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· December, 2010

Stories about Chinese from December, 2010

China: Press conference held following suspicious death of rural activist

It has not been a peaceful week in the news, with a crossbow-shooting bomber-petitioner in Beijing, a city administration official killed with a screwdriver today in Fujian province, and the...

China: Christmas Day death of a Zhejiang village leader

After more than 5 years of leading and serving prison time for protests against fixed elections and illegal land expropriation, the former leader of Zhaiqiao village in Zhejiang province, Qian...

China: Gold farming couple handed down heavy sentence

The verdict this month of a fine of USD 450,000 and several years in prison for one couple who ran a gold farm throughout 2007 has left those following the...

China: A Cold Winter Night with the Petitioners

Zhang Kai, a human rights lawyer, swaps the comforts of his warm apartment to come face to face with the suffering of petitioners who took refuge from the cold weather...

Taiwan bloggers on Wikileaks

Schee, project owner of Hopendata, calls for more attention on Wikileaks by hosting an event on Dec.22 about “Wikileaks and Freedom of the Internet” while setting up a mirror site at...

China: “the person I most admire has the surname Liu.”

Danwei has translated a range of Chinese microbloggers’ tweets and posts celebrating their heroes. Those mentioned are all surnamed Liu, and share similar traits with Liu Xiaobo, this year's imprisoned Nobel Peace...

China: Messages for Liu Xiaobo as Peace Prize Ceremony approaches

Activities are now underway in Oslo, Norway, as the city gears up for Friday's Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony; back in China, where this year's recipient sits in prison, there's virtually...

Debate on the China Model

Last month the British Prime Minister David Cameron visited China. After he had delivered his speech at Peking University, a student asked him what he could learn from China. The...

China: WikiLeaks, North Korea and Internet freedom

Diplomatic cables leaked by WikiLeaks raise the possibility, among other things, of reunification on the Korean peninsula. The US government's response to the cables, meanwhile, raises questions over online freedoms;...

China: The Shenzhen Bay Fringe Festival

Maryannodonnell from Shenzhen Noted has translated an article, In the name of Shenzhen Bay, about the upcoming Shenzhen bay Fringe Festival.

Taiwan: Blogger initiate “It gets better” campaign in Taiwan

Wikipedian, blogger, and gay right activist mingwangx vows to initiate “it gets better” campaign in Taiwan in his new post[zht]. He was shocked and saddened by yesterday's news about “two...

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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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