Latest posts by Oiwan Lam
22 March 2017
Hong Kong's increase in fake news prompted media activists to create the Facebook page Kau Yim to verify important information and identify fake news.
11 March 2017
7 March 2017
"Which is more destructive, South Korea's THAAD or North Korea's nuclear bomb? North Korea has VX nerve agent and nuclear bombs, aren't these more threatening?"
25 February 2017
A crowd of more than 30,000 people gathered in Hong Kong this week to protest a prison sentence handed down to seven police officers convicted of assaulting a protester.
“Does the election committee have any real power? What’s the point of having an election committee then?”
21 February 2017
Hong Kong Police and Pro-Beijing Groups Protest After Court Convicts Officers of Assaulting Activist
"Police misconduct is not frightening as these are single cases. What's frightening is police wrongdoing can be justified by politics."
19 February 2017
14 February 2017
"The slogan of rebuilding trust, unity and hope is just an empty promise. It is just a local version of the Chinese Communist Party’s 'harmonious society.'"
23 January 2017
The Chinese government has been blocking some VPN services in China since 2015, but the current policy has officially made unregistered VPN and web-hosting services illegal.
15 January 2017
11 January 2017
After a cultural project proceeds without public consultation and the government spends even more money on a television series to promote it, Hong Kongers stage acts of protest through selfies.
30 December 2016
28 December 2016
To the tune of Twelve Days of Christmas: "Causeway Bay’s boss bought a banned book. He was then arrested, convicted, forced to apologize and escorted to the Shenzhen police station."
19 December 2016
"The problem of the smog has been solved!...We have deleted all posts about the smog, banned people from wearing masks and arrested those who wrote about the smog!”
12 December 2016
"[Leung] follows the recent stability control principle of mainland China, magnifying small conflicts into national security threats and tearing society apart."
9 December 2016
6 December 2016
Taking nude photos in exchange for a loan may seem bizarre, but that's exactly what's happening in China. A major online leak has cracked the scheme wide open.
30 November 2016
"Even if the company needs to expand into social media, it should use a better means rather than being so shameless."
29 November 2016
"Laziness is the driving force of scientific progress. Washing machines were invented because people were too lazy to wash their clothes."
23 November 2016
A students was forced to make a public apology after accusing his school cafeteria of selling moldy buns. He has now left Weibo, after receiving a flood of harassing comments.