Jiayun Feng

Jiayun is a Chinese native and was born in Shanghai, where she spent her first 20 years and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism at Fudan University. Interested in writing for a global audience, she attended the NYU Graduate School of Journalism for its Global & Joint Program Studies, which allows her to pursue a journalistic career along with her interest in international relations. She has previously interned for Sixth Tone and Shanghai Daily.

Who still believes in traditional Chinese medicine?

It’s been a turbulent year for traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). The set of medical practices based on Chinese traditions…

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Feeding toddlers wasabi as punishment at daycare center

“Employees of Ctrip worked hard at the office, hoping to grant their offspring a bright future, while their…

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The Chinese internet’s best reactions to Trump’s China visit – China’s latest society and culture news

Here is SupChina’s selection of the best reactions on the social media platform Weibo to Trump’s state visit…

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No cash? Just scan my phone, says robber in China – China’s latest society and culture news

“Mobile payment really changes our lives — in every aspect.” “This man is too stupid to be a robber.”

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Infant vaccine batches fail quality test – China’s latest society and culture news

“It sounds like we should be thankful for the vaccines not being toxic.” “Ineffective vaccines are faulty vaccines. There is…

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Overseas Chinese students: Is not returning home a violation of filial piety? – China’s latest society and culture news

“At the risk of sounding obnoxious, I will never support my daughter to study abroad. If she is unable…

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Sycophants in parent-teacher WeChat groups – China’s latest society and culture news

“This is nothing new. When I was a kid, my parents sent gifts to teachers just to make sure…

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A literary award for plagiarists – China’s latest society and culture news

“I thought this was something from the Onion at first. But I’m glad to know it is real news.” “A well-deserved…

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Can caterpillar fungus prevent cancer? Science says no – China’s latest society and culture news

“Little by little, the myth around these ‘magical’ plants in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) will be dismantled.” “TCM never…

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Gay pride in Taiwan, and mainland reactions – China’s latest society and culture news

“I hope mainland China will legalize same-sex marriage very soon!” “I am not against homosexuality or gay marriage at all,…

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Women-only parking spaces in Kunming – China’s latest society and culture news

“The custom of ‘ladies first’ is viewed as a way to show respect for women. But women-only parking lots…

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Will Wolf Warriors 2 open a new era of Chinese patriotic films? – China’s latest society and culture news

“Patriotism is now a business.” “I suggest Wolf Warriors 2 be in cinemas forever, and sooner or later we’ll have the…

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Dead young men and pyramid schemes – China’s latest society and culture news

Three months after the death of Li Wenxing 李文星, a 23-year-old college graduate who fell victim to…

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Cash rewards offered to Beijing seniors for leaving the city – China’s latest society and culture news

“Have the officials ever considered opinions and feelings of people in Hebei?” “At first, immigrants were forced to leave. And…

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Parents across China vent about their children’s inability to finish homework, stupidity

Last week, triggered by a viral article (in Chinese) titled, “Goodness, what have I done…

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