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.

Safety tips are the last thing that Chinese women need after the Didi murder case

Li Mingzhu 李明珠 was a 21-year-old flight attendant who was reportedly raped and murdered on May…

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Swimming on period? Chinese celebrity Angelababy sparks online debate

Yeung Wing 杨颖, a Chinese entertainer better known by her…

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Till death or exam do us part: Chinese province offers ‘divorce test’

Ongoing efforts by local governments in China to prevent couples from divorcing have reached a new level: The civil…

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‘Relationship expert’ says Chinese comfort women prove gender superiority

Yang Bingyang 杨冰阳, or Ayawawa, is a Chinese relationship expert who created a lucrative business by preaching her questionable…

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LGBT events spring up on Chinese campuses

Marking International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOT) on May 17, college and high school students rallied on…

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No sleeping in class: Chinese high school installs cameras to monitor student facial expressions

A network of surveillance cameras backed by facial-recognition technology has been introduced to every classroom at a high school…

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Movie theater in China apologizes for telling women to shut their mouths while watching ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

On May 11, Weibo user Donggu Liang Miaomiaowu 冬菇凉喵喵喵呜 went to the Tongliao Wanda Cinema in Inner Mongolia…

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Police hunt for Didi driver suspected of raping and murdering a female passenger

Police in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, are searching for a Didi driver named Liu Zhenhua 刘镇华, who abandoned his car…

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Sexist troll on Weibo says interracial marriages are a crime against the Chinese race

A Weibo user named “Dr. Xie 88” (谢博士88) posted an infographic…

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Suspect caught at Jacky Cheung’s concert by facial-recognition technology, again

Someone is apparently not reading the news. Last month, police used…

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U.S. Embassy bashes Chinese ‘political correctness’ on Weibo, sending the Chinese internet into a frenzy

The U.S. Embassy in China has ignited a firestorm…

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Peking University celebrates 120th anniversary after a season of scandals

In celebration of its 120th anniversary, Peking University, one of China’s most prestigious universities, held a ceremony (in…

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Students at National Taiwan University march to defend school autonomy

Students at the prestigious National Taiwan University (NTU) in Taipei are planning a protest — dubbed the “New May…

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Q&A with Debra Lodge, a major force behind RMB internationalization

China has been pushing the internationalization of its currency for years. Debra Lodge, managing director for HSBC Global Markets,…

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Taoist ceremony at a nuclear site betrays the ‘spirit of science’

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the country’s most established scientific…

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