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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.

Chinese Corner: China has a betel nut problem

Chinese Corner is Jiayun Feng’s weekly review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet. Chewing to death

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The first ‘pure’ traditional Chinese medicine hospital opens in Shenzhen

A specialized traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) hospital, which is calling itself China’s first “pure” TCM medical facility, has opened…

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Director Wang Xiaoshuai under fire for employing sexist language to promote his new movie

Chinese director Wáng Xiǎoshuài 王小帅 is taking heat on social media for some remarks he made on WeChat, which…

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Jinan has become the capital of Chinese internet censorship

The city of Jinan in Shandong Province was somewhat late to capitalize on the astronomical growth in the digital…

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Nana Ou-Yang doubles down on pro-mainland China comments: ‘I love my country’

Nana Ou-Yang 欧阳娜娜, the teen Taiwanese artist who was nearly cancelled by Chinese internet users last week due to…

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Chinese or Taiwanese? Nana Ou-Yang is at the center of a political firestorm

Nana Ou-Yang 欧阳娜娜, the 18-year-old Taiwanese celebrity who has around 14 million followers on Weibo and over…

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The Chinese internet is debating the merits of speaking English

A patriotic troll on the Chinese microblogging platform Weibo has almost single-handedly set off a massive debate about whether…

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Chinese Corner: Why Chinese women don’t use tampons

Chinese Corner is Jiayun Feng’s weekly review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet. 卫生棉条诞生90年,为何中国女性很难爱上它? It’s been…

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Guangzhou subway picks fight with Chinese goth, because ‘horrifying’

As a subculture that’s established itself as kind of a permanent outlier, goth is inherently at odds with the…

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Report of moldy food in Chengdu school sparks investigation and protests

A private school in Chengdu has become the scene of a massive food fight after parents discovered that food…

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Is Chinese TV’s ban on bright hair color back?

When a popular television show suddenly stops airing without giving any particular reason, you know something is up. That’s…

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Sexist signs, burning banners, and misogynist trolls: This year’s Girl’s Day was a shameful mess

Last Thursday, a female student at China University of Political Science and Law lit two on-campus banners on fire….

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Chinese Corner: The unapologetic patriotism of Wu Jing, the Wolf Warrior

Chinese Corner is Jiayun Feng’s weekly review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet. Patriotism is Wu Jing’s…

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China’s CDC director: ‘Please don’t lose confidence in Chinese-made vaccines’

Following a string of high-profile vaccine scandals in recent years, Gāo Fú 高福, the director of the Chinese Center…

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Reports of domestic violence drop in Hangzhou

Today marks the third anniversary of China’s implementation of its landmark Anti-Domestic Violence Law. Earlier this week, Hangzhou,…

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