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· November, 2008

Stories about China from November, 2008

World AIDS Day: Blogging Positively

This year marks the 20th anniversary of World AIDS Day, which takes place every year on December 1. Though the impact of HIV and AIDS is felt by millions of...

China: Taxi Driver Strike, Union and Street Democracy

Taxi drivers from around the country have been in strike for a month. The first protest appeared in Chongqin in November 3, then it spread to Hainan, Gansu, Yunnan, Shandong,...

Japan, S. Korea, China: the Second International Congress of Asian Hemp Industry

Blogger Takashi reports [jp] on the Second International Congress of Asian Hemp Industry (第2回アジア大麻産業国際会議) held in Donghae (Korea) at the Hangzhong University from the 20th to the 23rd of November,...

China: Chinese students inform on political science professor

David Bandurski from China media project quoted from South China Morning post on a news about two Chinese students reporting to the police on a professor at Shanghai’s East China...

China: Zeng Jingyan's Thanksgiving message

ESWN translated Chinese dissent Zeng Jingyan's Thanksgiving message. Zeng's husband Hu Jia is still in prison and Zeng herself is under monitored.

China: Worry on the striking, 4-trillion stimulus plan

Global economy is stumbling, and neither can China stay out of the trouble. On 9, Nov, a striking stimulus plan, totally of 4 trillion yuan, was announced to public by...

China: Human rights in the spotlight

Taiwan bloggers shine a light on some important human rights issues in China. The Far-Eastern Sweet Potato looks at the case of Wo Weihan who has been sentenced to death....

AIDS awareness through video

HIV/AIDS is a World-Wide pandemic which has been decimating the lives of men, women and children for more than 20 years. Today we bring you videos that discuss HIV/AIDS in...

China: Roadmap to Tibet Independence

Sun bin introduces Wang Lixiong's recent article on the Roadmap to Tibet Independence. The Chinese version is re-posted at inmediahk.net, while an ongoing English translation is here.

China: An Eviction In Futian

ESWN translated a brief post with a number of pictures from MOP on a violent eviction in Futian, Shenzhen.

China: Yang Jia is dead

Yang Jia (杨佳), who killed 6 police officers at Zhabei District police station in Shanghai on July 1, 2008, was executed this morning (26 of Nov, 2008). A twitter account,...

China and Japan: Paper Schools at Earthquake Zone

Ayana from Pingmag reports on a Japanese student project for building temporary school buildings out of cardboard papers at Chengdu.

China: Photos of Longnan Mass Incident

ESWN collected a series of photos showing the Longnan Mass Incident happened last week.

China: Citizen reporter Zuola becomes a potential threat to state security?!

Three days ago, on Nov 20th, Zuola sent out a twitter message reporting that he could not get through the Customs from Shenzhen to Hong Kong: I can't get in...

Egypt: Noodles Cultural Invasion

Bluelue wrote a good post here about Noodles and how the Far Eastern culture is spreading all over the world.

China: Deadly subway tunnel collapse – who to blame?

On 15, Nov, a 100-meters-long--50m-wide section of the subway tunnel under construction collapsed. The most serious subway accident ever in China claimed more than 21. But far more than that,...

China: Baidu's new scandal.

CCTV reported that Baidu, referred to as China's Google, had accepted money from illegal medical companies and placed their Web links on top of search results. Baidu’s marketing employees were...

Macau: Say No to Article 23 and White Terror

Macau SAR government issued a draft bill enacting Article 23 of the Macau Basic Law in October. The Law is very sensitive and it would affect every citizen's freedom and...

China: Liberate Taiwan with Sexy PLA

Wang Ning suggested to liberate Taiwan with sexy PLA like these pictures…

China: The Longnan riots and the CCP’s global spin campaign

David Bandurski from China Media Project wrote a report on how the CCP manipulated the mass incident happened in Longnan, Gansu through media. Background about Lungnan protest can be found...

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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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