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· August, 2006

Stories about China from August, 2006

China: more on Foxconn

Bingfeng is now translating comments from present and ex-foxconn workers on the working conditions in Foxconn from the two First Financial Daily workers’ blog. According to Bingfeng, the newspapers company...

China: sexist and racist blog in Shanghai

Shang pei-jin from Shanghaiist has a detailed sum up on Chinabounder (Shanghai foreign sex blogger) issue.

China: data searching

Lyn Jeffery from Virtual China introduces a new website for searching data in China: soshoo.com. The website bills itself as the first free Chinese vertical search engine focusing on statistics...

China: Foxconn court case con't

Bingfeng updates that Shenzhen court has unfreezed the personal assets of the journalists, foxconn now sues BOTH the newspaper AND the two journalists and seeks only 1 RMB instead of...

China: Foxconn's PR strategy

Joel Martinsen in DANWEI gathers some different (sympathetic) views on Foxconn's court case against mainland journalists. ESWN analyses the case from a PR war point of view. Imaginethief writes a...

China: Peking University

Joel Martinsen from DAWEI reports that “Peking University,” which has endured since 1912, will eventually give way to “University of Beijing.” The school official claims that it is to make...

China: chain effect on ipod maker's legal action against journalists

In less than a week's time, Ipod subcontractor Foxconn's legal action against Mainland journalists turns into a global news story. The story was first appeared in Donews BBS, picked up...

Global Food Blog Report #29

#1: Maika's Blog on Haitian Food: "Griot" (pronounced: greee-yo ) a popular Haitian original.  Which is fried pork shoulder accompanied with a spicy hot as habanero cole slaw like condiment...

Hong Kong: Chinese wikimedia conference

Last weekend (August 26-27), the Chinese wikimedia conference was held in Hong Kong. The two-day conference included a keynote address by Mr Jimmy Wales, founder and chairman of the Board...

China: Xinjiang Summertime

Summer photos of Kongque River in Xinjiang from the opposite end of China.

China: cultural history

Mary Ann O'donnell writes a brief introduction of xin'an county and nine streets museum to show the cultural historical link between Hong Kong and Shenzhen.

China: Leading Bishop released

Bishop An Shuxin of China's underground Catholic Church has been released after ten years in prison, blogs China Digital Times‘ Liu Yong.

China: Patron saint of activist-bloggers?

How to describe twenty two-year old MSN Spaces blogger Zeng Jinyan? A threat to national security? An AIDS activist who brings support, joy and hope to countless AIDS orphans? A...

Central Asia: Chinese Motives

Sean Roberts discusses Chinese goals in Central Asia.

China: Chen Guangcheng sentenced to four years

Chinese Law professor blog comments on the result of Chen Guangcheng's court case. “The extremely harsh sentence for Chen Guangcheng confirms not only the lawlessness and vindictiveness of the authorities...

China: Pluto conspiracy theory

In reaction to the possibility that Pluto has to be taken away from the solar system planet list, the mainland science fiction writer, Hansong wrote a story about the western...

China, Chile: Free Trade Deal Signed

Commenting on the Free Trade Agreement signed between Chile and China, Robert Mayer says, “Small countries aren’t just for destructive proxy wars anymore. Now they’re the center of trade competition,...

China: Censors vs. video, culture, innovation, humor, pretty much the entire Chinese blogsphere

Late last month a seemingly important stage was reached in the maturation process of China's blogsphere with the launch of Bullog.cn, a new website bringing together—a substantial and pertinent alternative...

China: ipod China contractor sues newspapers reporter

Mindmeters pastes a post from donews discussion board which provided details concerning Foxconn's – ipod's contractor in China – legal charge against an editor and a reporter in First Financial...

China: cracking down on strippers at funerals

Imagethief comments on BBC's report on China cracking down on strippers at funerals: “imagethief is, thus, hearbroken by these new developments…“

About our China coverage

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


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