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· December, 2007

Stories about China from December, 2007

China: Guangxi Nailhouse

Zhaumu blogged photos of a most spectacular nail house in Guangxi.

China: Ant Farmers’ Open Letter to Hu Jintao

Zoula has reposted Luliang Ant Farmers’ Open Letter the State president Hu Jintao (zh). The farm said that local government had to be responsible for the bankruptcy of Yilishen and...

China: Official Olympics channel's unveiling ceremony crashed

How did a couple's marital issues become today's top sports story? She's a prominent Beijing television broadcaster, he's one of Chinese sports news' top official faces for the Olympics; she...

China: Hospital Sues Local Governments

Last month a rural migrant worker set fire on himself after he failed to collect 1000 yuan wage from the boss. He was sent to the hospital with promise from...

China: 1Bao Blocked

In Dec 26, 1bao was blocked again, Zhai Minglei said he would continue to write and wait for the blog to be unblocked again (zh).

China: Scientist's Wage

China Scientist's wage is the lowest among 38 countries according to a EU report. Gezhi points out that, the real income maybe higher as many of the scientists in China...

China:Seething Eve on Nankai Campus

Though it is not the first time for a crash between pass-by vehicles and students riding bicycles, in the campus of Nankai University, such a significant accident is unprecedented. Hundreds...

China: ZT Online

Joel Martinsen from DANWEI translates an article from Southern Weekly which described in detail a gamer's online game experience.

China: Top 10 Chinese Internet News 2007

Kuan feng lists his picks for top 10 Chinese Internet News in 2007 (zh): Shanxi brick kilns, Xiamen PX netizen report, netizen arrested for spreading news on Jinan flooding condition,...

China: Tiger Abuse

Derek Sandhaus from Shanghaiist blogs about more tiger abuse cases in China.

China: Green Game for Children?

Jason Li from Virtual Chinawonders if virtual green game is a solution to the violent virtual game?

China: Bird Nest National Stadium Recycling

The Olympic national stadium, ‘Bird nest’, has some leftover construction material to be recycled. Wangxiaofeng gives a list of suggestions for the recycling plan: ashtray, toilet bowl and bra (zh).

China: Outraged Students Crushing Car

Sohu forum posted a witness report on a mass incident at Nankai University at Christmas Eve: A car crashed with a bicycle in the university campus, the car owner demanded...

China: Scrap the death penalty?

Was it New Jersey's undoing of the 1976 reinstatement of capital punishment earlier this month, or the United Nations General Assembly's call for a worldwide moratorium on the death penalty...

China: Ant Story

Imagethief explains why the Yilishen ant story is a perfect China story in terms of its cultural, political and social elements.

China: Zuola on how citizen media should work

A fist-chop in the throat and surveillance by secret police seems to have put a swift end to the career of China's most popular investigative blogger Zhou “Zuola” Shuguang, but...

China: Xiamen PX

ESWN translated an article from Southern Weekend which described in detail the negotiation among governments, Xiamen people and business over the Xiamen PX project.

China: Children Version of Lust, Caution

ESWN translated an editorial discussion of yweekend about the children version of Lust, Caution.

China: Fixed Price Begging and IPO

Mr zhang ran into a beggar doing RMB6 dollar begging in the street. The blogger feels that such kind of begging method is similar to the IPO in the stock...

China: Sobbing without tears

A land thirsty for water is calling for help. How many more villages would die out due to the drought? How much more land would be eroded, even buried by...

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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