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· September, 2010

Stories about Chinese from September, 2010

China: Blind people's footpath with Chinese character

A collection of photos on the design of blind people's footpath in China has been circulated widely through sina micro-blog. All the paths lead the blinds to dangerous trap.

China and Australia: Reactions to Chinese Asylum Seekers’ Rooftop Protest

Veggie Discourse translated Chinese netizens’ reaction to the Chinese Asylum Seekers’ 2 days rooftop protest in Sidney.

China: Glory to the Stability Maintenance Contractors

Yesterday, September 26, the Chinese Government released its white paper on human rights. The Xinhua news report highlighted the positive aspect of the role of Internet freedom for the government...

China: Ai Weiwei's English Tweets

A group of volunteers help prominent artist-activist, Ai Weiwei, to translate his Chinese tweets into English.

China: Rights to strike

The past year has seen a growing number of Chinese laborers fighting for their rights in incidents from across the country; a recent move by Chinese workers to go on...

China: The Shutting Down of Power Plant

A series of photos at 163.com showing the demolition of two power plant towers in Zhejiang Province on 16 of September.

China: Yihuang Self-Immolation Incident and the Power of Microblogging

Chinese online public opinion has once again changed the course of an event, this time regarding a forced demolition and consequent self-immolation protest in Yihuang county, Jiangxi. On September 10,...

Japan, China fishing boat row: a war of words

Just as the Diaoyu Islands row between Japan and China intensifies over the detention of a Chinese fishing captain, whose detention has just been extended by a further 10 days,...

China: Fishing boat captain detained, protests planned

More than a week after a Chinese fishing boat collided with Japanese Coast Guard patrol boats in territory disputed by governments of those two countries and the Chinese captain was...

China: A Law Professor for Sale…

"My name is Yang Zhizhu and I was originally an assistant professor at the China Youth University for Political Sciences. My wife got pregnant by accident and did not have...

China: Microblogging about the husband and his mistress…

ESWN translated the live cast (via microblog> of a wife catching her husband and his mistress sleeping naked in bed.

Taiwan Without Petrochemical Industry…

What would have happened had petrochemical industry ceased to exist in Taiwan? The Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) under Taiwan's Ministry of Economical Affairs has tried hard to convince Taiwanese citizens...

China: Afterthoughts following the New Zealand earthquake

News of the lack of direct casualties and minimal damage done in New Zealand's earthquake this past week has provoked widespread discussion over how far China has come since the...

Taiwan: The Allure of Night Markets

After sunset in Taiwan, when the stars start to twinkle, night markets are crowded with people from all walks of life. To Taiwanese, night markets are more than mere eating...

Global Taiwanese Beef Soup Threading

The Big Old Smoke who lives in UK initiates a funny and tasty campaign “Global Taiwanese Beef Soup Threading[zht]” and invites her blogger/plurker friends both in Taiwan and abroad to...

China: Tian Xi Deserves Happiness

23-year-old Tian Xi is an AIDS patient who was inflected with HIV in 1996 upon receiving a blood transmission in a hospital in Xincai county, Henan province.

China: Confession of a Beijing Vagabond

China Hush has translated the personal account of a Beipiao, or ‘Beijing vagabond’, which refers to a group of people who migrated to Beijing from other places in China in search of opportunities and a...

China: Feeling insecure about the mobile phone real name registration

Beginning from today (September 1 2010) mobile phone users in China will have to show their identity card and register their real name when purchasing a new mobile number. It...

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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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