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.
[Week in China] A bad restaurant review
Famed film director Feng Xiaogang’s foodie-female drama struggles.
[The World of Chinese] China's battle for flood control is ancient and ongoing
Every summer, human activity and climate change contribute to deadly floods in China.
[Caixin Global] How historic rainfall overwhelmed Zhengzhou
Torrential rain late July 20 ravaged Zhengzhou, turning streets into rivers.
[Week in China] Brand nightmare
Is this China’s most costly celebrity scandal ever?
[Caixin Global] Why Hong Kong could gain from China’s foreign share-sale crackdown
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange may benefit from Beijing’s crackdown on foreign share sales because it doesn’t count as “foreign” under the central government’s new cybersecurity rules.
[SupChina] The Manchu queue: One hairstyle to rule them all
How did the queue come to define the Qing dynasty, and subject those who wore that hairstyle to mockery from outsiders?
I absolutely love this, short, well written stories that you won’t get anywhere else. I listen to this with my morning coffee!
Great content but...
Great content but weird voices from Kaiser when reading for most female talking heads + a really odd Russian impression for good measure
Been hoping for something like this
I recently started using audm, an app that lets you listen to long form journalism, and have thought about how great it would be if there were an aggregated feed of China journalism audio— so I was delighted when this new podcast floated across my twitter feed.
The readers I’ve heard so far do a good job, and hard to go wrong with outlets like sixth tone, Caixin, and supChina. Looking forward to more— keep churning them out please!