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John Kennedy · August, 2010

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

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Latest posts by John Kennedy from August, 2010

25 August 2010

China: Fujian Netizen, Fan Yanqiong, Released from Prison

The last of the Fujian 3 netizens still in prison, Fan Yanqiong, was quietly released today on medical parole with nearly a year remaining on her sentence. Watch He Yang's...

16 August 2010

China: GDP rising, public spending too?

We keep hearing that China's economy is still booming; has public spending increased in step? Private savings are staying in the bank, writes one blogger: from hospitals to schools to...

8 August 2010

China: Visa tales

With all the economic growth in China over the past few decades and a growing number of global travelers to match, have visa requirements for Chinese citizens been adapting in...

1 August 2010

China: Sex workers demand legalization, organizer detained

If prostitution doesn't violate contemporary cultural norms, sex activists argue, then why doesn't the law reflect as much? Just a few days after a group in central China took to...

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