Massoud Hayoun

Massoud Hayoun is a North African American writer and speaker on Middle East, North African and Chinese affairs. He has written for The AtlanticTIME Magazine and Hong Kong's South China Morning Post.

You can follow Massoud on Twitter at @mhayoun or email him your story ideas and general thoughts/ anger at mhayounVO@gmail.com.

CNN's misinformed report on Chinese drinkers sparks 350,000 Weibo responses: The SinoFile

Hey CNN, China's actually not the world's second most drink-loving nation.

English 'crippling' Chinese education, says NPC official: The SinoFile

Is this the beginning of the end for China's English frenzy?

Ethel Rosenberg's orphaned son says, 'Scream bloody murder' for Bradley Manning

An 'Heir to an Execution' speaks out for Manning, 60 years after his parents' death at the hands of the state.

Foreigners don't know beans about China, says NPC official: The SinoFile

With deep uncertainties looming in the future for the stability of China's rise, it seems some in Beijing have forgotten the foremost lesson of Deng Xiaoping's development project.

CNOOC optimistic about Nexen buy amid FIPA controversy: The SinoFile

The company cites Chinese politics and economy as a reason why the deal may not end up as planned.

Jack Andraka launches petition for Open Access

The teen prodigy who revolutionized cancer treatment is now fighting to secure Open Access in the United States.

Hupacasath First Nation files affidavits in case against China-Canada FIPA: The SinoFile

A BC First Nation formally launches its campaign against the FIPA deal.

Vancouver's Chinese pop star to draw in tourism: The SinoFile

Did you know there was a Chinese pop star in Vancouver? Well now she's bringing in the tourism dollars.

North Korea's nuclear test triggers social media firestorm in China: The SinoFile

And some are angry at the amount of humanitarian aid being funneled into what many are calling a rogue nation.