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· December, 2008

Stories about China from December, 2008

China: Charter 08, to be free and fearless

At the Eve of the sixtieth anniversary of the promulgation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Dec 10, 303 prominent intellectuals and human rights activists in China, jointly...

Russia, China: Slang Dictionary

IZO links to LJ user du-jingli (RUS), who has scanned four pages from the 916-page Russian-Chinese Slang Dictionary and has so far received nearly 500 comments. (Warning: the post contains...

China: The Top Ten Most Popular Search Terms of 2008

ESWN translated Hecaitou's blog post on “the top ten most popular seach terms of 2008“.

China: Peace Keeping Force At Village Election?

ESWN translated Liu Jinlong's blog post and local media report about a village election escorted by armed peace keeping force.

Hong Kong: FBI: 2009 Shennong Plan

Maryanndonnell blogs about the upcoming Fat Bird Institution's performance in Hong Kong City Festival 2009.

China: Sexy Girl on Government Website

Joe from ChinaSMACK translates report about the hacking of Jingzhou City Bureau of Commerce's websites and the netizens’ comments.

China: More on Boycotting French Goods

ESWN translated a few articles reflecting on the call for French goods boycott.

China and France: Boycott of French Goods

On December 1, an article appeared in China.com urging a nationwide boycott against French product in order to protest against the meeting between French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Dalai Lama....

Africa and China: Good or Bad Partnership?

Allen from Fool's mountain posted some videos discussing the nature of partnership between Africa and China.

China and U.S: Ideal Citizen Education

Russo at Frog In A Well compares conservative education program in the U.S with textbook in China from 1933-39 about “being a good citizen”.

China: Protestors and petitioners penned up into madhouse

It is a story about petitioning, protest and madhouse. Reading the story, I am almost drowned by a sense of desperation infused in what Mr. Sun has gone through all...

China: Political Science Professor Denounced By Students

ESWN collects and translates local newspapers commentaries about two of his students reporting to the city's public security bureau and education committee, accusing a political science professor of making counter-revolutionary...

China: Traci Lords at Hong Kong Movie

Human Flesh search engine from mainland China managed to dig up the details of an adult movie appeared at one of Stephen Chow's popular movie. The female figure is Traci...

China: Official report — political aristocracy has ruled national wealth

National wealth, as an dauntingly open article in public media suggests, has almost been monopolized by the class of political power. What makes the matter worse is that, the privilege...

China: Editor removed from Southern Metropolis Daily

feng37 wrote on a new wave of control over media in China: the highly renowned chief editor of Southern Metropolis Daily's Editorial section, Jiang Yiping (江艺平) has been sacked and...

Taiwan: President out of mind?

Social activist Wobblies says on his twitter(zh): “Knowing that Ma refused Dalai Lama's visit to Taiwan, I began to think that my father's friend is correct. He said that this...

China: Punishes France and EU

A letter to editor at the Fool's Mountain commenting on the cancellation of China-EU summit in France.

China: Creative mind of Chinese peasant

Mutant palm posted a video produced by Microwavefest on a barefoot robot designer, peasant Wu Yulu.

China: AIDS blogger Li-xiang's unextraordinary life

Now about 30, he contracted AIDS in a blood donation when he was only a high school student. He started blogging in 2005, writing about his life, ideas, and occasionally...

China: Guangzhou Taxi Driver Strike

Localgd posted photos showing Guangzhou Taxi driver strike.

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