· November, 2006

Stories about China from November, 2006

China: What pols blog, where subways end

  26 November 2006

Hexun blogger Guan Jiantao on a city in eastern China's Jiangsu province, where twelve senior government leaders were told to take up blogging, in their own names, following the flood of feedback to municipal Party Secretary Zhang Shixin's recent blog post, in which he criticized the hygiene, spitting, littering, picking...

China: Three Rules for Foreign Tourists at Three Gorge Dam

  24 November 2006

ESWN translates and puts together articles about the arrest of tourists at Three Gorge Dam. To prevent from getting arrest, tourists have to follow the three princples: You must not meet, mention or take photos of the 1 million people displaced by the Three Gorge Dam project.

China: police state

  24 November 2006

Ai Wei Wei reports on a police operation in Beijing Fengtai district in which 500 polices had arrested 800 people for checking their identities. The blogger criticizes the police state practice as violation of harmony and human rights (zh).

China: harmony rights

  24 November 2006

The President of China University of Political Science and Law claimed that harmony rights is the fourth generation human rights concept, the first three stages are: liberation, survival and development (zh). Wang Xiao feng said that such claim looks like a political spoof (zh).

Arabisc: Plagiarism, Arrests, Bans and Democracy!

  23 November 2006

The Arabs are as usual busy this week debating anything and everything, from plagiarism to the arrest of bloggers, and from banning public meetings to embarrising George Bush Senior at a conference held in the UAE. Ahmed from Egypt had always wanted to become a journalist. But because not all...

China and U.S: homeland insecurity

  23 November 2006

One Man Bandwidth blogs about the difficulties in visa application for going to study in U.S from China: We are sending China huge amounts of cash, keeping them out of our country and then demonizing them for the deficit.

China: dog eats dog tourism

  23 November 2006

Joel Martinsen in DANWEI blogs about the notorious tourism industry featured in a magazine, Oriental Outlook: the conclusion the articles seem to make is that change in the industry really depends on the tourists themselves…

China: India

  22 November 2006

Been a busy week for Chinese President Hu Jintao, first in Vietnam and now in India, and just what for? asks Hexun blogumnist Liu Dingcai: 胡哥访印度可以学什么 What can big brother Hu learn in India? 中国国家主席胡锦涛11月20日抵达印度首都新德里,开始对印度进行国事访问;21日胡锦涛在新德里海德拉巴宫同印度总理曼莫汉&S226;辛格举行会谈,双方就发展中印战略合作伙伴关系达成重要共识。(据《人民日报》) China's national chairman Hu Jintao arrived in the Indian capitol New Delhi on November 20...

China: year of spoof

  21 November 2006

Zhao Mu suggests in his blog that 2006 should be the year of spoof in China, spoofs come not only from internet, but also from the government (zh).

China: sex tape and corruption

  20 November 2006

A Chinese actress, Zhang Yu, showed 20 tapes to media of her having sex with famous Chinese directors and actors. DANWEI has the details. Wang Xiao feng's judgement is that there is commercial interest behind the event, the whole issue is a show (zh).

China: apart from dog, what else?

  20 November 2006

Positive solution posts a question concerning the one dog policy in China: If you start banning dogs on the grounds that they are potentially dangerous and a public nuisance, why stop there? Here are a few things that I’d give the same treatment…

China: banking regulation

  20 November 2006

Survived SARS comments upon the newly released banking regulations in China: at first glance, they appear to provide more leeway for foreign banks to compete than was originally expected…

Hong Kong: from hit rates to narratives

  20 November 2006

ESWN has some reflections upon his blogging: but at some point, I ought to develop some opinion or the other after recording ten thousand data points…I believe that there is some room for building up narratives from the ground up.

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Oiwan Lam
Oi wan Lam is the North East Asia editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.

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