· August, 2010

Stories about Chinese from August, 2010

China: Aftershock – history or political allegory?

  4 August 2010

While the 2008 Sichuan earthquake has become a taboo in mainstream media because of the bean dregs school building construction scandal and the arrest of citizen investigator Tan Zhouren, the Tangshan Earthquake has been put on big screen on July 22, six days before the 34th anniversary of the biggest...

China: Sex workers demand legalization, organizer detained

  1 August 2010

If prostitution doesn't violate contemporary cultural norms, sex activists argue, then why doesn't the law reflect as much? Just a few days after a group in central China took to the street to gather support in a fight for social status for sex workers, the organizer has been detained by police.

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

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