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· January, 2007

Stories about China from January, 2007

Africa: women's rights, Africa and China

Sociolingo's Africa blog has a post about a new book by Fahamu on Women's rights, Africa and China, “The traditional perception of African women is that they face grinding poverty...

China: Out of Libya

It‘s [zh] since been disabled, but there was one especially eye-catching post on Tianya, one of China's most widely-read bbs forum sites last month. ‘Save us!’ it read. ‘We've been...

China: economic confidence

China Diligence has an article about certain landmarks / issues to look out for as China makes the transition from “from self-loathing acolyte to over-confident preacher.”

China: population policy

Xueyong suggested that by improving rural women's education, China can achieve a better population policy (zh).

China: Xinjiang watch

A blog that tells you the most updated news about Xinjiang, with daily translation of local news.

China: internet addiction clinic

IFTF from virtual China found a video clip about the Internet addiction clinic in Beijing.

China: civilized web

The China media project has a report on the Chinese government's recent move to develop a “civilized web”.

China: four letter words in blog

Wang Xiao feng explains why he uses four-letter words in his blog. The most frequent word is stupid-ass, because there are plenty of them… (zh)

China: university hospital

Kaie blogs about his experience in Beijing University's hospital, in particular the distribution use of medicine, to discuss about the possible impact of “government leading” medical reform. He concludes: government...

China: more criticism on The City of Golden Armor

Sohoxiaobao has collected more criticism on the movie The city of Golden Armor. This time the criticism came directly from local film makers, some accused that the film was spreading...

China: is now under construction, it belongs to a company called Mai Sibei (Putonghua pronunciation of Myspace). More information from DANWEI.

Africa: French Double-Standard Vis-a-Vis China

Says Generation Consciente (Fr): “I'm not sure if I should laugh or cry about the French giving ethics lectures to the Chinese presence in Africa, urging them to encourage democracy...

China: year of the pig

The lunar new year of pig is approaching, Hayford at China History group blog writes about the meaning of pig in different cultures.

China: political reform

ESWN translates an interview with former People's Daily deputy editor-in-chief Zhou Ruijin published in Mingpao about the challenge for political and legal reform in China.

China: why I don't like Chinese blogsphere

I Yee explains why he doesn't like Chinese blogsphere. He will leave the Chinese blogsphere and try on English from now on.

China: historic church further demolished

Dan Washburn from Shanghaiist reports on the fire outbreak that further demolished the old Union Church which had been converted into offices in Shanghai.

China: new Chinese movement

Joel Martinsen from DANWEI translated an interview at New Century Weekly with Tang Yi, an etymologist and world religions researcher, who argues that a “New Chinese Movement” is needed to...

China: Danwei and private life

Recently a policewoman in Xian was forced to resign because the police unit (Danwei) found out that she had practiced sexual partner exchange activities. Li Yin-he criticizes that Danwei shouldn't...

China: slogan banners

Joel Martinsen from DANWEI blogs about the political culture of slogan banners in China.

China: statement on banned book

ESWN translated Zhang Yihe's statement and position towards the list of 2006 banned books in China. “This book (Past Histories of Peking Opera Stars)is banned because of that person.” That...

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