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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.

China calls for ‘broadly same’ but not ‘completely equal’ rules for foreign and local students

In the wake of some recent news and debates in regards…

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Chinese Corner: They’re coming for Chinese schoolchildren’s brains

Chinese Corner is Jiayun Feng’s review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet. Chinese schools are embracing brainwave-detecting headbands

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After latest Baidu scandal, Chinese internet users quote CEO Robin Li: ‘What’s your problem?’

Chinese search engine giant Baidu — which has been hit with a series of mishaps and financial losses this…

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China Film Administration: We want more good (read: patriotic) content

As Chinese audiences were grappling with an unusually bleak summer…

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Was Shandong University arranging girlfriends for male foreign students?

On Chinese college campuses, one tradition that has been taken for…

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5 questions about Disney’s ‘Mulan’ trailer

Last weekend, Disney unveiled the first trailer for its much-anticipated live-action Mulan, which is set for a release later…

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Real estate tycoon Wang Zhenhua accused of raping underage girl

Chinese billionaire Wáng Zhènhuá 王振华, the chairman of real estate enterprise Future Land, has been detained by Shanghai police…

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Inside Emory’s crackdown on China-influenced research

On the morning of Tuesday, May 16, a postdoctoral researcher at Emory University in Atlanta arrived at his biomedical…

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Man storms stage, pours water on Baidu CEO Robin Li’s head

Baidu CEO Robin Li’s appearance at the company’s annual Create AI developer conference in Beijing on Wednesday morning was…

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The coming crackdown on ‘cannabis culture’ in China?

While growing numbers of American states and Canada have legalized or decriminalized marijuana, China has not budged on…

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From ‘Manhattan’ to ‘Manha Tun’: China’s war on ‘irregular’ place names has a history

Take a walk around any city in China, and you may…

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2019 summer movie censorship preview: What you won’t see in Chinese theaters

Summer is approaching, and that means a plethora of potential blockbusters are lining up to hit the big screen…

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Chinese Corner: Traditional Chinese medicine: Will facts ever sway believers?

Chinese Corner is Jiayun Feng’s weekly review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet. Will facts ever sway TCM…

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Hainan orders local businesses to change their names into something less foreign

The civil affairs office in Hainan has launched (in Chinese) a cleanup campaign to purge local business names deemed…

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Chinese Corner: Baidu’s bad year, doping for gaokao, and the perfect sex doll

Chinese Corner is Jiayun Feng’s weekly review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet. Baidu’s very bad year

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