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Oiwan Lam · March, 2008

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

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Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from March, 2008

China: Foreign Media

DANWEI has organized a panel discussion on foreign media's news coverage of China. Here is a sum up.

China: Open Media Market

In response to the anti-CNN campaign, Huge argued that the solution was to open the media market and protect press freedom [zh].

China: Zeng Jinyan

Zeng Jinyan is back to internet communication [zh] after three months house arrest. As for Hu Jia, he will be on trial again in April 7.

China: Chaos and Nationalism

Shangguan from Tianya blog felt that the Chinese government campaign against western media in the report of Tibet riot has stirred up nationalistic sentiment in China [zh].

Taiwan: Counter Culture

Blog worker wrote a letter to gutsy youths who vote to use counter culture spirit for changes in Taiwan [zh].

Hong Kong: Revitalizing Tai O

The Hong Kong government has organized a competition for revitalizing a traditional fishing village, Tai O. Diumanpark pointed out that the word “revitalizing” is a cover up of “commercialization”, which,...

South Korea: Fashion Wave

Metropolitician blogs about the cultural background for the potential rise of Korean fashion wave.

Japan: 40% Spam Blog

Asiajin pointed to Nifty Laboratory survey which found out 40% Japanese Blogs are spam.

China: Petition to Stop the Ban On Tang Wei

Eric Mu from DANWEI translated a petition to stop the ban on Tang Wei – the main actress in the movie “Lust, Caution”.

China: The Wolves are Here!

Huge commented on the debate about Tibet news: When a kid kept on telling lies, one day when the wolves really popped up, no one would believe him anymore [zh].

China: Remembering Our Predecessors

A number of intellectuals, media and cultural workers have written a joint declaration [zh] to commemorate their predecessors, who died for seeking and speaking the truth, before Ching Ming Festival.

Hong Kong: Shopping Experience

Onemanbandwidth has written some funny shopping experiences in Hong Kong.

China and Tibet: Information War

ESWN translated the anti-CNN website and commented on the debate between the Chinese Netizen and western media.

Japan and Korea: Comfort Woman

Michael Solis from Ohmynews! reported on Korean comfort women who live in the house of sharing.

Taiwan: Game Competition Video

I'm Vlog has a video spoofing the election advertisement for promoting an online game: “Let's change the future!”

China: Forbidden City

Lianyue refered to a suggestion made by a property developer on turning the “Forbidden City” into a residential development project in order to bring down the property price in Beijing...

Japan: Nobody Outpolls Asō

Global Talk 21 highlighted a poll on “Who among the current Diet members do you think is most appropriate as the next Prime Minister?” The choice on “nobody” has outpolled...

South Korea: Women's Expectation of their President

Korea Beat translated a local report on Korean women's expectation of their president regarding “protection and childcare assistance”.

China: Country Life in Spring

Zoula blogs photos of peasants’ life in rural China[zh] in spring time.

Taiwan: Future Report

Micheal Turton wrote a fictional future report on Taiwan economic and political development under Ma Ying-jeou presidency from 2008-2016.

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