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· September, 2007

Stories about China from September, 2007

China: Reality shows forbidden

No one would forget how popular Super Girl was on 2005. As a talent-search reality competition, it created a miracle both in economy and culture impact. Besides over 400 millions...

China: Chinese Government's Role In Myanmar

Bonnae from 1510.com comments that the recent crisis in Myanmar has put Beijing in an embarrassed position as there will be more international pressure to China on the one hand,...

China: Should Citizen Reporter Get Sponsor For News?

The first self-claimed citizen reporter in China, Zoula, tries to engage in a discussion on whether or not citizen reporter should get sponsor for their reports (zh). Zoula has been...

China: Three Gorges’ Environmental Problem

Official media in China finally admitted that if “no preventive measures are taken, the project could lead to catastrophe”. Chris O'Brien from Beijing Newspeak regards the reports a positive attitude...

China: Bloggers side with Burmese monks

Chinese government talk of non-intervention in the violent crushing of democracy protests this week in the Myanmar capital Yangon hasn't resonated much with a number of high-profile Chinese bloggers, with...

China: TV Series Banned

A popular TV series called Red Question Mark was banned by SARFT – more from DANWEI.

South Korea: Dokdo's Logo

mins0306 from Marmot's Hole report that Dokdo's Logo in the Korean Internet sites has made Chinese government unhappy. Dokdo is an island in North East Asia and its sovereignty is...

China: Government Subsidy

DANWEI translates a news from local newspapers announcing that the Beijing Civil Affairs Bureau would give 230,000 low-income citizens 20 yuan per month starting from next month to deal with...

China: Mid Autumn Festival Logo

Many Internet Portal websites in China has put up their new logo for the Mid Autumn Festival. Kuangfeng puts up 5 major websites’ logos design for a comparison (zh).

East Asia: Military Threat

James from Japan Probe posts a survey conducted by GlobalTalk 21 on Chinese, Japanese and South Korean people's imagination of the source of military threat.

China and Taiwan: Lust, Caution

Lee Ang's latest movie is about to release. K. M. Lawson from Frog in a well writes the debates and historical background of the movie. ESWN also posts a translation...

China: Naked Performance

A Chinese blogger Hairong Tiantian who gained her fame by soliciting pictures of limp dicks has recently performed another nude art performance called 99 Tents, 99 Dreams. The performance is...

China: Traffic cops get machine guns

Traffic police in a major Chinese city have begun carrying pistols and machine guns while on the job, and netizens can't seem to think of any good reason why.

China: Guide To Etiquette

The State Administration of Radio Film and Television (SARFT) has issued a guide to talent shows, which includes a pre-screening process for program content, length, judges, hosts, and special guests....

China: Forced Land Expropriation

1 bao has a detailed report on forced land expropriation case in Zhejian, Lunchuan. In order to protect their land, local villagers sued the local government for illegal expropriation of...

China: Open Coal Mine

Tiger temple writes a report on the condition of an open coal mine in Shanbei (zh). The whole landscape has turned upside down because of the mining. The report is...

China: Boboing

Yee introduces a Chinese version of boing boing called boboing. It's news are translated from boing boing.

China: Oversea Students

Kaie looks at the statistic of Harvard students and finds out that Chinese is the biggest community in the University. And among the Chinese students, a majority comes from Mainland...

Singapore: Mainland Chinese in Singapore

Loveless, A mainland Chinese living in Singapore responds to a post on another blog that talks about some reasons why locals in Singapore do not like people from China.

China: On the tazing

Actually, as with almost everything major that happens in America—even Michelle Malkin has multiple Chinese names—people from all corners of China have seen and heard all about Don't Tase Me...

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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