Latest posts by John Kennedy from May, 2009
Kai Pan at CNReviews traces how China, despite having so far kept H1N1 from reaching the mainland, has still managed to end up at the center of a number of blog posts regarding the epidemic.
Philip J. Cunningham at Frontier International continues his series of posts tracking the day-to-day developments from this time twenty years ago, during his time as a journalist in Beijing, and updates today with an old journal entry and photos of a lunch with Hou Dejian, among others.
Adam Minter at Shanghai Scrap is having trouble getting answers to why the United States government is having trouble getting its pavilion together for Expo 2010, but he has nonetheless had some success at piecing the back story together.
Thursday afternoon in China, well-known netizen Isaac Mao began interviewing Chinese Internet researcher Hu Yong on Twitter; here is what they twalked about.
The anonymous China News Wrap blogger has translated People's Daily editorial, “Talk of a ‘Yellow Peril’ begins again in the West”.
More than a year since the March 14 riots in Lhasa, Joshua Rosenzweig at Siweiluozi gives an update on the case of Tibetan living Buddha Phurbu Tsering, charged in part with possession of a firearm, along with reasons why delivery of a verdict in his trial has been postponed.
Little-known outside of China, Mao Yushi is one of the more prominent individuals associated with Charter 08; for more on what really defines the respected economist, see several valuable translations from Anton Lee Wishik II at Mei-Zhong Guanxi.
After ninety years of democracy and science, can a blogger get sincere answers to to-the-point questions posed to his Peking University professor about the progress China has made since the May Fourth Movement? Find out from Alec Ash at 6.
A blogger at The New Dominion notes that while nine Uyghurs in Pakistan have been extradited to China, the fate of others at Guantanamo remains uncertain.
A Beijing politician's proposal for women-only areas on the city's subway is open for public debate; at Page Writers, anonymous Katie debates the merits of the idea.
The Sinoafficionado blogger has posted his write-up of a talk well-known Chinese author Mo Yan gave in Beijing in March, ‘Ninety Minutes with Mo Yan’.
A statement last week by American Secretary of State Hillary Clinton regarding China and Iran's presence in Latin America made headlines; Angry Chinese Blogger expands on her short statement in ‘Latin America: The next Sino-US Battleground?’.
With Mexicans, Canadians and now Americans in quarantine in China, anonymous Awakening China blogger takes on the perception that Chinese health authorities have gone overboard in attempting to keep H1N1 from entering the country; numbers but no links are given to illustrate majority online sentiment regarding the measures taken.
Anonymous Uln at CHINAYOUREN takes Han Han's announcement of his plans to launch his own magazine, also yet still unnamed, as a chance to look more closely at the man behind the name, one of China's most-read bloggers.
Adam J. Schokora at 56 minus 1 shares a recent photo of a shanzhai Adidas trash dumpster.
China Rhyming blogger Paul French marked the ninetieth anniversary of the May Fourth Movement with an introduction of several foreigners who reported on the mass demonstrations at the time.
Chris Waugh at bezdomny ex patria has translated an advertorial from a company boasting “capacity for large-scale production of swine flu vaccine”. Vaccine confidence, Waugh wonders, or over-confidence?
See Lamborghinis and lion dances in Gilad Feldman's video and photos from celebrations of the Taoist Tin Hau festival in Hong Kong at Fili's world.
The idealism and discontent of the 1980s? Long gone, says former student organizer Zhang Lijia via a post at China Herald.
C. Custer at ChinaGeeks has posted on the context of the May Fourth Movement: “If the West was a lighted room, certainly many Chinese found the bulb growing dimmer as they entered it in the first part of the twentieth century.”
If the virus spreads to our country, will Western politicians come help us then? Pay them no attention. Putting a temporary halt to flights was the correct thing to do. The government has done an extremely good job this time, and I support them wholeheartedly.