Stories about China from April, 2010
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Damon from interlocals published a video on the issue of un-natural death in the Chinese detention center.
Lin Zhao (林昭）, a Peking University student, was arrested in 1960 during the Anti-Rightist Campaign launched by Mao Zedong in 1957 and sentenced to death on 29 of April (today) in 1968, 42 years ago at the age of 35. She could have exchanged for her freedom and life by...
Avatar director James Cameron admits he found inspiration for the film in China, and Chinese viewers saw a common story from today's China being told in the film. Somewhere in between, mashup artists have now imagined a theme song for Avatar as one might have been sung in Chinese.
Kai Pan from China Divide reflects on the non-Chinese China blogs's bridging effort.
DANWEI translated a frontpage story from Dongguan Times about a local hospital holding newborn hostage when the parent can't pay the bill.
Imagethief has written some advices for young foreigners who want to build a PR career in China.
China Hush looks into Sister Feng's case and see how an ordinary person becomes famous through the Internet.
A new housing policy in China issued on April 17 is being called “the strictest in history.” The State Council has requested a steep increase in down payments on loans for second homes.
China Hush blogs about the online culture of Chinese angry youth (fenqing) by referring to the most recent attack of Michael Wong (a Malaysian Chinese singer and composer) in Renren net.
Fauna from ChinaSMACK translated a forum post from MOP teaching Internet users how to become famous on Chinese discussion forum.
This afternoon (April 22) Wu Hao (伍皓), the deputy director of the Propaganda Department of the Party Committee of Yunnan Province had a talk in People's University. Before Wu started his talk, a 25-year-old netizen approached him and greeted him with a pile of 50-cent notes. According to online news...
ngochina blogs about the shutting down of ngo.cn earlier in April. The website was established in 2005 and it offered capacity building training to NGOs, mainly those located in southwestern China (Yunnan, Sichuan, Guizhou).
Young Fast Optoelectronics (YFO), one of the biggest manufacturers of smart phone touch panel in the world, was recently accused by its trade union (YFOTU) of its exploitative working conditions and violation of labour law. According to the trade union blog, being a major supplier of the world's famous cell...
Chinese Law Prof discusses various characteristics of Chinese criminal law and its implementation by looking into an interesting criminal court case.
Girl in Tech China will be launched in May 8, 2010.
Alice from DANWEI translated adult video star Aoi Sola's blog post to her China fans.
Chinese netizen from KDN found out that a 1997 Japanese song has plagiarized our 2010 World Expo theme song! – Translation via ChinaSMACK
Angry Chinese Blogger discusses about the case of a recent trial in Beijing concerning a QQ adult chat room host who facilitates sex party.
The three netizens in Fujian province arrested last summer for their role in seeking the truth behind the death of Yan Xiaoling were given sentences on Friday ranging from 1-2 years. One retired senior official sees the charges as part of a larger crackdown on social activism.
In an open letter published Thursday in the People’s Daily, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao recalled an enlightening journey with purged and disgraced former Premier Hu Yaobang. The letter commemorates the 21st anniversary of his death. The letter not only symbolizes affection and respect for Hu, but stands as a clear reminder...