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· November, 2005

Stories about China from November, 2005

China: Damage Control

Imagethief, a blog written by a China-based public relations professional, discusses how the government could have better managed the aftermath of the Harbin benzene spill.

China: Nude Chat

EastSouthWestNorth translates an interesting article on the legality of “nude chat” in China.

China: Podcasting Explosion

Fons Tuinstra describes the astonishing explosion of podcasting in China.

China, Taiwan: China's Future

Madman of Chu muses on the future of China, from what he believes to be Taiwan's perspective.

China: Water Crisis in Harbin

Harbin, a city in northeast China, has been suspended from water supply for four days due to contamination over its water by spill from a local chemical factory after an...

China: Censorship Interviews

EastSouthWestNorth describes and analyzes the experience of being interviewed by the Western media about censorship in China.

China: Sentenced Church Leader

Chinese Christian Jidian has posts in English discussing the case of Cai Zhuohua, the leader of several Beijing area home Christian churches, who was arrested in 2004 and sentenced earlier...

China: Blogger Sneaks into Church to See Bush

Chinese blogger-reporter Buzhesiliu snuck into a church (Chinese) to see U.S. President George W. Bush attend a service. EastSouthWestNorth has a translation of the report, while danwei puts the Bush...

China, Taiwan: Bombs and Rockets

MeiZhongTai tries to figure out exactly what China's missile arsenal can do, especially against Taiwan.

China, Southeast Asia, Malaysia, Taiwan: Giant Partner

KTemoc Konsiders says that ex-PM Mahathir Mohamad of Malaysia would be happy to know that China is now ASEAN's biggest export market and the putative leader of the Asia-Pacific Economic...

China, Japan, Korea: Superiority Complex

Yaw and Mog worry about Japan's disturbing superiority complex, lately evidenced by two best-selling comics that belittle Korea and China.

China, Taiwan: Taiwanization of China

“It is already under way,” posits Madman of Chu in a post discussing the “coming Taiwanization of China.” Still, the rivalry continues. The leaky pen notes China's attempt to upstage...

News from Chinese Blogosphere

1. Blog Auction:A T-shirt that was signed by participants of CnBloggerCon was auctioned on the official blog(in ZH). The revenue would contribute to two online charity projects: Simling Library and...

Chile, China: Free Trade Agreement

The presidents of China and Chile have signed a free trade agreement. Gloria Delucchi writes in El Morrocotudo that she envisions that the region of Tarapacá will gain importance (ES)...

China: Interpreting the Mascots

Mutant Frog Travelogue analyzes the symbolism behind China's recently unveiled five mascots for the Beijing Olympics. “China’s choice also says something about the degree to which its “peaceful rise” diplomacy...

WSIS: Defending Freedom of Speech in Tunisia

Despite the odds, we managed to pull off our “Expression Under Repression” seminar here at the World Summit For Internet and Society. This was largely thanks to the strong spine...

China: More Self-Criticism

On Anti's English Blog, a translation of an interview with liberal author Yu Shicun on his opposition to intellectuals. “There is no effective criticism among intellectuals, not to mention effective...

China, North Korea: Interview with a Historian

Austin Arensberg meets Paul French at a Beijing bookshop and interviews him about his new book on North Korea.

China: Learning Shanghainese

sinosplice helpfully assembles a list of resources for those who wish to learn Shanghainese.

South Korea: Rude Westerner

Jacob Jun-Gang Yoo describes witnessing a foreigner having a bad day in a Seoul McDonald's. “People are people, and when you visit their countries and act like an ass, you...

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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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