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· August, 2009

Stories about Chinese from August, 2009

31 August 2009

China and Taiwan: Dalai Lama's visit, inevitably political

Yesterday Dalai Lama arrived in Taiwan on a visit that has been denounced by China. The trip, requested by Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to President Ma Ying-jeou, aimed at comforting...

27 August 2009

Hong Kong: “Compensated Dating” and the use of Pejoratives

The life imprisonment of the “girl butcher” might have halted the case against “compensated dating” in Hong Kong for a while, but what have Hong Kong people learned from the...

25 August 2009

Taiwan: Stories of the survivors from Typhoon Morakot

Typhoon Morakot hit Taiwan on 8 August. The heavy rain it brought to Taiwan has caused serious damage across the country, with thousands of people evacuated from their homes. Stories...

21 August 2009

Ukraine: In Chinese, Yanukovych is Yushchenko?

Hong Kong: School drug testing scheme

The Hong Kong government insisted to go ahead in implementing the school drug testing scheme despite a growing concern over its violation of children's rights.

20 August 2009

Taiwan: A Hug for Taiwan

13 August 2009

Blogging with HIV: “Love is still possible”

Conversations for a Better World

A growing number of HIV-positive bloggers around the world are using citizen media to express how they live with the virus, although speaking openly about HIV/AIDS can be difficult.

10 August 2009

Taiwan: Southern Taiwan devastated by typhoon Morakot

On Aug. 7, 2009, typhoon Morakot landed on Taiwan. The Central Weather Bureau urged residents in Northern Taiwan to be prepared for the heavy rain and strong wind brought by...

7 August 2009

China: Prostitutes more trustworthy than government officials

A startling result of an online survey of more than 3,376 people published by Insight China magazine reveals that China's prostitutes are considered by some to be more trustworthy than...

6 August 2009

China: Han's prejudices and discriminations towards Uyghur

The July 5 Xinjiang riot has passed over a month and the majority of Chinese netizens are still blaming the West and Rebiya Kadeer for promoting Xinjiang separatist movements. Nevertheless,...

3 August 2009

Hong Kong: A 10-dollar coin to pledge against political harassment

During the protests over the demolition of Queen's Pier in 2007, two of the preservation activists Ho Loy and Chu Hoi-dick filed a judicial review (30-7-2007) against the secretary for...