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.

Sexual harassment in China: Different than in the U.S.? – China’s latest society and culture news

On October 16, the state-owned China Daily tweeted “What prevents sexual harassment from being a common phenomenon in…

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After Doklam, another beef in Sri Lanka – China’s latest political and current affairs news

As the border standoff in Doklam continues to simmer, Sri Lanka, a country with a centuries-old cultural…

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Everyone wants medicines bought abroad, but they might be ‘fake’ – China’s latest society and culture news

“Whether drugs are fake or not depends on their effectiveness. You can’t call a certain kind of drug counterfeit…

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Man wears ‘Han clothing’ more than 300 days a year – China’s latest society and culture news

“There are plenty of ways to revive Han culture that are more meaningful and effective than wearing Han clothing…

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Good signs emerge in China’s battle against pollution – China’s latest political and current affairs news

Although President Xi Jinping had a difficult time finding a delicate balance between combating various kinds of pollution and…

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Chinese women detained at airport after plastic surgery? South Korea says it’s fake news – China’s latest society and culture news

“Don’t blame airport authorities. Even their parents won’t be able to recognize them.” “This news sucks. I don’t understand the…

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Elite primary school students’ research — now on social media – China’s latest society and culture news

“All credit should go to their parents.” “Just think about how these kids got to the primary school affiliated with…

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Pop idol has girlfriend, causing Weibo meltdown, suicide threats, and cringeworthy editorial by Global Times – China’s latest society and culture news

“The gist of this commentary is quite obvious. That is, never trust any pledges made by celebrities about their…

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Canadian developers cancel ‘Dirty Chinese Restaurant’ game – China’s latest society and culture news

“To be fair, many Chinese restaurants are really dirty. What this game illustrates is at least partly true.”   “These…

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Basketball: Warriors ‘appreciate going to China’ rather than White House – China’s latest society and culture news

“I’m so glad that the audience in the stadium was in such high spirits. They didn’t let down the…

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Patriotic tourism thrives during the National Day holiday – China’s latest society and culture news

“Based on the facial expressions of the students in the photo, do you think they actually volunteered to take…

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13 million abortions every year in China – China’s latest society and culture news

“I hope to see more condom ads and less abortion ads in the future.” “Be careful and be responsible. The…

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National anthem protests? In China, they just became illegal. – China’s latest society and culture news

“I fully support this decision. Just look at what happened in the U.S. It’s imperative to reinforce the patriotic…

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Online haven for China’s LGBT community meets its end – China’s latest society and culture news

“We are going backward in so many aspects.” “My partner and I started to know each other through the board….

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Surveillance cameras in primary school classrooms – China’s latest society and culture news

“Classrooms are public places. There shouldn’t be an expectation of privacy.” “Students are treated as animals while classrooms are used…

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