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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: The women who spoke out against sexual misconduct — and continue to battle misogynists and trolls

When women break their silence 当女性打破沉默 By Wáng Tiāntǐng 王天挺 January 10, 2018 What happens to a Chinese woman after…

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Women’s rights NGO forced to close for being a ‘suspected illegal social organization’

Last month, the Guangzhou Gender and Sexuality Education Center (GSEC), a leading non-profit whose mission…

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100 rules for short-video apps

The short-video industry is currently having a big moment in China, with apps like Kuaishou and Douyin…

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Shandong is having a baby bust

While official data on China’s birth rate last year is yet to be released, multiple signs indicate…

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The lifetime of a meme: The lesson of Zhang Jinlai, a.k.a. Liuxiaolingtong

The internet’s meme economy is complicated. Some memes are self-explanatory and inherently funny, but…

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Chinese Corner: Guide dog Jenny, Hu Xijin, and 29 trips to the central petition office

Custody battle over guide dog Jenny 导盲犬珍妮的退役之旅 The retirement journey of guide dog Jenny By Shí àihuá 石爱华 December 17, 2018

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Owner of China’s biggest torrent site sentenced to three years in prison

Sina technology reports (in Chinese) that the owner of…

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‘Food God’ blasted for trashing Chinese hotpot

Hong Kong-based food critic Chua Lam (蔡澜 Cài Lán) has stirred up a ruckus on the Chinese internet after…

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The most bizarre China news of 2018, from cheating pigeons to Jacky Cheung concerts

Day in and day out, we at SupChina are dedicated to covering news about China of every stripe, but…

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Three students killed in explosion at Beijing Jiaotong University lab

A chemical explosion on campus at Beijing Jiaotong University killed three students, the Beijing News reports (in Chinese)….

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Chinese Corner: Best of 2018 — the nonfiction stories that captured China’s reading public

This year, SupChina launched a new weekly column called “Chinese Corner,” where we introduce and review interesting nonfiction…

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Chinese Corner: The education gap, the spectacular rise and fall of Ofo, and a sexual harassment victim speaks out

Live-streaming alone won’t fix China’s education gap 这块屏幕可能改变命运 This screen might change fates By Chéng Méngchāo 程盟超 December 13, 2018 The…

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China’s gender gap is getting worse

Caixin reports that in the 2018 World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Gender Gap report, China fell to 103rd…

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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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