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Oiwan Lam · April, 2010

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 April, 2010

Hong Kong: Vote in the coming election

Joyceyland comments on government arrangement of the coming Legislative council by-election and urges people to vote in this de facto referendum to express their desire for democracy.

China: The un-natural death in the Chinese detention center

Damon from interlocals published a video on the issue of un-natural death in the Chinese detention center.

China: The 42th anniversary of Lin Zhao's death

Lin Zhao (林昭), a Peking University student, was arrested in 1960 during the Anti-Rightist Campaign launched by Mao Zedong in 1957 and sentenced to death on 29 of April (today)...

Japan: Remove the U.S. Marine Base From Ginowan

Martin from Kurashi blogs about the recent protest in Tokyo calling for the Japanese Parliament to remove the U.S. marine air base from Futenma, Okinawa in the city of Ginowan.

China: Reflection on bridge-blogging

Kai Pan from China Divide reflects on the non-Chinese China blogs's bridging effort.

China: Hospital holds newborn hostage

DANWEI translated a frontpage story from Dongguan Times about a local hospital holding newborn hostage when the parent can't pay the bill.

PR career in China

Imagethief has written some advices for young foreigners who want to build a PR career in China.

China: How Sister Feng became famous

China Hush looks into Sister Feng's case and see how an ordinary person becomes famous through the Internet.

China: Attack by angry youth

China Hush blogs about the online culture of Chinese angry youth (fenqing) by referring to the most recent attack of Michael Wong (a Malaysian Chinese singer and composer) in Renren...

China: 10 ways to become famous on discussion forums

Fauna from ChinaSMACK translated a forum post from MOP teaching Internet users how to become famous on Chinese discussion forum.

China: Tribute to the leader of 50 cent party

This afternoon (April 22) Wu Hao (伍皓), the deputy director of the Propaganda Department of the Party Committee of Yunnan Province had a talk in People's University. Before Wu started...

China: Shutting down of NGOCN's website

ngochina blogs about the shutting down of earlier in April. The website was established in 2005 and it offered capacity building training to NGOs, mainly those located in southwestern...

Korean Pop

Ask a Korean! introduces the history and development of Korean Pop song.

China: Myths and truths about Chinese criminal law

Chinese Law Prof discusses various characteristics of Chinese criminal law and its implementation by looking into an interesting criminal court case.


Girl in Tech China will be launched in May 8, 2010.

China and Japan: AV star Aoi Sola writes to China fans

Alice from DANWEI translated adult video star Aoi Sola's blog post to her China fans.

China and Japan: 2010 World Expo theme song

Chinese netizen from KDN found out that a 1997 Japanese song has plagiarized our 2010 World Expo theme song! – Translation via ChinaSMACK

China: “QQ Fetish Group” trial

Angry Chinese Blogger discusses about the case of a recent trial in Beijing concerning a QQ adult chat room host who facilitates sex party.

China: Yunnan Lake destroyed for luxurious houses

PH from Veggie Discourse translated a China Youth Daily report about the reclamation of Lover's Lake in Dali for building luxurious houses.

China: Remember Hu Yaobang

C Custer from ChinaGeek translates a People Daily editorial written by China’s Premier, Wen Jiabao on the then-General Secretary of the CCP Hu Yaobang. Hu's death in 1989 is directly...

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