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· September, 2006

Stories about China from September, 2006

China: Killing chickens, not for bird flu

A corruption probe has led to the dismissal of Chen Liangyu, the highest-ranked Communist official in Shanghai and key member of former Chairman Jiang Zemin‘s Shanghai Gang, a rival faction...

China: the reply of the spoofed poet

The poet Zhao Lihua has been spoofed by netizen in the past few weeks. Joel Martinsen from DAWEI summarizes the debate and translates the reply of the poet: Let's all...

China: harmonious society

Positive solutions writes on the social economic background for the Chinese government's propaganda of building a harmonious society.

China: internet mobs hunt Accord Girl

Jeremy Goldkorn in DANWEI blogs about a Accord Girl's video that enraged local netizens and resulted in another internet mobs hunt. The girl thinks that anyone who earns less than...

China: Promiscuity crime

Li Yin-he blogs about various promiscuity crime cases in China (Part 1 and Part 2). She raises a simple question: if it is sex out of consent among adults, should...

China: education VS media

Zhao mu blogs about a debate between education department and media workers. On September 25, the spokes person of education department openly criticized that the Chinese media is ignorant. The...

Africa: new economic frontier for China and India

Africa is India's and China's new economic frontier, writes AfricaBeat: “In short, Africa could be for India and China what China and India have been the U.S. and Western Europe...

Hong Kong: GP batteries sues labour groups

A citizen journalist report at interlocals.net on a transnational corporation's legal action against labour groups to stop them from exposing the heavy metal poisoning situation in their production line in...

China: spoofing Confucius

The new, standardized statue of Confucius was unveiled on September 23 by the China Confucius Institute. Here are some reactions from the blogsphere: Xiong pei-yun points out that the standarization...

China: civilised traveller

One man bandwidth blogs about the “civilised Chinese travellers” campaign initiated by Beijing authority.

China: The Unpublished FoxConn Story

ESWN translates a blog post by Southern Weekend reporter Fu Jianfeng about the FoxConn and the First Financial Daily's dispute. The story was banned in the newspapers and found its...

China: a teacher put to jail

The story came from a reporter BBS and re-posted in zhao mu's blog. A teacher Qin Zhong-fei sent out a mobile message, a lyrics that criticized the corruption and land...

China: Shanghai corruption scandal

The corruption scandal and removal of Shanghai's top leader, Chen Liangyu, have recieved much echoes from local web users and blogsphere. The China media project has translated some reactions from...

China: strike hard campaign

Monwong at interlocals.net has translated a blog post by Zan Ai Zong concerning the “strike-hard” campaign in China, the article explains how such campaign would easily lead to violation of...

China: listen to the movie producer

The latest movie “The City of Golden Armor” directed by Zhang Yi-Mou was released on September 20, but reporters had not been invited to the movie preview. Buchimifan in Bullog...

China: 2nd Chinese blogger conference

The 2nd Chinese blogger conference is going to take place on October 28-29 in Hanzhou, China. The latest schedule, speakers and sessions is now online; here is the details about...

China: How much are Chinese professors paid?

Shang Peijin in Shanghaiist summaries a discussion on Chinese BBS concerning how much are Chinese professors paid? The range is from US$500 to US$10,000 per month.

China: Cows, pigs and balls

Last week, two women at Bullog.cn—a blogger's portal unique in that it was set up by prominent bloggers themselves as opposed to a large media corporation—acted on dissatisfaction with what...

China: wiki's definition of national security police

Zeng jinyan compares her experience in encountering with national security police with the definition in the Chinese wikipedia, they are very different. And she feels frustrated most of the Chinese...

China and Korea: History wars

Mutant frog writes an elaborated summary on the history wars between China and Korea for the Asian history carnival.

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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