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John Kennedy · March, 2010

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

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Latest posts by John Kennedy from March, 2010

23 March 2010

China: Singing farewell to Google

Google has formally closed its mainland Chinese search engine and rival Baidu will not need long to pick up the slack; nonetheless, former users of Google.cn search braved the cold...

19 March 2010

China: Verdict postponed in Fujian netizen trial

A verdict expected this morning in a case which has seen three netizens in Fujian province held in custody for nine months was quickly postponed pending yet further investigation. Following...

13 March 2010

China: Journalists unite to demand governor's resignation

Following the incident last week in which Hubei province governor Li Hongzhong berated a reporter and confiscated her recording equipment, growing demand for an apology and Li's subsequent refusal have...

8 March 2010

China: Provincial governor threatens questioning reporter

A rare chance yesterday at interviewing a top official during this year's Two Sessions in Beijing ended for one reporter in being berated in front of her peers, having her...

3 March 2010

China: Proposal for corporate innovation before annual political gathering

As three weeks of closed-door politicking began in Beijing today, the well-known CEO of a major Chinese electronics firm has crafted his contribution for the elite gathering—to which he is...

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