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· June, 2012

Stories about Chinese from June, 2012

China:Famous School Teacher Harassed Boys

FMN reported that a deputy principal of high school affiliated with East China Normal University has been accused of having harassing his male students at school. Several victims decided to...

China: Local Residents Clash with Police in Shaxi, Guangdong

Police from Shaxi, a city in China Guangdong Province, confirmed on their official Weibo account a barrage of police officers during a public protest. The protest was sparked on Monday,...

China: Reporter Resigns for Dirty Joke About Female Astronaut

Female astronaut Liu Yang has come to represent the recent launch of the Shenzhou 9 spacecraft, a space mission for the manifestation of China's national glory. Prior to this, a...

Hong Kong: Maid's Toilet and Bedroom

Local newspaper exposed that a popular children songs singer Purple Lee has put her migrant domestic maid to live in a room where there is a bed and a toilet...

5 Web Sites on Chinese Philanthropy in English

If you are interested in non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and desire to know more of  Chinese philanthropy, Helen's “5 Web Sites on Chinese Philanthropy in English” might be a good start...

China: NGOs Struggle Under the ‘Big Government’

A TV host's comment on the Hunan education authority's uncooperative attitude towards a rural teacher training program has turned into a national debate on whether or not the Chinese NGOs...

China: Space Missions or Social Development?

On June 16, China successfully launched its Shenzhou-9 capsule into space. Some netizens have criticized the government's excessive spending on a space mission whilst basic social needs are still lacking...

China: Africans Protest a Suspicious Death in Police Custody

Chinese public opinion has been highly divisive following a protest involving hundreds of African residents of Guangzhou this week, sparked by the suspicious police station death of a member of...

Ai Weiwei's lawyer was missing as the tax hearing approaches

Upon the hearing of the Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei’s tax case hearing on Wednesday, Ai told the Guardian that he was warned by the police to stay away from...

China, Hong Kong: ‘Happy Ad’ for Student Abortions Ignites Debate

A hospital in mainland China has advertised a special installment payment package for university students, for getting abortions conveniently in the event of accidental or unwanted pregnancies. The hospital's marketing...

China: Late-Term Abortion Forced by Corrupt Officials

Images of a woman forced to undergo a late-term abortion in Ankang Shaanxi Province in China have been circulating widely in Chinese social media and micro-blogging platforms triggering furious reactions.

Hong Kong, China: Condemning the Apparent Staged Suicide of Li Wangyang

Thousands of people in Hong Kong took to the street on June 10, to condemn the apparent staged suicide of political prisoner Li Wangyang, a martyr who lived his life...

Hong Kong: Brianwashing Education

Dictionary of political incorrectness showed some examples of the elementary education curriculum in Hong Kong, highlighting their brian washing function.

China: Tiananmen Political Prisoner Li Wangyang Found Dead

Li Wangyang, a Chinese political prisoner who spent most of his life in detention, was found dead on the morning of Wednesday 6 June, after being interviewed by overseas media...

China: Forgiving the Tiananmen Massacre Murderers?

While more than 180,000 people attended the annual candlelight vigil on June 4, in Hong Kong for China's June 4th incident (Tiananmen Square protests), exiled former student leader Chai Ling...

Taiwan: Flying Fish Season on Orchid Island

Every spring, when the flying fish are carried to Taiwan by the Kuroshio Current, Tao fishermen from Orchid Island are waiting for them. In fact, Tao culture is very much...

About our Chinese coverage

Oi wan Lam is the North East Asia editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


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