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Oiwan Lam · November, 2010

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 November, 2010

China: Junior high school boy beaten to death by classmates

Veggie Discourse translates a popular forum post on a school violence incident in Jiangsu province, in which the mother of the dead school boy claimed that her son was beaten...

China: “Hang the Slaves of the West”

A new website that vilifies Chinese political liberals, including 2010 Nobel Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, has caught the attention of the Chinese internet for its extreme views. Why has it...

China: Censorship instruction November 22-28

China Digital Times has collected and translated a number of censorship instructions issued by the Propaganda department to media outlets from November 22-28 2010.

Brand China

Imagethief blogs the discussion on “brand China” at the Capital-M Trialogue. The discussion panel addressed issues related to the ability of the Chinese companies to establish their brands internationally, and...

China: 97% Of Chinese Want To Live In The U.S?

Dan from China Law Blog invites readers to comment on the Globalist's latest article entitled, The American Dream Is Alive and Well…In China, which asserted that “if U.S. immigration policies...

China: Wikileaks on Google hacking incident

Wikileaks began on Sunday November 28th publishing 251,287 leaked United States embassy cables. It cited a cable from the US embassy in Beijing, which mentioned information from “a Chinese contact”...

China: Hang the Liberal!

A website,Progressive Society, with a feature page called Hanging Slave of the West, has been set up by some extreme “leftists”. The website claims to record all the sins of...

The Cold War Origin of Asia's Troubled Waters

Andy Yee reviews the Cold War history and the role of the U.S in the Northeast Asia territorial conflicts in Asia Sentinel.

China’s wetland crisis

China Dialogue has a collection of photos taken by Sean Gallagher showing the decline of China’s wetland crisis and its impact.

China: Messages behind the flowers to the Shanghai fire victims

Yesterday, thousands of mourners in Shanghai flocked to the 28-storey apartment block that was gutted by a tragic fire on November 15 to pay their respects for the 58 residents...

China: Campaigning for Wang Yi

A Safe World for Women is campaigning for Wang Yi, a Twitterer, who was sentenced to one year labour re-education for retweeting a satirical message. (via WLYeung)

China: Generation 90

Maryannodonnell discusses the common stereotype of generation 90 in China.

China: iPadgate

Since October Chinese Customs have started charging a 20% tax for carrying iPhones and iPads across the border even if the products were out of the box and in use....

China: Sanyo workers in Shenzhen stage strike

China Labour Bulletin reports that more than a thousand workers at Sanyo Huaqiang Laser Electronics in Shenzhen’s Longhua district staged a one day strike last week over working conditions and...

China: Sino-India relation

Peter Martin from Sinocentric comments on the two Chinese diplomatic trips to India for persuading India away from Japan and the US’ strategy in encircling China.

China: Perception on national power

Maryannodonnell translated a series of mobile messages about Chinese people's perception of national power and world order.

China: Inflation and social instability

George Chen blogs about the inflation problem in China: in short, high inflation is equated with social instability and that's definitely the last thing the Communist government wants to see.

China: AIDS support group pressured by tax authority

Chinese AIDS activist Zeng Jinyan disclosed in Twitter on Nov. 11 that she was under pressure from tax authority to close AIDS support group, Beijing Loving Source. More info from...

China: River crab banquet

Rachel Marsden reports on Ai Weiwei's river crab banquet on November 8.

China: Gunshot incident

ESWN translated a local news story about a gunshot incident caused by the death of a woman during child delivery in a hospital in Huilai, Guangdong province.

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