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Oiwan Lam · November, 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 November, 2011

China: New Tactics to Rally Around Blind Activist Lawyer

Andy Yee translated an activist, Xiao Cuo's suggestion on sustainable tactics to support blind activist lawyer, Chen Guangcheng who have been detained by the local government in Shandong for more...

Hong Kong: LGBT Come Out Video

“I am who I am”, produced by an activist group, Nutongxueshe, is a series of video for the LGBT community in Hong Kong to come out and speak about their...

China: Sina's Credibility Crisis

B.Bishop looks into Sina's credibility crisis with its investors and offers some suggestions to the company.

China: Economic News Roundup

The China Digital Times has a news roundup about potential economic risks in China.

China: Regulation on Entertainment excessiveness

Recently the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) has issued another regulation, the prohibition of interruption of dramas with ads, to address the issue of “entertainment excessiveness”. The...

China, Macedonia: Chinese Netizens Outraged by School Bus Donation

The news of a Chinese government donation of 23 school buses to the Republic of Macedonia on 25 November, has outraged Chinese netizens, who are mourning for the death of...

More Pressure on the Chinese Government, Not Less

Chinese Human Rights Defenders argued against the “quiet diplomacy” approach put forward by Chen Min in New York Times on November 16, 2011 by looking into the case of blind...

China: Inflation Comic

A comic picture by Sick Chili using the concept of Tank man to mock the inflation in China.

Comparing China and Other Countries

He Bing posted a set of photos comparing China with other countries. Archer Wang from Ministry of Tofu explained the context of the comparison.

China: Nude Protest

Chinese netizens post their nude pictures on the internet after Beijing police started investigating dissident-artist Ai Weiwei for spreading pornography online. (Via Shanghaiist)

China: Nanjing sanitation workers on strike

On November 16th, Nanjing sanitation workers went on strike and dumped huge piles of garbage in the street to protest their poor treatment and unsatisfactory pay. More from Shanghaiist.

China: Reactions to the Police's Clearing Out of Wall Street Protesters

Fauna from ChinaSMACK has translated some online discussion about the clearing out of Wall Street protest by the New York Police force.

China's Real Estate Bubbles

Sascha from Chengdu Living has written down some frontline observations of the real estate bubble in China.

China: Suicide Civil Servants in Depression or ‘Being Depressed'?

It is well-known that ordinary people who petition against injustice and corruption have been diagnosed as having mental illnesses in China. Recently, a similar diagnosis, this time depression, has been...

China: “Elimination of ‘Ai Weiweis’ is the Trend of Society”

Siweluozi translated Chinese government's mouthpiece Global Times‘s commentary on netizens’ action in lending money to prominent artist-activist Ai Weiwei for paying his tax.

China: Photo Captures Plight of 58 Million ‘Left Behind Children’

A photo showing a little girl caring for her baby brother in a classroom in rural China has caused an online stir. It reflects the country's long-standing social problem of...

China: Mapping the Petroleum and Mineral Deposits of the Tibetan Plateau

Tibetan Plateau blog published a preliminary map and database of petroleum and mineral deposits of the Tibetan Plateau, which seeks to provide an overview of publicaly available information regarding petroleum...

Hong Kong: Towards Economic Interventionist Attitude

David Webb noticed that Hong Kong government is adjusting towards an Interventionist approach to the city's economic and financial market. First of all, the Securities and Futures Commission and the...

China: No Justice for Sex Assault Victims

Zeng Jinyan discusses about the fate of sex assault victims in China. Instead of justice, they are consumed by media and some of them have to face further prosecution by...

China: Free Guangcheng, Dark Glasses Portraits

Concerned citizens in Mainland China express their support for blind activist Chen Guangcheng by wearing dark glasses. They demand the Shangdong Government free Chen and his family who has been...

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