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· December, 2007

Stories about Chinese from December, 2007

China: Guangxi Nailhouse

Zhaumu blogged photos of a most spectacular nail house in Guangxi.

China: Ant Farmers’ Open Letter to Hu Jintao

Zoula has reposted Luliang Ant Farmers’ Open Letter the State president Hu Jintao (zh). The farm said that local government had to be responsible for the bankruptcy of Yilishen and...

Hong Kong: Top News in 2007 Blogosphere

As the year end is approaching, local blogger sidekick has her picks of "Top News in Hong Kong 2007 Blogosphere". She also calls for more comments and suggestions for the...

China: Official Olympics channel's unveiling ceremony crashed

How did a couple's marital issues become today's top sports story? She's a prominent Beijing television broadcaster, he's one of Chinese sports news' top official faces for the Olympics; she...

China: Hospital Sues Local Governments

Last month a rural migrant worker set fire on himself after he failed to collect 1000 yuan wage from the boss. He was sent to the hospital with promise from...

China: 1Bao Blocked

In Dec 26, 1bao was blocked again, Zhai Minglei said he would continue to write and wait for the blog to be unblocked again (zh).

Hong Kong: Wedding Card Street

Lee Tung Street, more known as the wedding card street, located at Wanchai downtown is demolishing under the urban renewal project. A local resident May, age 59, had hunger strike...

China: Scientist's Wage

China Scientist's wage is the lowest among 38 countries according to a EU report. Gezhi points out that, the real income maybe higher as many of the scientists in China...

China:Seething Eve on Nankai Campus

Though it is not the first time for a crash between pass-by vehicles and students riding bicycles, in the campus of Nankai University, such a significant accident is unprecedented. Hundreds...

China: Top 10 Chinese Internet News 2007

Kuan feng lists his picks for top 10 Chinese Internet News in 2007 (zh): Shanxi brick kilns, Xiamen PX netizen report, netizen arrested for spreading news on Jinan flooding condition,...

China: Bird Nest National Stadium Recycling

The Olympic national stadium, ‘Bird nest’, has some leftover construction material to be recycled. Wangxiaofeng gives a list of suggestions for the recycling plan: ashtray, toilet bowl and bra (zh).

China: Outraged Students Crushing Car

Sohu forum posted a witness report on a mass incident at Nankai University at Christmas Eve: A car crashed with a bicycle in the university campus, the car owner demanded...

Hong Kong: Learning From the F Word

The blog “Learning from the F Word” has won the most educational blog in the 2007 Chinese blog award.

China: Scrap the death penalty?

Was it New Jersey's undoing of the 1976 reinstatement of capital punishment earlier this month, or the United Nations General Assembly's call for a worldwide moratorium on the death penalty...

Taiwan: An Ironic Human Rights Day

In this article, I will carry on the subject from my last article in bringing you information on human rights in Taiwan. Top Ten News on Human Rights The Taiwan...

China: Zuola on how citizen media should work

A fist-chop in the throat and surveillance by secret police seems to have put a swift end to the career of China's most popular investigative blogger Zhou “Zuola” Shuguang, but...

Hong Kong: Currency Peg

As Hong kong Currency is pegged with U.S, the economy in U.S has leaded to negative interest rate and inflation in Hong Kong. Kaie pointed out that such economic pain...

China: Fixed Price Begging and IPO

Mr zhang ran into a beggar doing RMB6 dollar begging in the street. The blogger feels that such kind of begging method is similar to the IPO in the stock...

Taiwan: Gtalk Translation

PipperL is checking the accuracy of Gtalk translation from English to Chinese (zh), e.g ‘He looks fine’ is translated into ‘he is looking forward to have a fine’ in Chinese.

China: Sobbing without tears

A land thirsty for water is calling for help. How many more villages would die out due to the drought? How much more land would be eroded, even buried by...

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Oi wan Lam is the North East Asia editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


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