Andy Yee is a policy analyst for Google in Asia Pacific, and a former researcher at the Political Section of the European Union Delegation to China in Beijing. He writes at openDemocracy, East Asia Forum and China Geeks.
Latest posts by Andy Yee from January, 2011
China: Mapping labor unrest
Cornell PhD student Manfred Elfstrom has started a website to map instances of labor unrest across China on the Ushahidi platform.
China: Social media for social change
It would be innocent to think that social media can lead to revolutionary changes in China, but we should not underestimate the potential of micro-power for social progress, China media expert Hu Yong comments.
Hong Kong: Remembering Szeto Wah
Hong Kong democracy icon Szeto Wah passed away on 2 January 2011, aged 79. Eddie Cheng, author of the book Standoff at Tiananmen, reviews the life of the democracy advocate. He also translates exerpts of an interview that Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao conducted with Szeto Wah last October. The...
China: Qian Yunhui’s death and the role of citizen investigation
The Qian Yunhui case sparks further debate about the role of citizen investigation teams in China.