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· April, 2009

Stories about Chinese from April, 2009

29 April 2009

Mexico and Hong Kong: Fears over the fatal swine flu virus

I know I cannot affect your decision, but I understand your feeling at this moment as we are all Hong Kong people now on exchange in Mexico…..I really believe….we should...

28 April 2009

China: A citizen campaign to reveal the forgotten dead

从车上下来的高举冲锋枪的警察高喊“把手举起来,原地不要动”这个只有大片中才有的场景让我有些不知所措。 The police rushing down from the car with a sub machine gun at hand shouted at me, ‘put your hands up, freeze!’ It was so astonishing a scene that...

China: Tracking swine flu on Twitter

Swine flu for China so far is a chance to reflect [zh] on how SARS was prevented from becoming a pandemic, and the steps being taken now in Mexico and...

20 April 2009

Jackie Chan: Chinese need control

“I'm mot sure if it's good to have freedom or not, I'm really confused now. If there is too much freedom, like the way Hong Kong is today, it is...

19 April 2009

China: Our right to be spared from fear

Blogger Lan Xiaohuan (兰小欢), in his post ‘Bitter Smile’, reflects on how a nation permeated with fear has muzzled people's voice. Lamenting that the cost to claim the rights of...

18 April 2009

Global Recession: The world is talking. Are we listening?

There is no lack of online articles about the various aspects of the global economic crisis. Many of them are written by economic experts and policymakers. What about the perspectives...

17 April 2009

China: Dialogue with Anti-CNN

On Monday (11 April), Rebecca MacKinnon, Global Voices Online co-founder and former CNN journalist, was interviewed by core members of Anti-CNN website. This is a significant event as the Anti-CNN...

16 April 2009

Taiwan: If You Lost Your Job…

What would you feel if you are fired, your small business goes bankrupt, or you simply cannot find any way to make a living? In this most disastrous moment of...

China: protest on children being kidnapped

14 April 2009

China: Underage prostitution ring sparks public indignation

Teenage girls in high schools and even primary schools, being coaxed or threatened, were turned into prostitutes that serve local officials and teachers. The exposure of the entire prostitution ring...

8 April 2009

China: Psychiatry with Chinese characteristics

Peking University Law Professor specialized in forensics, Sun Dongdong, told China News Weekly on March 23 that 99% of China's petitioners (zh) are mentally ill and that he support for...

6 April 2009

Taiwan: Preserving memories of Losheng

The action of saving the Losheng Sanatorium is not as successful as many people hoped. Many buildings in the sanatorium are being taken apart and taken away. However, many people...

4 April 2009

Taiwan: Dancing with the glass eels

The adult eels live in rivers. During the reproduction season in summer, they swim downstream toward the deep sea thousands miles away (besides Philippine and the Mariana Islands) to lay...

3 April 2009

China: China-France communiqué and G20, a glorious defeat?

Chinese president Hu Jintao and French leader Sarkozy met ahead of the G2O summit on 1 April to repair the ties damaged since last year, when the torch relay was...

Taiwan: Ganbade, Taiwanese Baseball Players in Japan

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