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· November, 2006

Stories about China from November, 2006

China: Queer blogs for the straight eye

There hasn't been a terrible lot happening in China lately that could be filed under ltgbq news. There's been stories of a lesbian hotline in Beijing, the opening of the...

China: human rights exhibition

The first Chinese Human rights exhibition was held in Beijing from 17-26 Nov 2006. SohaoXiaobao pastes a report on the 10 days exhibition that shows how the exhibition demonstrated the...

China: the rise of great nations

Sunbin gives some more ideological background of the CCTV's series on “The rise of great nations”.

Pacific Islands: Increasing Chinese Influence

Alext at Golublog:An Anthropology blog points to an article that talks about growing involvement of China and Chinese businesses in Pacific Islands.

China: no big deal to die in demolition

Zhao mu blogs about a suicide note by Li Min-sheng in Shandong who hanged himself to death because of government's demolition project. The official response to Li's suicide was: people...

China: limited real name registration?

China Media project follows up the report and debate on blogger real name registration. The chairman of the Internet Society of China claimed that backstage real name registration is a...

China: Rise of Nations

ESWN translates some netizens’ comments on the CCTV series “Rise of Nations”.

China: Rise of Nations

ESWN translates some netizens’ comments on the CCTV series “Rise of Nations”.

Africa: Africa's economies

Eliesmith writes about the 2006 African Development Indicator, “According to the report, the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of South Africa have retained their dominant positions on the...

Ethiopia's bloggers disappear again

The bulk of Ethiopia's bloggers disappeared from Ethiopian computer screens for the second time in seven months this week. All sites hosted by the popular Blogspot platform stalled when internet...

China: foreign bank

Logan Wright in Survived SARS translated a survey from China Youth Daily about consumers’ attitude towards foreign bank.

China: the rise of great nation

Sun bin blogs about a recent Chinese documentary T.V, the rise of Great Nation, which will probably be as influential as River Elegy produced 18 years ago. It is regarded...

China: rule of party

The State Council of the People's Republic of China has finished the investigation of several pollution cases in Jilin province, which has caused the death of 8 people and 700...

China: boycotting Karaoke copyrights management

Wang Xiao feng comments that the Karaoke copyrights fee management recently proposed by culture bureau is against international practice and damaging local music industry: The caculation is a standardize price...

China: Chen Guangcheng's case re-opened

The blind human rights activist's case is re-opened today. According to Zeng Jinyang (zh), the lawyers were harrassed by local police and the village has been blocked to prevent local...

China: More crazy growth for 2007

Fons Tuinstra from China Herald foresees that China will have more crazy growth for 2007.

China: golden Mao

Shang_kenneth from Shanghaiist reports that a 7 metre high statue of Chairman Mao has been recently erected in Changsha. It is a prelude to Mao's birthday next month.

China: story on resignation of a soccer commentator

ESWN puts togethers reports and translation on the media story about the resignation of a famous soccer commentator on CCTV, Huang Jianxiang. The case is significant as it touches upon...

China: sex scandal

China Media project translates an article from Southern Metropolis Daily which comments upon the recent sex scandals and discusses about free speech and social responsibility.

China: 40 mins radio dead air

Joel Martinsen from DANWEI translated a blog post from Pingke, who tried to explain the 40 mins broadcasting dead air from nine stations, from his experience in working for radio.

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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