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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.

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Guangzhou steps up to introduce more designated nursing spaces for breastfeeding mothers

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More than 70 percent of divorces in China are initiated by women

Disrupting long-held assumptions that Chinese women tend to endure unhappy marriages due to societal expectations and economic pressures, a recent…

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Death threats for opponent of internet addiction center in China

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Inside China’s staggeringly profitable influencer economy

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Zhejiang’s proposal for homework curfew deemed meaningless by stressed-out students

Earlier this week, when education authorities in Zhejiang Province unveiled a new set of policy proposals (in Chinese) aimed at making local…

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China asks: Should a 13-year-old boy get the death sentence for killing a 10-year-old girl?

A 13-year-old boy in Dalian, Liaoning Province, has been sent to a juvenile correctional facility for a three-year term —…

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Hospital workers suspended for selling pop star JJ Lin’s medical waste

Staff at a hospital in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province, have been suspended for allegedly selling medical products used by Singaporean Mandopop…

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A Chinese ecommerce divorce saga turns ugly

In February, Lǐ Guóqìng 李国庆, the former CEO and co-founder of Dangdang.com, one of China’s most popular ecommerce sites, announced…

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China investigates painful, unproven needle ‘treatment’ for cerebral palsy

Health officials in Henan Province have initiated an investigation into several local hospitals and clinics that have been offering unproven…

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Still sorry for hurting Chinese feelings, Dior plays patriotic song at Shanghai show

A string of international brands have recently offended China by publishing improper maps or making statements considered disrespectful to the country’s…

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Chinese celebrities fire back at cyberbullies following K-pop star Sulli’s death

With fame comes glamour, wealth, and adoration from supporters, but it doesn’t guarantee happiness. In fact, for many celebrities in the…

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Primary school teacher arrested for forcing students to eat garbage

A primary boarding school teacher in Henan Province has been arrested for physically abusing four students by forcing them to…

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