· July, 2005

Stories about China from July, 2005

China Herald

14 July 2005

Fons Tuinstra points out that the South China Morning Post seems to be vastly overestimating the number of bloggers in China.

WoW: We Observe the World

13 July 2005

The Chinese student group blog We Observe the World has some Chinese reaction to last week's London bombings.

Danwei on Zheng He

12 July 2005

Danwei reports that the Chinese media has been buzzing about Zheng He, the great 15th-century adventurer. For context, here's his Wikipedia article.

Podcast: Chinese bloggers interview each other

  12 July 2005

Chinese blogger Haxi (left) has interviewed the Hangzhou-based blogger, Leylop (right), one of the early Chinese bloggers to blog in English. Here is Leylop's account of the intervew. You can listen to it here (MP3, 5MB). UPDATE: Halley Xie points out that the original interview was posted here on Chinastic.com,...

  11 July 2005

T-Salon reports that the first-ever Chinese blogger's conference will be held this fall in Shanghai.

Pacific Rim and East Asia Friday Blog Roundup

  8 July 2005

Jinja, who writes the Cambodian blog Webbed Feet, Web log notes the irony that his former boss had only recently left Siem Reap, where the international school had a hostage crisis last month, to go to London. More importantly, though, he looks at the disquieting congruity of ‘good times’ and...

Pacific Rim and East Asia Thursday Blog Roundup

  7 July 2005

Bloggers.sg, Singapore's upcoming blog conference, gets a short write-up in the Straits Times, reports Mr.Brown. Japanpundit reports that, for the first time, an iced green tea beverage will probably beat out Coca-Cola for the number two spot in Japan's soft-drink wars. The number one spot is held by a brand...

Pacific Rim/East Asia Daily Blog Roundup

  6 July 2005

Tomorrow.sg announces that Bloggers.sg, the upcoming Singaporean Blogger Conference, has a new venue, as the old one was too small. They also posted an updated conference schedule for the July 16th event. Also in Singapore, Mr.Brown deconstructs the MRT's fare hike adjustment poster. Mongolian-North Korean detente? New Mongols points to...

Pacific Rim/East Asian Daily Blog Roundup

  5 July 2005

Danwei reports that a state-owned film company's website has been blocked inside China… because they failed to register the site with the Ministry of Information Industries. Fons Tuinstra writes about a Chinese-language group blog that's translating articles from English into Chinese. The Sassy Lawyer announces that she's started writing a...

Monday Pacific Rim/East Asia Blog Roundup

  4 July 2005

Mr.Brown reports that Singapore’s most popular Chinese-language broadsheet ran a feature article about Singaporean bloggers and their upcoming conference. Malaysian blogger Kenny Sia has his own particular take on the personal politics of blogging. Following up on a piece from last Wednesday’s blog roundup, Danwei passes along the information that...

Chinese bloggers react to registration deadline

  2 July 2005

Laohumiao (老虎庙) at 24HoursOnline describes his frustrating efforts to figure out whether and how he should register, given that his blog is hosted on Blogbus, which is registered as his blog's host domain. (Laohumiao's blog is thus a subdomain, at http://24hour.blogbus.com.) According to our recent interview with Isaac Mao, who...

Friday Global Blog Roundup

  1 July 2005

We’re always looking for new ideas and good stories to write about. If you have a story or a blog post that you think would be a good fit for our daily roundups, email us with the link! East Asia ESWN has a nice photo essay covering Hong Kong’s annual...

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