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John Kennedy · December, 2006

Former Chinese Language Editor for Global Voices Online, living in Hong Kong.

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Latest posts by John Kennedy from December, 2006

29 December 2006

China: Cops and bikers

Guangzhou, China's third largest city just a few hours north of Hong Kong, is the last major city to do away with motorbikes, effective January 1, 2007, in a move...

27 December 2006

China: Ping…ping…pfft

The earthquake near Taiwan last night which snapped six underwater internet cables, seems to have left a large part of Asia, particularly the Northeast, struggling for an internet fix. Those...

23 December 2006

China: Nary Xmas?

A group of PhD students at several of China's biggest and best universities came together last week to release a letter calling for Chinese to boycott Christmas—a holiday they see...

10 December 2006

China: I have no legs

A lump of coal would actually come in handy for the cold souls in Petitioner Village this winter, judging from the stories told in The China Next Door, a photo...

7 December 2006

China: Beijing bloggers drop the ball?

There's been a lot of response to police in the southern city of Shenzhen‘s decision late last month to put two hundred men and women arrested in connection with prostitution...

3 December 2006

China: A silent protest

Problems seem to keep coming for residents of Huacao township in the outskirts of Shanghai's Minxing district. Reports in mainland media from over two years ago [zh] show that after...

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