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John Kennedy · June, 2008

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

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Latest posts by John Kennedy from June, 2008

20 June 2008

China: Is the West afraid of our patriotism?

Are there factors informing your perception of China circa 2008? Novelist-blogger and researcher of worldly affairs Yang Hengjun moves on from ‘How did America cover up the truth of the...

17 June 2008

China: Prepping for Beijing

China: Beijing students forced out for Olympics?

China: Olympic mascots from the past

China: Olympic torch passes over Tibet

China: Learn Chinese for the Olympics

China: A glimpse at Olympic garden sculptures

Safin at FunEnclave posts a series of photos of artistic garden sculptures done in Chinese and Socialist style in preparation for the upcoming Beijing Olympics.

16 June 2008

China: Curse of the Olympic mascots?

In case you ever wondered if those Olympic Fuwas weren't just a little too cute to be true, apparently you aren't the only one. For China, the superstitious formula to...

11 June 2008

China: Olympic outhouses catch on fire, explode

The 24 Hours Online blogger Laohu ‘Tiger Temple’ Miao, who spent months earlier this year blogging the stories of destitute Beijing residents whose makeshift homes were harmonized to make way...

China: Olympic torch in Shangri-La

9 June 2008

China: Olympic Pandas now in Beijing

Sina.com blogger EastIsRed66, who appears to be an employee of the Wolong Nature Reserve in Wenchuan, Sichuan, the hardest-hit area in last month's earthquake, has recently started a blog and...

7 June 2008

China: Blogger suggests temperance, accused of brown-nosing

Cultural commentator Yu Qiuyu has written a post to his blog offering some suggestions to angry parents of children who died in the thousands of school buildings which collapsed in...

3 June 2008

China: Clearer answers and investigation into quake response needed

Last month the Chinese government said that the process of obtaining complete information as to why so many school buildings collapsed in last month's earthquake is underway. This week it...

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