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Oiwan Lam · September, 2011

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 September, 2011

China: Obama Fried Chicken

Obama Fried Chicken (OFC) is now opened in Beijing. (From Shanghaiist)

China: Sex Education

While young people are interested in sex, 65.9% has not received any sex education and misled youngsters see abortion as a way of contraception. (More from China Hush)

China: Shanghai Metro Crash Injures More Than 200

Samuel Wade from China Digital Times reports on the Shanghai Metro Crash happened yesterday (September 27). More than 200 people were injured in the accident.

China: Xinjiang’s Most Popular Song

Josh recommends an Uyghur pop song from Xinjiang presented by a trio, named Shahrizoda, from Uzbekistan.

Recreating China Map into Maga

Shanghaiist collects a series of anime character drawings recreated from the China map.

China: A rejected entry permit to Hong Kong

Annie Lee from ChinaHush translated a blog post by a mainland Chinese Su Gengsheng, who expressed her frustration over the application of entry permit to Hong Kong.

China: Why do rumors explode in China?

China Media Project has translated the editorial of China Daily discussing the spread of rumors in China.

China: Secret Arrest to be Justified by Law Amendment

The Chinese government is in the process of completing an amendment to its Criminal Procedure Law (CPL). The draft, released for public consultation on 30 August, has sparked an intense...

Hong Kong: Migrant Domestic Workers

Foreign domestic workers constitute 3,763,000 total workforce in Hong Kong. However, their rights are very often neglected. “Open door” a support group for FDW posted an article addressing the situation...

China: National Secrets and Face

C Custer explains how the Chinese authorities’ concern for their “face” is at work in Chinese media and law enforcement unit.

China: “Dog Meat Festival” Cancelled

Fauna from ChinaSMACK translates the Chinese netizen's online campaign to petition against the Dog Meat Festival in Zhejiang province.

China: Chinese restaurant secrets

Ministry of Tofu translated a post from Sinablog exposing how some of the Chinese restaurant use chemicals to add favor and color to their food.

China: Netizens ridicule Shanghai’s architectural designs

The Ministry Tofu collected a number of funny photoshop pictures produced by Chinese netizens to ridicule Shanghai's architectural designs.

China: California Hotel adapted by a cook

A Chinese kitchen worker adapted the song California Hotel and sang in his farewell party. The video was uploaded in youku and echoed by thousands of people. China Hush translated...

China: Calls to Free Blind Activist Met With Violence

After serving a 51-month sentence for disturbing public order, blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng was released in September 2010, but has been kept under house arrest for more than a...

China: Wall Lords graffiti battle in Chengdu

Charlie from Chengdu Living blogs about the Wall Lords graffiti battle in Chengdu in last weekend. The event took place at a just-constructed church on the outskirts of Chengdu. The...

Social Media Uprising in the Chinese-speaking World

Hong Kong In-Media, a media advocacy organization based in Hong Kong has published an e-book, Social Media Uprising in the Chinese-speaking World. The preface of the book, written by Jack...

China: What Chinese youths say about sex?

Olivia from China Hush has translated a web project from You and Me [zh] recording via photos on Chinese youths’ comment about sex.

China: WikiLeaks Misreading Leads to Online ‘Spy’ Hunt

The release of unredacted United States (US) diplomatic cables since late August 2011 by WikiLeaks, has resulted in an online witch hunt in China. The word "informant" in the documents...

China: Chinese blaze new paths in Africa

Jing Gao from Ministry of Tofu translated a NetEase story feature on Chinese people working in Africa on Chinese invested construction projects.

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