdom. Flexpats are like expats, but flexible. Highly interested in China's business world, culture, people and language but without the backing of a multinational company that provides large salary packages. We want to show you how you can become a well pa ...
 
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German IT-entrepreneur, Arne Weber, has been living in China for 10 years. Together with his Chinese wife, they have built their company Faytech from scratch, growing their turnover from zero to 30 million USD and over 300 employees worldwide in only 10 years. Do you think this is fast? Chinese speed is even faster. Learn from Arne why he is not al…
 
Speaker: Taomo Zhou, Assistant Professor of History, Nanyang Technological University, SingaporeImmediately north of Hong Kong, Shenzhen is China’s most successful Special Economic Zone (SEZ). Commonly known as the “social laboratory” of reform and opening, Shenzhen was the foremost frontier for the People’s Republic’s adoption of market principles…
 
Prince Han Fei, or Hán Fēizǐ 韓非子, is perhaps the most influential Chinese thinker that many Westerners have never heard of. With Jeremy hosting Sinica this week, we bring to you a conversation recorded in November 2020 featuring writer and journalist Zhā Jiànyīng 渣建英 and Geremie R. Barmé, editor of China Heritage. The three discuss the overlooked s…
 
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In 1955, Chinese premier Zhou Enlai was the target of an assassination attempt by the KMT in what has become known as the "Kashmir Princess" incident, named after a passenger plane that was rigged with a time bomb. Sixteen people died, but Zhou was not among them. Read the article by James Carter: https://supchina.com/2021/04/14/the-assassination-a…
 
In China’s fledgling pro wrestling promotions, the villains are deadbeat foreign teachers and fighters compete for a “Belt and Road” belt. But can they replicate the success of World Wrestling Entertainment? Read the article by Kenrick Davis: https://www.sixthtone.com/news/1007231/the-wrestlers-fighting-to-build-a-chinese-wwe Narrated by Anthony Ta…
 
“Treat your wealth like your lover,” said Li Xueqin, a popular Chinese stand-up comic. “You can neither leave it alone nor bother it all the time, or you’ll get dumped.” Audiences roar. Read the article by Han Wei and Timmy Shen: https://www.caixinglobal.com/2021-04-17/in-depth-stand-up-comedians-cheer-up-chinese-audiences-101692235.html Narrated b…
 
This week on Sinica, after an eventful week of climate-change-focused meetings, including U.S. special climate envoy John Kerry’s trip to China, the U.S.-hosted Leaders Summit on Climate convened on April 22 and 23. Kaiser chats with China climate policy specialist Angel Hsu, an assistant professor in the Public Policy Department and the Energy, En…
 
Speaker: Xiaotong Feng, Ph.D. Candidate, Communication University of China; Fairbank Center Visiting ScholarDiscussant/Moderator: Michael Szonyi, Frank Wen-Hsiung Wu Memorial Professor of Chinese History; Director, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard UniversityIn the past few years, even the most optimistic scholars will not deny that Chin…
 
Speaker: Jessica Chen Weiss, Associate Professor of Government, Cornell UniversityHow does China’s domestic governance shape its foreign policy? What role do nationalism and ideology play in Beijing’s regional and global ambitions? The Chinese leadership has been at once a revisionist, defender, reformer, and free-rider in the international system—…
 
Speaker: Martin K. Whyte, John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies and Sociology, Emeritus, and former director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard UniversityAs the People’s Republic of China has pursued economic development over the decades, a central dilemma concerns how to treat its massive rural population, and the exte…
 
Speaker: Angela Zhang, Director of the Center for Chinese Law and Associate Professor, The University of Hong KongIn this webinar, Angela Zhang will discuss her new book Chinese Antitrust Exceptionalism: How the Rise of China Challenges Global Regulation (Oxford University Press). This book examines the unique ways in which China regulates and is r…
 
This week on the Caixin-Sinica Business Brief: Tesla finds itself under pressure from Chinese regulators to share vehicle data with a passenger; China’s top health authority launches an investigation into medical malpractice after a whistleblower reveals widespread misconduct in the treatment of cancer patients; and ByteDance turns away from a near…
 
