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DD Wu is a junior editor at The Diplomat. She graduated with a Master’s in Asian Studies from George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs. Her research interests center around East Asian topics. She is working now and has worked in the past as a bilingual (Chinese/English) news editor, reporter, and writer for multiple traditional, online and new media both in China and the U.S. 

Why Does a Top Scientist’s Move to US Strike a Nerve in China?
May 19, 2017
Why Does a Top Scientist’s Move to US Strike a Nerve in China?
A leading biologist of Tsinghua University took up professorship at Princeton and it triggered a national debate.
Why Does a Top Scientist’s Move to US Strike a Nerve in China?
Chinese Youth: If You Don’t Get Married Soon, The Party Will Help
May 18, 2017
Chinese Youth: If You Don’t Get Married Soon, The Party Will Help
China’s Communist Youth League announced it would help solve the big problem of unmarried “youth in old age.”  
Chinese Youth: If You Don’t Get Married Soon, The Party Will Help
China: What If Atheism Is a Religion?
May 13, 2017
China: What If Atheism Is a Religion?
China’s Communist Youth League posted a video to advocate atheism.
China: What If Atheism Is a Religion?
WHO Déjà Vu: Taiwan Not Invited to World Health Assembly
May 13, 2017
WHO Déjà Vu: Taiwan Not Invited to World Health Assembly
WHA says cross-strait understanding between China and Taiwan is the basis for invitation
WHO Déjà Vu: Taiwan Not Invited to World Health Assembly
Chinese State Media: Belt and Road Forum All About Xi Jinping
May 12, 2017
Chinese State Media: Belt and Road Forum All About Xi Jinping
The Chinese state media’s focus is more on Chinese president rather than on the Forum itself
Chinese State Media: Belt and Road Forum All About Xi Jinping
Why Did China Just Hear One More Mao-Era Phrase?
May 12, 2017
Why Did China Just Hear One More Mao-Era Phrase?
China’s education minister said Chinese educators should cultivate reliable red and expert successors.
Why Did China Just Hear One More Mao-Era Phrase?
Want to Be Chief Editor in China? Better Have A Chinese Passport.
May 06, 2017
Want to Be Chief Editor in China? Better Have A Chinese Passport.
China issues new rules on managing online information, further regulating its already highly-censored internet.
Want to Be Chief Editor in China? Better Have A Chinese Passport.
China’s First Homemade Passenger Jet Makes Maiden Flight
May 06, 2017
China’s First Homemade Passenger Jet Makes Maiden Flight
With C919, China aims to create a domestic aviation giant on par with Boeing and Airbus
China’s First Homemade Passenger Jet Makes Maiden Flight
Going to Beijing? Be Ready to 'Eat Sand.'
May 05, 2017
Going to Beijing? Be Ready to 'Eat Sand.'
Beijing’s air pollution level reached "beyond index" as a large sandstorm swept over.
Going to Beijing? Be Ready to 'Eat Sand.'
What Kind of Think Tanks Does China Want to Establish?
May 05, 2017
What Kind of Think Tanks Does China Want to Establish?
China aims to establish think tanks with Chinese characteristics and enhance national soft power.
What Kind of Think Tanks Does China Want to Establish?
A Closer Look at China’s 1,000-Year Project: Xiongan New Area
May 03, 2017
A Closer Look at China’s 1,000-Year Project: Xiongan New Area
Xi Jinping aims to make Xiongan New Area on par with Shanghai, but a pollution scandal has set off alarm bells.
A Closer Look at China’s 1,000-Year Project: Xiongan New Area
Anti-Espionage: A New Mass Line Campaign in China?
April 17, 2017
Anti-Espionage: A New Mass Line Campaign in China?
Anti-espionage appears to be the most important theme of this year's “National Security Education Day."
Anti-Espionage: A New Mass Line Campaign in China?
Did China and the US Overreact to Tillerson's Remarks On US-China Relations?
March 30, 2017
Did China and the US Overreact to Tillerson's Remarks On US-China Relations?
His description of U.S.-China relations brought too much optimism from China and too much criticism from the US.
Did China and the US Overreact to Tillerson's Remarks On US-China Relations?
Does Ma Ying-jeou Know Why He Is Unpopular in Taiwan?
March 21, 2017
Does Ma Ying-jeou Know Why He Is Unpopular in Taiwan?
The former Taiwanese president rejects the idea that his close relations with China caused his party's defeat in 2016.
Does Ma Ying-jeou Know Why He Is Unpopular in Taiwan?
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