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 [email protected].

After oil sands crude, beef could be next big thing for China-Canada trade: The SinoFile

A more varied trade portfolio: It's what's for dinner – in China.

Chinese lessons for Alberta oil sons: The SinoFile

Beijing's last bout with pollution took a significant economic toll -- and the implications for Ottawa are grim.

Beijing celebrates Egypt revolution two years later: The SinoFile

Some keywords remain blocked, but Chinese authorities seem to see the Egyptian Revolution as a cautionary tale against itself.

Sex talk slips by censors on Sina Weibo

Proof that Chinese authorities are more concerned with censoring political subversion than maintaining their idea of public decency.

BC First Nation says no to China-Canada Unequal Treaty, aka FIPA: The SinoFile

A First Nation is trying to stop Chinese history from repeating itself -- in Canada.

Pundit's advice to President Obama: consider potential Chinese 'revolution' and 'war' in South China Sea: The SinoFile

Note to Obama: don't underestimate the impact of 500 'incidents' per day happening in China.

Canada, an environmental safe haven for those concerned with Beijing pollution crisis: The SinoFile

As smog chokes up Beijing, Canada looks to be an environmental haven to many Chinese.

Beijing's stellar Idle No More coverage: The SinoFile

Maybe this is China's way of telling Harper: 'Hey, we're not so different you and I.'

China's One Child Policy lives on, for better or for worse: The SinoFile

Why would Beijing hold onto a policy that the nation's leading academics say may cripple China socially and economically?

How Aaron Swartz contributed to Chinese Internet freedom: The SinoFile

Renowned voice on the Chinese Internet tells VO how Swartz contributed to Chinese Internet freedoms.