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Oiwan Lam · May, 2008

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 May, 2008

China: Sharon Stone on Earthquake

Lam Kay pointed out that the mainstream media had mistranslated[zh] Sharon Stone's comment on Sichuan earthquake and caused a lot of misunderstandings in the Chinese world.

Hong Kong: Two Songs on Sichuan Earthquake

Florence posted two music videos written for Sichuan earthquake victims [zh].

China: Donation Pressure on Multinational Companies

ESWN translated a report from Southern Weekend about the public pressure on multinational companies regarding earthquake donations.

China: 4-years Old Earthquake Pictures

Fang Li from mindmeters posted three pictures drawn by 4-years old children who survived from the Sichuan earthquake.

China: Open Letter to Plainclothes Police

Zeng Jingyan wrote an open letter to plainclothes police demanding them not to harass her neighbors and her kids [zh].

China: Earthquake Propaganda

Lao Sun from my1510 criticized the post-earthquake propaganda in creating a savior image of the Chinese Communist Party [zh].

Hong Kong: School Girl Punished for Mean Earthquake Comment

A school girl wrote down her lack of feelings on the Sichuan earthquake in her blog. Netizens found out her identity and she was force to make public apology. Her...

China: Earthquake Cursing Video

A video with a woman (from Liaoning) cursing Earthquake victims in Sichuan has been circulated widely in China. More Videos curse back.

Hong Kong: Police Information in Foxy

Recently the Hong Kong police department has leaked out some confidential information through Foxy. Jansen pointed out that similar incident had happened in Taiwan.

Japan and U.S: Jurisdiction Agreement

Niphonese wrote a post on the recent exposure of a secret agreement between Japan and U.S government in 1953 that Japan should abandon jurisdiction over crimes of Japan-based US soldiers,...

Japan: NHK on Youtube

Serkan Toto from Asiajin reported that Japan’s public broadcaster NHK started putting contents online on a NHK channel on Youtube.

Japan: Mobile Web Access Restriction for Children

Serkan Toto from Asiajin blogs about the Japanese government proposed restriction on mobile web access for children.

Japan: Monster Tales

Edo from Pink Tentacle introduced 7 tales of unidentified mysterious animals in Japan.

China: Sunglasses Gate and Others

ESWN translated an article from my1510.cn on some strange reactions from local government, media and angry youths towards the Sichuan earthquake.

China: Children Protection

Wang Xiaofeng criticized mainstream media practice in interviewing the children earthquake victims as such interviews may have negative impacts on children's psychology [zh].

China: Quake Lake

Michael from the Opposite End of China points out that the Sichuan earthquake has added a new lexicon “Quake lake” to the English speaking world.

China: No Corruption in Building Schools

The education ministry has denied corruption in the construction of school buildings in the Sichuan earthquake zone. The comments in Zhaomu's blog showed that no one believed in the official...

China: An Earthquake Reporter's Self-Mockery

A Beijing reporter wrote a self-mockery confession on his trip to Wenchuan earthquake center [zh].

China: Earthquake Relief Posters

Red Cross (China) together with other media companies launched a campaign, Together we are, and called for submission of earthquake relief posters for expressing solidarity with the earthquake victims. A...

South Korea: Disrespect for Police

Korea Beat translates a local newspapers article which explains the phenomenon of disrespect for the police in South Korea.

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