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· June, 2008

Stories about Chinese from June, 2008

China: Is the West afraid of our patriotism?

Are there factors informing your perception of China circa 2008? Novelist-blogger and researcher of worldly affairs Yang Hengjun moves on from ‘How did America cover up the truth of the...

China: Right to Entertainment

Ran Yun-fei from my1510 points out that earthquake victims need entertainment to restore their lives, others shouldn't be too harsh to judge them [zh].

China: Universal Education and Fragile School Buildings

Deng Fei traces the background of the fragile school buildings in the earthquake zone to the local implementation of 9 years universal education [zh].

China: Flood in Guangzhou City

Tianya forum has some photos on the recent flood in Guangzhou city.

China: Attitude Towards Homosexuality

Li Yin-he posted a survey on the public opinion towards homosexuality. When compared with the U.S, Chinese are more moderate in their attitude [zh].

China: Happy to Become Earthquake Ghost

A propaganda poem published in a Shandong newspapers has been called by netizen “the most shameless piece”. (via webbbs) The poem written by the vice president of Shandong Writers Association...

China: No vlogging the Olympics

Reporter-blogger ProState in Flames writes today of Deputy Director General of China's National Copyright Administration Xu Chao's recent statement that the filming of Olympic events for the purpose of blogging...

China: Beijing students forced out for Olympics?

In ‘Beijing University Students Booted from Dorms for Olympics,’ Truth From Facts blogger nator gets a tip-off to that effect from a friend, in the form of an A4 notice,...

China: Press ID

Zan Ai-zong writes in inmediahk.net about the government monopoly in the issuing of press card in China [zh]. The practice results in the direct control over journalists or some news...

China: Kungfu Panda

Heicaitou blogs some photos of a demonstration demanding the China SARFT to ban the movie “Kungfu Panda”.

China: Curse of the Olympic mascots?

In case you ever wondered if those Olympic Fuwas weren't just a little too cute to be true, apparently you aren't the only one. For China, the superstitious formula to...

Hong Kong: Earthquake Photos Behind the News Story

Florence blogs about an exhibition on “Sichuan earthquake photos: behind the news story“. The exhibition displays photos and videos taken from the Sichuan earthquake area to share the front line...

EmPivot: Green media aggregator

EmPivot is a website made for sharing videos with a specific theme: environment. This green-related media content is added to the website so that people, organizations and companies can connect...

China: Release for Medical Treatment Rejected

Zeng Jinyan says that Hu Jia's application for release for medical treatment has been rejected by the Chinese authority [zh]. Hu Jia has liver disease since 2006 and hasn't been...

Hong Kong: News Fixer

Hoidick from inmediahk.net blogs about his experience as a news fixer for foreign journalists for reporting news on China [zh].

China: Best Seller

Ruan Yifeng summarizes a local magazine's special feature on the culture of reading in China, with some statistic information on best selling books [zh].

China: Tearful Plea to Stock Holders

Daynews copies the writing style of Qiuyu's “Tearful Plea To Disaster Victims” and writes a piece on “Tearful Plea to Stock Holders” telling them that all their money has been...

China: Hepatitis B Forum

Dupola introduces a Hepatitis B Forum for patients to share their experience and defend their rights. Unfortunately the forum has been blocked by the Great Fire Wall.

China: Underlying Statements Behind the Tears

Liu Xiaoyuan interpreted the underlying statements of Yu Qiuyu's “Tearful Plea To Disaster Victims” [zh]. The blogger believes that Yu is spinning for the government and shedding crocodile's tears.

China: Earthquake Animal Victim

In order to prevent plague, most of the animals and pets from the earthquake zone were killed. Zhengying remembered many stories about dogs saving or standing by earthquake victims until...

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