The @nba is back! It's as good a time as any to watch "Woman Basketball Player No. 5," one of the most popular Chinese movies of the 1950s, with actual athletes in the cast.
— SupChina (@supchinanews) October 19, 2018
A snaking road winds up the cliffs of Tianmen Mountain inside the Tianmen Mountain National Park in Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province. Considered a holy mountain by the locals, it houses Tianmenshan temple which was built in the Tang dynasty (AD 870). Photo taken by Hannah Wilson. pic.twitter.com/h65NArEM7S
— SupChina (@supchinanews) September 25, 2018
Chinese actor and director Jiang Wen — who starred in movies like Red Sorghum, Let the Bullets Fly, and The Missing Gun, and directed the acclaimed In the Heat of the Sun — had a role in a Star Wars universe film. Which one?https://t.co/1BdMyO66u5 —Take the SupChina movie quiz! pic.twitter.com/xkd0XmyqQ8
— SupChina (@supchinanews) October 25, 2018
@kaifulee walks the reader through the larger landscape of Chinese business today, focusing on the country’s legions of hungry and tireless entrepreneurs who have gone from “copycats” to “gladiators”: https://t.co/EzKnMpKptp book review by @jamesLmcgregor pic.twitter.com/kfUNSDKzge
— SupChina (@supchinanews) September 27, 2018
Who is to blame for China’s population crisis?
A Chinese author chronicles the troubling history of China’s family planning bureaucracy, saying it has expanded at an unchecked rate and existed much longer than it should have: https://t.co/BlSl2d7pFa pic.twitter.com/i1qg8AoYa1
— SupChina (@supchinanews) September 28, 2018
It’s worth contrasting state media’s drumbeat of “reform and opening up” with this cartoon from exiled satirist @rebelpepperwang, showing Xi Jinping driving “open economy” (经济开放 jīngjì kāifàng) and “totalitarian politics (政治极权 zhèngzhì jíquán): https://t.co/JsGJI3rhud pic.twitter.com/2iSydTQ9Ym
— SupChina (@supchinanews) October 26, 2018
#Photooftheday @YamashitaPhoto A visitor walks on the Badaling (八达岭 Bādálǐng) section of the #GreatWall near #Beijing. The section was built during the Ming dynasty (1368–1644) for military and strategic defense purposes. https://t.co/p4tVZxNRrq pic.twitter.com/W1LIUOErqY
— SupChina (@supchinanews) December 27, 2017