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· January, 2008

Stories about China from January, 2008

Anguilla, China: Illegal foreign labour?

Are Anguillan building contractors using cheap and illegal Chinese labour? Corruption-Free Anguilla is concerned.

China: Learning from Pornography Website

Dupola suggests that internet business should learn from pornography websites (zh) in terms of their market strategy, relation with the users, income sources and scale.

China: Internet Privacy

Vincent points out that many social networking sites have violated the protection of privacy. For example the fact that spokeo.com can track down hundreds of friends’ online activities via their...

The difference between Senegal and China

Blog politique au Senegal explains the difference between Senegal and China [Fr]: “Aside from the obvious differences like the color of their skin, the enormous disparity in the size of...

China: Hu Jia's family become human “state secrets”

And likely very skinny ones at this point, having been locked away from journalists and lawyers and bringers of milk formula for over a month now. Since AIDS activist-turned house...

China: Xi Hu's White Winter

ShaoShilong posts some great pictures of Xi Hu or West Lake in white winter.

China: The Anger of the Weak

On his way to the office, Zengying saw a hawker running away from the city control team. He warned the powerful not to neglect the anger of the weak and...

China: Spring Travel Transportation Map

Hecaitou points out that the google map for spring travel transportation is very helpful and he expresses great thanks for the staff creating the page.

Hong Kong: Artists’ Nude Photos

Some nude photos of two local artists were put on net via overseas website, now the Hong Kong police is investigating the uploading sources – more from ESWN.

China: Media Business

Fang Jun comments on the development of internet media business in China and points out that the four major elements are: content, brand name, advertisement and distribution channel (zh).

China: Mobile Surveillance Shock?

Imagethief comments on the xenophobic news report of mobile surveillance in China and suggests the Chinese side to choose their words wiser.

China: Where's the Xiamen PX Project in Overseas Democracy Movement?

ESWN translated a post from Observe China by Zhang Heci which tried to explain why overseas democracy movement missed the Xiamen PX Project.

China: Auditing Device for Censorship

CNbeta has an anonymous post about new censorship method. It is an auditing device for tracking down uploading and downloading content at schools, hotels, internet cafe, etc.

China: Train Jam

Because of the heavy snow in Hunan, the spring train traffic has been seriously affected. The situation in Guangzhou Railway station can be viewed at 56.com (zh). Inmediahk.net has an...

China: What are landlords like?

Joel from DANWEI translated local blogger 10 years chopping of timber's post on “What are landlords like?” The post touches upon the labeling of “Landlord” for political and ideological control.

China: A net campaign for the parents of slaves

A net campaign has been launched to aid the forgotten victims in the 2007 Chinese slave scandal--- the parents of the kiln workers. They share the pain of their children,...

Hong Kong: Pro-establishment to Prepare for Universal Suffrage

Tsang Yok-shing writes in his blog and advises pro-establishment comrades that they should be prepared for universal suffrage on 2017 and try not to presume the central government will prevent...

Environment: Global roundup of Enviroblogs.

Environmental blogs around the world are addressing a myriad issues specific to their region, but of global concern. In DRC the Gorilla Protection blog is pondering what a peace deal...

China: Little Match Girl

Andersen's story of “Little Match Girl” has a real-life Chinese version in Guiyang (zh). The 8 years old girl's family make their living by collecting rubbish. On 20 of Jan,...

China: Women at The Wheel

Tiger temple introduces an online documentary about woman taxi drivers’ life in China. The director is a Chinese migrant in Germany. The whole documentary is streamed at 24hr blogbus (zh).

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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