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· February, 2009

Stories about China from February, 2009

14 February 2009

China: Prominent Blogger Stabbed

China: On privatization of rural land

For those not quite interested in fireworks and dumplings, the Spring Festival mainly becomes a yearly pretext for reflecting upon the condition of Chinese peasants and the state of China’s...

13 February 2009

China: CCTV under fire

On the night of February 9, part of China Central Television (CCTV) Tower caught fire when a squad was shooting fireworks to celebrate the Lantern Festival. The fire has reportedly...

South Korea: Prospects for Peace

10 February 2009

China: Can Paper Wrap the Fire?

Last night CCTV's new building's extension caught fire because of nearby fireworks celebrating the Chinese Lantern Festival (元宵). Blogger Anlei recorded the whole process with a series of photos. Even...

China: CCTV Fire News Censored

China: CCTV Fire Photos – Twitter breaks the news again

9 February 2009

China: Sitting on a Firework

China: Worst Drought in 50 years

A worst drought in 50 years, affecting more than 12 provinces and more than 9.3m hectares, in northern China has hit 43% of the country's wheat crop. The Office of...

5 February 2009

China: Shanzhai Spring Festival Blocked

In the evening of 25 of January 2009, most Chinese people in mainland China were at home, enjoying the year end dinner while waiting for the Lunar New Year. A...

China: Remebering History

China: Logo for 50 Cents

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