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· May, 2010

Stories about China from May, 2010

China: lost in translation

The machine translation of Chinese character into English can be really hilarious. PH from veggie discourse has a few examples.

China: Responses to FoxConn's suicides

SACOM have several updates on reactions and responses to FoxConn workers’ consecutive suicides, including 1. Appeal by Sociologists on FoxConn suicides, 2. Global Day of Remembrance for Victims of Foxconn,...

China and Hong Kong: Responses to Cheonan sinking incident

The release of the international investigation report on sinking of Cheonan in May 20, 2010, concluding that the South Korean warship had been bombed by a North Korean torpedo has...

China: Hebei’s “Great Leap Forward”

More than 1000 residents of Hebei Province will be subject to forced evictions before June 5, in a government development project online opinion has dubbed a “Great Leap Forward.” Guangping...

China: English Language Blogs

Kai Pan from china/divide takes his readers for a tour around different kind of English language blogs about China.

China: Baidu vs. Google: in search of accessible, useful results

Joel Martinsen from DANWEI translated a blog post from Oh My Media which compared the search result of “CPU, temperature, software” in Google and Baidu.

China: Dying young in FoxConn

SACOM, a NGO in Hong Kong which concerns about labour rights issue, posted an investigative report on the 10 consecutive suicide cases in FoxConn, one of the I-phone subcontractor in...

Taiwan: Responses to Thailand's upheaval, if there is any

Taiwan is no stranger in terms of “Red Shirts” and street protests. In September, 2006, the island had its own anti-corruption campaign which also involved about one million red-shirt protesters...

Taiwan: In memory of Chao-Jung Hsu, a Taiwanese WWII veteran

As part of an impassioned campaign to create a memorial park for Taiwanese WWII veterans, Chao-Jung Hsu's set himself on fire and died exactly two years ago.

China: Blogger interrogated after criticizing Shanghai EXPO 2010

A blogger, A Bad Friend, was summoned by security police for interrogation over tea upon writing an article, 10 sins of EXPO 2010, on his blog. After the tea session,...

China: Do Officials Really Fear the Internet?

Chinageeks picks up a local media debate on whether or not Chinese officials are afraid of Internet public opinion.

China: Is there a place in education for high culture?

Is there a place for liberal education in today’s modern society, where competition for jobs is fierce, and occupations are increasingly specialized and technical? An April issue of the Southern...

China reconnects Xinjiang

After more than 10 months of near to complete online darkness, internet service resumed Friday in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, according to a notice from the Xinjiang Government News Office,. The...

China: I-Phone subcontractor's workers commit suicide

7 workers from Foxconn, I-Phone subcontractor in China, have committed suicide since January 2010. China Hush summarized an investigative report on the consecutive suicide.

Secrets of a Chinese Restaurant

PH from Veggie discourse translates a post at MOP written by a Cook about how in general food is prepared in Chinese restaurant.

China: Shoe-throwing at real estate tycoon

The real estate bubble has enraged the public and real estate tycoon Ren Zhiqiang received a pair of shoes while delivering a speech in a conference in Dalian. Shanghaiist has...

China: expelling the unemployed from Shenzhen

Ridding the city of those unemployed for longer than three months—that’s what Shenzhen’s vice mayor and police chief suggested April 29 in response to security problems in this special economic...

China: Naked official debate

A “naked official” is an official whose wife and kids have left China to live in a foreign country, leaving only him behind to take care of things at home....

China and the U.S: The fake chips

Angry Chinese blogger comments on the U.S government's accusation of the inflow of low grade technology products, such as fake chips into the U.S military.

China: School killings and social pathology

Within 5 weeks, there were 5 school killings in China. All the victims are innocent primary and kindergarten school kids, while all the murderers are also victims of social injustice....

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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