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· October, 2006

Stories about China from October, 2006

China: Writings on the walls

Back in the day, big character posters were mostly used for vile purposes, so when they started popping up recently on shop fronts in a remote corner of China's Yunnan...

Singapore: Thoughts on China-South East Asian Nations Summit has Singapore's Foreign Minister guest blogging and sharing his views on the recently concluded China-ASEAN(Association of South East Asian Nations) summit.

China: Ancient Chinese sex advice

Alan Baumler at China history group blog goes into the text of Sunu jing–The Classic of the White Girl, to discuss about Chinese thought.

China: first gay and lesbian association in China

Li yin-he reports that the first gay and lesbian association has been successfully registered as a legal organization under Zhongshan university in Guangdong (zh).

China: cross cultural communication

Joel Martinsen in DANWEI translated an article by Yu Qui-yu, a famous contemporary writer and critics, about the challenges on cross cultural communication for Chinese.

China: free hugs

Shang pei-jin in Shanghaiist reports that in Beijing, Changsha, and Xi'an, a certain group of people has decided to take on what they see as the coldness and apathy of...

China: How blogging has changed my life

The Chinese Blogger Conference will take place in Hanzhou this weekend. To prepare for the conference, the organizers announced a submission of posts on “How blogging has changed my life?”...

China: real name registration

DANWEI has translated Wang Xiao Feng's post on “The paradox of registering bloggers’ real names”(zh).

China: error in arrest

The China Media project reports that Chongqing police admit error in arresting author of satirical poem.

China: Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC)

Shang dan at Shanghaiist advises the readers not to travel to Beijing early Novemeber as the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) will be taking place, and the traffic will be...

Hong Kong: “zero-charge” tours

The “zero-charge” tours scandal is a distinctive “free-meal” feature in Chinese capitalist society. It happens in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, targeting at Mainland China tourists. How does this “zero-charge”...

China: city without dogs

In preparation for the Olympics, Beijing city government is now catching street dogs without proper license. Han song wrote a short piece fiction on “city without dogs” (zh).

China: Good cop/bad cop

A story shared by A-list blogger-journalist Huang Tingzi (黄亭子) about an engineering student recruited by Chinese cops on his campus who—along with four colleagues—one day finds himself quite a bit...

China: dam project in tiger leaping gorge

DANWEI has a post on the future and potential conflict of the dam construction plan in the tiger leaping gorge in Yunnan province.

China: the elephant in the newsroom

The imagethief discusses about the quality of China's English language media, which, in his opinion is related to the elephant in the room studiously overlooked in the article above.

Japan: right winging it

JP blogs about some recent right wing activities in Japan in Japundit.

China: defending political poem

The prosecution of a SMS political poem written by a local civil servant, Qin Zhongfei in Pang Shui in Chongqing city, has raised great concern from local journalists and bloggers....

China: writers meeting

Maryannodonell blogs about her experience in participating the second nanshan district writers federation council meeting on literary creativity in her Shenzhen fieldnotes.

China: new labour law

Fons Tuinstra in China herald blogs about some background fact and fiction concerning the new labour law. also have some more background information.

China: history book

Shang Peijin in Shanghaiist has translated an interview with a Chinese historian Zhu Xueqin on Shanghai's new history text book, which gives more emphasis on people's history.

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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