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· September, 2011

Stories about China from September, 2011

China: Obama Fried Chicken

Obama Fried Chicken (OFC) is now opened in Beijing. (From Shanghaiist)

China: Sex Education

While young people are interested in sex, 65.9% has not received any sex education and misled youngsters see abortion as a way of contraception. (More from China Hush)

China: Shanghai Metro Crash Injures More Than 200

Samuel Wade from China Digital Times reports on the Shanghai Metro Crash happened yesterday (September 27). More than 200 people were injured in the accident.

China: Xinjiang’s Most Popular Song

Josh recommends an Uyghur pop song from Xinjiang presented by a trio, named Shahrizoda, from Uzbekistan.

Recreating China Map into Maga

Shanghaiist collects a series of anime character drawings recreated from the China map.

China: A rejected entry permit to Hong Kong

Annie Lee from ChinaHush translated a blog post by a mainland Chinese Su Gengsheng, who expressed her frustration over the application of entry permit to Hong Kong.

China: Why do rumors explode in China?

China Media Project has translated the editorial of China Daily discussing the spread of rumors in China.

China: Secret Arrest to be Justified by Law Amendment

The Chinese government is in the process of completing an amendment to its Criminal Procedure Law (CPL). The draft, released for public consultation on 30 August, has sparked an intense...

China: National Secrets and Face

C Custer explains how the Chinese authorities’ concern for their “face” is at work in Chinese media and law enforcement unit.

China: Interview with a digital dissident

Tom from Seeing Red in China interviews Xiaomi (twitter: @xiaomi2020), one of the organizers of Yizhe, a group which translates Western journalism on China so that they are more accessible...

China: If This is Neocolonialism, Bring It

The new US ambassador to China Gary Locke's public appearances since his appointment in July have shown him to be a man with class that Chinese government officials just can't...

Video: Water Bottle Lights and Other Eco-Friendly Inventions

Solar lights and hot water heaters from plastic water bottles, houses made from trash and a way to do without plastic bags are some of the projects making reducing, reusing...

China: “Dog Meat Festival” Cancelled

Fauna from ChinaSMACK translates the Chinese netizen's online campaign to petition against the Dog Meat Festival in Zhejiang province.

China: A water calligraphy dot matrix printer

Danwei has produced a video interview with Nicholas Hanna, a media artist who has built a tricycle that can paint Chinese characters with water on the ground as it moves....

China: Chinese restaurant secrets

Ministry of Tofu translated a post from Sinablog exposing how some of the Chinese restaurant use chemicals to add favor and color to their food.

Global: Reflections on Peace Day 2011

To mark the International Day of Peace, celebrated on September 21, female bloggers from The SunFlower Post share their perspectives on world peace by reflecting on the realities of their...

China: Netizens ridicule Shanghai’s architectural designs

The Ministry Tofu collected a number of funny photoshop pictures produced by Chinese netizens to ridicule Shanghai's architectural designs.

China: California Hotel adapted by a cook

A Chinese kitchen worker adapted the song California Hotel and sang in his farewell party. The video was uploaded in youku and echoed by thousands of people. China Hush translated...

China: Calls to Free Blind Activist Met With Violence

After serving a 51-month sentence for disturbing public order, blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng was released in September 2010, but has been kept under house arrest for more than a...

China: Wall Lords graffiti battle in Chengdu

Charlie from Chengdu Living blogs about the Wall Lords graffiti battle in Chengdu in last weekend. The event took place at a just-constructed church on the outskirts of Chengdu. The...

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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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