Jiayun Feng, Author at SupChina
Jiayun Feng

Jiayun 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 allowed her to pursue a journalism career along with her interest in international relations. She has previously interned for Sixth Tone and Shanghai Daily.

Chinese corner: The peer-to-peer lending meltdown, Miss Hong Kong, and domestic abuse

P2P nightmare: How I lost all my savings overnight P2P爆雷后,我的存款一夜清零 By 看客inSight August 24, 2018 Once seen as an innovative…

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Chinese Corner: China’s disgruntled ‘middle class,’ public bathing, and how a meme is born

Who, exactly, is the Chinese middle class? 京城消费降级实录 By 西岛 August 24, 2018 The self-proclaimed middle class in China is…

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Chinese Corner: The Death of a Gangster (and his underworld in Kunshan)

The death of ‘Brother Long’ and the underworld…

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Rainbow trout sales hit rock bottom amid salmon debate

The most effective punishment for scammers is simply not buying into their nauseating lies, and that’s basically how Chinese…

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NPC members call for criminalization of HIV non-disclosure

Several members of China’s National People’s Congress are advising the nation’s law-makers to make it a legal obligation for…

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Entrepreneurs face backlash after voicing support for Didi president Jean Liu

The ongoing battle between Didi Chuxing and pretty much the entire Chinese internet has escalated, thanks to some unexpected…

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Chinese Corner: The woman who made ride-hailing ‘sexy’

The woman who made ride-hailing ‘sexy’ 顺风车女掌门的奋斗史 By Will | 人物 August 29, 2018 The late alleged summer

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Baidu sues comedian over online joke about CEO Robin Li

Baidu, the Chinese internet services conglomerate and the fourth-most-visited website in the world, is suing a Beijing-based humor writer…

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An apology tour from Didi, but customers are calling for change

The death of a 20-year-old female passenger at the hands of a Didi driver marked the

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Public outrage at Didi boils over with second passenger killing

Didi Chuxing, China’s biggest ride-hailing company, is in hot water again. Over the weekend, the public’s outrage over its…

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Chinese Corner: In Beijing, finding an affordable rental is hard as hell

In Beijing, finding an affordable rental is hard as hell 中产从此难续租 By 袁琳 | 谷雨实验室 August 21, 2018 A rental…

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Rainbow trout is salmon, China’s fishery organization insists, despite backlash

Rainbow trout is clearly not salmon, according to science. But the China Aquatic Products Processing and Marketing Alliance (CAPPMA)…

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The death knell of Chinese blogging: R.I.P. Wangyi Blog, which was once king of Chinese internet

Wangyi Blog 网易博客, a blogging platform operated by the Chinese internet services company 163.com, announced (in Chinese) on…

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The Shanghai marriage market, visualized

If you ever get a chance to wander through Shanghai’s marriage market in the park at People’s Square, you…

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The birth rate debate in China is out of control

A proposal to establish a fund to reward families for having two children, created by Nanjing University professor Liu…

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