5 May 2008

Stories from 5 May 2008

Kazakhstan: What mayor knows

Arman writes about strange news piece released lately about the suggestions of the new mayor of Almaty, Kazakhstan's biggest city. Among them was a proposition on how to resolve the problem of frozen construction sites — but no further details were covered.

China and South Korea: Nationalism VS. Nationalism

  5 May 2008

Hecaitou comments on the clash between Chinese students and South Korean protesters during the Olympic torch relay demonstration. The blogger pointed out that the Chinese government could provide legal support for the Chinese student, but shouldn't alleviate the issue to the international level [zh].

China: Police Invitation for Tea

  5 May 2008

A blogger in Guangzhou blogs his experience of having a tea time with police. The police reminded him that his blogging affected the image of government, nation, etc.[zh]

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