· November, 2011

Stories about Chinese from November, 2011

Hong Kong: LGBT Come Out Video

  30 November 2011

“I am who I am”, produced by an activist group, Nutongxueshe, is a series of video for the LGBT community in Hong Kong to come out and speak about their experience, very often painful because of discrimination and bullying. (via acopy.net)

Video: Plural+ 2011 Awards Young Filmmakers

  26 November 2011

Youth from around the globe were awarded in New York for their thought-provoking short films showing their proposals for making society more peaceful and multicultural by addressing the topics of diversity, migration and social inclusion.

Taiwan: Netizens React to Diplomat Accused of Abusing Domestic Labor

  13 November 2011

Thanks to slow, reluctant legislators, and “some” – or I should say “many” – cruel employers, Taiwan has a notoriously bad record of mistreating foreign labor. However, this time an inconvenient and awkward case has not happened in Taiwan, but in a Taiwanese diplomat's residence in the United States. The headlines of...

China: On the Rise But Feeling Boxed In

  9 November 2011

China is surrounded by 85% of the political hotspots in the world, argues one prominent professor, and needs to be free to deal with those and other geopolitical problems it faces, beginning with access to the seas it borders.

China: Japan's Imaginary Enemy

  8 November 2011

Recent Japanese media reports portraying China as the enemy in a Japan-US naval exercise reportedly scheduled for this week have brought even more tension to territorial claims between the two Asian nations. John Kennedy reports.

Taiwan: Updates from “Occupy Taipei”

  8 November 2011

Green Party member and active participant of Occupy Taipei MingWangX(王鐘銘) updates the recent activities of the movement: “On the 15th day, 10/28, the police and the park administrators came again and tried to confiscate the tents for the 3rd time. They didn’t succeed because the member in one of the...

China: Visit blind activist in November

  2 November 2011

Mainland Chinese activists have produced an excellent advocacy video [zh] urging Chinese citizens to take action to rescue the blind activist, Chen Guangcheng in Shandong province, Linyi county in November 2011. The video message said it is a contest for light and truth.

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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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