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What's Happening in China is a weekly newsletter that curates the latest and most important news and developments from China so you can stay in the loop effortlessly.

Every Saturday, I'll send you a digest covering politics, society, economy, culture, technology, and more. In addition, each issue may include: curated academic reports, institutional reports, and links to other newsletter posts, providing a well-rounded and in-depth perspective on China and its current affairs. And if you want even more updates, be sure to follow me on Twitter @happeningchina or Substack Notes.

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With a professional background in software engineering, I'm a longtime Beijing resident and an avid reader of anything China-related. Having moved to Beijing pre-2008 Summer Olympics, I've spent years immersing myself in the country and am passionate about sharing its stories with others.

Since photography is another passion of mine, I showcase a selected image from my street photography portfolio in every edition as a visual highlight of the week.

Got any tips or feedback? Feel free to send them my way at whatshappeninginchina@substack.com.

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