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Oiwan Lam · December, 2007

A media activist, researcher and educator currently based in Hong Kong. My Twitter account is @oiwan and personal views are published on: patreon.com/oiwan

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Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from December, 2007

Taiwan: Demos Chiang

  31 December 2007

Demos Chiang is the great grandson of Chiang Kai-shek, the KMT dictator and he started to blog. ESWN translated local report on Demos Chiang's move and his blog post on Dec 27, about his political viewpoint on the anti-Chiang political process and blue-green politics.

South Korea: DLP Leaders to be Resigned

  31 December 2007

CINA pointed out the Democratic Labour Party has the greatest loss in the Presidential election as their sympathizers/members had voted for the right wing candidate Lee Hoi-chang. The mainstream had reported that the DLP leadership is to be resigned.

China: Ant Farmers’ Open Letter to Hu Jintao

  31 December 2007

Zoula has reposted Luliang Ant Farmers’ Open Letter the State president Hu Jintao (zh). The farm said that local government had to be responsible for the bankruptcy of Yilishen and they demanded for throughout investigation on the issue and the return of guarantee fund.

Hong Kong: Top News in 2007 Blogosphere

  31 December 2007

As the year end is approaching, local blogger sidekick has her picks of "Top News in Hong Kong 2007 Blogosphere". She also calls for more comments and suggestions for the year end round up. Below is a translation of her selection:

China: Hospital Sues Local Governments

  28 December 2007

Last month a rural migrant worker set fire on himself after he failed to collect 1000 yuan wage from the boss. He was sent to the hospital with promise from Yunnan and Shenzhen government for the hospital fee. After one month 700,000 yuan has been spent, the hospital is at...

China: 1Bao Blocked

  28 December 2007

In Dec 26, 1bao was blocked again, Zhai Minglei said he would continue to write and wait for the blog to be unblocked again (zh).

Hong Kong: Wedding Card Street

  28 December 2007

Lee Tung Street, more known as the wedding card street, located at Wanchai downtown is demolishing under the urban renewal project. A local resident May, age 59, had hunger strike for 4 days to save the street, yesterday she fainted and was sent to the emergency ward – more from...

China: Scientist's Wage

  28 December 2007

China Scientist's wage is the lowest among 38 countries according to a EU report. Gezhi points out that, the real income maybe higher as many of the scientists in China is not depending on wage, but other side income (zh).

China: ZT Online

  27 December 2007

Joel Martinsen from DANWEI translates an article from Southern Weekly which described in detail a gamer's online game experience.

China: Top 10 Chinese Internet News 2007

  27 December 2007

Kuan feng lists his picks for top 10 Chinese Internet News in 2007 (zh): Shanxi brick kilns, Xiamen PX netizen report, netizen arrested for spreading news on Jinan flooding condition, Chongqing Nail house report, Fake photo of Huanan Tiger, the exposure of Shi Jing's nude photo, exposure of hacker industry,...

China: Bird Nest National Stadium Recycling

  26 December 2007

The Olympic national stadium, ‘Bird nest’, has some leftover construction material to be recycled. Wangxiaofeng gives a list of suggestions for the recycling plan: ashtray, toilet bowl and bra (zh).

China: Outraged Students Crushing Car

  26 December 2007

Sohu forum posted a witness report on a mass incident at Nankai University at Christmas Eve: A car crashed with a bicycle in the university campus, the car owner demanded compensation and threaten the students by implying that she had ‘background’. Her brother came beat up a student. Students around...

China: Ant Story

  24 December 2007

Imagethief explains why the Yilishen ant story is a perfect China story in terms of its cultural, political and social elements.

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