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John Kennedy · July, 2007

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

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Latest posts by John Kennedy from July, 2007

31 July 2007

China: The hair blogger

China: Environmental evaluation

China: Released documents implicate Yahoo!

China: Preview of Ang Lee film of Eileen Chang novel

China: Eighty years of liberation

China: Citywide taxi strike

It seems the ten thousand taxi drivers in one Chinese city have all gone on strike, bloggers are making this much clear. Local media appears not to be reporting on...

29 July 2007

China: To blog to dream

Two American bloggers in China will be taking their blog on the road for a year starting with a trip next month, for charity, for understanding, and for your dreams.

26 July 2007

China: Blogging summer floods

As floods continue to rise up across China this summer, leaving hundreds dead and millions fleeing from their homes, citizen reporter bloggers in China have been keeping a close eye...

21 July 2007

China: Dispossessed farmers beaten

The local government wants to build a new administration tower, 240 farmers in Jiangxi province claim, but they don't even have enough to pay us back for the land it...

16 July 2007

China: Rodent population problem

A lake swells and two billion rats flee into farmland, destroying many crops. A massive extermination campaign is launched bringing in ninety tons of rodent in less than a month...

12 July 2007

China: 750,000 annual pollution deaths

750,000 premature deaths each year from air and water pollution—a statistic the Chinese government sought to keep secret for fear of social unrest should that be publicly known. Word's out...

8 July 2007

China: Cruise missile carted into Beijing

July 7 marked seventy years since the Second Sino-Japanese War began with the Marco Polo Bridge Incident. The day ostensibly started well, with a reconciliatory tone as Taiwanese and Chinese...

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