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Meng Zhang

An ordinary university student in the North China, dreams to graduate every single day.

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17 October 2008

China: Co-operation 2.0 on Beijing’s Black Jails

In cooperation with citizen reporter Zhou Shuguang (Zola) and other two journalists Chen Er (Doubleaf) and Guo Jiannong, Xu Zhiyong, who firstly blogged Beijing’s black jails in the end of...

24 September 2008

China: Illegitimate Girl Deprived of the Right to Education

An illegitimate girl of primary-school age in Zhuhai, South China, was turned away by the local schools, because her mother is not able to afford the hefty fine for illegitimacy,...

5 September 2008

China: True or false? A fugitive sergeant’s diary

Since the end of August, a post named “A fugitive sergeant’s diary” has flared and spread among many different Chinese blogs, BBSs and online communities, and finally even attracted attention...

13 July 2008

China: The Upside Down Commemorative Notes for Olympics

The People's Bank of China has issued a commemorative note with a face value of 10 Yuan to mark next month's Beijing Olympic Games. However, before most of the collectors...

1 June 2008

China: Where are you, LES blood donors?

After the frightful calamity of Sichuan earthquake, people from all walks of life in China are attending various charitable activities to help those victims, however, lesbians, a special community which...

15 May 2008

China: Seismologist Claims Sichuan Earthquake Was Predicted

Li Shihui, a researcher of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, exposed in his blog that the Sichuan earthquake was predicted at an earlier time. In spite of the various rumors...

26 April 2008

China: Different Voices on the Upcoming Talk with Dalai Lama

The Xinhua news agency reported Friday that "In view of the requests repeatedly made by the Dalai side for resuming talks, the relevant department of the central government will have...

10 April 2008

China: A True Nightmare on April Fool's Day

In spite of the occupants' outcry, about 1000 security guards and 20 policemen escorting two diggers intruded into a commodity housing district in Chongqing, the largest of China's four provincial-level...

27 March 2008

China: Vlogger helped Child Labor back to School

Xu Alun, a vlogger hammering away at a point that "truth is power", exposed a moving story of three child coal haulers in Biji, a small city in the south...

7 March 2008

China: Photojournalist Fired for “Political Incident”

Wang Lili, a 52-year old photojournalist of Tongzhou Newsletter, was fired because the chief executive of Beijing Tongzhou District "bowed the head with closed eyes, presenting an off-colored image" in...

19 January 2008

China: The Vagrants behind the Wall

Beijing, the host of 2008 Summer Olympics, is trying to show every bright aspect of its stable and harmonious to the whole world, however, when you are almost convinced by...

13 December 2007

China: Please, Give Me a Job

Although there are almost half a year before graduation, the seniors in the universities of China have already thrown themselves into the cutthroat job-hunting war. Those ready-to-be graduates are busy...

6 December 2007

China: “Beautiful Eyes” Questioned the New Crater in China's First Moon Picture

Ouyang Ziyuan, chief scientist of the lunar exploration program, cited a discovery of a Canadian Chinese, saying in China’s first moon picture there were two craters in an area where...

28 November 2007

China: “Red Foreigner” Sings Red Songs Naked

An American blogger who names himself Honglaowai (red foreigner) has revived the Chinese red songs, a serious political music in China ,and extensively posted his music videos on YouTube, Youku...

24 November 2007

China: Recently, Can You Afford Meat?

The Chinese National Bureau of Statistics reported that China's October inflation rate had reached 6.5 percent which was the highest during the last 10 years. Although the government described the...

16 November 2007

China: Doctoral Student Accuses SARFT of Movie Censorship

Dong Yanbin, a doctoral student in China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL), accused Beijing UME international movie theater and the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT)...

10 November 2007

China: The Controversial Low Poverty Rate

According to the poverty line of China Development Report 2007, the poverty rate of China, a home to 1.3 billion people, is only about 8% which is even much lower...

23 October 2007

China: Heavy schooling fees and migrant workers

Yuan Guiren, Chinese Vice Education Minister, emphasized the equal education rights for the migrant workers’ children at the CPC press conference last Saturday. However, the tough reality makes some migrant...

16 October 2007

China: Gamer flag controversy

Liu You-chen, a Taiwanese E-sport player, suddenly displayed a Republic of China flag while he accepted a bronze medal at the award ceremony of World Cyber Games (WCG) 2007, which...

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