Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from July, 2008
DANWEI translates two blog posts about how the Olympics affects Beijing people's everyday life.
Hu yong hopes that the three demonstration areas set up during the Olympics would continue to exist after the international event.
One man bandwidth posts some Sichuan earthquake survivors’ stories collected by volunteer teachers.
Li Yinhe comments on the naked beach proposal in Zhuhai. Oppositional views said that naked beach is immoral and at odd with Chinese culture. The blogger also feels that the cultural leap is too big to be accepted by the public.
Andrew is very surprised about the Internet access fee in the media center at Beijing Olympics.
Edward from Japundit posts two youtube clips on Tokyo street performance by Koharu and friend.
Hyejin721 from Ohmynews! writes a report on a riot police officer's decision to leave the army: “I left the army to save my conscience!”
CINA re-posts a detailed account of a peaceful protest against the government in last Saturday by an Amercian disapora in South Korea. The protest ended up in police repression and there is a call for international solidarity.
Jamie from Two Koreas highlights two recent incidents showing how the government intends to impose law and order by repressing the civil society and freedom of speech.
Ask a Korean addresses another sensitive question:Why are Koreans Hypersensitive to Criticisms from Non-Koreans?
Wongonyin predicts that the coming legislative council election would become an internal battle within pan democratic clan.
Buxi from Fool's mountain translated a blog post from Tianya “China feels very turbulent” part I and part II.
Donews looked into a Xinhua photo in which you can see a twins and the sudden change of floor texture as a result of PS editing.
Liu Xiaoyuan highlights and comments on a local report about a district government from Tongliao city in inner Mongolia's suppression of civic right movement by hiring all lawyers in the area to prevent the people from suing the government officials.
Angry Chinese blogger comments on Beijing policy on political dissidents, in particular the recent refusal in giving passport to the Tibetan writer Woeser.
Zhaomu comments on a recent report claiming that Bill Gate will spend 100 millions to rent a high rise courtyard of one year in Beijing in order to have the best view on Olympics. The blogger anticipates more Olympic lies in the coming months.
1Bao posted several exclusive pieces on the nationwide starvation during the 1950s (Great Leap Forward).
DANWEI reprinted an article from Music 2.0 blog on Baidu's strategy in conquering the music industry.
Tokyo Reporter reports on the left wing groups’ plan for a peace demonstration in August near Yasukuni Shrine.
Picking up the discussion on “Why expats in Korea complain so much?” Matt from Gust of popular feelings quotes texts from century-old history books on traveller's complaint about Korea.
Korean women worker association has an article about a symposium on Temporary Employee Protection Act.