Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from March, 2008
DANWEI has organized a panel discussion on foreign media's news coverage of China. Here is a sum up.
In response to the anti-CNN campaign, Huge argued that the solution was to open the media market and protect press freedom [zh].
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.
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].
Blog worker wrote a letter to gutsy youths who vote to use counter culture spirit for changes in Taiwan [zh].
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, eventually would destroy the local culture and character[zh].
Metropolitician blogs about the cultural background for the potential rise of Korean fashion wave.
Asiajin pointed to Nifty Laboratory survey which found out 40% Japanese Blogs are spam.
Eric Mu from DANWEI translated a petition to stop the ban on Tang Wei – the main actress in the movie “Lust, Caution”.
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].
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.
Onemanbandwidth has written some funny shopping experiences in Hong Kong.
ESWN translated the anti-CNN website and commented on the debate between the Chinese Netizen and western media.
Michael Solis from Ohmynews! reported on Korean comfort women who live in the house of sharing.
I'm Vlog has a video spoofing the election advertisement for promoting an online game: “Let's change the future!”
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 [zh].
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 all other candidates.
Korea Beat translated a local report on Korean women's expectation of their president regarding “protection and childcare assistance”.
Zoula blogs photos of peasants’ life in rural China[zh] in spring time.
Micheal Turton wrote a fictional future report on Taiwan economic and political development under Ma Ying-jeou presidency from 2008-2016.
DPP candidate Frank Hsieh lost 2.21 million votes to KMT candidate Ma Ying-jeou in the Taiwan in the weekend presidential election; SpinalCord voted for Ma because the blogger found DPP had failed his expectation in the past 8 years. He hope DPP can reflect upon its failure and become a...