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Oiwan Lam · December, 2011

A media activist, researcher and educator currently based in Hong Kong. My Twitter account is @oiwan and personal views are published on: patreon.com/oiwan

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Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from December, 2011

China: Police border control servers got hacked

  30 December 2011

Feng37 from the Nanfang.com reports on the hacking of the Entry-Exit Department of the Guangdong Public Security Bureau (PSB) which has resulted in the leaking of 4.44 million pieces of information on the legal names, passport and ID numbers, dates of birth, home addresses and telephone numbers of those who...

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China: Dairy Company's Website Hacked by Angry Netizens

  29 December 2011

The latest round of tainted milk scandals broke out last week in China. The country's biggest dairy producer, Mengniu Dairy Co., admitted that some of its milk products contained aflatoxin – a cancer-causing substance. To express their anger, Chinese info-activists hacked Mengniu's official website last night (December 28, 2011). Below...

China: Dream and Reality

  29 December 2011

Jing Gao from Ministry of Tofu translated a local feature story on Chinese photographer Fan Shunzan's photo series, How Much Time Does the Reality Allow For A Dream. In the photo series, the reality of common people is placed against the backdrop of their dreams, which results in a striking...

China telecommunications market

  29 December 2011

Tricia wang discusses about the anti-monopoly infringement investigation against the China Telecom and its implications on the China telecommunications market.

China: Top 10 Problems in 2011

  27 December 2011

Paul from ChinaSMACK translated Chinese Academy of Social Science's survey on the top 10 problems in 2011 as perceived by Chinese people.

China: Ticket for Noah’s Ark 2012 Sold Online

  27 December 2011

Jacky Huang from ChinaHush translated a local report on the selling of Noah's Ark 2012 ticket at Taobao, an online shopping platform. The price of an one-billion Euros ticket is sold at 3 RMB (less than $0.5).

China: Qingdao's Real Estate Bubble

  21 December 2011

Steven Dickinson argues that China's real estate market has bursted by sharing his observations in Qingdao, where new residential real estate projects in have fallen an average of 30% within 6 months.

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China: Guangdong Uprising, Now in Haimen

  20 December 2011

Since the village of Wukan in Guangdong province was placed under siege after kicking out party and government officials, at least two nearby towns have launched actions of their own. The most recent, which broke out today, has reportedly seen 30,000 people blocking a busy freeway.

China: Abandoned Wonderland

  20 December 2011

Sven Holler from Ministry of Tofu posts pictures of an abandoned amusement park, Wonderland, at the outskirts of Beijing city .

China: English-only European town in Beijing Suburb

  18 December 2011

Ministry of Tofu translated a news story about a billion-yuan construction plan of an English-speaking town as large as 60 hectares (165 acres) in Miyun county, a suburban region in the northeast of Beijing city. According to the plan, people can't talk in Chinese inside the walled-city.

China: 200 dogs rescued in Sichuan

  12 December 2011

Fan Huang from Shanghaiist reports on the dog rescue action in Sichuan, Pengzhou. The 200 dogs were transporting to Guangdong province for consumption when animal activists stop the truck.

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