The electric car sector is becoming increasingly crowded as more tech companies jump on the bandwagon, pushing a radical shake-up in the 138-year-old global auto industry. Read the article by Liu Yukun, Zhang Erchi, He Shujing and Han Wei: https://www.caixinglobal.com/2021-04-12/cover-story-tech-giants-bet-on-the-smart-car-revolution-101688741.html…
 
Ballroom culture is quietly flourishing in China’s cities, creating a safe space for young LGBT people to explore their identities. Read the article by Wang Xuandi and Fan Yiying: https://www.sixthtone.com/news/1006578/in-chinas-voguing-houses%2C-queer-millennials-strike-a-new-pose Narrated by Kaiser Kuo.…
 
Xu Xing remembers receiving his acceptance letter from Peking University (PKU)—along with his assigned major, paleontology. He had always wanted to be a scientist, a big dream for a boy from the foothills of Xinjiang’s Tianshan Mountains. Read the article by Emily Conrad: https://www.theworldofchinese.com/2019/03/a-roaring-trade/ Narrated by Kaiser…
 
In AD 9, Wang Mang, once the powerful prime minister of the Western Han court, overthrew the dynasty and declared himself ruler. The reign of this ambitious but conniving reformer is the interlude between the Western and Eastern Han dynasties — but that he could become emperor in the first place was due to the power vacuum left by a previous empero…
 
The center of Beijing is filled with monuments. Some are centuries old, like the Forbidden City and Qianmen Gate. Others, like the Mausoleum of Mao Zedong or Tiananmen Square itself, are more recent. But each of them mark eras in the city’s history. In the same way that Mao’s tomb underscores that man’s centrality to a point in time, or the Forbidd…
 
This week on Sinica, Kaiser and Jeremy chat with Arthur Jones and Steven Schwankert about their documentary The Six. The film, directed by Jones and produced by James Cameron, focuses on Schwankert’s search for the six Chinese men who survived the sinking of the Titanic on the night of April 14, 1912. Tracing the fate of the men takes Schwankert fr…
 
Wang Xiaobo's translator writes about the enduring cult status of this important Chinese writer, who still remains obscure outside his home country. In some ways, Wang is more necessary now than ever. Read the article by Hongling Zhang: https://supchina.com/2021/04/09/the-yin-and-yang-worlds-of-a-chinese-literary-outlier/ Narrated by Anthony Tao.…
 
This week on the Caixin-Sinica Business Brief: First-quarter profits from China’s centrally administered state-owned enterprises are up 31% from the same period in 2019; an industry report shows that China became the world’s largest buyer of chip equipment in 2020; and the Hong Kong government announces that Chinese mainland residents can begin to …
 
A survivor of multiple rapes, Sisi’s horrific abuse shocked China and presaged a wave of reforms to protect minors. But her own trauma has yet to fade. Read the article by Ni Dandan: https://www.sixthtone.com/news/1007143/confronting-chinas-child-sex-abuse-crisis-the-story-of-sisi Narrated by Sarah Kukatulos.…
 
The Nokia 1110 can barely do more than send texts. But in 2009, it was the author's only lifeline to the people of Taigu, a small rural town where he taught English. Read the article by Daniel Tam-Claiborne: https://supchina.com/2021/03/30/how-a-dated-cell-phone-challenged-everything-i-knew-about-china/ Narrated by Daniel Tam-Claiborne.…
 
HongHong Xu, originally from Beijing, has moved to Germany 30 years ago with hardly any money in her pocket, studied hard and got to work at the world’s largest chemical company, BASF. She learned to work between two cultures and through her traditional approach "hard work and humility", she got promoted and assigned to work in Hong Kong for 5 year…
 
On April 16, PBS’s Great Performances will broadcast the world premiere of the documentary Beethoven in Beijing, which tells the story of classical music in China over the last half century through the lens of the Philadelphia Orchestra’s storied relationship with the country, from its first performances in the P.R.C. in 1973 until its most recent …
 
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