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Oiwan Lam · February, 2007

A media activist, researcher and educator currently based in Hong Kong. My Chinese writings are in inmediahk.net and my Twitter account is @oiwan.

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Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from February, 2007

China: failed online question to Preimer Wen

Sohu.com has a special section to ask Preimer Wen questions for the upcoming two Meetings, positive solutions asked: When will China become a democratic country with a free press? I...

China: Chinese second life?

Jason Li from Virtual China blogs about HipHi, a China-produced and Chinese language version of Second Life.

China: Xinjiang Jan Raid

Xinjiang Watch have a blog post discussing media reports on the implication of China's War on Terror against alleged separatists of the East Turkestan Islamic Movement in Akto County in...

Taiwan: the death of twblog.net

Inertia announced in his blog that twblog.net has officially died because the domain name has been took by other internet company. Bloggers under blog.twblog.net would be affected. He explains the...

Taiwan: KMT internal rivalry

Michael Turton translates some local reports about the internal rivalry between Ma Ying jeou and Wang Jin-ping on the upcoming presidential election.

Japan: addressing racism

Debito blogs the transcript of Press Conference with United Nations Special Rapporteur Doudou Diene and Debito Arudou (himself) at Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan. The press conference addressed racism issues...

Japan: Hokkaido woman is violent?

Mari blogs some statistics about domestic violence in Hokkaido, 2.5% came from the husbands. The blogger comments that “because of their equality of the sexes idea, we might think Hokkaido...

Japan: Citizen report change public policy

Mayumi Shimotai from Ohmynews reports how a report on factory pollution pick up by Japan citizen journalist at Ohmynews changed the public policy on environment protection.

Korea and Japan: nationalism

James from Japan Probe collects a few youtube video on Japanese T.V programs (with English subtitles) about the tensions between South Korea and Japan. The video seems to suggest that...

China: competition shows

The State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) orders TV networks to limit “competition show” durations to two and a half months (instead of four and a half months)....

China and Japan: Chinglish and Japlish

Zhaihua discusses about the differences between Chinglish and Japlish (zh). He argues that Chinglish is speaking to foreigners hoping that they can understand, but Japlish is speaking to Japanese but...

China: Ming Dynasty

Granite studio picks up a post in DANWEI about why Ming Dynasty has become so popular in China and carries on the discussion from a historical point of view.

Japan: cute icon for defence force

International Herald has an article criticizing the use of cute icon for Japan's military aspiration. Lee from Tokyo Times blogs several pictures to show that Japan has been using cute...

China: Chinese People Misread The World, Especially Japan

ESWN translates an article written by Wang Jinsi, a director of the China War-of-Resistance-against-Japan Historical Society, which explains why Chinese people tend to misread the world, especially Japan. Some hostilities...

China: face project in Shanghai

Peijin Chen from Shanghaiist reports about the expensive Oriental Arts Center in Shanghai as an example of face project in China.

China: not a heroine

Li Yinhe explains why she is not a heroine (zh): 1. all real heroes were dead; 2. she doesn't like to fight (has closed down her blog's comments); 3. not...

China: blogsphere characteristic

Wang Ning jokingly said that the characteristic of blogsphere in China is guerrilla kind of blocking and reopening, like the statement against cencorship of Sina blog, it has been closed...

China: collective bargaining but no right to strike

Fons blogs about the latest discussion about the new labour law in China and quotes from a labour law researcher on a possible outcome: In 2007, tripartite regulations will be...

China: Who is Huseyin Celil?

Huseyin Celil is regarded by the Chinese government a Uyghur terrorist and now imprison in Urumqi awaiting for trial. Michael from the opposite ends of China reposts an article from...

Hong Kong: tiny Disney world

Onemanbandwidth visited Hong Kong's Disney world and explained why it did not affect the hotel occupancy rate: The Hong Kong Government, betting like they were in Macau, plowed millions of...

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