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· May, 2009

Stories about China from May, 2009

Hong Kong: Donald Tsang, please die!

Last week, the public was outraged by the Chief Executive Donald Tsang‘s remark on June 4 Incident in the Legislative Council's policy address in May 13. When asked about his...

China: Thoughts on how to do “small” business

Maryannodonnell blogs her conversation with her tea vendor on the ethics of small business.

China: Good Citizenry

ESWN translated government banner propaganda advocating “good citizenry” in Jiangsu province. The purpose is to encourage the residents to accept the relocation plan.

Taiwan: Media mixes up history

Taiwanese Identity points out a mistake in a news article which demonstrates confusion about Taiwan's history. They argue that these kind of mistakes are common and the media needs to...

China: Netizens stand with the waitress who killed an official

Deng Yujiao, a waitress in Hubei Province stabbed an official to death and injured another in resisting their sexual advances. Comments on the internet showed no sympathy with the dead...

Nigeria: The next Nigerian for the Chinese hangman

My Pen and Paper's opinion following the execution of a Nigerian citizen Chibuzor Vitus Ezekwem in China after a Chinese court found him guilty of trafficking in banned substances.

Taiwan: Friendship with India

Taiwanrocks! discusses the friendly links between Taiwan and India.

China: Earthquake, one year later

Michele Scrimenti from Chinageek translate Chang Ping's article on the 1st anniversary of Sichuan earthquake: Earthquake, One Year Later: Today Should Not Be a Celebration.

China: Blaming the first H1N1 patient

Nimrod from Fool's Mountain blogs about angry netizens’ reaction towards the first H1N1 patient, an overseas Chinese student surnamed Bao, in China.

China: Guangdong street violence

ChinaSMACK translates a netizen discussion on girls street violence in Guangdong.

China: Crisis seen from the Sinosphere

Uln from chinayouren looks into various schools of opinion from the Sinosphere on the China Crisis. The blogger sums up the discussion into: time, markets, people, government, package, chest, riot...

Global Shanghai, 1850-2010

Xujun Eberlein from Inside-Out China wrote a book review on Global Shanghai, 1850-2010.

China: Angry Youth

China Beat posted Teresa Wright's observation and view on angry youth phenomena in China presented in a roundtable at Brookings Institution.

China: 1st Anniversary Of The 5.12 Sichuan Earthquake

Today is the 1st anniversary of the May 12 Sichuan earthquake. Kai Pan from CN review has selected 6 popular online videos for commemoration of the disaster.

China: Gay wife

Li Yinhe blogs about the situation of the wife of homosexual male in China [zh]. There are around 20 million homosexual male in China and 80% are married.

Global Health: “Swine Flu” In Images

Though concerns over the "swine flu" outbreak have eased, the virus continues to spread throughout the world. The World Health Organization announced today that there are now 4,379 confirmed cases...

China: Car racing incident

On 7 of May, around 20:05, a 25 year-old young man Tan Zhuo (譚卓 see thumb nail photo) was hit and killed by a racing car when he was walking...

Taiwan: Lessons in diplomacy

The Far-Eastern Sweet Potato reviews the book Nixon and Mao: The week that changed the world. He says the book offers lessons for the US and Taiwan in their current...

China: Four Great Rivers Conservation

Asia Society's China Green project has produced a video explaining the eco-conservation project at four great rivers region in China.

China: Blogged down with swine flu

Kai Pan at CNReviews traces how China, despite having so far kept H1N1 from reaching the mainland, has still managed to end up at the center of a number of...

About our China coverage

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


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