Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

· November, 2008

Stories about China from November, 2008

19 November 2008

China: Protest and Repression at Earthquake Area, Gansu Longnan

According to mainstream news report, around 30 peasants from Wudu(武都) district Dongjiang(東江) town paid a petition visit to the Longnan(隴南) city committee yesterday (17-18 of Nov), but it ended with...

15 November 2008

China: Too much time online? You got psychosis.

Facebook, twitter, blog, facebook, email, online game, then blog, how long have you stayed online? If you have stared at your computer screen and clutched your mouse for over 6.13...

14 November 2008

China: A new black business flourishes

China: The 3rd cabbies strike in 10 days. Now appeased.

After the cabbies strike in Chonqing in which about 9000 drivers participated and over 100 taxis and 3 police cars were smashed during the course, another taxi strike broke out...

9 November 2008

China: Protest in Taiwan criticized as democratic violence

Mainland China envoy Chen Yunlin (陳雲林) flied back to Beijing 7, Nov after his 4-day “ice-breaking” visit to Taiwan. As the chairman of China's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan...

Taiwan: Students Demand to Revise the Parade and Assembly Law!

About 500 students gathered peacefully in front of the Executive Yuan on 11/6 to protest against the current Parade and Assembly Law (集會遊行法). The government abusive use of the law...

8 November 2008

China: Should Lin Jiaxiang be charged of assaults?

Lin Jiaxiang, (CPC) party secretary of the Shenzhen maritime bureau in the Guangdong province of China, is the target of an investigation after he allegedly grabbed an 11-year-old girl in...

Taiwan: reports of protests in Taipei