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· February, 2007

Stories about China from February, 2007

China: failed online question to Preimer Wen

Sohu.com has a special section to ask Preimer Wen questions for the upcoming two Meetings, positive solutions asked: When will China become a democratic country with a free press? I...

China: Chinese second life?

Jason Li from Virtual China blogs about HipHi, a China-produced and Chinese language version of Second Life.

China: Xinjiang Jan Raid

Xinjiang Watch have a blog post discussing media reports on the implication of China's War on Terror against alleged separatists of the East Turkestan Islamic Movement in Akto County in...

China: Government study tours questioned

Somewhat related to this recent post, Sichuan province Writer's Association member and Strong China blogger Li Hongzhi looks at a recent decision from the organizational department of the provincial Communist...

China: competition shows

The State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) orders TV networks to limit “competition show” durations to two and a half months (instead of four and a half months)....

China and Japan: Chinglish and Japlish

Zhaihua discusses about the differences between Chinglish and Japlish (zh). He argues that Chinglish is speaking to foreigners hoping that they can understand, but Japlish is speaking to Japanese but...

China: Ming Dynasty

Granite studio picks up a post in DANWEI about why Ming Dynasty has become so popular in China and carries on the discussion from a historical point of view.

China: Chinese People Misread The World, Especially Japan

ESWN translates an article written by Wang Jinsi, a director of the China War-of-Resistance-against-Japan Historical Society, which explains why Chinese people tend to misread the world, especially Japan. Some hostilities...

China: face project in Shanghai

Peijin Chen from Shanghaiist reports about the expensive Oriental Arts Center in Shanghai as an example of face project in China.

China: not a heroine

Li Yinhe explains why she is not a heroine (zh): 1. all real heroes were dead; 2. she doesn't like to fight (has closed down her blog's comments); 3. not...

China: blogsphere characteristic

Wang Ning jokingly said that the characteristic of blogsphere in China is guerrilla kind of blocking and reopening, like the statement against cencorship of Sina blog, it has been closed...

Street food from Panama, Mandoo from Korea, and a Hot Pot Video from Shanghai

#1: From Korea: Kimchi Mamas and a recipe to prepare Mandoo, the easy to prepare Korean dumplings! If you've never made mandoo before, it really isn't hard. The dumpling-making is...

Africa, China: The Role of Local Governance

Sanaga Peregrinations disagrees (Fr) with commentators who believe Africa is going towards a recolonization by China, suggesting that the point is not to worry about the consequences of Chinese investments...

China: Disgraced Party member promoted?

Last autumn, Qin Zhongfei, a low-ranking civil servant in Pengshui County of mid-western China's Chongqing Municipality, wove some sarcastic political humor into a poem and sent it out to a...

China: collective bargaining but no right to strike

Fons blogs about the latest discussion about the new labour law in China and quotes from a labour law researcher on a possible outcome: In 2007, tripartite regulations will be...

China: Who is Huseyin Celil?

Huseyin Celil is regarded by the Chinese government a Uyghur terrorist and now imprison in Urumqi awaiting for trial. Michael from the opposite ends of China reposts an article from...

Singapore: Talking to a Mainland Chinese

Diana, a Singaporean meets a person from mainland China on a boat journey in Cambodia and talks about the lives of an overseas Chinese and a mainland Chinese. “Her generation...

China: 1961 spring festival

DANWEI posted two interviews by the oral historian Sang Ye about the spring festival in rural area and city in 1961 china.

China: disappearing Hutong

Fang Zhen-ning blogs some photos on the disappearing Xian Yu-kou Hutong in Beijing because of urban renewal project.

China: 65k for a baby

Jacky translated a video script of a woman from Shanghai who said that she would be a surrogate mother for US65k in order to study abroad. According to the comment,...

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


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