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Oiwan Lam · June, 2009

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 June, 2009

China's Stimulus Package and its Effect

China elections and governance has a series of article on the China's economic stimulus package and its effect. Part one is An introduction to China's stimulus package. Part two is...

China: Being blocked

Uln from Chinayouren shares his frustrated feelings on being blocked by the Great Fire Wall of China.

China: Netizens’ reactions over Michael Jackson's death

Fauna from ChinaSMACK translated Chinese netizens’ reactions over Michael Jackson's death.

China: A migrant worker strikes back

Michele Scrimenti from Chinageeks translated an excerpt of a post by Wan Xiaodao, a rural migrant worker in his 20s who criticizes the society from grassroots point of view.

China: Online social movement

Fili An posts a review on Chinese censorship and netizen's online social movement.

China: Building collapsed in Shanghai

At around 5:30am on June 27, an unoccupied building still under construction at Lianhuanan Road in the Minxing district of Shanghai city toppled over. Want to see the amazing scene?...

China: More Green Dam documents

Rebecca MacKinnon from Rconversation shared with her readers two Chinese government official documents on Green Dam technical requirement and testing.

China: Calling for volunteers

Sichuan Quake-relief.org is now calling for volunteers to teach summer course for the kids in temporary villages in Sichuan.

China: China's censorship blowback

Rebecca MacKinnon comments on the Chinese government's recent censorship move and the counter-censorship campaign launched by netizens.

China: Internet boycott on July 1st?

ESWN translated Ai Weiwei's call for internet boycott on July 1st and some other opposite opinions on the boycott action. There are other actions call, such as this 2009 Declaration...

China: When plans overtake change

Maryannodonnell has some very interesting interpretations on Shenzhen government political slogan: “Plans overtake change”.

China: The incomprehensible China and its difficult problems

ESWN translated Lipuman's blog post in response to FT's reader comment: Please try to understand China better. The blogger pointed out that it is difficult to comprehend China, even among...

China: July 1 Operation: Jump the Great Fire Wall

Wenyunchao called for a joint operation to demonstrate against the Green Dam on July 1 via twitter: Operation July 1: Oppose Green Dam, unite and jump the Great FireWall (translated...

China: Chinese netizen reactions to CCTV attacking Google

Fauna from ChinaSMACK translated a blogger's letter to Gao Ye, the CCTV intern who attacked Google.cn under the identity of university student for poisoning youth's spirit by their overseas links...

South Korea: Old city is gone

Matt from Gust of popular feeling showed how a large part of the old Seoul city, Pimatgol/Cheongjin-dong area north of Jongno between Gwanghwamun and Jonggak Station, has been shrouded by...

China: Mass incident sparked by a dead body

A Chinese Google doc has been set up to collect the most up-to-date information about the Shishou riot in China's Hubei province, which has seen tens of thousands of locals...

China: Speaking for the Party Or the people?

ESWN translated various articles about a recent catchphrase in the Internet: “Will you speak for the Party? Or will you speak for the people?” The sentence was uttered by a...

China: Internet with Chinese characteristics

Alice Poon from Asia Sentinel has translated Leung Man To’s introductory remarks at ifeng.com on Hu Yong's newly published book “The Cacophony of Public Voices” (眾聲喧嘩).

CCTV's propaganda campaign against Google.cn

On June 18th, China Internet Illegal Information Reporting Centre (CIIRC) published a report in its frontage condemning Google.cn for spreading obscene contents. The report, titled as “Strongly condem google for...

China: Interviewing Deng Yujiao

ESWN translated Southern Metropolis Daily's interview with Deng Yujiao, the nail beautician who was set free by China court for killing a local government official when defending herself against sexual...

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