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· October, 2011

Stories about China from October, 2011

China: Open letter to Relativity Media

  31 October 2011

C Custer wrote an open letter to Relativity Media, a Hollywood Film Producer, criticizing its plan to cooperate with the Linyi government to shoot a movie there. Linyi government has illegally detained Blind activist Chen Guangchen from leaving his house and stopped others from visiting him since his release in...

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China: Questions Following Mekong River Massacre

  30 October 2011

Thirteen Chinese sailors were killed earlier this month in an attack on two cargo ships. Nine Thai soldiers have claimed responsibility, which the Thai government says is theirs alone, but contradicting points in the case have left many with lingering doubts.

China: Goodbye Gadhafi and Tyranny

  24 October 2011

Prominent Chinese blogger, Yang Hengjun says farewell to Gadhafi’s rule and the remaining less than 10% autocratic rulers at China Media Project.

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Hong Kong: Why Occupy Central?

  21 October 2011

A group of activists in Hong Kong have occupied the ground floor of the iconic HSBC building in Central District for almost one week. Their occupation has provided a reflective space for people to look into the problems of the existing economic system.

China: Independent documentary and film

  21 October 2011

If you want to know more about citizen videos, independent documentaries and films from mainland China, you can take a look at the recently website acopy.net. The website also sells independent productions and shares their profit with the independent film makers.

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China: No Clear Solution to the Wall Street Occupation

  17 October 2011

The occupation of Wall Street has gathered a lot of interest in China, as have three blog posts last week from an investment banker, a columnist and a Yale professor, none of whom seem too optimistic that a new economic vision will arise from the growing global movement any time soon.

China: Girl ran over by two vans, bystanders ignored

  17 October 2011

A cold-blood story happened in the weekend in Foshan city. A two-year-old girl hit by a van, the diver did not stop and drove away. Bystanders witnessed the scene did not help the girl, then another van ran over. The incident was recorded by a CCTV in a roadside store....

China: Portable Toilet Adapter

  14 October 2011

Shanghaiist puts forward a design idea of a light weight, portable, easy-to-clean toilet adapter targeting the China market.

China: Bean-Dregs Boat

  12 October 2011

One of the poorest city in western China, Lanzhou city, spent RMB 17 million on building a luxury boat which sank on its launch day in the Yellow River. (ChinaSMACK has translated the story and netizens’ reactions)

China: Knockoff World Architecture

  12 October 2011

Annie Lee from China Hush translated a local feature story about a village along Yangtze River. The rich village has recreated some of the most famous architectures for tourist amusement.

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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