Stories about China from March, 2007
Pingmag has an interview with the editor of 3030: New Photography In China on Chinese Photoblogging culture.
Kaie compares the rise of America oil and China property price. Both are nescessary goods and both markets are monopolized (zh).
Imagethief comments on China Bank's announcement of private banking service for local millionaires. He anticipates that fat money will still go to global banks.
Onemanbandwidth wrote a piece on China education system, in particular the “industrialization of education”: Investors, smart businessmen with no business being in the education business, are reaping huge profits by short-changing Chinese youth.
Meet Zola Zhou, independent citizen reporter, blogging live from the nailhouse. But is Zola really China's first citizen reporter? Big-name bloggers like Herock, Doubleleaf and Zhan Bin say he is. Out of what Zola says is a ‘sensitivity to news’ and desire for fame, on Monday afternoon he hopped on...
A young blogger Zola travelled to Chongqing to report on the “Nail House” issue (zh) and came up with a series of report (already 4 posts). His trip was sponsored by other bloggers.
Yee blogs the Top 40 blogs according to Zhuaxia stats. Zhuaxia is now the most popular online RSS feed reader in China.
Tim Beckenham from Shanghaiist reported that a Henan-based investor group is constructing a 21-kilometre (13 mile) long metal Chinese dragon as a tourist attraction. There is also suggestion that the dragon structure could help minimise the impact of sand storms on the nearby capital. Chris O'Brien from Beijing Newspeak has...
The State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television once claimed that domestic films cannot be spoofed. However, recently Zhang Hongsen, deputy director of the Administration's Film Bureau made some harsh comments on local films; Chang Ping, deputy editor-in-chief of Southern Metropolis Weekly, criticized the SARFT monoplized spoofing: they apparently really...
Madagascar Croissance reflects [Fr] on Madagascar's trade with China and East Asia, the main exporters of rice, textiles and technology to the country: “Trade between China and Madagascar … leaves the big island in deficit. But … Malagasy products were just exempted of taxes and rights in China which presents...
Jilin University recently issued an open letter to discuss about the university debt problem: since 2005, the annual interest rate for the debt has been up to 150-170 million yuans! What exactly happened to this university? Zhao Mu predicted that the central bank would probably cancel all debt (up to...
In less than 500 days, Beijing Olympic will begin. Wang Xiaofeng has some wild thoughts (zh) about the Beijing city: 1. half of the population will leave the city to give space to foreigners; 2. the city will become very clean with a mixture of real and plastic flowers; 3....
Peoples’ Republic of blogs three pictures that tell the differences between Google and Baidu.
Will blogs about the recent suggestion to turn Panda poop into wrapping paper, following Thailand's example in using elephant dropping. He drew some associations from the news.
Jonathan Dresner from Frog in a Well has written a history round up on issues such as comfort woman, Nanjing massarce, textbook, etc.
Jacky and EPIN have translated a post from China Labour Watch on a Japanese businessman views China.
Angry Chinese bloggers opened a file for Zhang Jianhong, a freelance journalist, who was sentenced to 6 years imprisonment, plus a further years suspension of political rights, by the Ningbo Intermediate court on 19 of March.
Baidu has launched its Japan version. Its content includes Japan's Porn Images. Jeremy Goldkorn from DANWEI asked: Will porn get Baidu Japan blocked in China?
Letters from China posted an ad from Nanyuan Road bus stop in Suzhou: it sells condoms in packages bearing the image of Mao Zedong.
Huge reported that the news about Nail House from Chongqing had disappeared from the Internet in China within two hours: people just wanted to criticize developers, now that the Internet police stepped in, people would scold the government… (zh)
Joel Martinsen from DANWEI translated the story / interview with Yu Quanyu, the CPPCC member who proposed a law criminalizing seditious speech at this year's congressional sessions, from the most recent issue of Southern People Weekly.