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· April, 2010

Stories about China from April, 2010

China: Swiss army knife, meet the PLA super shovel

It chops, saws, snips, rips through clay rock, helps you up cliffs and slices your potatoes: it's the People's Liberation Army multifunction shovel. Seen here in this limited speed viral...

China: The un-natural death in the Chinese detention center

Damon from interlocals published a video on the issue of un-natural death in the Chinese detention center.

China: The 42th anniversary of Lin Zhao's death

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)...

China: New Avatar theme song inspired by forced evictions

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...

China: Reflection on bridge-blogging

Kai Pan from China Divide reflects on the non-Chinese China blogs's bridging effort.

China: Hospital holds newborn hostage

DANWEI translated a frontpage story from Dongguan Times about a local hospital holding newborn hostage when the parent can't pay the bill.

PR career in China

Imagethief has written some advices for young foreigners who want to build a PR career in China.

China: How Sister Feng became famous

China Hush looks into Sister Feng's case and see how an ordinary person becomes famous through the Internet.

China: New real estate policy hits market

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...

China: Attack by angry youth

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...

China: 10 ways to become famous on discussion forums

Fauna from ChinaSMACK translated a forum post from MOP teaching Internet users how to become famous on Chinese discussion forum.

China: Tribute to the leader of 50 cent party

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...

China: Shutting down of NGOCN's website

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...

Taiwan: Smart phone supplier's exploitative practice

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...

China: Myths and truths about Chinese criminal law

Chinese Law Prof discusses various characteristics of Chinese criminal law and its implementation by looking into an interesting criminal court case.

GITChina

Girl in Tech China will be launched in May 8, 2010.

China and Japan: AV star Aoi Sola writes to China fans

Alice from DANWEI translated adult video star Aoi Sola's blog post to her China fans.

China and Japan: 2010 World Expo theme song

Chinese netizen from KDN found out that a 1997 Japanese song has plagiarized our 2010 World Expo theme song! – Translation via ChinaSMACK

China: “QQ Fetish Group” trial

Angry Chinese Blogger discusses about the case of a recent trial in Beijing concerning a QQ adult chat room host who facilitates sex party.

China: Verdict announced in Fujian Three netizen trial

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...

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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