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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.

Warning: Making online jokes about Chinese police may land you in detention

Police in Quanyang, Shanxi Province have detained a woman for sharing a video poking fun at urban management officers…

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The man who exposed China’s hotel hygiene horrors is receiving death threats

Beijing police have launched an investigation into death threats sent to activist blogger “Boss Hua lost the Monkey King’s…

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Live-streaming offers possible solution to education inequality in China

Access to good education should, in theory, be a basic human right. But for students from low-income families in…

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China’s justice system doesn’t know what to do with 12-year-old murderer, so now he’s free

Earlier this week, news broke that a 12-year-old boy in…

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Men detained for burning ‘low-quality’ coal. Is another heating crisis imminent?

Everyone in China is feeling the cold, but some are feeling it more than others. On December 7, an…

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A murder in Phuket: Chinese man allegedly kills wife for life insurance money

A Chinese man who allegedly killed his wife when vacationing in Phuket, Thailand, so he could cash in on…

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Guangzhou Gender and Sexuality Education Center shuts down

The Guangzhou Gender and Sexuality Education Center (GSEC), a leading non-profit organization in China dedicated to combating sexual violence…

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Chinese singer, pop star Chen Yufan busted for drugs in Beijing

Chén Yǔfán 陈羽凡, a 43-year-old Chinese singer best known as half of the pop-rock duo Yǔquán 羽泉, has been…

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Chinese Corner: TikTok does no good for the Chinese music industry

TikTok does no good for the Chinese music industry 现在的华语新歌不靠抖音就火不了吗? Has TikTok become indispensable for Chinese songs going…

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When passengers attack: The harsh reality of being a bus driver in China

Driving is a risky activity. But imagine how demanding and…

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China cracks down on political fiction, calling it a subculture that ‘creates negative social impacts’

China has intensified its crackdown on online content by ordering internet literature portals to take down novels…

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JD rumored to begin round of layoffs (single and childless women first?)

JD CEO Richard Liu during better times It’s been a difficult year for JD.com, China’s second-largest e-commerce firm. Richard Liu…

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Chinese Corner: Dolce & Gabbana’s cultural appropriation and ‘China’s Elon Musk’

In this installment of Jiayun Feng’s weekly review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet, she looks at Dolce…

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New HIV cases on the rise in China. Researcher says it’s because survey expansion

Ahead of this year’s World AIDS Day, which is held annually on December 1 to raise global awareness of…

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Dolce & Gabbana cancels Shanghai show after chopstick video controversy

Italian luxury fashion house Dolce & Gabbana (D&G or 杜嘉班纳 dùjiā bānnà) has called off a high-profile catwalk show…

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