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John Kennedy · May, 2008

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

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Latest posts by John Kennedy from May, 2008

28 May 2008

China: Chinese Red Cross on corruption watch

Technology for Transparency Network

Bloggers continue to monitor earthquake corruption, as they wait for the truth to come out as to why so many school buildings collapsed so easily in this month's massive earthquake....

25 May 2008

China: Q&A with Premier Wen

An increasing number of questions are being asked as China continues to mourn for the massive number of lives lost in the earthquake in Sichuan earlier this month. Veteran news...

20 May 2008

China: Ethnically diverse forum shut down

Uighur Online's attraction was in that it tolerated occasionally offensive and hateful opinions as valid parts of discussion; its closure now only demonstrates the short-sightedness of those responsible. As with...

16 May 2008

China: Time to pray

‘Pray for the disaster victims, god bless China’ has been the main motif on many main Chinese blogging websites as the country moves past the hundredth hour of mourning, fund-raising...

12 May 2008

China: 7.8 scale earthquake felt across most of China

At 2:28 pm Monday Beijing time, an earthquake registering 7.8 on the Richter scale struck in southwestern China's Sichuan province, centered in Wenchuan county, and with tremors felt as far...

11 May 2008

China: Nationalism vs. nationalism in Korea

It feels like trampling on an already well-trampled Chinese flag at this point as millions have begun their Olympic host celebrations on the mainland, but carrying on from an earlier...

8 May 2008

Malaysia: Vigil for jailed blogger Raja Petra this evening

Take note of what's been happening in Malaysia these past few days since popular blogger and political commentator Raja Petra Kamarudin, 58, was imprisoned on Tuesday after a trial which...

6 May 2008

Korea: Chinese students fear for safety after torch relay violence

Last week someone left a comment on a GVO post, something to the effect of 'the whole world hates the Chinese people now' and for a lot of people in...

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