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Oiwan Lam · December, 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 December, 2011

China: Police border control servers got hacked

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...

China: Dairy Company's Website Hacked by Angry Netizens

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...

China: Dream and Reality

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...

China telecommunications market

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

China: Rural Migrant Workers’ Protests

Archer Wang from Ministry of Tofu translated an online special feature report on Chinese migrant workers’ protests for collecting their due salary from employers.

China: Top 10 Problems in 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

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...

China: Rich Chinese Couple Uses 2 Surrogate Mothers To Have 8 Babies

Fauna from ChinaSMACK translated a local news story and netizens’ comment about a rich Chinese couple in Guangdong using 2 surrogate mothers to have 8 babies.

China: Censorship and Kim Jong-il's death

Southeast conversation looks into the discussion about the death of Kim Jong-il and makes some observation on how portal websites censor the news and netizens’ comments.

China: Qingdao's Real Estate Bubble

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...

China: Guangdong Uprising, Now in Haimen

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....

China: Abandoned Wonderland

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

China, North Korea: Kim Jong-il Dead, Chinese Netizen Reactions

Fauna has translated Chinese netizens’ reactions over the news of Kim Jong-il's sudden death.

Street Vendor Life in China

Tricia Wang shares her research field note about the everyday life of street vendors in China.

China: English-only European town in Beijing Suburb

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...

China: Comments on South Korean Protest Against Coast Guard Incident

Anne Lee from China Hush blogs about local media outlet Netease's feature story on South Korean protest against the coast guard incident.

China: Han Chinese student uprising against their Tibetan peers

Fiona Smith from China Digital Times translated a witness account of a Han Chinese student about a Han Chinese student attack against their Tibetan peer in the dormitory of Chengdu...

How big is China’s social media and digital market?

The Ministry of Tofu picks up the infographic from a social media consultancy, We Are Social, to indicate the social media market in China.

China: A Guangdong Village on the Verge of a Brutal Crackdown

Illegal land acquisition has once again led to large-scale protests in Guangdong province, followed by a suspicious death and police crackdowns. One news commentator writes, "This is the first mass...

China: 200 dogs rescued in Sichuan

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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